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Cruise the Manchester Waterways With Us – Last Chance to Book for Fri 2 January!

Festive cruise with mulled wine and mince pies: Sun 21 Dec, Fri 2 Jan at 11am. 3-hour round trip with historic commentary and licensed bar. £23. Please book with Quaytickets.

Join us on board to glide past the new Coronation Street studios, Media City, Manchester United, The Imperial War Museum North, the Lowry Centre, the old docks of what was Britain’s 4th biggest port, Mode Wheel Locks, Castlefield and Spinningfields…

Expert commentary provided.
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Coming Up…Festive Canal Cruise, Clock Tower tours, regular Town Hall tour, John Alker’s Great War walk, Ed Glinert’s Victorian Manchester talk

We don’t stop guiding just coz we failed to buy that 10 grand telly (down to only £9,999.99) in the Black Friday sales. On Tuesday and Sunday there are the usual Town Hall tours, and we’re going up the Clock Tower on Friday…
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Clock Tower

Town Hall Tours: Tuesday 11am, Sunday 2.30pm + Thu 18 Dec at 5.30pm.

To ensure a place and check availability in case of last-minute changes, please e-mail
* Future dates. Unless stated the tour goes ahead.
* Tue 16 December. No tour due to private function.
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Town Hall clock tower - bell

Clock Tower Tours…New Manchester Walks in Time with the City

Come with us up, up and away to the top of Manchester Town Hall…into the soaring clock tower on a journey into the very heart of time. We climb on Thu 11 Dec, Sat 13 Dec, Wed 17 Dec, Fri 19 Dec, Sun 21 Dec, Tue 23 Dec, Sat 27 Dec and Sat 3 Jan 2015. Please book with Quay Tickets.
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Central Library - easily reached...

**NEW** Central Library Tours

We are very pleased to unveil our new, lovingly-honed, in-depth tours of the architectural and bibliographical gem that is the reopened Central Library.

The New Manchester Walks team has devised a wonderful tour, rich in history, architecture, design and drama.

We will explain how the building works, explain the fascinating symbolism inside, touch on the library’s previous homes (Charles Dickens opened the first such building in 1852), view the exquisite reading room, and open up areas you might not find yourself…
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The Free Trade Hall/Radisson – Best Tour, Best Posh Tea

It’s Manchester’s only 5-star hotel, built out of the city’s most important building – the Free Trade Hall. It’s a tour packed with the most mouth-watering history, followed by scrumptious tea
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Ed, Sally and Tim

Coronation Street Tours

Now that the old Corrie set is staying open until 2016 we’re looking for tour operators and coach companies to complement a visit to the old Coronation Street set with a Corrie locations coach tour or walking tour with New Manchester Walks’s Corrie expert Ed Glinert (pictured left with Sally and Tim).
What a great addition to any Manchester Christmas Markets visit!
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Top Withens

Book a private tour…a canal cruise on the Manchester waterways, a detailed look at the Ford Madox Brown Murals, a day trip to Liverpool or Bronte Country…

What better way to entertain your social club, historical society or corporate clients than with a private New Manchester Walks tour, talk, walk or canal cruise.

We have taken out the U3A, the National Trust, the WI, Probus, Fleet Street’s finest (an L. S. Lowry coach tour), Kemptville Travel of Ontario (Coronation street locations in Blackpool), the cast of the recent Angel Meadow play, Travel Solutions of Belfast…it’s a long list.
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