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Salford Quays Itinerary

Salford Quays Itinerary

Just a 15 minute drive from Manchester, this unique waterfront destination is a favourite for visiting groups all year round.

Day 1: Cruising and Culture

Morning:

Board a Manchester Ship Canal Cruise, departing from The Quays. This six hour cruise takes you along 35 miles of the UK’s oldest canal. With spectacular scenery and running commentary along the way, this will be a day out to remember. An onboard licensed bar and servery means a spot of lunch can be eaten before arriving at the cruise’s destination in Seacombe, Merseyside.  (Price includes return to departure point by dedicated bus transfer)

Afternoon:

Visit the Imperial War Museum North, a fascinating museum that tells the story of how life is shaped by war. Thought provoking collections and changing exhibitions throughout the year, the museum is free and offers fantastic benefits to pre-booking groups.

Evening:

Have a pre-show supper in one of The Quays’ fabulous waterside restaurants, chose from British, Italian, French or Oriental cuisines.

Take in a show at The Lowry. This magnificent building has two theatres and an art gallery and hosts performances in ballet, drama, musical theatre and opera from some of the UK’s leading production companies.

Day 2: Shopping and Sport

Morning:

Take Manchester United’s Museum and Stadium Tour where you can learn about the club’s history, see the impressive trophy collection, visit the players’ changing rooms and get a photo by the pitch.

Afternoon:

After lunch, spend the day shopping at The Lowry Outlet Mall. Over 80 stores offer up to 60% off in clothing, health & beauty, homeware and electrical goods. Pre-booking groups receive exclusive benefits like discount books and there are regular group friendly events throughout the year. The mall also includes a cinema and food court to explore at your leisure.

Product Information

  1. Contact Details:

    The Quays
    Salford
    Lancs
    M50 3AH

    Tel:

    +44 (0)151 330 1444
  2. IWM North

    The Quays, Stretford

    Contact Details:

    IWM North
    Trafford Wharf Road
    The Quays
    Stretford
    Greater Manchester
    M17 1TZ

    Tel:

    +44(0)161 836 4000
  3. The Lowry

    Salford

    Contact Details:

    Pier Eight
    The Quays
    Salford
    Greater Manchester
    M50 3AZ

    Tel:

    +44 (0)843 208 6000
  4. Contact Details:

    Sir Matt Busby Way
    Old Trafford
    Manchester
    Greater Manchester
    M16 0RA

    Tel:

    +44(0)161 868 8000
  5. The Lowry Outlet Mall

    Salford Quays

    Contact Details:

    The Lowry Outlet Mall
    The Quays
    Salford Quays
    Greater Manchester
    M50 3AH

    Tel:

    (0161) 848 1850

Itinerary Distances

FromToDistance * (metric)
Manchester Ship Canal Cruises (53.47002,-2.29228)IWM North (53.46931,-2.29904)0.41
IWM North (53.46931,-2.29904)The Lowry (53.47136,-2.29445)0.34
The Lowry (53.47136,-2.29445)Manchester United Museum & Stadium Tour (53.46296,-2.29096)0.87
Manchester United Museum & Stadium Tour (53.46296,-2.29096)The Lowry Outlet Mall (53.47118,-2.29371)0.84
Total Distance *2.46 miles
Estimated Journey Time5 minutes

* Approximate distance by road

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