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Free Manchester Walking Tours

| Alan Turing Statue, Sackville Gardens, Manchester M1 3HB, England
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Fascinating

Went on the walking tour today, the young lady who was the guide was absolutely fascinating, kept... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
sharonleather
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Cannot recommend enough

Cannot recommend this enough - a fantastic introduction to Manchester and its history from someone... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
VictoriaCooper7
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This tour is the perfect introduction to this incredible city, for tourists, students and locals alike. Every Day, 11am, Alan Turing Memorial (Sackville Gardens). These tours run in all weather, and are English language only. Please check our webpage for cancellations. These free walking tours of Manchester are approximately 3-hours in length. Booking is optional. They are run on a tips-only basis.
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“three hours” (33 reviews)
“great tour” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Alan Turing Statue, Sackville Gardens, Manchester M1 3HB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went on the walking tour today, the young lady who was the guide was absolutely fascinating, kept we gripped the whole time, her knowledge and enthusiasm was amazing, would highly recommend

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this enough - a fantastic introduction to Manchester and its history from someone whose passion brought the historical moments he chose to life. The tour touched on the history of suffragette activism, vimto (who knew?!), Chartism, Alun Turin and even a splash of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Josh was an amazing tour guide, full of facts, puns, music, and vimto. Highly recommend the tour, in-depth knowledge about and obviously love for his beehive city!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tour, taking in lots of the history and sights of Manchester, and not only the pretty places, but some of the more industrial areas. Josh made the whole experience great fun, sharing lots of stories about the city, with an excellent sense of humour...More

1  Thank Adam T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been based in Greater Manchester since 1990s. I like to be a tourist every so often. This is a tour with a difference.It's 3 hours with a break in the middle. Plenty of facts given about Manchester from Roman Times up until Madchester era...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the right mix of fun and facts, an interesting and entertaining introduction to Manchester. Would thoroughly recommend.

1  Thank Catherine T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arranged to join the tour the morning after along trip from Australia. No regrets. It is a terrific tour of Manchester. Over three hours with Josh, a wonderful guide, full of knowledge and stories, clearly loves Manchester and sharing with others. A great way...More

1  Thank Fitzroytraveller
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect! There was nothing more that could have been done to the tour in showcasing Manchester to the visitors and locals. The tour was informative, entertaining and brilliantly delivered. I am more or less a local lass and the tour was a proud moment. Thank...More

1  Thank pauline_brooke
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first I was a bit disappointed to see that Josh was on holiday and wouldn't be doing the tour, after all the good things I read about him. But to say that Lisa was an incredible guide would be an understatement! Honestly I don't...More

1  Thank Pilou1337
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lisa our guide was amazing .She welcomed every one individually before the start of the walk. she was very knowledgeable .Spoke eloquently and clearly .She took us to parts of Manchester we wouldn't have gone by our selves .It was over 3 hours walk but...More

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Diadem G
8 April 2018|
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Response from Anahita S | Reviewed this property |
3 hours, 10:30, no need to book.
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Nguyễn T
27 December 2017|
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't "run" the tour you need to address your question to Josh.Enjoy it,it's well worth doing.
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Livia0604
28 July 2017|
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Response from Louise S | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The tours run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from the Alan Turing Statue in Sackville Gardens at 11am. No need to pre book, just turn up! Check out the Facebook page; Free Manchester Walking Tours, for scheduled... More
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