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Average attraction,

Visited here on Mon 30th March with 2 adults and 2 children (6 and 4), Family ticket cost £25. As... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2015
PWMcC
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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
OK but expensive

At £9 a ride I'm not sure it's worth it, Manchester does not have that many famous landmarks. The... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2015
smoo8807
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 Dec 2017
“Sunday afternoon ride”
23 Jul 2016
“Good view but expensive”
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

Visited here on Mon 30th March with 2 adults and 2 children (6 and 4), Family ticket cost £25. As is common place at may attractions we had our photo taken before getting into the capsule. Good views of Manchester and the surrounding area and...More

Thank PWMcC
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Good views over Manchester and the penines beyond on a clear day. Not an attraction to visit if your afraid of heights. The capsules are enclosed so doesn't really matter what the weather's doing unless it's likely to spoil the view. We had a pod...More

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 10 April 2015

I felt I had to have a trip on the wheel before it leaves Manchester for good. At £9 for adults I thought it was a little bit pricey but it was something I wanted to do. We went round 4 times which I thought...More

Thank LadyPick
Reviewed 3 April 2015

At £9 a ride I'm not sure it's worth it, Manchester does not have that many famous landmarks. The wheel moves quite quick, we went round 4 times, so it was hard to get a good look at what views there were.

1  Thank smoo8807
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Having never been in Manchester and visiting for the first time I decided to have a go on the wheel to see the sites and to get a running commentary. At £9 for 3 rotations it was a bit steeply priced and they were desperately...More

Thank clyde1878
Reviewed 24 March 2015

the above kind of says it all about the state of the cars themselves. We could see daylight through the gaps, which did put us off a little. Other than that, the service was good, the views splendid, the queues non existent and the choice...More

Thank D_R1905
Reviewed 6 March 2015

As we got off the tram in Picadilly Gardens, we saw the Wheel,of Manchester. My sister lives in Cheshire and didn't know it existed! We queued for a short while for our tickets and then were very efficiently put on one of several waiting points...More

Thank Grandma424
Reviewed 5 March 2015

The price is £9 for adults £6.50 for children to go round 3 times. The whole ride takes less than 10 minutes. When you arrive a rather pushy saleswoman insists on photographing you. When we went round there was no information about Piccadilly gardens or...More

2  Thank Laura B
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We rode the wheel at night during the Xmas market weeks, it was lit up and it was nice to see the streets of Manchester and the surrounding bustle of the market from the air. Enjoyable end to our evening.

Thank XRAY_Bobsy
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Located on Piccadilly Gardens, the Wheel of Manchester is an average attraction . It was a little better when it was located near the Printworks. Now you get a lot of buildings in your view, apart from a lot of raindrops on the cabins !!...More

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