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A pleasant stroll

Suspect it would be more buzzy during the working week, but still a pleasant place to stroll for an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Worth a visit if in the area, & the BBC tour is very good (booking required)

My wife & I stayed at the Salford Quays in September 2018 & visited the nearby Media City as we had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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There is never a dull day at MediaCityUK. Atmosphere is central to the MediaCityUK ethos and with a host of cultural and sporting attractions, cinemas, world class events, shopping, an abundance of bars and restaurants and a diversity of people...more
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The Quays, Salford M50 3SQ, England
+44 161 886 5300
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suspect it would be more buzzy during the working week, but still a pleasant place to stroll for an hour or so. There are ample eating/drinking options and a small shopping mall with some outlet stores. Easy access via tram to Manchester centre and other...More

Thank davidandmel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife & I stayed at the Salford Quays in September 2018 & visited the nearby Media City as we had booked a tour of the BBC premises. This was very good & well worth doing. Outside there is the Blue Peter Garden, right next...More

Thank manxmanpaul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful afternoon walking in media city and can highly recommend it if you are in or around Manchester. It has easy parking at The Lowry and wonderful views of Salford Quays

Thank Seamus C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It would be great if u join a tour in BBC. Otherwise just some studio to see. Not far from Manchester United match. Very windy as it’s riverside. Be careful if you wore a skirt!

Thank Wander751162
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous place to walk round ..Plenty of things to see and do !! water sports open air swims Helly Henson water sports Lowry shopping outlet .entertainment /cinema/ theatre Many bars/restaurants check there web site for free out door Actives ..always some thing going on !!...More

Thank 61marion
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hangout during the summer months. Lots to do in the area. Many bars/restaurants plus entertainment complexes around too.

Thank Sophie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hadn’t been before and had a nice walk round. Lovely area. They had a Costa and a great pub and a few places to eat. We can’t wait to go again.

Thank Wjd14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked for Coronation Street Tour thoroughly enjoyed the whole tour Sarah Tour Guide was great very Informative thoroughly enjoyed!

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 13 September 2018

A very quiet and calming place. There are several food and cafe options, a small park, and an outlet mall nearby.

1  Thank mZoomout
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Media city continues to grow and there seems no end to the expansion. It’s great having an important media hub in the north west.

Thank albeback1
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12 September 2018|
Response from Alan J | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the nearby school my wife works at has half term the week before, but I'm not sure if other schools in the Greater Manchester area all have the same week. I'm afraid it don't know which areas might be closed on Thursday... More
28 August 2018|
Response from TimH2105 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there yes there are a few places to eat in the area but my advice would be to either hop on the metro or grab a taxi into Manchester. Uber shouldn’t cost much. From what I remember I’d not call any in media city romantic... More
sue g
15 July 2018|
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Response from Dave T | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can walk dogs around media city as long as they are kept on leads although there are no dog mess bins