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Manchester Town Hall Tour dates for February

Dates for Manchester Town Hall for February:
Monday 8th February 11am
Saturday 13th February 2pm
Wednesday 17th February 11am
Sunday 28th February 2pm

All departing from Midland Hotel as usual.
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City Centre Cruises

Manchester Historic Canal Cruise – Easter Monday 28th March

Manchester Historic Canal Cruise Easter Monday 28th March…

This is what one of our customers had to say about the cruise:
“As somebody who has worked in and around Manchester all my life I thought I knew it well – but No I didn’t know it at all. The guide was excellent and kept coming up with little gems that made this trip so interesting and pleasurable. The family run boat was really well run by very pleasant staff and was clean and comfortable. I would not hesitate to recommend both visitors and locals to give it a go.”

**The boat is heated with licensed bar and loo’s onboard**
Please book through, 0843 208 0500
**more cruise dates coming soon**
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Trade & Group Travel

Bring your visit to Manchester Alive with our Hop on, Hop off Coach guides

Your groups will be entertained by the history and sights of a two hour guided tour around the city centre viewing the World’s first Passenger Railway Station; England’s first industrial canal; the cotton buildings that put Manchester on the world map; Sport City and the Velodrome home of Team GB & Team Sky cycling; Two famous Football Stadiums; The Imperial War Museum North; The Lowry Arts centre at Salford Quays – the UK’s only Media City home to the BBC & ITV, sitting on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal.
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As our regulars know we have a reduced programme in January & February due to Manchester’s climate and also unfortunately due to our most prolific guide Ed Glinert being treated for a nasty bout of Endocarditis – He will be back for Spring.

For those ready to brave the elements just organise your group, pick any tour from our programme and we’ll supply a private tour and guide (subject to guide availability) at the following rates;
1 – 5 walkers £60, 6-10 walkers £75.
To book, contact us at
For our January & February interior building tours just click on our Walks Calendar
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How To Attend Our Walks, Tours, Talks, Cruises

We have a new system in place for the autumn and winter and details of our walks, tours, talks and cruises are on-line only.

To find out what’s on and when, please go to our Calendar or you can head to our Walks & Tours tab

PLEASE PLEASE make sure you check the website a day in advance in case of late changes due to floods/fog/flu or sinkholes!
Read on for further information and for whether or not you need to book to go on our tours.
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Town Hall clock tower - clock face

Clock Tower Tours Are Back!

Next 2016 tours (please book with

February: Sat 13th, Sun 14th (Valentines), Sat 27th & Sun 28th starts at 10:45am
March: Sat 12th, Sun 13th, Sat 26th & Sun 27th (Easter) – starts at 10:45am

New Manchester Walks – in time with the city.
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Clock Tower

Town Hall Tours

Due to other events taking place, it is very difficult at the moment to find dates for tours. Please keep checking our Walks calendar for more info.

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Bridgewater Canal

Book a private tour…a canal cruise • the Ford Madox Brown Murals • music history locations • Peterloo • Cotton Mills • 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. Join them!
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