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Free Manchester Walking Tours

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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About Free Manchester Walking Tours
The original free tour of Manchester in English includes the must-see attractions as well as our secret quirks - we are the most comprehensive and entertaining walking tour for curious locals, and visitors who want to see Manchester like a Mancunian - with one of our native Mancunian guides. We run Every Day at 11am from the Alan Turing Memorial (Sackville Gardens, M1 3HB). Booking is not necessary - just turn up! It lasts around 3-hours in length (including a 15 minute break). We run in all weather. Tips are invited by the guide at the end, but you will never be pressured to tip. Please check our Facebook for more information.
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Welcome to the free tour of Manchester in English. On the original free tour of Manchester, you'll see the city like a local, with a local - our guides are all native Mancunians.
On this comprehensive and entertaining tour, we tell the story of how Manchester became Manchester. We'll pass by canals, secret passage ways, quirky monuments, industrial architecture and beautiful victorian interiors.
Even better - there's no need to book! Join us any day at 11am.
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Reviewed today via mobile

A wonderful 3.5 hours tour that felt so short. Michael took the effort to talk and get to know every tour member. He was so affable and funny which made the tour really engaging. Manchester has so many short interesting stories that this quote provided...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came to Manchester to meet some friends for the weekend. My friend came across this free walking tour. Lisa was brilliant and you could tell how much she loves Manchester by her passion and enthusiasm at showing us round. The areas we visited and...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Such a great place to visit and awesome staff. I learned so much and the 3 hours past really quickly

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Dylan W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you are here for the week end or lived in manchester for years, you will discover the city from a different angle. The Guide was so interesting and amazing, 3 hours felt like less I feel I learned so much and started to read...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Charlotte H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've lived in Manchester all my life yet this tour really opened my eyes to what a splendid city Manchester truly is with many unknown historical connections - I wont mention them here. Take the tour - you won't be disappointed !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A1356NGcarolines
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on many free walking tours across Europe, and this one was my favourite. Megan was bubbly, enthusiastic, and extremely knowledgable.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank YoavL3
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guide was Meghan, and a real pro she is. Her love of this city was obvious and, by the end, infectious. Full command of the material was evident from the beginning. Excellent speaking voice that all circa 20 tourists could hear and understand. She...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TaerVon
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour is a very informative and interesting tour. If you in Manchester, do not miss this tour. Having lived in Manchester for years, I suddenly decided to take this tour, and ended up learning more things than I knew before.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Eugene d
Reviewed 1 week ago

I never imagined all the information and facts that I found out about Manchester today. But above all, I enjoyed the more than 3 hours that we spent with Mike. I had a really good time with the whole group and he made us all...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Eliana T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a most lovely to discover Manchester and learn heaps about history to art to architecture to culture to food and much more! Lisa is a great storyteller and shares passionately about her city! Thank you!

Date of experience: May 2019
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san25san
August 23, 2018|
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Response from fmwt | Property representative |
Hello! Of course - we have tried our best to make this tour accessible to pets, as well as people of all ages and requirements. If you have any further questions, feel free to send me a message on Facebook or text (my number... More
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loobyloo2018
August 7, 2018|
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Response from fmwt | Property representative |
Yes! Please don’t book! You can just turn up. We run every day at 11am from the Alan Turing Memorial in Sackville Gardens (M1 3HB).
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aleksid2016
May 16, 2018|
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I don’t remember seeing that to be honest
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