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Free Manchester Walking Tours

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on March 05, 2020

My name's Josh. I'm a playwright, a History MA graduate - but most importantly, a proud Mancunian! I set up the original free tours of Manchester. We are now a small team of Mancunian guides who are incredibly proud of the experience we've crafted over the last 7 years, sharing Manchester's story with the world. @FreeTours_MCR

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Let us tell you the story of Manchester....

Every Day // 11am // Alan Turing Memorial.


Join the city's original free walking tour to discover Manchester’s top-attractions - as well as hidden gems only known by our native English-speaking Mancunian guides. 

This is an entertaining and informative adventure that includes something for everyone - whether you’re a new visitor, or familiar with the city.

Plus the tour offers fantastic photo opportunities, the chance to meet new people, and all our guests are offered our unique list of insider recommendations

Join us to discover Manchester the way people have for hundreds of years: on foot, and for free.


Expect to hear about: Political trailblazers, Architectural wonders, Street art and Urban legends, Historical stories, Rave culture, Football giants, Industrial innovation, Musical heroes, and much more...

Expect to visit: Manchester Town Hall, National Football Museum,  Royal Exchange Theatre, China Town,  University of Manchester, Gay Village,  Manchester Cathedral, Rochdale Canal, Palace Hotel, Manchester Central Library, John Ryland's Library...

COVID19: Please get in touch via email to learn specific availability.


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  • Meeting point:
    Free Manchester Walking Tours, Alan T...
    Free Manchester Walking Tours, Alan Turing Memorial, Sackville Gardens, Manchester M1 3HB, UK
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    Next to the Alan Turing Memorial statue, in Sackville Gardens.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Ivana 24 Sep 2022
Brno
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

The tour with Mike was everything: many exciting places, information, and fun. I loved the music he played. One of the best free walking tours I've done. Thank you! :-)

Diego 17 Sep 2022
Tamworth
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Travelled alone - Sep 2022

Si podéis romper la barrera de hacer el tour en inglés, Josh es de los mejores guías que he tenido. Te hace apreciar la ciudad y sentir que estás en un lugar con un en...

Raquel 10 Sep 2022
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Travelled in couple - Sep 2022

Great tour around the city, a lot of historic fact and fun moments. Highly recommended

Lynn 01 Sep 2022
Fleetwood
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

Interesting and informative, giving a good insight into the history and the different areas of Manchester city centre.

Helen 27 Aug 2022
Manchester
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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022

If you have some spare time and want to learn more about Manchester, go for it !

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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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