The Official Google #1 rated Manchester walking Tour !

A guaranteed fun day out discovering The streets & Secrets Of Manchester!

book Your unforgettable walking tour with joe!


Welcome to our tour! This 2.5 hour Manchester walking tour with Joe will show you all the top attractions and insider stories of the city. 


Your local expert Joe will take you to all the must-see spots such as the filming sets of Peaky Blinders and Captain America, The venue of the start of the Football League, Northern Quarter artwork and so much more. 


You will go where buses simply can’t, with stories from Joe  that no other tour can match. Joe will give you the history of Manchester and give you an authentic introduction to one of the world’s favourite cities. 🐝

Rock and Goal Manchester Walking Tour Map

Our‌ ‌tour‌ ‌starts‌ ‌with‌ ‌you‌ ‌learning‌ ‌why‌ ‌David‌ ‌Bowie,‌ ‌Rod‌ ‌Stewart‌ ‌and‌ ‌lots‌ ‌of‌ ‌other‌ ‌stars‌ ‌would‌ ‌come‌ ‌to‌ ‌this‌ ‌hotel‌ ‌by‌ ‌mistake!‌ ‌

See‌ ‌the‌ ‌sets‌ ‌of‌ ‌BBC‌ ‌and‌ ‌Netflix‌ ‌series‌ ‌and‌ ‌Hollywood‌ ‌movies‌ ‌and‌ ‌see‌ ‌the‌ ‌venues‌ ‌where‌ ‌many‌ ‌famous‌ ‌bands‌ ‌started!‌ ‌

‌See‌ ‌the‌ ‌famous‌ ‌whiskey‌ ‌Jar‌ ‌with‌ ‌its‌ ‌300‌ ‌types‌ ‌of‌ ‌whiskey‌ ‌and‌ ‌learn‌ ‌how‌ ‌the‌ ‌area‌ ‌became‌ ‌the‌ ‌gateway‌ ‌to‌ ‌Manchester’s‌ ‌street‌ ‌art!‌

‌Learn‌ ‌how‌ ‌Manchester‌ ‌gave‌ ‌the‌ ‌world‌ ‌handheld‌ ‌ice‌ ‌cream‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌
reasons‌ ‌that‌ ‌the‌ ‌annual‌ ‌Italian‌ ‌Day‌ ‌Parade‌ ‌is‌ ‌so‌ ‌popular!

‌Learn‌ ‌how‌ ‌Manchester‌ ‌gave‌ ‌women‌ ‌voting‌ ‌rights‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌first‌ ‌policeman‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌world!‌ ‌See‌ ‌how‌ ‌Police‌ ‌would‌ ‌catch‌ ‌the‌ ‌baddies‌ ‌before‌ ‌they‌ ‌had‌ ‌radios!

Learn‌ ‌about‌ ‌how‌ ‌the‌ ‌famous‌ ‌Northern‌ ‌Quarter‌ ‌started‌ ‌and‌ ‌hear‌ ‌the‌ ‌story‌ ‌of‌ ‌how‌ ‌one‌ ‌man‌ ‌became‌ ‌famous‌ ‌almost‌ ‌by‌ ‌mistake!‌

See‌ ‌the‌ ‌sets‌ ‌of‌ ‌BBC‌ ‌and‌ ‌Netflix‌ ‌series‌ ‌and‌ ‌Hollywood‌ ‌movies‌ ‌and‌ ‌see‌ ‌the‌ ‌venues‌ ‌where‌ ‌many‌ ‌famous‌ ‌bands‌ ‌started!‌ ‌

See‌ ‌where‌ ‌the‌ ‌football‌ ‌league‌ ‌started‌ ‌and‌ ‌how‌ ‌it‌ ‌became‌ ‌The‌ ‌Premier‌ ‌League‌ ‌broadcast‌ ‌annually‌ ‌to‌ ‌over‌ ‌4‌ ‌billion‌ ‌people!‌ ‌

‌Visit‌ ‌Manchester’s‌ ‌premier‌ ‌boutique‌ ‌arcade.‌ ‌You‌ ‌will‌ ‌learn‌ ‌about‌ ‌the‌ ‌mosaics‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌side‌ ‌of‌ ‌Afflecks‌ ‌and‌ ‌about‌ ‌the‌ ‌fashion‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌‘Madchester’‌ ‌music‌ ‌scene‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌80s‌ ‌and‌ ‌90s!

Enjoy this amazing manchester walking tour with your expert guide joe.

Joe lives and breathes everything Manchester. He grew up in the Haçienda days and has met or even knows  many famous bands such as Oasis which you will know and learn about on the tour!


Joe has also met and interviewed countless famous sporting heroes and pop legends in his journalistic career.


Joe has also played music all over the world alongside acts such as The Arctic Monkeys, The Enemy, Maximo Park and Pete Doherty. 🐝

Learn more about our wonderful city in our blog

Here you’ll get to know much more about Manchester. Joe will teach you about the bands, art, sport and also the history and people, You’ll also learn about the Manchester language (Yes we have our own dialect!). 🐝

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Insider tips

Joe knows the streets of Manchester like the back of his hand - you'll learn so much and he's always happy to point you in the right direction no matter what you need! 🐝


Great stories

Joe is a born storyteller! Learn about all the interesting things about Manchester in a fun and playful way.
Joe will ensure that you will leave with great memories of Manchester and its people! 🐝


Tour Variety

Joe always follows the same route but will adjust the anecdotes according to the feel of the group. He's very good at reading what people enjoy and delivering according to that. No two tours are the same so if you come back you can be guaranteed more stories and fun! 🐝

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