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Altrincham now forms a delightful residential suburb of Manchester. It first developed as a quiet hamlet on the edge of the sweeping Cheshire Plain, where life went quietly on, the hamlet expanding to provide cottage homes for farm workers, and men engaged in allied trades.
The 18th century brought the Industrial Revolution. Altrincham flourished, it became a centre for woollen cloth and cotton yarn. More houses were built and shopping areas sprang up. In the later part of the 20th century the textile industry fell into decline, leaving Altrincham to become an attractive residential area for workers in other parts of Manchester.
Three miles south west of the town is the fine period property of Dunham Massey Hall. The hall was built during the Georgian period and stands in a superb 250 acre deer park. It was built on the site of an original Tudor house, was the home of the last Earl of Stamford, and is particularly noted for its fine collections of furniture, silver and paintings. The deer park contains an Elizabethan mill, built by the first George Booth which is in good working order.
The town has leisure facilities including a golf club. Other amenities include a choice of excellent inns and restaurants, shopping is mainly concentrated around Market Street, and the newer shopping precinct.
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Best Western Cresta Court Hotel Manchester
Altrincham, Greater Manchester, England (0.1 miles, 0.1 km)
15 minutes from central Manchester via the nearby Metrolink, and 10 minutes from Old Trafford, Cresta Court has free Wi-Fi and is close to the M60, M56 and M62 motorways....
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Premier Inn Manchester Altrincham
Altrincham, Greater Manchester, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
Premier Inn Manchester Altrincham is 3 miles (4.8 km) from Altrincham town centre and within walking distance of the Metrolink Station, providing excellent access to Manchester city centre....
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The Barrington Hotel
Altrincham, Greater Manchester, England (0.2 miles, 0.3 km)
In the centre of Altrincham, just 2 minutes’ walk from the metro and bus station, The Barrington offers modern rooms with LCD TVs. With free parking, the traditional Victorian house is just 15 minut...
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Britannia Ashley Hotel
Hale, Greater Manchester, England (1.0 miles, 1.6 km)
Just 10 minutes from Manchester International Airport, The Britannia Ashley Hotel offers colourful bedrooms with en suite facilities. With free Wi-Fi, traditional cooked breakfasts are also available....
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Mercure Altrincham Bowdon Hotel
Altrincham, Greater Manchester, England (1.0 miles, 1.6 km)
In a peaceful village, close to the M56, M6 and Manchester Airport, this hotel offers a quality restaurant and free access to leisure facilities. Well located for south Manchester and its city centre....
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|Liverpool John Lennon Airport||(21.2 miles, 34.1 km, direction W)|
|Altrincham to London||(160.5 miles, 258.2 km, direction SE)||