The Quays Salford

M50 3AZ 0161 848 8601

The Quays

The Quays is Greater Manchester’s unique waterfront destination, situated just 15 minutes from Manchester city centre. As one of Britain’s hottest short-break destination, The Quays packs everything you can do in a big city into one spectacular square mile. Shopping, sport, art, drama, history and truly world-class architecture – you name it and you’ll find it at The Quays.



Live theatre, the best of cinema and one of the country’s finest  museums – The Quays offers a fantastic choice of things to do and see. Imperial War Museum North houses a collection of national significance, with relics of contemporary war shown alongside temporary exhibitions and brought together by its  360 degree film screenings.  At The Lowry, visit one of three theatres showing the very best of musicals, drama, new writing, comedy, music, dance and opera, alongside the LS Lowry art collection. For five-star film entertainment the Vue cinema can’t be beaten, showing all the lastest films. Explore the Ordsall Hall, Salford’s Grade I listed Tudor manor house which has been home to everyone from medieval gentry, Tudor nobility,  butchers, farmers, an Earl, an artist, priests, scout troops, mill workers,  and cows. Finish off your visit with a trip to BBC North and a tour of the MediaCityUK Studios and see where all your favourite shows are made.



Whether you’re a shopaholic or just someone who likes a bargain, the opening of the Lowry Outlet has made The Quays a mecca for the discerning shopper with big-name brand shops and stores offering discount prices – up to 70 per cent lower than the high street – all year round.



There’s no better place to find top sport action than The Quays. Home to two of the most renowned clubs in British sport – Manchester United and The Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. The Quays is the area to head for when wanting the best in football and cricket. Both have official shops too for you to pick up some official merchandise or souvenirs of your visit to the Northwest’s sporting mecca. And why not try your hand at Wake Boarding a cross between water sking and surfing, amongst more traditional water activities such as canoeing and sailing at Salford Watersports Centre. 


Eat and Drink

Finish off your visit by sampling the wonderful food on offer at one of the many restaurants and bars located at The Quays. From fine dining restaurants, to relaxed lunchtime cafes and to the bigger named branded eateries, The Quays is a great place to eat and drink.



Phone Number 0161 848 8601
Building Number / Name Salford Tourist Information Centre
Street The Lowry, Pier 8
City Salford Quays
Region England - North West
Post Code M50 3AZ
distance: Unknown
Address M50 3AZ
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