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Discover Manchester Walking Tour provided by Manchester Guided Tours

Discover Manchester Walking Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 02/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Discover Manchester Walking Tour
Post COVID-19 lockdown, the maximum group size is currently 12 people. This will increase only in line with UK government guidelines and regulations. Social distancing will be critical and easy to manage with small groups. Guests should bring their own hand sanitiser.
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Updated 02/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You'll start at
    Manchester Central Library
    St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
    Guide will be waiting outside the main entrance of the library.
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  • 1
    Manchester Town Hall
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    The John Rylands Library
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • 3
    Royal Exchange Theatre
    Stop: 10 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Exchange Square
    Manchester M4 3AJ, UK
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Important Information
Departure Point
Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, UK
90–120 minutes
Return Details
Exchange Square, Manchester M4 3AJ, UK
  • English guide
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Traveller rating
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Popular mentions
Day S wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
Denise was knowledgeable and gave us all sorts of information about the city, the history and its culture. I highly recommend her. S
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Date of experience: October 2020
Alexander B wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
Alexandra gave us a great introduction to the city centre, providing a potted history and demonstrated quite a lot of architectural knowledge! Very passionate about her birthplace and her close connections helped bring the place to life. Despite COVID she used pictures to
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Response from MCRGuidedTours, Tour Guide at Discover Manchester Walking Tour
Responded 12 Oct 2020
Thank you very much for your review, and for joining our tour. We are delighted that you enjoyed it.
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Farah M wrote a review Sep 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom12 contributions
Loved it! Absolutely loved it, Amy's narration style is fabulous, she gave us a historical overview, key names and events which played a role in Manchester history while having a walk around the city.
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Date of experience: September 2020
Paula M wrote a review Sep 2020
1 contribution
Absolutely brilliant. I've been to Manchester a million times, yet learned so much about the city on this walk. Nice, steady, slow paced wander around the city centre, led by a guide who obviously loves his adopted home town. We couldn't enter buildings because of Covid, but it
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Date of experience: September 2020
AMSChelt wrote a review Aug 2020
Cheltenham, United Kingdom18 contributions8 helpful votes
Enjoyed our tour with Suzanne H who was an enthusiastic and informative guide on the social history of Manchester and the impressive buildings, particularly from Manchester's 19th Century boom. On a wet morning, she was adept at finding the best spot to view the buildings and
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Date of experience: August 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from MCRGuidedTours, Tour Guide at Discover Manchester Walking Tour
Responded 24 Aug 2020
Thank you for your support during this difficult time for the tourism industry, and also for your lovely review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your tour. However, I am somewhat surprised that it was raining in Manchester!! ;-)
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Manchester Guided Tours
Ancoats and Little Italy walking tour
I did this 1 and 3/4 hr tour with the guide called Sibby. It was excellent . We learnt a lot about the Mills and th
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Excellent walk
I usually go on the walks in Manchesrer City Centre,which are excellent but this one on Saturday, was local to me.I
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Fabulous Tour and Guide
Pauline the tour guide was amazing; full of enthusiasm for the city and extremely knowledgeable about its history a
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Excellent themed tour
Just did a great tour of Manchester’s Southern Cemetery, with guid Emma Fox and the cemetery’s writer in residence,
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Sally S
Very interesting tour
It was our first time in Manchester. Eileen was entertaining and knowledgable and we saw and learnt far more than
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Another great walk
I went on the "pub walk"recently and really enjoyed learning the history and relevance of some of our city cent
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Manchester Guided Walk - Excellent Experience
My husband and I did this - he is a local and really enjoyed it - it was well paced and excellent commentary from J
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No one showed up!!!
It's hard to leave a review when there's nothing to review. We arrived on time at the meeting point to find one str
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Raucous Women & Afternoon Tea
This was held at Browns Restaurant, York Street, a beautiful building which used to be a Bank. After buying a drin
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I had a wonderful time on Eileen Allen's tour. What a charming and informed woman she is. I learnt so much and enjo
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The best Walking Tour we've ever done
We embarked on this tour on a really cold and dismal Saturday morning in January. We've lived about 25 miles from t
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Jean M
Principal hotel
Had a super walk around the inside and outside of this hotel with our guide Johnathan. He was extremely amusing an
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Discover Manchester Walk is worth doing
We met at St. Peter's Square outside Central Library at 11 am. The cost of the walk is £8 but is worth doing to unc
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Manchester City tour
Really enjoyable tour with Pauline today. Informative, engaging and fun. Really really interesting without being bo
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Eva C
Bike Tour
It was a phantastic morning going round with Kate along the channels and around downtown. She was fun, sportive and
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Key Details
  • Duration: 90–120 minutes
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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