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Manchester Afternoon Walking Tour

Manchester Afternoon Walking Tour

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This is an excellent choice for travelers with limited time. Go on a whistle-stop walking tour of Manchester’s main attractions such as Piccadilly Gardens, Chinatown, Vimto Sculpture, St. Peter’s Square, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Cathedral, and much more. Exploring the city with a guide means you won’t have to worry about getting lost, and you’ll hear entertaining stories along the way.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.91
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$22.91

The Manchester City Stadium Tour

The Manchester City Stadium Tour

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Go behind the scenes at Etihad Stadium, the home of Manchester City Football Club, on this guided tour. With an avid Man City fan as your guide, hear all about the football (soccer) club’s history as you visit the manager’s dug-out, the press conference room, the changing rooms and other sites that are off limits to the public during matches. Immerse yourself in the City story during a thrilling audio-visual show.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.03
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$35.03

City River Tour
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City River Tour

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Swap the hustle and bustle of central Manchester for a more peaceful sightseeing option—a scenic river cruise on a dutch sightseeing vessel. It’s a great way to see multiple top landmarks without being stuck in the middle of crowds. Glide past Manchester Ship Canal, and access great views of Media City, Old Trafford, the Imperial War Museum, and more.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$12.95
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$12.95
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Rock & Goal Manchester Walking Tour

Rock & Goal Manchester Walking Tour

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Join Joe on the #1 Google walking tour of Manchester. Wander through the streets and learn some of the hidden gems and secrets of Manchester! On your tour you will see some sets of BBC and Netflix series. You will also see where Hollywood movies were filmed and see that the architecture, staircases and pavements of the streets look like New York. You’ll also experience the incredible street art of the Northern Quarter and find plenty of Instagram photo opportunities! You’ll learn how one Manchester resident was instrumental in ending the 2nd world war. You’ll also see how Manchester had a huge role in leading the way to ending slavery. You’ll see how Manchester gave the world many firsts including the handheld ice cream, women voting rights, vegetarianism and policemen! You will also see the meeting place which gave the world the Premier League! Learn what famous singers did before they made it! And see how and why Manchester has more music than any other city in Britain!
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.00
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$14.00

Snowdonia, North Wales and Chester Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester
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Snowdonia, North Wales and Chester Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester

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King Edward built a castle in Conwy, King Arthur slayed a giant in Snowdonia, and the Romans laid the foundations for the town of Chester: this part of the world is packed full of myths and marvels. And on this tour, your guide takes you on a journey through the best of the must-see sights. You explore Conwy where a castle watches over a bustling harbour town. You visit Betws-Y-Coed, a quaint village nestling amongst the stunning mountains of Snowdonia. And you explore Chester, a town that’s blessed with one of the most brilliant cathedrals in all of England. It’s a day tour that’s perfect for anyone who enjoys a mixture of castles, beautiful landscapes, and curious towns.
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  • 10 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.86
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Full-Day North Wales Sightseeing Adventure from Manchester
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Full-Day North Wales Sightseeing Adventure from Manchester

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Sightseeing Tours the way they should be. Fully narrated and escorted by driver guides who love their jobs almost as much as you will love your day with them. Navigating exciting hidden roads and routes into the superb landscape, we will show you sights that most tourists will never get to see. Fun and laughter all the way, all day.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.66
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$68.66
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MANCHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour

MANCHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour

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Sightseeing Tours the way they should be. Fully narrated and escorted by driver guides who love their jobs almost as much as you will love your day with them. Our Lake District tour will take you to places not normally visited by the casual tourist, showing you the true essence of why this part of the country is so spectacular.. Fun and laughter all the way, all day.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.66
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Hard Rock Cafe Manchester Including Meal

