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So much to do and see

What a vibe! What a brilliant idea it was to regenerate this area and bring the BBC to it. There’s... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MKTee
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Big place

Attended a wedding in media city . What a big place . Didn’t have much time but had a walk round... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
martha1first
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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There is never a dull day at MediaCityUK. Atmosphere is central to the MediaCityUK ethos and with a host of cultural and sporting attractions, cinemas, world class events, shopping, an abundance of bars and restaurants and a diversity of people...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a vibe! What a brilliant idea it was to regenerate this area and bring the BBC to it. There’s so much going on - the BBC itself, ITV, Imperial War museum, Coronation Street tour, Lowry Centre, Lowry Outlet, restaurants, bars, cafés. Attractive bridges span...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended a wedding in media city . What a big place . Didn’t have much time but had a walk round . Plenty of places to eat . Plus the outlet shop , we didn’t manage to visit it as time was limited . The...More

Thank martha1first
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you get a chance to go in the audience for the Jeremy Kyle show then do it, it's amazing - the staff there are great and uplifting and Jeremy Kyle is a legend. Fab day out.

Thank Dawn E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having recently visited media city to see Calendar Girls at the Lowery theatre can highly recommend. Lovely theatre bar area overlooks the shops restaurants and canal. Plenty of choice for restaurants . Very busy around 5pm need to book restaurant.

Thank lonsdalesalisbury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive media hub for the north of England built on the old, derelict docks serving the Manchester ship canal. Accessible via public transport via the tram network. Limited bus access. Otherwise access is by car. Not sure that there is any street parking so you...More

Thank danielii2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The home of a lot of ITV and BBC programs and the studios they broadcast from. Radio stuff too, along with a variety of media stuff. We watched a recording of a prime time program which was interesting but dragged on a bit.

Thank Clicelillie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely love this place . My sister and I go here to be in the audience for recordings of shows . The whole place is amazing and well worth a visit

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the home of BBC studios where such programs as Blue Peter and the VOICE are made.Was able to walk around Blue Peter gardens.Just a short walk away was ITV studios that makes Coronation street. Also nearby was Imperial War Museum and Manchester United

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Suspect it would be more buzzy during the working week, but still a pleasant place to stroll for an hour or so. There are ample eating/drinking options and a small shopping mall with some outlet stores. Easy access via tram to Manchester centre and other...More

Thank davidandmel
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. Outside there is the Blue Peter Garden, right next...More

Thank manxmanpaul
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12 September 2018|
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Response from Alan J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the nearby school my wife works at has half term the week before, but I'm not sure if other schools in the Greater Manchester area all have the same week. I'm afraid it don't know which areas might be closed on Thursday... More
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28 August 2018|
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Response from TimH2105 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there yes there are a few places to eat in the area but my advice would be to either hop on the metro or grab a taxi into Manchester. Uber shouldn’t cost much. From what I remember I’d not call any in media city romantic... More
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Response from Dave T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can walk dogs around media city as long as they are kept on leads although there are no dog mess bins
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