Welcome to Manchester Sightseeing. Are you wondering what things to do in Manchester? Whether you’re planning to visit Manchester or you’re already here and looking for things to do, we offer a great choice of activities and excursions. From walking tours around the city centre, to day trips further afield, we’ve got a selection of activities and trips that enable you to make the most of your time in Manchester. Read on for more information.

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Manchester Sightseeing – Manchester is a vibrant city and there’s so much to do and see! Manchester has a rich social and cultural history for you to explore; the activities that we offer are a perfect way to get to to know Manchester and make the most of your visit to this fantastic city.  Join one of our 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! So if you’re wondering what to do in Manchester, then take a look at our activities.

Day trips from Manchester – Manchester’s location makes it a perfect base to explore the wider region. We have designed a range of popular day trips by train or coach from Manchester to some of the most spectacular places in the UK. You can visit the Lake District, Chester, Chester Zoo, Liverpool, the World of Wedgwood, Chatsworth House, Blackpool, Alton Towers or York in a day from Manchester on our day trips. We do all the organising, so simply book your trip and get on your way. All of these exciting places are only a train or coach ride away from Manchester, book online now and get exploring all that the wider region has to offer!

Manchester Sightseeing Ideas

  • Manchester Sightseeing Bus Tour

    Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Manchester Bus

    Enjoy a ride on the hop-on hop-of Sightseeing Manchester Bus Tour. Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the industrial revolution, Manchester has a proud history in […]

    From £6.00
  • MUMT Logo

    Manchester United Stadium Tour

    Go behind the scenes of Old Trafford on this unique Manchester United Stadium Tour. Manchester United is one of the most popular and successful sports teams in the world. […]

    From £12.00
  • Manchester Walking Tour

    Discover Manchester Daily Walking Tour

    Get to know the real Manchester on the Discover Manchester Walking Tour. Manchester, one of the great cities of the UK, is often described as the first modern city, the […]

    From £8.00
  • Manchester City Stadium & Club Tour

    Delight your family with a superb day out at the Etihad Stadium, as Manchester City Football Club unveils its revamped Stadium and Club tour. Enjoy the Club’s access-all-areas […]

    From £11.00
  • Robinsons Brewery, Stockport

    Robinsons Brewery Tour

    Robinsons have a worldwide reputation for real ale, learn how they make their award winning beers on a tour of their state of the art brewery in the […]

    From £8.95
  • Manchester Water Taxi

    Manchester ‘Waxi’ Water Taxi

    Unfortunately, due to operational issues beyond our control, the WAXI is not currently running. We apologise for any inconvenience and disappointment this may cause. Discover more of Manchester’s […]

    From £5.00
  • Manchester Walking Tour

    Manchester Highlights Walking Tour

    Discover the highlights of one of the UK’s great cities on this Manchester Walking Tour including John Rylands Library and Spinningfields. Manchester is often described as the first city of […]

    From £8.00
  • Manchester River Cruise

    Manchester River Cruise

    Enjoy a relaxing  trip on a Manchester river cruise on the River Irwell and the historic Ship Canal between Manchester and the former Manchester Docks, now known as Salford Quays. Board the […]

    From £5.00
  • John Rylands Library, Manchester-8 © Marketing Manchester and Rich J Jones

    Private Walking Tours

    One of our professional Blue and Green Badge Guides can take you on a private introductory walking tour of our city. Most tours can be customised to suit your […]

    From £130.00 (Per group)
  • Great hall entrance side ©The Intu Trafford Centre

    intu Trafford Centre

    The intu Trafford Centre boasts over 200 stores and the UK’s 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 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 […]

  • Plaza Cinema Stockport Cafe

    Amazing Secret Places

    Discover secret places where our ancestors lived and worked on this unique tour.  Stockport is only 10 minutes from Manchester by train and home to a number of […]

    From £13.00
  • Manchester Food Walk - Pizza (NCN)

    Manchester Food Walks – A Slice of Manchester

    For five years, Manchester Food Walks have been leading walking tours that eat and drink Manchester. Every weekend, we offer two different tours exploring the original modern city with breaks […]

    From £25.00
  • Manchester Music Bus Tour © Photo Courtesy of pixabay.com

    Manchester Music Story Bus Tour

    Due to unexpected operational difficulties beyond our control, it is no longer possible for us to operate this tour. We apologise for any inconvenience and disappointment this may […]

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 tour operator based in Altrincham, near Manchester. The company was established in 1985 and operates an exciting and varied programme of customised tours and holidays for groups to destinations in the UK, central Europe, Disneyland Paris and worldwide locations. Other Greatdays departments include DMC Manchester, Conference Services, Incentive Travel, UK Incoming Services, Manchester Football Tours and Student Group Travel.

For more information:  www.greatdays.co.uk