Next tour: Sunday 22 December, 12 noon.
Meet: Beetham Tower Entrance on Deansgate.
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Unravel the mysteries of the western side of the city centre on this eye-opener of a tour through the Roman birthplace of Manchester which also doubles as the industrial birthplace of the city in the 18th century.
Castlefield is packed with history around every corner: the country’s first canal, a weigh house from where people could emigrate to America, stupendous railway viaducts, secluded waterways, quaint cobbles, the most sprawling of museums and a graveyard full of surprises.