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Interesting & Well Designed Area Of Manchester

Recently spent 3nights staying in the Salford Quays/Media City area of Manchester. The building... read more

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Cedar lodge Llandudno

We have just spent 3 nights at this guest house,excellent ,food the rooms were really nice ,lovely... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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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...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 theatre itv studios interesting area shopping centre bbc tour worth a visit ship canal sunny day great place to visit outlet mall couple of hours iwm shipping manchester transformation
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently spent 3nights staying in the Salford Quays/Media City area of Manchester. The building work & thought to the design of the area is truly outstanding. There is so much to see & do here and by the look of the building work still being...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

We have just spent 3 nights at this guest house,excellent ,food the rooms were really nice ,lovely spotlessly clean,beautiful bedding and comfy beds, the owners could not do enough for you, we highly recommend it,we will definitely return, will be booking for next year.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Arlene W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank prguru2015
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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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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.