Discover Stockport – Manchester Sightseeing Tours have introduced Stockport to their day trip agenda that includes entry to Stockport Air Raid Shelters, The Hat Works, Staircase House and a Robinsons Brewery Tour.

Enjoying a day trip to Stockport, visitors will discover the secrets of this fascinating town, just 10 minutes by train from Manchester. Stockport is home to a number of surprising and quirky attractions. This unique self-guided walking tour offers a day out full of memorable experiences.

You’ll see the Staircase House, a beautifully restored 15th century townhouse situated in the historic Market Place. Hidden behind a the modern frontage lies a remarkable secret: a building containing several different houses. Your tour gives an opportunity to discover how our ancestors lived from the 15th to the 20th centuries. The building takes its name from another secret; one of only three surviving Jacobean cage-newel staircases in the country. You’ll also learn how the house was brought back to life after a devastating fire.

Stockport’s famous Air Raid Shelters take you back to World War II. Authentically re-equipped, the original tunnels offer a reminder how life was like in 1940s wartime Britain.

Robinsons Brewery Tour reveals the secrets and story of how brewing has changed over the years. There’s an opportunity to meet the two Shire horses, Hopnik and Wizard, and enjoy a tasting.

The Hat Works is a recreated hat factory and museum with machinery dating back to Victorian days. There’s a remarkable collection of more than 400 hats, including some donated by celebrities including Dame Judi Dench and Dannii Minogue.

Stockport has secrets to discover at every turn, giving you a fascinating and memorable day out – and all just a few miles from Manchester.

Your tour itinerary – Book HERE 

Meet our representative at Manchester Piccadilly station and receive your tickets and travel pack. Take the train for the short journey to Stockport. Visit the Hat Works and enjoy a fascinating tour and tasting at Robinsons Brewery. Visit the Staircase House, Stockport’s oldest town house and walk through Stockport’s famous Air Raid Tunnels.





£27.00 (5-15 years)

Timings and prices

Tour operates Tuesday to Friday, departing from Manchester Piccadilly station at 9.35am. The journey time from Manchester to Stockport is 10 minutes.

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