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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

Ho Ho Ho!

Manchester (226 Pictures)

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

Snow at Christmas

Marple (24 Pictures)

Marple has many splendid canal features from the past, these include a flight of 16 locks and a three arched aqueduct which takes the Peak Forest canal over the River Goyt...

Overlooking Paper Mill in Ramsbottom from St.Catherines Way.

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...

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Recommended attractions in Greater Manchester

Imperial War Museum North. Salford

Imperial War Museum North (1 Pictures)

Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the national.....

Manchester Cities Art Galleries

Manchester Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

Manchester Art Gallery houses one of the UK's finest art collections in spectacular surroundings. The Gallery has recently.....

Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

Museum of Science & Industry (8 Pictures)

Situated in the oldest passenger railway buildings in the world, the Museum tells the story of the history, science and industry.....

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