Are you wondering what to do in Manchester?

Whether you‚Äôre planning to visit the city or you‚Äôre already here and looking for what to do in Manchester, 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 sightseeing tours and day trips to help you to make the most of your time here. Read on for more information.

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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 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.

Manchester Sightseeing Ideas

  • Sightseeing Manchester Bus

    Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Manchester Bus

    City Tour of Manchester, Salford and Media City Explore the top attractions in Manchester Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester has a […]

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

    Discover Manchester Walking Tour

    Discover Manchester Walking Tour Discover the history behind Manchester city centre’s landmarks Manchester, one of the great cities of the UK, was the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution […]

    From £10
  • MUMT Logo

    Manchester United Museum and Stadium Tour

    Manchester United Stadium Tour Walk in the footsteps of your heroes at Old Trafford Go behind the scenes at one of the world’s most popular and most successful […]

    From £15.00
  • Manchester City Stadium & Club Tour

    Manchester City Stadium Tour Go behind the scenes at the Etihad Stadium and walk in the footsteps of your heroes Delight your family with a superb day out […]

    From £11.00
  • Robinsons Brewery, Stockport

    Robinsons Brewery Tour

    Robinsons Brewery – Manchester Brewery Tour Uncover the secrets of the brewing process and sample Robinsons’ award-winning ales Robinsons have a worldwide reputation for real ale, learn how […]

    From £8.95
  • 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)
  • 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 […]

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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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