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The Quays

Salford, England
+44 161 276 0601
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Nice place to watch sunset

Salford Quays and media city are nice places to walk and enjoy the sunset. You can combine it with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
omazuz
via mobile
Great location, average shops and market

Salford Quays is a great place to walk along on a sunny Sunday. The star attractions are the Lowry... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarkL2012
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Visit the Quays, Greater Manchester's stunning waterfront destination, and discover culture, history, heritage, shopping and sport within just one square mile. With an award-winning theatre, gallery and museum, discount shopping, stunning architecture, historical tours, cruises and sport, the Quays has everything you need for a great day out. When when the sun goes down, the quayside is beautifully lit, making it the ideal backdrop for an evening stroll, followed by dinner and drinks in one of the many bars and restaurants - plus the excellent accommodation on offer provides the perfect reason to turn your day visit into a short break. There is also a year-round programme of events, including food markets and public outdoor art installations.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“media city” (45 reviews)
“lowry centre” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Salford, England
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+44 161 276 0601
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"the imperial war museum"
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"media city"
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"lowry centre"
in 14 reviews
"itv studios"
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"interesting area"
in 5 reviews
"bbc tour"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"ship canal"
in 3 reviews
"sunny day"
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"lovely place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"outlet mall"
in 6 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"theatre"
in 36 reviews
"iwm"
in 5 reviews
"shipping"
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"manchester"
in 31 reviews
"regenerated"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salford Quays and media city are nice places to walk and enjoy the sunset. You can combine it with a visit to the lowry outlet then to have a dinner at one of the resturants on the waterfront.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salford Quays is a great place to walk along on a sunny Sunday. The star attractions are the Lowry and the Imperial War Museum, the others are pretty average. The market offered nothing particularly special but was pleasant and the outlet centre was the usual...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Media city area and lots of shops and things to do. Good transport system to downtown Manchester on tram. BBC / ITV studios . Restaurants and shops. Pleasant way to pass an afternoon.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Staying in the Salford Quays, it was interesting to see how the former quays of the Manchester shipping canal had been redeveloped since the quays closed in the early 1980's. Lots of apartments, shops, restaurants, hotels....... A little bit of a characterless mickymouse land, forgetting...More

Thank 923Dan
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The Quays outlet shopping is pretty average to be honest. Not really on a par with other outlet centres like Gun Warf Quays ( Portsmouth) or Clarke’s Village ( Somerset) . Only small range of shops and no designer ones really. The surrounding area though...More

Thank Lin117
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

It is really nice to walk around. Shopping, good pubs, foods, lake, pubs gardens etc. Best to go there in the summer or night time.

Thank Rac'Zara S
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Poor selection of shops. If we hadn't been wanting to go to the Lowry gallery it would have been a wasted visit.

Thank Kate L
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

A great outlet with plenty of parking. M&S had some great offers with real discounts as a pose to other stores which didn't seem very discounted. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Sarah Y
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

What an ideal place for a couple of hours before football. There are many parking areas, bars, coffee shops and food outlets. There is plenty to see, BBC media city, ITV studios, imperial War Museum, The Lowry, The Lowry Outlet shopping outlet and outside interests....More

Thank bonjgb1009
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

What a change over the years.I remember coming here on a school trip to look at the docks and ships. No comparison now and it as the feel of NYC lower Manhattan but on a smaller scale. Great area for leisure, living and sports.

Thank IAN O
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janetsmall27
21 January 2018|
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Response from david n | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it covers a large open area with many shops.
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aggie Q
28 August 2017|
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Response from Dean G | Reviewed this property |
There is the metrolink tram you can get from Media City back to Manchester. I would recommend checking the tram times but usually trams run until midnight or thereabouts.
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