Manchester Walking Tours

By Admin | Last Updated November 02, 2019

Manchester, one of the major cities in England is a great destination to begin with. There is lots, that you can do there. Apart from the sightseeing tours, that most tourists undertake around the place explore other activities as well.

You will never get bored at this city. Apart from sports, there is an endless list of possibilities at this thrilling city.

You can undertake numerous free walking tours of the city. It is the perfect mode of entertainment and the quintessential form of touring and soaking, in sights and sounds of the place. Through walking tours, you can find about facets of the city which is otherwise impossible on a guided tour in car of other modes of transport.

Free Tours are a specialty in most European Countries, owing to the rising thirst for less-trodden path. Only cost that you incur is the tip, which you pay to your guide for a day well-spent. Walking tours will take you to places less explored by the normal tourist. Only, those who wish to experience the city life like no other can rejoice.

Free Manchester Walking Tours

A certain independent tour operator conducts the free Manchester walking tour. The tour will take you through Alan Turing Memorial, Sackville Gardens and ends at Exchange Square. This three-hour free tour will be conducted by Josh, from Manchester. You can avail this tour at any time of the year.

Si Manchester Free Tours

This is another one of the various free walking trips available for the tourist at Manchester. You can tip the guide at the trip, at a price which you feel suits the experience.  They have three free daily tours. One in English at 10 am from the Piccadilly Gardens. It runs every day.

City Orientation Walk Manchester is one of the best tours to undertake. You can catch up on 11 of the top attractions around the city, that will be two-hours of a whirlwind journey.You can hope to cover the following on this self-guided tour of the city.

Manchester City Council, Manchester Central Library, Beetham Tower, Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester Opera House, People’s History Museum, John Rylands Library, Royal Exchange Theatre, New Cathedral Street, National Football Museum and also Manchester Cathedral.

Coronation Street – The Tour

This is yet another walking tour, that will take you through the streets where many a soap opera is hot in Manchester.  This is a guided tour of the external set. These tours are conducted from 9am - 6 pm. You can spend an hour excitement at this place, with some cool photographs taken in front of the insta- worthy spots.

Manchester Ghost Walk is yet another walking tour, of which you can be a part. Flecky Bennett organizes these thrilling paranormal ghost walks. We all love a scary ghost stories! And when that is accompanied by some thrilling facts and experiences, it can a new form of entertainment out of the fear factor. This tour has been a favorite since 2009. You will be taken through Manchester Town inner courtyard, with glimpses of the Policeman’s spirit form. Then move on to the backstreets of the city, along with the streets where Sherlock Holmes was shot. You can expect 1.5 hours of scare.

Scranchester Food Tours is yet another walking tour for the foodie at heart. Your guide will take you across the most special food stops across the city. The guide will explain the food history along with some snippets of it evolution with time. The tour will include 8 stops at several bars and restaurants. Listen to all the stories people have to say, revolving around food. Also relish the cultural feedback that you will get from the locals. These tours happen on Saturdays

and will take you through a whirlwind food tour of the city in 3.5 hours.

Heritage and Street Art Tour

University of Manchester Heritage Tour

You will definitely learn some important facts about the city’s heritage here. The University is Manchester’s first civic university and it is closely connected to the city’s development on industrial lines, across the city.

The tour last about an hour and will take you around the campus. Learn how the university has contributed to the scientific advancement in the last century.

Sky liner Street Art Walking Tour

Learn about the Northern Quarters through this trip. You can zero in on the lesser known heritage spots in the city. These tours have been researched well and then assembled. You can hope to get the best experience out of these tours.

You will get to view an alternate hidden part of the city. You can see the best in art and architecture on the old buildings and walls at important junctions. Tours are conducted on Saturdays and Sundays and will give you two hours of informative experience.

Victoria Baths Walking Tour

This is your Wednesday afternoon walking tour across Manchester. You can check out the beautiful architecture of the Victoria Baths, that has a history of its own. You will learn about the BBC restoration work and how the primitive bathers used the Bath.

Also known as Manchester’ Water Palace, the tour starts at 2 pm and lasts for an hour. After the tour, you can break for tea and coffee at Tea Room or go for some gifts from Gift Shop.

Craft Beer Tour is one of the most waited tours on foot. Be ready to sample the best crafted beers from the Microbreweries strewn across the place. You can feast on at least 10 craft beers. Each venue will give you a fine tasting experience with the help of a guide. Enjoy a taste afternoon with the best craft beers in the city. Expect to get a know how about the various processes through which each beer is made.

Political Tours of Manchester City

This tour will involve tours and stories about great political events, that have impacted Manchester in the past. Learn about the Peterloo Massacre, Marx & Engels’s Manchester and The Pankhursts.

This trip is conducted on Saturdays and starts at various intervals staring 11am.