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Perfect October Day

We could not have picked a more perfect day to visit the BBC center than today. So much to see, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The BBC tour is well worth doing (booking required)

My wife & I stayed at the Salford Quays in September 2018 & visited the nearby Media City as we had... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Salford Quays, Salford M50 2QH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could not have picked a more perfect day to visit the BBC center than today. So much to see, and do. We could have spent the entire day.

Thank GretnaStiles
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife & I stayed at the Salford Quays in September 2018 & visited the nearby Media City as we had booked a tour of the BBC premises. This was very good & well worth doing. Our two guides were friendly & very knowledgeable. We...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow we got tickets to watch an episode being filmed of this and it was great fun! Singers come on one by one and they are singing to a panel of 100 music judges all diverse - and with different roles in the music industry...More

Thank daymoLiverpool
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Since media city was conceived and the BBC relocated some of their programmes there, including Breakfast TV, Blue Peter CeeBeebies, Salford Quays has been transformed. It’s great to see.

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were approached by 2 young ladies asking if we would like to see TV's Mastermind being filmed, well we just said yes please. It's a long process so be prepared whilst everything is filmed there's a warm up man who's a bit cheesy but...More

Thank PhilB505
Reviewed 22 July 2018

A tour of the BBC studios in Media City, Salford, is a first rate way of spending an afternoon whether you are a local or a visitor to the area. Our tour lasted about an hour and a half and was led by two excellent...More

Thank jpcheshire1615
Reviewed 18 July 2018

A very good tour around lots of areas of the BBC studios. Lots to see and plenty of interesting information. The tour is free and you can apply online. Easy to get to by tram from Manchester and surrounding areas or by bus or car.

Thank Stevejdp
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Do go and see the Blue Peter Garden which was moved from London's Shephards Bush. For the oldies there are Shep's footprints

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 4 June 2018

We had a really fun time touring the BBC Studios. Very informative. We were able to take part in a Radio Drama and got to sit on the Red Sofa and try our hand at presenting the weather!

Thank tckg
Reviewed 4 May 2018

You can take tour of the BBC as well as going to watch some of the programmes being filmed. Been here many times over the past few years. Great staff.

Thank lynnepa
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16 January 2018|
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Response from Terry B | Reviewed this property |
We have been to Media City a couple of times and did not see any merchandise shops in any of the three studio complexes. Try the BBC website. Hope this helps Terry