Hard Rock Cafe Manchester Including Meal

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Treat your taste buds to a trip to the much-loved Hard Rock Cafe in Manchester’s iconic Printworks. Classic American cooking and an unrivalled collection of music memorabilia await you at the Hard Rock Cafe Manchester. Choose from a 2- or 3-course menu and tuck into tasty dishes such as the classic cheeseburger, ribs and barbecue chicken. Both options come with a dessert and a drink of your choice (soda, tea or coffee).
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$26.96
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Manchester One Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

Manchester One Day Tour with a Local: 100% Personalized & Private

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Discover Manchester with a private guide, and enjoy a tour that’s tailor-made to you. Pick your own departure time, meeting point, and duration, then build an itinerary with a Mancunian guide whose interests match your own. Admission tickets to Manchester attractions are at your own expense, but these can be arranged in advance via your guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.37
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$179.37
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The Lake District from Manchester
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The Lake District from Manchester

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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Lake District National Park with ease on a day trip that lets you skip the hassle of car hire. Rather than keeping your eyes on the road, you’ll be free to admire some of Britain’s best-loved landscapes as you’re transported between sights in climate-controlled comfort.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.87
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Street Art: The Modern History of the Northern Quarter
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Street Art: The Modern History of the Northern Quarter

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Explore the back streets of the Northern Quarter, find film locations and street art and discover how ceramic art transformed the area into the city's coolest district. You can also cast a critical eye on things as you learn about issues facing the city from social justice to public spaces. The tour tracks the transformation of the Northern Quarter since the 1970s when it was in decline in the wake of our first American-style shopping mall, the Arndale Centre, opening. The area, the one with the highest density of protected buildings in the city, was cited by cultural icon Tony Wilson in the early 90s as being 'our Detroit' owing to a mass evacuation of businesses. Abandoned and ruined it was the public art that turned the area around from 1998 onwards. The tour discovers that original ceramic art trail and uses more modern street art in order to weave together the narrative. I donate 10% of profits to local causes. Sustainable, thoughtful and inclusive tourism since 2012.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$14.01
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Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester

Windermere, Lancaster & the Lake District Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester

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The Lake District is where people go to rejuvenate their senses. The soaring mountains refresh your mind, the lakes calm your worries, and the quaint houses and little lanes make you yearn for a long-forgotten age. So on this tour, we take you on a day trip through the best locations of England’s most famous National Park. You learn the tales from Windermere, the largest lake in England; you admire Wordworth’s cosy Dove Cottage; and you marvel at the medieval architecture of the ancient town of Lancaster. Join this tour, enjoy the scenery, and let nature help you unwind.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.46
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$64.46
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Derbyshire, the Peak District & Poole’s Cavern Small-Group Tour from Manchester

Derbyshire, the Peak District & Poole’s Cavern Small-Group Tour from Manchester

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This region encapsulates everything everybody loves about England. There are rolling hills so green that you wonder whether there’s something unusual in the soil, there are rural towns with more quaint cottages than you can count, and caves with tales of kings, queens, and treachery. On this tour, you explore the most fascinating spots in the area of Derbyshire. You see the gently towering hillocks of the Peak District, experience the traditional streets and treats of Bakewell village, and journey into the natural wonder of Poole’s Cavern. Join this tour and experience England in miniature.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.86
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Manchester's Music Scene

Manchester's Music Scene

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Manchester is considered England’s music capital, but exploring independently means missing its hidden musical heritage. On this tour, follow in the footsteps of famous Manchester bands like the Buzzcocks, Joy Division, and The Smiths with your guide. Discover iconic locations including the Free Trade Hall, Oldham Street, and Piccadilly Records, stop for refreshments in historic pubs and live music venues, and find out what puts Manchester on Britain’s music map.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.13
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The best of Manchester walking tour

The best of Manchester walking tour

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Manchester is known by many as one of the most famous football cities in the world. However, the city has many valuable attractions, as well as many secrets and interesting facts. Did you know that professors at the University of Manchester created the first computer to store program and memory? The city has a library, which is the oldest public library in the English-speaking world, and is still open today. You will find interesting facts about the first inter-city passenger railway station and The Bridgewater Canal. Did you know that Manchester is the birthplace of Vegetarianism? When did the vegetarian movement start and why? A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about Manchester.
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  • 2 hours
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$550.73
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$550.73
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Uppermill Ghost Walk

