BUZZ AROUND MANCHESTER WALKING TOUR

£175/GROUP

3 HOURS

PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

FLEXI CANCELLATION

MAX 8 GUESTS

MULTIPLE LANGUAGES

£175/PERSON

3 HOURS

PRIVATE WALKING TOUR

FLEXI BOOKING

MAX GUESTS: 8

MULTI-LINGUAL GUIDES

OUR MANCHESTER WALKING TOUR HAS ALL THE BUZZ

During your Buzz Around Manchester Walking Tour will hear the story of Manchester from its origins right up to the present day (and some of the exciting future plans & visions for the city!).

Immerse yourself into our city! Manchester has led the world in so many different fields, from king cotton to modern computers, resulting in stories, anecdotes & a vast wealth of history to be experienced. Your local expert will take you through the ages, make the stories & past come alive and point out Manchester’s most famous landmarks! 

There are stories to tell all around, and your guide is sure to know them, making this tour the best way to get to know Manchester and its people!

At Liverpool Tour Company, the safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. This Manchester walking tour has been optimised for post COVID-19 tours & follows our health protocols.

BUZZING MANCHESTER WALKING TOUR ITINERARY

Manchester Walking Tour: Castlefield Heritage Park
CASTLEFIELD HERITAGE PARK
AN URBAN PLAYGROUND
Castlefield Urban Heritage Park in the centre of Manchester is largely unexplored and an ideal location to begin you walking tour! The park offers a unique perspective of the city, its history & industrial legacy.
CASTLEFIELD HERITAGE PARK
Manchester Walking Tour: Castlefield Heritage Park
Manchester Museum of Science & Industry
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
MANCHESTER'S INDUSTRIAL PAST
Don't shy away from what was once an integral part of Manchester's history. A brief look into the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry (MoSI). Your local expert will show you a small part of the museum but will also give you some insights into the areas you may wish to visit at a later stage.
MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Manchester Museum of Science & Industry
Manchester by Metro Tour
THE HACIENDA
INTO THE HEART OF THE VIBES
Manchester has a rich musical history! One of the most iconic places is The Hacienda. Made famous for its part within the Madchester movement of the 1980’s and 1990’s, this building is a story in itself!
THE HACIENDA
Manchester by Metro Tour
Bridgwater Canal Manchester Walking Tour
BRIDGWATER CANAL & HALL
MUSIC CONTINUED
Continuing the musical theme, welcome to Bridgewater Hall, a primary concert venue for the BBC Philharmonic! This hall has hosted many musical talents and your guide will let you in on a few secrets surrounding the building and the musicians who played here. In addition to this, the hall is met by the Bridgewater Canal which runs throughout the city, and creates the perfect stop learn more about these fascinating waterways.
BRIDGWATER CANAL & HALL
Bridgwater Canal Manchester Walking Tour
Manchester Central Library
ST. PETER'S SQUARE
WELCOME TO THE HEART OF IT ALL
The heart of the city offers some magnificent architecture and sights - discover the beautiful Manchester Central Library or take a peak into the Manchester Art Gallery. Explore the statues & monuments in the square and let your local expert take you on a journey like a local...
ST. PETER'S SQUARE
Manchester Central Library
Manchester Walking Tour: Sam's Chop House
SAM'S CHOP HOUSE
ST. ANN'S SQUARE
Continue into the next city centre square. Welcome to St. Ann's, home to the famous Sam's Chop House! This restaurant has a140 year old history, unique timber panelling inside and, in addition, is where you will be able to sit next to L S Lowry! Your guide will reveal all...
SAM'S CHOP HOUSE
Manchester Walking Tour: Sam's Chop House
Manchester Exchange Square
EXCHANGE SQUARE
MANCHESTER WALKING TOUR OF SQUARES
Welcome to Exchange Square, home to the Royal Exchange Theatre, a fabulous Grade II listed building telling the story of trade & industry (and the power it brought). Take a walk through the stunning shopping arcades giving you a true sense of place... Here you will also find the up-market & chic department store, Selfridges. It is a must for anyone who enjoys some retail therapy!
EXCHANGE SQUARE
Manchester Exchange Square
Manchester Cathedral
MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL
ENTRY INCLUDED (tick!)
Closely located near Exchange Square lies the beautiful Manchester Cathedral, built between 1421 and 1882. Enjoy a walk through time inside this magnificent building. If you would like a more in-depth tour of the cathedral, let us know when booking your tour. After your walk through the cathedral, enjoy the Cathedral Gardens, maybe a well-earned coffee and break...
MANCHESTER CATHEDRAL
Manchester Cathedral
Chetham's Library
CHETHAM'S LIBRARY
THE OLDEST FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Chetham’s Library has been in continuous use as a public library for over 350 years. It is housed in a beautiful sandstone building dating from 1421 which was built to accommodate the priests of Manchester’s Collegiate Church.
CHETHAM'S LIBRARY
Chetham's Library
Explore Manchester Walking Tour
NORTHERN QUARTER & PRINTWORKS
A DISTINCTLY MANCHESTER VIBE
Sited between Piccadilly and the Ancoats, the Northern Quarter retains a unique character and charm. Manchester's creative, urban heart is home to countless independent fashion stores, record shops, cafés, bars and restaurants and the world famous Afflecks Palace, providing affordable outlets for independent designers and traders across four floors. This is also the place to see murals of the famous Manchester Bee (and understand all about that buzzz!) during your Manchester walking tour.
NORTHERN QUARTER & PRINTWORKS
Explore Manchester Walking Tour
Sackville Gardens Manchester walking tour
THE BEAUTIFUL SACKVILLE GARDENS
A HOME TO THE "FATHER OF THE MODERN COMPUTER"
This garden is more than simply a place of rest and tranquility. You are at the heart of history and should definitely take a seat next to Alan Turing, the father of the modern computer and one of the unsung heroes during World War II. The park was chosen because, "It's got the university science buildings on one side and its got all the gay bars on the other side, where apparently he spent most of his evenings". The full extraordinary story of Alan Turing will be told by your local guide.
THE BEAUTIFUL SACKVILLE GARDENS
Sackville Gardens Manchester walking tour
Deansgate
DEANSGATE - MERGING OLD & NEW
JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY
End your Manchester walking tour and insight into how the city ticks at Manchester's Deansgate. You will be able to visit John Rylands Library which is home to one of the world’s richest and most unique collections of books, manuscripts, maps, works of art and objects. Your guide will also be able to point you in the right direction for some local scran!
DEANSGATE - MERGING OLD & NEW
Deansgate

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Professional local expert taking you on a private tour of Manchester
Flexible starting points within Manchester
Entry to MoSI, Chetham's Library & John Ryland's Library (subject to opening times)

EXCLUSIONS

Food & drink
Transportation
Optional gratuities

GOOD TO KNOW

Consider bringing layers of clothing / rain jacket
Don't forget your camera
We will provide you with a map
Public transport nearby - ask us for details
Consider comfortable shoes suitable for your tour

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