Explore the cobbles on this fascinating guided Coronation Street private taxi tour! The tour is made for fans of the show, as well as those with an interest in Manchester. This guided tour takes you on a journey into the lives of the characters of Britain’s longest-running soap opera and includes various locations where special moments of the show were filmed.
How can I tour Manchester?
This tour complements the official set tour offered at Media City and gives fans a great overview of Manchester. You’ll get behind-the-scenes stories about the filming and history of the show, see where the old set once stood at Granada Studios, iconic filming locations, and more. You’ll even get to admire Coronation Street’s iconic ‘St Thomas’ Church’, which has been used as a filming location throughout the years for some of the show’s famous scenes, including the weddings of long-running characters Jason & Sarah and Peter & Leanne, as well as the funeral of infamous villain Callum Logan.
Coronation Street Origins
Coronation Street was originally written by Tony Warren, and it was based on his experience of living in the ‘back-to-back terraced streets, where many working-class citizens lived around the old Manchester docks. These communities were heavily influenced by their strong women, and their influence extends to the show!
If you want to see some of Manchester’s other famous sights, then not to worry – you’ll be taken to highlights of the city, including the stunning Manchester Cathedral, Etihad and Old Trafford football stadiums and the Ship Canal!
- Duration 4 hours
- £150 per taxi, with up to 5 people.
- See over 5 filming locations in and around Manchester
- The tour complements the official set tour offered at Media City and gives fans a great overview of Manchester.