Ideally located where Salford meets Manchester on the banks of the River Irwell, Salford showcases the very best in heritage, arts, culture, sport, shopping, relaxation and stunning scenery.
Discover the city’s fascinating heritage through many historic places of interest both on land and water such as the picturesque Worsley village and Bridgewater Canal which played a pivotal part in the industrial revolution. Other highlights include Ordsall Hall, the haunted Grade 1 listed Tudor house, Salford Lads Club where visitors from across the globe relive 'The Smiths' legacy and one of the most unusual libraries in the world - the Working Class Movement Library.
Salford's contribution to world cuisine goes way beyond the Eccles cake with a wide range of award winning venues which have put the city on the national map.
With over 60 parks and open spaces, visitors to Salford can explore open woodland and meadows to enjoy vibrant wildlife, lakeside walks and picnics.
Salford Quays, Greater Manchester’s waterfront destination boasts spectacular architecture with The Lowry, Imperial War Museum North and MediaCityUK as well as outlet shopping, watersports, cruises and sport.
With lots of things to see and do, explore and experience, make sure you plan a visit to Salford.
The city of Salford is a city and metropolitan borough of Greater Manchester made up of the towns of Salford, Eccles, Swinton, Pendlebury, Walkden and Irlam.