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The Quays

Salford, England
+44 161 276 0601
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Lovely place to visit

This is a lovely area to visit, all very modern and you can see that it's still developing. There... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Barnsley, United Kingdom
via mobile
sorry didn't excite me

Walk over to the quays from the tram stop took us through dirty building sites and empty office... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Visit the Quays, Greater Manchester's stunning waterfront destination, and discover culture, history, heritage, shopping and sport within just one square mile. With an award-winning theatre, gallery and museum, discount shopping, stunning architecture, historical tours, cruises and sport, the Quays has everything you need for a great day out. When when the sun goes down, the quayside is beautifully lit, making it the ideal backdrop for an evening stroll, followed by dinner and drinks in one of the many bars and restaurants - plus the excellent accommodation on offer provides the perfect reason to turn your day visit into a short break. There is also a year-round programme of events, including food markets and public outdoor art installations.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Salford, England
+44 161 276 0601

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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely area to visit, all very modern and you can see that it's still developing. There is good parking and lots of interesting things to do and see from walking around the Quays by the water to the Lowry Theatre and the...More

1  Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Walk over to the quays from the tram stop took us through dirty building sites and empty office blocks. the water was dirty with floating rubbish everywhere. swans sifting through it for small rewards. Modern buildings without character The mall, see one you seen them...More

1  Thank ianbingham
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

When you think of this derelict area less than 20 years ago it is impressive to see how things have progressed. Worth a trip to the theatre. Enough attraction to see and places to socialise. Reasonable access to the motorway system, good accessibility via the...More

1  Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Salford Quays has been well developed over the past 30 years. It's a nice place to have a long walk around, you can even walk all the way to Manchester from here which is great for photo opportunities along the way. The only criticism I...More

1  Thank Dean G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Lovely location. Area totally regenerated with stunning architecture. The war museum and BBC tour were both excellent. Highly recommended. Good team access too.

1  Thank Keira A
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This area has been greatly re developed and is the hub of the Media Village. It has the British War Museum and the Lowry Centre and an Outlet Village. There is also a water park where you can learn how to sail, water ski etc....More

2  Thank Loucha2015
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We had tickets for the theatre to watch dance sampled. I couldn't believe it had so much to do outside the theatre. It has a cinema, plenty of shops and places to eat. It's the only theatre I've been to that doesn't just offer a...More

3  Thank Graham T
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The Lowry Media City Lowry MALL Shopping Bars Restaurants and Hotels Gteat day for visiting seeing what was once the Manchester Ship Canal Docks regenerated to be Shops Housing Retail and places of interests

3  Thank kawabatahughes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit. Shopping wise not in the same league as the Trafford Centre, but defiantly a good day out with many eateries.

2  Thank ashbobs1211
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I was surprised and please at how many things there were to do in the area and spent a lot of time taking in the sites and the sounds. It's also a good base for visiting the city in Manchester too.

2  Thank 1sammi
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