Guided tours of Manchester by bike

Manchester city tour

Gentle introduction to the city's history, architecture and heritage: Manchester Town Hall and Cathedral, John Rylands Library, Roman settlement in Castlefield, England’s first canal at Bridgewater, cradle of industry in Ancoats, the bohemian Northern Quarter, gruesome stories of Angel Meadow, the oldest public library at Chetham’s, Royal Exchange, Gay Village and China town.

The Quays, United and Lowry

Spectacular modern urban area on the waterside of Manchester Ship canal in Salford. House to Media City UK, The Lowry theatre and gallery, Imperial War Museum, Helly Hansen Watersports centre and Outdoor swiming USWIM in one of the bays. Also, nearby the Old Trafford football ground home of FC Manchester United and Ordsall Hall, a Tudor manor house with period rooms, exhibits, landscaped gardens, orchard and cafe.

South of Manchester

Chorlton and Didsbury : classic leafy suburbs full of indipendent businesses. Home of country's largest vegan grocery Unicorn, fine bars, cafes, patisseries and restaurants and leafy areas of Chorlton and Sale Water Parks and Fletcher Moss Park. Southern Cemetery in Chorlton is a resting place to multi-millionaire, industrialist and philanthropist John Rylands, artist L. S. Lowry, Factory Records founder Tony Wilson.

On the edge of the Peak District

25 miles ride to Marple Bridge village situated on the banks of the River Goyt. Marple Aqueduct is the highest canal aqueduct in England and the highest masonry-arch aqueduct in Britain. Riding along the Fallowfield loop, through Reddish Vale country park, Peak district canal.