Manchester Sightseeing Tours and Day Trips

Are you looking for things to do in Manchester?

Welcome to Manchester! Wondering what to do in Manchester? Manchester Sightseeing Tours offer a great choice of activities and ideas for groups and individuals including: walking tours of Manchester, Manchester bus tours and river cruises.

If you or your group are in the city for a few days then explore the North with our great range group day trips from Manchester by train or minibus to Liverpool, Chester, York, Wales, Lake District and the Peak District.

Read more about our Sightseeing Tours and Day Trips

Welcome to Manchester Sightseeing

Manchester is a vibrant city with so much to see and do. There is a rich social and cultural history for you to explore and the sightseeing activities we offer are a perfect way to get to to know this fantastic city.  Join one of our group walking tours, hop on the sightseeing bus or see the city by boat on a River Cruise. If you’re a football fan, the Manchester United and Manchester City Stadium tours are not to be missed.

Day trips from Manchester

With our day trips by train or coach, you can discover some of Northern England’s best known and most popular tourist destinations, including trips to the vibrant cities of Liverpool, Chester, and York; the awe-inspiring Lake District, and the spectacular Chatsworth House; the classic seaside resort of Blackpool, the iconic World of Wedgwood and the fun-filled Alton Towers, our Day Trips have all of the top destinations across the region covered.

Brought to you by Greatdays Travel Group

Manchester Sightseeing Ideas

  • Sightseeing Manchester Bus

    Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Manchester Bus – Two-Day Ticket

    Explore the top attractions with the Sightseeing Manchester hop-on/hop-off bus tour. Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester has a proud history in […]

    From £6.00
  • Manchester central library - meeting point for Discover Manchester walking tour

    Discover Manchester Walking Tour

    Discover Manchester Walking Tour Manchester, one of the great cities of the UK. The birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and the world’s first modern city. Discover Manchester’s heritage, […]

    From £10
  • MUMT Logo

    Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

    Walk in the footsteps of your heroes at Old Trafford Visit Manchester United for a day out with a difference! The Museum & Stadium Tour at Old Trafford […]

    From £15.00
  • city stadium tour

    Manchester City Stadium & Club Tour

    Go behind the scenes at the Etihad Stadium and walk in the footsteps of your heroes at the Manchester City stadium tour The new Manchester City Stadium Tour […]

    From £11.00
  • John Rylands Library, Manchester-8 ¬© Marketing Manchester and Rich J Jones

    Private Walking Tours

    Private Walking Tour in Manchester Discover the history of Manchester on your own private walking tour An official guide will show you around Manchester city centre on a […]

    From £145.00 (Per group)
  • East Lancashire Railway

    East Lancashire Railway

    Includes unlimited all-day travel on the East Lancashire Railway Step back in time with a day out on¬†the steam railway, a¬†preserved heritage railway line in¬†East Lancashire. Depart from […]

    Price from £10
  • Manchester Food Walk - Northern Quarter (NCN)

    Manchester Food Walks Northern Quarter Taster

    For five years, Manchester Food Walks have been leading walking tours that¬†eat and drink Manchester. Every weekend, there are two different tours to choose from¬†exploring the original modern […]

    Price from £40pp
  • Robinsons Brewery, Stockport

    Robinsons Brewery Tour

    Uncover the secrets of the brewing process and sample the Robinsons Brewery award-winning ales Robinsons have a worldwide reputation for real ale, learn how they make their award-winning […]

    From £8.95
  • Great hall entrance side ¬©The Intu Trafford Centre

    intu Trafford Centre

    The intu Trafford Centre boasts over 200 stores and the UK‚Äôs favourite brands. intu Trafford Centre is so much more than a shopping centre though, containing a host […]

    Includes Trafford Centre & SEALIFE/ LEGOLAND discounts!
    Free Entry
  • Manchester inspirational women

    Manchester Boat Trip- Departing from Manchester City Centre

    Relax with a Manchester boat trip between the city centre and Salford Quays Enjoy a relaxing boat trip floating down the¬†River Irwell and the historic Ship¬†Canal between Manchester […]

    From £5.00
  • Manchester Sightseeing Cruises - Princess Katherine (NCN) 05

    Manchester Boat Trip – Departing from Salford Quays

    Relax with a Manchester boat trip between the city centre and Salford Quays Enjoy a relaxing boat trip floating down the¬†River Irwell and the historic Ship¬†Canal between Manchester […]

    From £5.00

Day Trips from Manchester

Greatdays Travel Group and Manchester Sightseeing

Manchester Sightseeing Tours and Day Trips is part of the Greatdays Travel Group, a leading ABTA- ATOL group tour operator based in Altrincham, near Manchester. The company was established in 1985 and operates an exciting and varied programme of customised group tours and holidays to destinations in the UK, central Europe, Disneyland Paris and worldwide locations. Other Greatdays departments include DMC Manchester, Conference Services, Incentive Group Travel, UK Incoming Services, Manchester Football Group Tours and Student Group Travel.

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