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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
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Manchester M2 5PD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was our first time in Manchester. Eileen was entertaining and knowledgable and we saw and learnt far more than we ever could have done by wandering around on outr own. Lovely weather helped to make it a very enjoyable two hours.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Sally S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Manchester the Centre of The Whole Universe Thank you Eileen Allen for a beautiful guided tour off Manchester Your are a star and Great Ambassador for Manchester’s history Love your ability to remember dates and information about our Great City Hope your back in action...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank Jamojam55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eileen is a wonderful and insightful guide, I thoroughly enjoyed her company - it felt as if I had known her for years - a lovely woman.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank danv1301
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended! We live in manchester but wanted to explore the main attractions in a formal way! This tour was very inspiring. Thanks John.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide Denise was very knowledgeable, open and friendly. Even managed to keep a grumpy teenager engaged. A very enjoyable 1.5-hour tour. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
1  Thank CityGirlsixone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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

2  Thank 855annekac
Reviewed 4 February 2019

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 30 January 2019 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
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aleksid2016
17 May 2018|
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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.
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Lyndsey Z
2 May 2018|
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Response from robbielou123 | Reviewed this property |
You can order them online too.
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preesallgirl
5 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.
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