Coronation Street Tour

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Now in its new home at MediaCityUK in Salford Quays fans can take a Coronation Street Tour and go behind the scenes of the longest running soap opera in the world.

Coronation Street has been entertaining the nation since 1960 and has become a favourite with fans, 8 million of whom tune in each episode to see a show that is very much part of British culture.

Now in its latest incarnation of the country’s most well known street the existing set is located in the heart of Manchester at Salford Quays by the Manchester ship canal and is in use during weekdays. However the cast and crew down tools for the weekend allowing you the opportunity to go behind the scenes and discover filming secrets for the nations biggest soap.

As part of the Coronation Street tour you will be able to step outside onto the hallowed cobbles of the Coronation Street external sets at MediaCityUK on a guided tour taking in Coronation Street, Rosamund Street and the newly extended Victoria Street.

You’ll be able to see up close the exterior sets including the the Rovers Return, Underworld, The Kabin and Roys Rolls and get behind the scenes information on how the show is made.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of your tour to allow for all security checks to take place before the tour starts. Guests will be subject to a person and bag search. Please only bring essential items and keep belongings to a minimum. The following items are permitted on the tour: Small bags including handbags (under 40cm x 35cm x 19cm – approximately the size of an A3 sheet of paper)
Prohibited items: Backpacks, Large bags including shopping bags (over 40cm x 35cm x 19cm – approximately the size of an A3 sheet of paper) and Suitcases
Any item where the contents cannot be verified on search such as wrapped presents/gifts
* Please note there are no temporary storage facilities for non-permitted bags, so it will be left to the guest to find a safe temporary storage facility. *

Coronation Street Location Tour by Mini Coach Tour with Set Tour
In 2019 we will be offering fans a chance to join a coach tour visiting Coronation Street filming locations around Manchester and ending with a visit to the existing set at Salford Quays. If you wish to be added to the waiting list click here.

  • Get a selfie outside the Rovers
  • Walk on the famous cobbles familiar to more than 8 million viewers per episode
  • Follow in the footsteps of your favourite characters on the biggest working television lot in the UK
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