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It's like being on your holidays!

I heard this comment just days ago! It is a bustling area now, with coaches of tourists coming in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salford, United Kingdom

Salford Quays used to be a place where ships docked to unload and load. Now it’s a bustling centre... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Wigan, United Kingdom
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“media city”(45 reviews)
“lowry centre”(14 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Salford, England
+44 161 276 0601
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All reviews the imperial war museum media city lowry centre itv studios interesting area bbc tour worth a visit ship canal sunny day lovely place to visit outlet mall couple of hours theatre iwm shipping manchester regenerated
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I heard this comment just days ago! It is a bustling area now, with coaches of tourists coming in to visit the Lowry Theatre and Gallery perhaps take a BBC Tour or Coronation Street Tour or walk over the bridge to the Imperial War Museum....More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Salford Quays used to be a place where ships docked to unload and load. Now it’s a bustling centre for the media, theatre, shopping, dining and much more. Very good

Thank albeback1
Reviewed 3 August 2018 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.

Thank omazuz
Reviewed 24 July 2018

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

5  Thank MarkL2012
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.

Thank StephenCr0ss
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
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
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
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
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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21 January 2018|
Response from david n | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it covers a large open area with many shops.
aggie Q
28 August 2017|
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.