What is this tour?

A comprehensive and entertaining overview of Manchester, perfect for locals and visitors alike.


How is this tour 'free'?

We are an independent tour that believes everyone should be able to discover Manchester. This model also means we consistently work our hardest to deliver the best possible tour. We only ask you pay what you feel the tour is worth at the end, relative to your budget. You will never be pressured to tip.


When does the tour run?

Days: Every Day.


Start Time: 11am.


Length: 3 - 3.5 hours. (including 15-min break)

All year in all weather.


Where will the tour start and end?


Begin: Alan Turing Memorial, Sackville Gardens, opposite Chez Cafe near Canal Street. (Postcode M1 3BH)


End: Exchange Square, opposite Oyster Pub near the National Football Museum. (postcode M3 1BD)


Is the tour definitely running?

We always run on the days and times specified (including on bank holidays) unless otherwise stated on Facebook and Twitter.  

Is this tour accessible?


These tours are only in the English language. 
El tour es solo en inglés.


The tour is wheelchair accessible.


If you have any other accessibility needs (eg hearing/medical) please contact us beforehand, and we will make sure you are fully accomodated.


Anyone of any age is welcome.


Dogs are more than welcome.


Do I need to book?

Booking is optional but not necessary. If you would like to book on Eventbrite, please follow the link:



Where do we go on the tour?


We like to keep the tour a secret, but we can say that we take in the big attractions (Town Hall, Royal Exchange, Free Trade Hall) as well as the lesser known quirks (Vimto Monument, Underground Manchester, Factory Records)

One other thing...


The tour runs in ALL weather: an umbrella, a waterproof coat and shoes with a little grip recommended.

Large parties (10+) and school groups should contact me in advance.