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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

Dunham Massey, Altrincham, Cheshire

Altrincham (16 Pictures)

First developed as a quiet hamlet on the edge of the sweeping Cheshire Plain, where life went quietly on...

Beautiful evening sky!

Manchester (227 Pictures)

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

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...

Salford Docks

Salford (47 Pictures)

The City of Salford lies at the heart of the Metropolis known as Greater Manchester in an area where cotton was once king and its mill workers were portrayed for posterity by acclaimed 20th-century artist L.S.Lowry...

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Recommended attractions in Greater Manchester

Reflections

Hollingworth Lake Country Park (52 Pictures)

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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.....

Reddish Vale, viaduct on winter's evening.

Reddish Vale Country Park (6 Pictures)

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