Private Highlights Tour of Manchester in an English TaxiPrivate Tour
Visit iconic landmarks and immerse yourself in the history of Manchester from the comfort of a classic English Taxi.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
Things to know
Culture Vulture, Family, Friends, History Buffs
You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive
Driving tour: including a private vehicle throughout the tour
No tickets required
Gratuities not included
Meeting points: Castlefield Urban Heritage Park - Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP, United Kingdom
What makes this tour special
During your Private Tour of Manchester in a Taxi, you will learn the history of the city from its very beginnings up to the present day from the comfort of a classic English taxi. The beauty of this tour is that it can be as bespoke as you like; you can be taken to any sites of particular interest you would like to see. On your tour, you will:
Begin your tour at Castle Heritage Field, where you'll see the Roman fort from which it derived its name and which represents the first record of human settlement in Manchester.
Learn the history of Bridgewater Canal & Hall - The Bridgewater Canal connects Runcorn, Manchester and Leigh. It was commissioned by Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater, to transport coal from his mines in Worsley to Manchester
Hear how Exchange Square was created after the IRA 1996 Manchester bombing.
See Old Trafford, home to Manchester United football team
View the Munich Disaster Clock - a memorial at Old Trafford to all those Manchester United players who lost their lives on 6 February 1958 when tragedy struck at the Munich Airport.
Enjoy The life and soul of the city can be found at Northern Quarter & Printworks, a trendy neighbourhood which is buzzing with restaurants, cafés and some of the city's most popular music venues.
Visit BBC Plaza (often known as BBC Salford) home to the BBC and some of ITV’s studios, including the set of the famous Coronation Street.
Learn about Manchester Ship Canal, a 36-mile-long inland waterway in linking Manchester to the Irish Sea.
Your tour begins at Castle Heritage Field, where the first human settlement in Manchester was recorded. Manchester is famous for its star-studded musical heritage and is the birthplace of The Stone Roses, Oasis, The Smiths and Take That. The Hacienda played a bit part in Manchester's rich musical history when it became famous after its involvement in the Manchester movement of the 1980’s and 1990’s. You'll be driven through the trendy neighbourhood of the Northern Quarter which is buzzing with restaurants, cafés and some of Manchester's most popular music venues. The Printworks is Manchester's go-to destination for food, drink, cinema and leisure, day or night, and it's based right in the heart of the city centre. Passing by Exchange Square, you'll hear that it was created after the IRA 1996 Manchester bombing.
It's not just paper, textiles and cotton the city is famous for its role in computer science has grown over the years and it's the birthplace of Alan Turing, mathematician, computer scientist and codebreaker. See the effects of the industrial revolution and how and why The Bridgewater Canal connects Runcorn, Manchester and Leigh.
Your Private Tour of Manchester in a taxi is a bespoke experience and one which will take you on a journey through the city's rich industrial, musical and cultural heritage.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <email@example.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
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For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
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QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
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