Uppermill Ghost Walk

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This is a state of the art new way to enjoy horror stories. Once you buy a ticket for the ghost tour of Uppermill go on your mobile phone and log in for free. Activate your code and take a look at the map, you are the blue dot in the middle and the location of stories are marked with map pointers. Once activated you have 48 hours to listen to the stories.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$8.39
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$8.39
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3-Day Yorkshire Dales and Peak District Small-Group Tour from Manchester
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3-Day Yorkshire Dales and Peak District Small-Group Tour from Manchester

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Experience the highlights of northern England’s Peak District and Yorkshire Dales minus any transport or accommodation hassles on this small-group 3-day tour from Manchester. Free from any worries about driving, trains, or buses, simply relax and admire the scenery as you head for Chatsworth House, York, Fountains Abbey, Goathland, and other must-sees. Two nights’ bed-and-breakfast or 3-star hotel accommodation, plus central Manchester or Manchester airport pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 3 days
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$424.00
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3-Day Snowdonia, North Wales and Chester Small-Group Tour from Manchester
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3-Day Snowdonia, North Wales and Chester Small-Group Tour from Manchester

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Visit castles and national parks, and discover some of Wales’ top scenery, on this seamless, 3-day tour from Manchester. On the first morning, hop aboard your top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach and head across the border into Wales—explore Conwy Castle, Snowdonia National Park, and more. On the second day, visit Brecon Beacons National Park, charming coastal villages, and elegant castles; and on the third day, stop at Harlech Castle before crossing the border and exploring Chester and its cathedral. B&b (or hotel) accommodation, transit, and guided tours are included.
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  • 3 days
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$424.00
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48 Hours in Manchester Self Guide
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48 Hours in Manchester Self Guide

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If you want to know where all the cool stuff to look at in Manchester is, no fuss, easy, then this App is made for you. Travel isn't A to B it's all the colourful bits in between, the nooks and crannies, the secrets, the drunk outside the George & Dragon. This limited guide puts you in the driving seat, you open our map and see what you want to see ultra easy and with a 48 hour window an absolute bargain. Industry - Cottonopolis, mills, slaves, southern states of America - We have it all! Factory record, The Smiths, Oasis, Rob Dylan, Joy Division the Sex Pistols - Cool MCR. Murders and Body snatchers - Dark history History, Rolls Royce, a pub in a toilet - This guide has everything Alleyways that lead to magical views Oh, and class! If you want an easy, stress free, meander through the city with our map to guide and look too whenever, then you my friend are a true traveler. “Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” John Lennon.
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  • 10 minutes to 1 hour
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$14.00
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3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from Manchester
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3-Day Lake District Explorer Small-Group Tour from Manchester

The Lake District is one of the most culturally and naturally rich parts of the UK. On this convenient 3-day tour from Manchester see the tallest mountains in England as well as the deepest lake. Travel by comfortable train and in a top-of-the-range, 16-seat Mercedes mini-coach. Over three full days you can enjoy walking, shopping, driving through the countryside, exploring cute villages, and more. Poetry lovers will also have fun visiting Wordsworth's Dove Cottage.
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  • 3 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$544.72
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Private Manchester Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, Personalised

Private Manchester Tour with a Local, Highlights & Hidden Gems, Personalised

So you’ve got a full day to explore Manchester? Whether you’re a football fan, keen on getting to know the city that Manchester United call home or you’re just looking to indulge in some northern culture - join one of our hosts who can’t wait to share with you what makes their city so special! Stop for a pub lunch and yes, even a local pint or two, do some street food feasting at a market or visit the Curry Mile; it’s all up to you, we’re just here to make it happen. Our handpicked hosts are culinary connoisseurs and history buffs, bakers and bankers, students and seniors. Like the people who travel with us, they have different backgrounds and interests – but they’re all so passionate about the place they call home, they choose to spend their free time sharing it with the like-minded travelers matched to them. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 2 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.07
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2-Hour Heritage Cruise from Salford
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2-Hour Heritage Cruise from Salford

