Walking Tours in Manchester

FREE Si Manchester Walking Tour (2 hours) – Departs: Daily 10:30am and Sat+Sun at 2pm

  • Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, North West - Exterior ©Photo - Joel Fildes

    Manchester cotton
  • Manchester Central Library

    Manchester Central Library
  • The Shambles - Exchange Square ©Courtesy of Marketing Manchester

    Manchester Walking Tour

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Explore the history behind Manchester city centre’s landmarks with on a FREE Si Manchester Walking tour.

Manchester is one of the great British cities, the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and the world’s first modern city. Explore Manchester’s heritage, history, and culture on a walking tour of the city centre led by a local tourist guide.

On the Si Manchester walking tour, you will hear the story of Manchester from its origins right up to the present day. This city has led the world’s development in several fields, from cotton to computers, making for a wealth of history waiting to be discovered. Your guide will walk you through the city, pointing out Manchester’s most famous landmarks and revealing the stories behind them; making this tour the best way to get to know this great city!

Walking tours run Daily at 10:30am and Sat+Sun at 2pm from outside the Central Library in St Peter’s Square.

The Si Manchester walking tour includes*:

  • The Central Library
  • The Midland Hotel
  • Friends Meeting House
  • The ‘Hidden Gem’ Church
  • Manchester’s secret passages
  • St Ann’s Church
  • Royal Exchange (Manchester’s main cotton exchange and now a theatre)
  • Shambles Square
  • Chetham’s School of Music
  • Victoria Station

* The tour route may vary depending on circumstances.



This tour is FREE and voluntary gratuity / tip based. From our experience, if you enjoyed the tour a typical gratuity would be around £8 per person. Please note if the tour does not meet your expectation then please do not be under any pressure to tip the guide, all tips are voluntary and should reflect the quality of tour provided. The guide accepts cash or contactless payment.


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