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Watch: The latest international TV appearance of Manchester Taxi Tours’ John Consterdine

Watch: The latest international TV appearance of Manchester Taxi Tours' John Consterdine

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When I first started doing the taxi tours I had no idea where it would lead to, I just wanted to show our fascinating city off to anybody who was willing to listen. Manchester is an amazing city and the intricate knowledge I built up through years of working on the city’s streets, coupled with the knowledge gained through studying to pass the Institute of Tourist Guiding qualifications , lead to the formation of Manchester Taxi Tours The unique position I hold as Manchester’s only fully qualified tour guide/ taxi driver…

 

What is it about Manchester?

What is it about Manchester?

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We’ve all read the articles – ‘9 reasons to live in Manchester’, ‘Manchester 8th most popular city to visit’, ‘Manchester’s top ten hidden gems’ etc. Fabulous articles, and I’m sure every Mancunian adopted or born and bred ( like me ) reads them with pride. For me though, they all miss one thing; the essential part of Manchester… Its PEOPLE. Mancunians. “First, the character of the people goes for much. A sturdy independence, a sound common-sense conservatism, a determination not to lose a good thing unless in exchange for a better,…

 

Manchester Taxi Tours does ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’

Manchester Taxi Tours does 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

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Manchester Taxi Tours aims to make every visitors trip to Manchester memorable, by providing bespoke and specialised tour experiences.  We were contacted by a client from North America through Viator, a website for professional tour guides. Karen’s request was to trace her family back to a tiny village in Wales where her 3x Great Grandmother had lived in the 1840’s. We arranged a full day tour and a few weeks later we met at a hotel in Manchester City  Centre. This was going to be Karen & Joe’s first trip…

 

John Consterdine: How taxi driving opened my eyes to Manchester

John Consterdine: How taxi driving opened my eyes to Manchester

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My aim is to make every visitors trip to Manchester memorable. I achieve this by providing carefully planned taxi tours of this fascinating City. My interest in Manchester goes back a long way, to the sights and sounds of childhood memories. From shopping with my Mum to school trips to the Cathedral and Belle Vue Zoo. School days in Newton Heath (where Manchester United were formed) and football matches at Maine Road. The real knowledge of the city and region came when I was introduced to taxi driving. Wow, a real…

 

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