Honest city walking tours looking at the alternative side of Manchester. Informal but informative, and the only northern tours to feature in Telegraph Travel's Incredible Street Art Tours.

The Modern History of the Nothern Quarter, and Follow the Buddleia, are anti-tours for explorers and urbanists who want to delve a little deeper into the city.

Alternative and independent walking tours of Manchester since 2012. Official tour guide for Manchester International Festival.


Spending a couple of hours touring the Northern Quarter, I didn’t just enjoy the artwork, but I especially loved learning about the city and its more recent history through a very unique lens. I’ve been on many street art tours around the world, but this may just be one of the best.
— Matt Long, Landlopers

The Modern History of the Northern Quarter

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Follow the Buddleia: Part I


The Invisible City

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Women of the Arts

christmas tour

These Unlovely Streets

The Christmas Tour.


The Irwell Boundary


Pomona Island


Requests for dates or private tours welcomed.

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