So you’ve got a full day to explore Manchester? Whether you’re a football fan, keen on getting to know the city that Manchester United call home or you’re just looking to indulge in some northern culture - join one of our hosts who can’t wait to share with you what makes their city so special! Stop for a pub lunch and yes, even a local pint or two, do some street food feasting at a market or visit the Curry Mile; it’s all up to you, we’re just here to make it happen.
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.
Discover Manchester with a private guide, and enjoy a tour that’s tailor-made to you. Pick your own departure time, meeting point, and duration, then build an itinerary with a Mancunian guide whose interests match your own. Admission tickets to Manchester attractions are at your own expense, but these can be arranged in advance via your guide.
Exploring the Yorkshire Dales National Park in a day from Manchester means hiring a self-drive car. Save the hassle and cost, and let someone else do the driving so you can concentrate on the scenery on this full-day tour. Visit the spectacular triple-flight Aysgarth Falls, and pass through landscapes of stone-walled emerald pastures punctuated with railway viaducts and quaint villages, all with a driver-guide to put the sights into context.
Manchester is considered England’s music capital, but exploring independently means missing its hidden musical heritage. On this tour, follow in the footsteps of famous Manchester bands like the Buzzcocks, Joy Division, and The Smiths with your guide. Discover iconic locations including the Free Trade Hall, Oldham Street, and Piccadilly Records, stop for refreshments in historic pubs and live music venues, and find out what puts Manchester on Britain’s music map.
This private tour gives you an incredible day in the Lake District National Park, from Manchester.
It’s an ideal way to see amazing landscape associated with this stunning National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Visit beauty spots such as Tarn Hows, enjoy lunch in a quaint medieval town and visit Coniston famed for Donald Campbell's Bluebird.
This private tour is the perfect way to experience and explore everything the Lake District has to offer. Travel from Manchester with your own personal driver guide in comfort and style.
Mountain Goat's drivers are all incredibly knowledgeable about our beautiful national park and will be on hand to answer any questions and help you get the most out of your trip.
As it is a private trip customers can also request additions and changes to the itinerary and we'll do our best to include them.
This tour takes you to:
◾Lake Windermere views of the largest lake in the lake district, surrounded by panoramic mountain scenery.
◾Kirkstone Pass the Lake District's highest pass that is open to motor traffic.
◾Brothers Water in the Hartsop Valley .
◾Patterdale the village where walkers begin their ascent via the Striding Edge path up to Helvellyn, the third highest peak in the Lake District.
◾Glenridding close to the old Greenside Lead Mine.
◾Ullswater with spectacular views of the second largest lake in the Lake District.
◾Lake Cruise on Ullswater.
◾The Lakes Distillery for a tour of the distillery followed by a tasting session.
◾Thirlmerethe man-made vast reservoir.
◾Dunmail Raise the low-level mountain pass and legendary burial place of King Dunmail.
◾Grasmere one of the smaller lakes of the English Lake District.
◾Rydal Water tranquil and serene with beautiful reflections of Loughrigg fell.
This is an Iconic, Bespoke Music Tour, collected from my 22 years working in the Manchester Music Industry.
We make the tour special by letting you walk the streets of Manchester with us and give you a real feel of what manchester is all about. You will also get to use our fantastic metro while being guided by us and get an actual feeling of what life is like in manchester and how great a City it really is.
Will will also include an Amazing Lunch at One of Manchester's Best Restaurants.