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Fully qualified, professional, official Manchester tour guides. Variety of public and private walking, coach, bike or boat tours offered including 'Discover Manchester' daily at 11:00 from Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD, just...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Manchester M2 5PD, England
+44 7974 010574
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All reviews walking tour two hours central library knowledgeable guide complete tour great humour superb tour interesting walk city centre highly recommend the tour midland hotel mixed group wealth of knowledge northern quarter royal exchange enjoyable tour interesting facts
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Reviewed today via mobile

I went on the "pub walk"recently and really enjoyed learning the history and relevance of some of our city centre pubs...I probably wouldn't have gone in them but for this walk and the information and knowledge of our guide Peter O'Grady, made it a very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CityGirlsixone
Reviewed yesterday

We were in Manchester for the day and always look out for guided walks of an town or city that we don't know well. We were not disappointed by Eileen Allen who talked to for almost an hour and three quarters about the history and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank pbvh
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a really knowledgeable and friendly guide who showed us some of manchester's highlights. We went to buildings we would have just walked past otherwise, and got to discover interesting history both old and more recent. Tour took about 1 1/2 hours and was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did this - he is a local and really enjoyed it - it was well paced and excellent commentary from John Alker. It was a great mix joining up the past and present.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank SJP16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did the Ancoats walk on a damp Sunday afternoon, but the weather did not dampen the guides enthusiasm and incredible knowledge of the area.  Learnt so much is 2 hours about this vital area of Manchester's history. Will be booking other tours.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank adrianmanion
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

It's hard to leave a review when there's nothing to review. We arrived on time at the meeting point to find one straggler waiting with us, but no tour guide arrived. It's not clear whether one needs to purchase a ticket in advance or turn...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank alixflinders
MCRGuidedTours, Owner at Manchester Guided Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We’re really sorry to hear this Alix and please be assured that we take mistakes like this extremely seriously. Please could you let us know which tour this was and the date/time, so we can find out what happened from the guide and get back...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Had a superb tour around the historical buildings of Manchester city centre today (13/12). Our guide was Mr John Alker. John really was very, very good. He has a meticulous knowledge of the history associated with the older buildings of the city centre. On top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank John H
Reviewed 15 November 2018

John is quite simply the best town guide I have ever had in the UK, he is extremely knowledgeable but presents the information in a humorous and very entertaining way, and he is able to adjust his presentation to different groups' needs and levels. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Silverhair303
Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

I have been on quite a few of the walks and they never disappoint.The"Spooky walk,took us to many places in Manchester that are reputed to be haunted and linked in with historical events,it made a thought provoking and interesting event. Peter O'Grady had many tales...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CityGirlsixone
Reviewed 12 November 2018

I have lived in the Manchester area for over 20 years and don’t know much of the history so thought this might give me a little insight. I went along (by myself) on the 10th Nov, and my guide was Pauline. From start to finish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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16 May 2018|
Response from CityGirlsixone | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I dont know the answer to this,as I only attend the walks as a participant but as the guides are very knowledgeable, I am sure they will able to help.
Lyndsey Z
1 May 2018|
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Response from robbielou123 | Reviewed this property |
You can order them online too.
4 October 2017|
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Response from MCRGuidedTours | Property representative |
Hi, if you mean the Discover Manchester walking tour it lasts 1.5 to 2 hours and you would walk approximately 1.5 miles in that time.