The Manchester Historic Canal Cruise sets sail on Sunday 26 February 2017 at 11am. Price: £18. Please book through eventbrite or www.quaytickets.com, 0843 208 0500. Meet: At the water’s edge outside the Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road. Expert commentary provided by the queen of canal guides, Salford-born Sue Grimditch, and the usual great service from crew of the L S Lowry barge, as we make our way along the Bridgewater canal, through Pomona Lock and onto the Manchester Ship Canal, the Quays and Media City with views of the BBC and ITV Coronation Street studios. * Reserved seats, licensed bar, loos and central heating make for a fabulous, festive tour. * Duration approx 3 hours; see reviews on New Manchester Walks Tripadvisor page. * Departs 11am prompt from the water beside the Castlefield Hotel, Liverpool Road, Manchester M3 4JR. * Need more info? Call Sue on 0788 4001 315 For a full history of the Manchester Ship Canal, click here.
- Student groups, societies, clubs, works outfits…book a private tour with us!
Our Blue Badge and Green Badge guides specialise in tours of Manchester and beyond: the Midland Hotel and Manchester Town Hall, tours dealing with politics, architecture, Hacienda-era music, football history, industrial heritage, science, religion and art.
That just about covers everything! So 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?
Particular popular for private bookings are:
* The Canal Cruise.
* Manchester Town Hall Murals
* The Grand Hotels of Manchester.
* Peterloo Massacre
* John Rylands Library
* Marx & Engels in Manchester
* Angel Meadow
* Hacienda-era music
* The Pankhursts
* Ancoats . . .
We have more than a hundred to choose from in and around Manchester
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