2-Hour Heritage Cruise from Salford

2-Hour Heritage Cruise from Salford

We will cruise from the city centre to the point where the waters of the River Irwell meet the Ship Canal and onwards to the old docks now reborn as Salford Quays with views of the extraordinary architecture of the Lowry Arts Centre and Imperial War Museum North. You will be with Green Badge Tour Guide describing the history of the city that built up around the waterways. Our boat is full heated, equipped with an onboard licensed bar and two toilets.
* Duration: 2 hours
* Starts: Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Historical & Heritage Tours




We will cruise from the city centre to the point where the waters of the River Irwell meet the Ship Canal and onwards to the old docks now reborn as Salford Quays with views of the extraordinary architecture of the Lowry Arts Centre and Imperial War Museum North. You will be with Green Badge Tour Guide describing the history of the city that built up around the waterways. Our boat is full heated, equipped with an onboard licensed bar and two toilets.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Imperial War Museum North, Trafford Wharf Road The Quays, Stretford M17 1TZ England

Passing by this amazing building, our guide will explain the ideas behind the design of the building.

Pass By: The Lowry, Pier 8 The Quays Pier 8, Salford M50 3AZ England

We will pass by this striking building on the side of the canal designed to evoke elements of the ships that once docked there. Named after the early 20th-century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England.

Pass By: Manchester Ship Canal, The Quays, Manchester England

We join the Manchester Ship Canal from the River Irwell and travel as war as Mode Wheel locks at Salford Quays. The guide will provide an indepth history of the canal, it’s origins and how it helped evolve the city.

Pass By: Sir Matt Busby Way Old Trafford, Stretford M16 0RA England

Home to Manchester United since 1910 we obtain a great view as we enter the canal’s terminal basin. You hear details of the stadium and how it have been built up over the years.