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Towns in Greater Manchester

Exploring the best Towns to visit in Greater Manchester, with Pictures and history, historical facts, articles and more.

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Altrincham, Greater Manchester

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

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Audenshaw, Greater Manchester

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...

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Bramhall, Greater Manchester

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...

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Manchester, Greater Manchester

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

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Marple, Greater Manchester

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...

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Ramsbottom, Greater Manchester

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

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Reddish, Greater Manchester

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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Salford, Greater Manchester

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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Wigan, Greater Manchester

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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