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Jonathan Schofield Manchester Tours

62 Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BJ, England
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Really good interiors tour!

Went on the interiors tours today and loved seeing the amazing buildings and finding out all the... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
Alex K
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Informative and Amusing

As a keen genealogist, whenever I get to travel near a region related my family history, I always... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Wello09
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Brisbane, Australia
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Wide range of tours including – exclusively -Manchester’s Highest, Oldest, Deepest tour, the Town Hall Clock Tower Tour, Chetham’s Medieval Buildings Tour and the Haunted Underworld Tour. ‘Best guide I’ve ever experienced,’ Dr Xavier Aldana Reyes, Manchester Metropolitan University. ‘You must try one of Jonathan Schofield’s ace tours,’ Katherine Viner, Editor, The Guardian.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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62 Barton Arcade, Manchester M3 2BJ, England
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Went on the interiors tours today and loved seeing the amazing buildings and finding out all the little facts which were provided by Jonathan. Made us laugh throughout and also meant we gained access to some places that usually you either wouldn’t have found or...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

As a keen genealogist, whenever I get to travel near a region related my family history, I always jump at the chance for a tour from an expert who can give me the insight and perspective that Google can't provide. Jonathan did not disappoint -...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This is the first tour I have done with Jonathon and it most certainly wont be the last. The walk was short as we were visiting a station / parcels depot which to a rail and architecture enthusiast was perfect. Visited the outside and the...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I've now done a few tours with Jonathan now and they just get better. He's knowledge of the subject is fascinating and blows your mind with facts and information. I've just booked myself on to the Mayfield tour and cannot wait to see what new...More

1  Thank Kittyj71
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

At best this guy is very disorganized in running the tours and his customer service skills are appalling. At worst the whole thing is a scam! I say this as we had a tour booked for Halloween. We got to the meeting point 10 minutes...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

A small group of friends hired Jonathan for a morning walk. This is the 3rd one he has done for us. It does not matter what the 'subject' of the walk may be, Jonathan has a fantastic knowledge oh Manchester and it's history. He has...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Enjoyed very much the walking tour with Jonathan Schofield. He summarized so much information in an interesting and knowledgeable way. It was a wonderful introductory to a lovely city. Thanks Jonathan

Thank Tehilla B
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

A friend recommended Jonathan's Manchester tours, so we signed up for the Peterloo Massacre Walk. We were not disappointed. Jonathan's deep knowledge of the subject (and, I suspect, of all things Mancunian) explained the event and placed it securely in its historical and geographical context....More

Thank Fermat50
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We took a tour of the Refuge Assurance Building which is now a hotel. I worked there 40 years ago but found out more about the building in the hours tour than i had in the 5 years i had worked there all those years...More

2  Thank _hazel_hatherley
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Jonathan gave our Anglo-German Club a superb German-themed tour, introducing us to the city's 19th links to Prince Albert, the Behrens textile-manufacturing dynasty, German-born Charles Halle, founder of the Halle orchestra and communist Friedrich Engels, whose newly-erected statue we got to see. We were informed,...More

Thank christineconlin
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