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Knutsford - Gaskell Tower

Stop Press: No Knutsford walk this Thursday, alas

Sorry folks, but we’ll have to do Knutsford another day. We very rarely cancel a tour but can’t provide a guide this Thursday. We’ll flag up an alternative date for this remarkable tour in the New Year.
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Clock Tower

Town Hall Tours: Every Tue morn & Sun aft. No tour Tue 16 Dec – Private Function

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. Sat 29 Nov, Fri 5 Dec, Sun 7 Dec, Tue 9 Dec, 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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Spies and Spooks

This week…Canal Cruise, Royal Exchange & John Rylands, Town Hall, Southern Cemetery, Secret History, Spies & Spooks, Pre-Raphaelites

We don’t stop guiding just coz it gets dark a bit early. Lots of stuff this week. On Wednesday there’s “Manchester’s Secret History” (12 noon, Visitor Centre), Spies & Spooks (3pm, Visitor Centre), Friday: John Rylands Library & the Royal Exchange (11am from St Ann’s Church), Saturday Southern Cemetery & the Clock Tower tour, Sunday the Canal Cruise …
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City Centre Cruises 1

Cruise the Manchester Waterways With Us – Sun 30 November now filling up!

Christmas Cruise with mulled wine and mince pies: Sun 30 Nov, Sun 21 Dec, Fri 2 Jan at 11am. £23.

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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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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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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Book a Private Tour! We Recommend…

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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