Private Tours in Manchester

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Private Tours in Manchester

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  • Deborah M
    Knonau, Switzerland8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Darren gave us a lovley tour with many insiders.
    He is funny and interested in his audience and wants to provide the best possible tour for non-locals.
    Written 20 March 2024
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  • Miles P
    London, UK23 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent tour of Manchester. The app was easy to download and use. The tour was easy to follow and provided useful information about the sights as we walked and got to know the city.
    Written 20 April 2024
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  • Stansreviews
    Uttoxeter, UK13 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    I was disappointed with the whole episode. It was more like the old "I Spy" games we played as kids where our parents would give us clues to find certain objects in a place we were going to visit.
    The story did not fit in with objects we found. Were they supposed to I wonder?
    I looked forward to this and to the possible one in Liverpool, our next place to visit, but I will just use Google for some inspiration on a walk around the city.
    Written 15 February 2024
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  • Claudia Frisby
    Chelmsford, UK33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good fun. Does what it says on the tin. Recommend for a different way to sightsee and get to know the city.
    Written 7 January 2024
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  • Starymaz
    Lymm, UK48 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent tour and history of some of the main sites in Manchester. I learnt a fair bit about the city I grew up in.

    Our guide, Chris, was entertaining and informative and added much in the way of colour and context. Highly recommended.
    Written 21 May 2024
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  • t0l0ny
    3 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I enjoyed the background story, the facts and finding out more about Manchester. Very educating experience
    Written 6 May 2023
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  • Stacie B
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My husband and I were so excited about the Manchester Music Scene tour - but I couldn’t possibly have imagined how beyond incredible this tour was last week!
    Our guide, Darren, was a Manchester native and knew the city and its history like the back of his hand! My husband and I love all the great Manchester bands from the 80s and 90s, and Darren was the perfect person for us to connect with! Even prior to our visit (I’d shared with him upon booking the tour that this was a surprise trip to England for my husband, and that we’re celebrating our first wedding anniversary), Darren reached out personally to understand our interests, our taste in music, and even what we like to drink so he could plan a couple of pub visits on our tour.
    Darren took us to all the places we wanted to see, and included several surprises too (special locations in the city - the warehouse where Joy Division filmed their video for “Love Will Tear Us Apart”, the first place The Stone Roses ever played, Noel Gallagher’s first flat in Manchester, and so much more!).
    We couldn’t have asked for a better tour or better guide! By the day’s end, we felt like old friends who spent a crazy and cool day together. 10/10 - especially if you like the same kind of music as we do, ask for Darren!!
    Written 16 April 2024
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  • LCA113
    Hertfordshire, UK4 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    John Alker guided us around the town and certainly joined up the historical and cultural “ dots” of Manchester through the ages. He was very informative with fun and a sense of humour. The information went on for an hour after the scheduled finish of the tour
    Written 26 November 2019
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  • Tamara
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My experience in Manchester was really pleasant thanks to my guide that showed my all sorts or interesting places, she guided my though the city downtown and all the shops,museums and restaurants there are.
    Written 29 June 2019
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  • Peter L
    Wirral, UK1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The drivers comments and description of the area and driving the bus on the narrow roads, Brill..
    Great time in Hawkshead village
    Written 10 October 2022
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  • Warren C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Learned a lot and really enjoyed it! Some great and interesting stories about the coolest music city in the world!
    Written 9 May 2023
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  • Riordan Burke
    Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This tour was educative for me to know about a wider range of beer styles. The tour guide took us to beer houses and small classic breweries and also gave us some helpful talk about each drink, at each venue. It is interesting to know how craft beer is made in classical ways in some mini-breweries in Manchester. For me, this is an unforgettable and fun filled experience while I was in Manchester. Do not miss this tailored experience when you visit Manchester.
    Written 16 July 2023
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  • Jonathan R
    91 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    1st time in Manchester and was wondering around the Arndale Shopping centre, when we discovered some smaller markets, and these were lovely, we then decided to venture a little further and found Albert Market , and wow was it worth the walk, Fabulous atmosphere, more Christmas stall/huts than we have ever seen at any Christmas market, all very well presented, with everything from food, sweets, hot chocolate, mulled wine, beer, trinkets, ornaments, the list is endless. I can highly recommend the trip.
    Written 13 December 2018
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