[Manchester experiences
personalised for you by our hosts]
personalised Manchester experiences
Private & personalised to what you want to see and do with insight from a local
see Manchester like a local
From the iconic tourist sites to secret local hangouts; you will see the authentic Manchester
kids up to 12 years old go free!
Kids only pay for extras such as food & tickets to attractions when included in an experience

How it works

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1. find and book

Find and book an experience or browse our Host's profiles and book your favourite one directly

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2. tell us about you

We'll send a questionnaire to find out more about you, the places and things you want to see and the type of experience you're after

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3. chat & plan

We'll match you to your ideal Host (if you didn't book one directly) and they'll contact you to plan your personalised experience.

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4. explore together

Meet up and explore the city together. Experience the things and places that locals love and which make the city unique

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Find a Host In Manchester

Find and book your favourite local who will personalise a city experience for you or get in touch if you’d like us to match you to your ideal Host in Manchester

Not sure which Local to book? We know each of our Locals individually, so leave it to us to find the Local who best matches your interests, personality and requirements. Simply book below and we’ll be in touch within 24 hours to find out more about you so we can choose a like-minded Local who can create an experience in Manchester that you will love. Alternatively, contact us directly at bookings@cityunscripted.com to let us know the proposed details of your trip so we can find the perfect Local for you!

  • Your Perfect Local Is Great For

    Food & Drink, High-end travellers, LGBTQ, Off-the-beaten-path, Nightlife, Senior travellers, Solo travellers, Children and families, Young adults

  • Languages

    English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Korean, Japanese, Hindi, Italian, German, Dutch, Many Others

I have lived in Manchester almost all my life and have a lot of pride in my city. I love showing people around and making sure that they have a great time and leave with good memories. Manchester has something for everyone, whatever you're into.

  • Robert Is Great For

    Coming soon…

  • Languages

    English

Ciao! I am Francesca and Italian teacher who lives in Manchester. I moved here in 2015 but I've been dreaming about moving to this amazing city for a long time! Why? Because Manchester has everything you need, if you know where to look for..football and music above all, but also museums, great walks and restaurants and its University and culture. I will bring you around the city while listening to some good Mancunian tunes to discover its hidden gems and will give you tips for the best restaurants in town.

  • Francesca Is Great For

    Children and families, Food & Drink, History and culture, LGBTQ, Solo travellers, Young adults

  • Languages

    English, French, Spanish, Italian

Hi, I’m Roy and a very proud resident and lover of my exciting, vibrant and cosmopolitan City of Manchester. I've lived in Manchester for 64 years and find that my city, Manchester, is one of the most exciting cities in the world. Manchester has been the founding bedrock of the industrial revolution and innovation and has many exciting museums exhibiting this. More recently Manchester has been the inspiration for some of the most creative musical minds in the world from the Hollies; Simply Red and Oasis. What I love about Manchester is that it constantly surprises me with new things to see and experience whether that is culture, the arts, the fabulous architecture, sport or music. All my acquaintances from all over the world are surprised by the diversity of interests when they visit Manchester. Manchester has many hidden gems that they just fall in love with in this vibrant and exciting modern city. If you make a booking with me I can take you on wonderfully relaxing walking exploration of this wonderful city, we can find many interesting things to do in the ‘town centre’ such as the vibrant Northern Quarter, with its rich history and which also comes alive at night. You may want to know about the alternative modern areas such as Spinningfields, well known for exciting places to relax and dine. There is also the famous ‘Village’ and historic Castlefield all within easy walking distance. So, if you want to discover one of Manchester’s coolest neighbourhoods that has something for everyone then I'm your Local!

  • Roy Is Great For

    Coming soon…

  • Languages

    English

Hi world! My name is Vittorio and I also went through the same situation as you, we were all new once. But no worries! I will make sure you feel at home, but in a completely new country and full of experiences to live. I am a very kind and friendly Student in Manchester always with a smile to offer and expert in getting along with anyone no matter what language you speak, where you come from or how old you are so do not hesitate to ask me or talk about anything, I always will be very pleased to hear you, It will seem like you've known me for years! Manchester have incredible things to offer for each kind of personality and nice stories to tell, so just tell me about yourself, what you like and of course! Also about how you imagine your perfect trip to manchester! And I'll take care of the rest. If you are over 18, ask me about my professional degree in parties, clubs and bars so let me show you the amazing night life of Manchester.

  • Vittorio Is Great For

    Nightlife, Food & Drink

  • Languages

    English, Spanish, Italian

I´ve always dreamed about having great adventures and enjoy the most of my life and I´m happy to say that everyday brings me unique experiences that I want to share with as many people as possible. I was Born and Bread in Brazil but I´m also Spanish and I´ve been living in different countries for a while now. The places I've seen and the areas where I worked helped me learn and always seek for more. I love sharing experiences and being helpful with others. Lately I´ve been living in Manchester and I´m in love with this City and all its history and tales that will amaze you and make you wish you had spent more time here.

  • Carolina Is Great For

    Business travellers, Children and families, Food & Drink, High-end travellers, History and culture, LGBTQ, Nightlife, Off-the-beaten-path, Parks and nature, Senior travellers, Solo travellers, Young adults

  • Languages

    English, Spanish, Portuguese

I am a quiet and peaceful person, I love interacting with different people and cultures. My main passion is mushroom hunting and I consider myself and expert for many years. I also love cooking, especially for other people. In my free time i enjoy going to pubs and socialising as well as playing the guitar. I make a great CityUnscripted Local because I enjoy showing other people the city and make them feel comfortable, teaching them interesting things about the city, and showing them my favourite not-so-touristy places.

  • Pablo Is Great For

    Food & Drink, Solo travellers

  • Languages

    English, Spanish

I am very friendly and approachable, I have a great deal of knowledge about cool places to go in Greater Manchester ( that means Manchester + the surrounding towns and villages). I love this city and I have done since I came here 13 years ago! I find it to be an exciting and fun place to live, with great job opportunities. I am involved in the lively couchsurfing community and through CAMRA, the real ale scene. The new brew scene is very trendy at the moment, there is a renaissance of beer happening at this time. I also like to visit rural areas, canal walks, beauty art galleries, ancient monuments, thumping rock concerts, wild parties, sumptuous restaurants and calm english parks.

  • Kevin Is Great For

    Business travellers, Food & Drink, High-end travellers, History and culture, LGBTQ, Nightlife, Off-the-beaten-path, Parks and nature, Senior travellers

  • Languages

    English, French