Our start point is at St Peter's Square Manchester where many of the central hotels are situated, the best known being the Midland Hotel. It was Charles Rolls who made this hotel famous when he met up there will Henry Royce to discuss their new car manufacturing partnership.
The tour takes in the Manchester United Football Stadium and the Trafford Centre, which is one of the largest shopping Malls in Europe. On return from the Trafford Centre we go to the Imperial War Museum (north stop), this serves the Lowry Art Gallery, the Lowry Hotel and also the Lowry outlet shopping centre, not quite as well known as the Trafford Centre but gaining in popularity. Heading back towards the City we visit the Liverpool Road Railway Museum. This was the first passenger terminal in the and is now part of the Museum of Science and Technology served by our Liverpool Road stop.
After passing through Albert Square with its impressive Town Hall we pass through the City Centre shopping area which follows the Metrolink light rail tram network and the new bus and tram terminal at Shudehill. We are then travel to the East side of the City famous for its 19th Century cotton mills and visit the impressive Manchester City Football Club Stadium. This started life as the Commonwealth games arena in 2002 and has proved highly popular with European tourists.
We then return back to our start point at St. Peter's Square for the start of the next tour.
Itinerary /Activity Schedule
- Manchester United Football Club
- Manchester City Football Club
- MEN Arena
- Town Hall
- The Lowry
- Opera House
- Granada TV
- International Convention Centre
- B of the Bang
- and more
- open-top sightseeing tour bus
- Meals and drinks (unless specified)
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal Expense
- Optional Activity costs