Historic Pub Walk

A walking trail (or pub crawl) of six of the oldest pubs in Manchester city centre

The great British pub is a long-serving icon in British history and culture. Like any city, Manchester has a long and rich history, brimming with culture and moments that changed the course of time.

This city was a hub for trade during the Industrial Revolution and many pubs opened between 1700 and 1900 as watering holes for the growing population with their increasing disposable income.

Step back in time and discover the history of Manchester’s traditional boozers and the social history of the communities they served. Starting at The Britons Protection, your map will take you on a tour of some of the oldest pubs in Manchester that still retain their old school charm. With opportunities aplenty for sampling the ale along the way of course…