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About the county of Greater Manchester

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.

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Greater Manchester

This is St Stephens Church, which is in Audenshaw.

Audenshaw (2 Pictures)

Audenshaw is a suburb of Greater Manchester. It is probably best known for its reservoirs and the busy waters of the Ashton canal, beside which visitors can see clusters of delightful canal-side properties...

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...

Beautiful evening sky!

Manchester (227 Pictures)

A thriving truly cosmopolitan city with a great mixture of new and old. The capital of the north..

Wigan Market

Wigan (52 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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Recommended attractions in Greater Manchester

Reddish Vale, viaduct on winter's evening.

Reddish Vale Country Park (6 Pictures)

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Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Royal Exchange Theatre (1 Pictures)

Manchester's leading producing theatre company, based in the historic splendour of the Victorian cotton exchange building...

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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