We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Review Highlights
Question of Sport

Went to see a screning of the BBC sports programme in MediaCity If you get tickets turn up in good... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
yorkuk
,
York, United Kingdom
First time - good experience

We managed to get tickets as part of a live audience for a sports quiz. The directions are easy to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
R1chardN
,
Surbiton, United Kingdom
Read all 105 reviews
39
All photos (39)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“media city”(27 reviews)
“tv studios”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Nov
Dec
Jan
Contact
Salford Quays, Salford M50 2QH, England
Website
+44 161 200 2000
Call
Reviews (105)
Filter reviews
102 results
Traveller rating
53
36
6
1
6
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
53
36
6
1
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviews blue peter studio media city tv studios sound effects radio drama fascinating tour free tickets security staff take photos recording audience mastermind presenting philharmonic queue tardis camera
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 102 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to see a screning of the BBC sports programme in MediaCity If you get tickets turn up in good time to beat the queues as entry is not guaranteed Worth the wait and a good view in the studio Register with BBC Shows to...More

Thank yorkuk
Reviewed 1 week ago

We managed to get tickets as part of a live audience for a sports quiz. The directions are easy to follow and the building easy to find. It is well situated on the Quays and has good gardens and open space. The Blue Peter garden...More

Thank R1chardN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impress purpose built offices and radio/TV studios. Not generally open to the public. The reception area disp3nses passes for visitors and there is appropriate security before you get in the building. Accessed by public transport on th3 tram tram network or otherwise by car.

Thank danielii2015
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We could not have picked a more perfect day to visit the BBC center than today. So much to see, and do. We could have spent the entire day.

Thank GretnaStiles
Reviewed 5 October 2018

My wife & I stayed at the Salford Quays in September 2018 & visited the nearby Media City as we had booked a tour of the BBC premises. This was very good & well worth doing. Our two guides were friendly & very knowledgeable. We...More

Thank manxmanpaul
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Wow we got tickets to watch an episode being filmed of this and it was great fun! Singers come on one by one and they are singing to a panel of 100 music judges all diverse - and with different roles in the music industry...More

Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Since media city was conceived and the BBC relocated some of their programmes there, including Breakfast TV, Blue Peter CeeBeebies, Salford Quays has been transformed. It’s great to see.

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were approached by 2 young ladies asking if we would like to see TV's Mastermind being filmed, well we just said yes please. It's a long process so be prepared whilst everything is filmed there's a warm up man who's a bit cheesy but...More

Thank PhilB505
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A tour of the BBC studios in Media City, Salford, is a first rate way of spending an afternoon whether you are a local or a visitor to the area. Our tour lasted about an hour and a half and was led by two excellent...More

Thank jpcheshire1615
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A very good tour around lots of areas of the BBC studios. Lots to see and plenty of interesting information. The tour is free and you can apply online. Easy to get to by tram from Manchester and surrounding areas or by bus or car.

Thank Stevejdp
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Manchester MediaCityUK
1,253 reviews
.05 km away
Premier Inn Manchester Salford Media City
382 reviews
.17 km away
Holiday Inn Express Manchester - Salford Quays
1,197 reviews
.77 km away
Premier Inn Manchester Salford Quays Hotel
1,623 reviews
.80 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 388 nearby restaurants
The Botanist
223 reviews
.16 km away
Pier Eight Restaurant & Bar
277 reviews
.37 km away
Wagamama
279 reviews
.16 km away
The Alchemist Media City
260 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 81 nearby attractions
Old Trafford
5,773 reviews
1.20 km away
Ordsall Hall
241 reviews
1.51 km away
MediaCityUK
593 reviews
.21 km away
Imperial War Museum North
2,604 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
DeuceDeuceUK
16 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from terrybX6621PG | Reviewed this property |
We have been to Media City a couple of times and did not see any merchandise shops in any of the three studio complexes. Try the BBC website. Hope this helps Terry
2
Votes