Christmas on the Cobbles – NEW GROUP TOUR
Wrap up warm and hit the cobbles on Coronation Street at Christmas. This festive new tour for 2019 combines Coronation Street The Tour with the world famous Manchester Christmas Markets. Catch up on all the behind-the-scenes gossip with a guided tour of Britain’s most famous street, then grab a mug of mulled wine, stock up on some last minute gifts, and sample the toasty treats sold throughout the markets.
Sunday 24th November 2019, Sunday 8th December 2019
Coronation Street The Tour & Manchester Christmas Markets.
Arrive in Salford Quays and head straight to MediaCity. Coronation Street The Tour will last approximately 1.5 hours and be full of filming stories and secrets and packed with picture opportunities. This is your chance to step on to the largest working television lot in the country and be immersed in the familiar surroundings of the Rovers Return, Roy’s Rolls, Underworld and The Kabin.
After the tour concludes we check into our hotel and then head out to the Christmas markets. Take in the aroma of roasting chestnuts while browsing the hand crafted wares. There is something for everyone from jewellery and clothes to wooden toys. You can grab a warm glühwein and some delicious festive food from German Sausages to Dutch pancakes. There are more than 300 stalls spread across the city centre offering international specialities. Considered to be amongst the best in Britain and Europe, you will not be able to help but get into the Christmas spirit, all whilst enjoying the fantastic city of Manchester.
Travel home – why not choose an optional extra attraction…?
The next day begin your journey home. You may choose to spend more time at the markets. If not there is a wealth of attractions in the area that you can visit before returning home. Please see below for just some of our suggestions. Please note these attractions are optional extras and carry a supplement – available upon request.
- Manchester Walking Tour – Want to learn more about the real pubs that may have inspired the Rovers? A Blue or Green Badge Guide will take you on a private walking tour of the Old Pubs of Manchester.
- Manchester United Stadium Tour –An behind the scenes tour of the iconic stadium and a museum dedicated to the one of the most successful and famous sport teams in the world.
- Robinsons Brewery Tour – Discover the science and technology behind the brewing process and learn how the Brewery select the ingredients for their award winning ales. This attraction has many steps.
- Great Cheshire Houses including Tatton Hall, Lyme Park or Little Moreton Hall – Cheshire is known for its country estates and majestic houses, and you can take your pick of the county’s prettiest and most popular.
Marriott Manchester Victoria & Albert Hotel ****
This city centre hotel is in a great central location, making it simple to discover all that Manchester has to offer. Spinningfields markets are just a five minute stroll away, and Albert Square a ten minute walk. There are 148 bedrooms all of which boast amenities like luxurious bedding and high-speed Wi-Fi. There is a lift to all floors and coach parking is available onsite at £48 per night.
|2 day tour|
|Sunday 24th November 2019||From £79.00 per person|
|Sunday 8th December 2019||From £79.00 per person|
Single supplement available on request.
Tour available at 1pm or 2pm subject to availability. Guests are advised to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the tour.
Booking terms and conditions apply.
All tours run to a set number of 50 spaces. All groups will be charged for a minimum of 30 tickets. Full payment for tickets is required 6 weeks prior.
Visitors who may require disabled access must inform Greatdays to ensure the best experience for all. Due to the nature of the attraction we would strongly advise you that the attraction requires a degree of walking and standing including walking over cobbled streets.
Additional suggested attractions are subject to availability and most incur a supplement.