Private tour

Manchester: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour

Activity provider: City Unscripted

Manchester: Private Highlights & Hidden Gems Tour

Activity provider: City Unscripted

From US$ 108.64 per person

Discover regenerated docklands, the friendliest of locals, a northern expression or two, and all the secret spots Manchester has to offer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
You will be picked up at any location in Manchester. The local partner will reach out to you beforehand to confirm your requested location. If you are staying in the center of Manchester, the host will meet you at your hotel (please specify the name and address of the hotel).
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Get a taste of Manchester through the inspiring lens of your local host
  • Uncover the city’s hidden spots and secret gems with your private insider host
  • Acquaint yourself with Manchester's history and some general city information
  • Experience firsthand what makes Manchester so iconic
  • Enjoy a flexible itinerary to fit your interests and desires
Full description
Join a local host in Manchester and explore some of the city's hidden gems, local hangouts, and secret spots. Enjoy a private and personalized experience with a host matched to your interests and preferences. Whether you're a soccer fan keen on getting to know the city that Manchester United and Manchester City call home, or just looking to indulge in some northern English culture, your host is excited to share their city with you. Get ready to lose yourself in all that Manchester has to offer; just don't forget to get the scoop from your host about other things to enjoy in the city. Visit regenerated docklands and more, and pick up some of the local lingo. The local partner's handpicked hosts are culinary connoisseurs and history buffs, bakers and bankers, students and seniors. Like the people who travel with them, they have different backgrounds and interests — but they're all so passionate about the place they call home, they choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them.
  • A private and personalized experience
  • A local host
  • Pickup and drop-off in Manchester
  • Walking experience (if required, your host can suggest public transportation or private taxi options)
  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Tips (optional)
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Within 24 hours after booking, you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
  • This experience will take place rain or shine.
  • All bookings are private.
  • The local partner's team will communicate with you prior to the experience to confirm the logistics of your booking.
  • This experience can be personalized to meet your requests and preferences.
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