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About the county of Greater Manchester

A county in England

The County of Greater Manchester was created from Manchester and also parts of Cheshire and Lancashire in 1974. Made up of ten boroughs, Greater Manchester is situated in the North-West of England. The 1800's saw the opening of the Bridgewater Canal, the first entirely man-made canal in Britain. There are many picturesque country trails and parks to explore throughout this beautiful county. The City of Manchester has many interesting places to visit including, Manchester Cathedral, The Imperial War Museum and Manchester Art Gallery. Manchester is also well known for its famous football club, Manchester United. Local towns include Bolton, Oldham and Rochdale, all well worth a visit.

Or see below for all the magical places Greater Manchester has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Greater Manchester Towns & Villages

Bramhall Hall Bramall Park

Bramhall (8 Pictures)

Set in an area where Cotton was once king, midst the towns of Manchester and the quiet rolling acres of sprawling Cheshire countryside, lies the little town of Bramhall whose most famous feature is Bramall Hall...

Station

Ramsbottom (9 Pictures)

The countryside surrounding the town offers lakes, woods and hills, with distant Winter Hill rising to a height of 456 feet...

Fishing Pond at Reddish Vale, Stockport

Reddish (37 Pictures)

This is a densely populated area of Stockport, Greater Manchester. It is fortunate to be close to the edge of Cheshire, thus residents have the benefit of being within easy reach of some attractive countryside...

Wigan Parish Church

Wigan (55 Pictures)

Wigan is a sociable town with a long history, it received it's Royal charter in the middle of the 13th-century, but prior to that the Roman's had built a settlement here...

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Greater Manchester Attractions

A picture of Chethams Library

Chethams Library (2 Pictures)

Chetham's Library was founded in 1653 and is the oldest public library in the English-speaking world...

Hollingworth Lake at night

Hollingworth Lake Country Park (52 Pictures)

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A picture of Whitworth Art Gallery

Whitworth Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

Internationally famous for its collections of art and design, the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, north west England, is.....

Wythenshawe Hall in Wythenshawe Park, Greater Manchester

Wythenshawe Hall & Park (3 Pictures)

Wythenshawe Park is one of Manchester Leisure's regional parks. The park is set in 109.27 hectares (270 acres) of green area and.....

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