If you follow the best-known TV soap in these islands, Coronation Street, then you might like to visit the set if you are ever in Manchester. The old Granada studios was opened up for tours last year, after filming of the thrice-weekly series was transferred to the new Media City at Salford. Visit the Rovers Return and see The Kabin and many more familiar locations. It’s not yet clear how long these tours will be available so take the chance now while you can. Get a first hand insight into how the show is made. An adult ticket costs £16.50 and the tour lasts around one hour.