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Discover inside knowledge of fabulous Manchester and the amazing North West on a guided walk or bus tour with Manchester’s largest team of experienced, professional and thoroughly entertaining tour guides.

Spooky Walk on February 18th 2016 is Cancelled – Apologies

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

We are proud and delighted to announce that Manchester Guided Tours has been awarded the tripadvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence.  Thank you for all your wonderful reviews.

Daily Discover Manchester Guided Tour

We lead a ‘Discover Manchester’ guided walking tour every day, starting at 11am from outside Manchester Central Library. The tour will provide a taste of the historical, architectural and cultural offer in Manchester city centre, incorporating major landmarks such as Manchester’s Grade 1 listed Town Hall and the Royal Exchange Theatre. You can just turn up, and the price is £8.00 per person which you pay direct to the guide.  You can also book below.  Alternatively contact us to book a guide for a private tour.

Read about this essential Manchester walk for visitors and locals in the Manchester Evening News.

Meet outside Central Library for daily Discover Manchester tour

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Manchester Guided Tours Leaflet Winter 2015/16

Our new printable guided tours and talks leaflet is now available for download. There are lots of new, exciting and quirky guided tours and fascinating talks for you to enjoy including ghost tours, treasure hunts, pubs, the arts plus our Daily Discover Manchester starting at 11 from Central Library.

Enjoy local history at a leisurely pace – Monthly Talks

Avoid the walking and enjoy our Thursday evening talks on local topics instead.

Venue  Manchester Central Library  Time 6.30pm    Cost free of charge


25 February 2016 Jean Bailo

Annie Horniman

Hear about the exotic heiress who started repertory theatre in Manchester.

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Have you been reading our blog page?  The latest blogs include the Memorial Hall in Albert Square, the Manchester poplar, the local woman who pioneered the campaign which later became the RSPB,  the Kinder Tresspass 80th anniversary, Manchester fossils, and Manchester’s famous Horrockses frocks.  Thank you Anne Beswick for your wonderful way with words.  Read another of Anne’s stories on Rainy City Stories.

New Southern Cemetery Guided Tour Dates Announced!

New dates Southern Cemetery guided tour dates for 2015 have been announced.  Find out the dates and book your tickets here.

Friends of Southern Cemetery receive £1 from each ticket sale.

Read the Manchester Evening News feature on Emma Fox’s guided walk at Southern Cemetery.

Watch the Manchester Evening News’ recent incredible bird’s eye film of the cemetery.

Tourism Stars at the Manchester Tourism Awards

One of our guides, Barbara Frost won Manchester Tourism Star of the Year in 2012 and another John Consterdine won it in 2013.  We are proud to have the best team of passionate and professional tour guides in the city!

Telly Stars!

Watch Helen Freeborough on ITV’s Wonders of Britain telling the world how wonderful Manchester’s Town Hall is.

Themed Tours and Services, email us for more info

-Discover Manchester guided walk

-Panoramic and Familiarisation coach tour
-Guided tours for schools, colleges and universities
-Guided tours for social groups
-Guided tours for business visitors and conference delegates
-The Gangs of Manchester guided tour
-Industrial Heritage guided tour
-Manchester Cycle tour
-Pubs guided tour
-Underground Manchester guided tour
-Hidden Manchester guided tour
-Food and Drink guided tour
-Manchester Football guided tour
-Manchester Sporting Heritage guided tour
-Victorian Manchester guided tour
-Manchester Architecture guided tour
-Radical Manchester Politics guided tour
-Family Manchester and Salford Waterways Boat Trip
-Victorian Novelists guided tour
-Manchester Literature guided tour
-Irish Manchester guided tour
-Manchester Immigrants guided tour
-Ancoats / New Islington regeneration guided tour
-Manchester’s Gay Heritage guided tour
-The Pankhursts guided tour
-The Northern Quarter guided tour
-Manchester guided tours in German, French and Spanish
-Talks given on a range of Manchester related subjects

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