We will cruise from the city centre to the point where the waters of the River Irwell meet the Ship Canal and onwards to the old docks now reborn as Salford Quays with views of the extraordinary architecture of the Lowry Arts Centre and Imperial War Museum North. You will be with Green Badge Tour Guide describing the history of the city that built up around the waterways. Our boat is full heated, equipped with an onboard licensed bar and two toilets.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.43
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Manchester Music Tours

Manchester Music Tours

This is an Iconic, Bespoke Music Tour, collected from my 22 years working in the Manchester Music Industry. We make the tour special by letting you walk the streets of Manchester with us and give you a real feel of what manchester is all about. You will also get to use our fantastic metro while being guided by us and get an actual feeling of what life is like in manchester and how great a City it really is. Will will also include an Amazing Lunch at One of Manchester's Best Restaurants.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$70.43
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$70.43

Manchester Private Walking Tour

Manchester Private Walking Tour

Manchester is famous for being one of the world capitals of football (soccer), but there is much more to see here. The seventh most populated city in England, it’s also considered a modern hub, but it was once also one of the most important textile centers of the planet. This is where the first computer to store programs and to have memory was created, and it boasts the oldest public library of the English language in the world. So, come and join us to get to know it’s many secrets and interesting facts!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$234.27
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What people are saying about Historical Tours in Manchester

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Manchester Afternoon Walking Tour
"It was very good experience, our guide was very well informed. His manners were very comforting and pleasant. Thank you."..."
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The Manchester City Stadium Tour
"Really brilliant tour, Brian was a great tour guide! Great for my son to sit in Grealish’s seat in changing room!"..."
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City River Tour
"Very good value for money!! It was really nice to see the city by the river while listening to comments about Manchester history. Highly recommend it!"..."
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Rock & Goal Manchester Walking Tour
"Joe was an incredible guide. A great history of the music and culture of Manchester. Great mix of music (virtual and live), murals, buildings and other monuments. Highly recommend this tour!"..."
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Snowdonia, North Wales and Chester Small-Group Day Tour from Manchester
"Fantastic trip to do if you are alone or with your Family. My 6 year old doughter she enjoyed since the beginning the trip, highly recommended."..."
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Full-Day North Wales Sightseeing Adventure from Manchester
"Peter is a great guide and the busybus experience on this North Wales true was lovely. I’ll highly recommend this tour with busybus to anyone. You will not regret even a single penny! Just remember all the ‘Statistics’ and black sheep count you saw on the way!.. :D"..."
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MANCHESTER: Lake District Adventure - Sightseeing Day Trip Tour
"The driver/guide was just outstanding. We were 5 people and she was very patient, funny, engaging and kind. Great experience overall."..."
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Hard Rock Cafe Manchester Including Meal
"The waiter was very informative and friendly, our meal was exactly as expected and the location decor, as ever, superb and interesting."..."
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The Lake District from Manchester
"Gary was great, the weather was wonderful. I've always wanted to see the lake district and hawkshead. highly recommend!"..."
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Street Art: The Modern History of the Northern Quarter
"I love it!! I learned súper interesting things about The Northern quarter. I really recommend the walk."..."
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Derbyshire, the Peak District & Poole’s Cavern Small-Group Tour from Manchester
"I had a grand day out. The coach was very comfortable and clean. The tour driver and guide - Duncan was very friendly, entertaining and knowledgeable; I felt safe and sound. The places we visited on the itinerary were interesting and didn't disappoint. We were lucky to have good weather, which is always a bonus. I would recommend using Rabbie's tours and I'm looking forward to more experiences with them."..."

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