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St Nectan's Parish Church

Hartland

in the county of Devon

A picture of Penmon

Penmon

in the county of Isle of Anglesey

Recommended Towns & Villages near Oakgrove

An evening walk.

Macclesfield (13 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cheshire (2.3 miles, 3.6 km, direction N)

A small Market town in Cheshire..

Town Hall. Congleton, Cheshire

Congleton (54 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cheshire (5.9 miles, 9.4 km, direction SW)

This lively market town stands on a bend of the River Dane, it quite possibly takes its name from the Celtic word "congle" which in English means "a bend"...

View from Stormy Point, Alderley Edge, Cheshire

Alderley Edge (16 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cheshire (7.0 miles, 11.2 km, direction NW)

Alderley Edge is a popular tourist spot in the county of Cheshire, consisting of a prominent 'edge' or sandstone ridge which is popular with walkers and offers stunning views. You.....

Lake Rudyard, Nr Leek, Staffordshire

Rudyard (3 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction S)

A pretty village with a delightful cluster of cottages and houses with lovely gardens, bordered by woods at the south end of the picturesque Rudyard Reservoir...

Mow Cop Castle, Staffordshire

Mow Cop (15 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction SW)

The sheer scale of the height of this village with the quaint sounding name has made it famous, for it is believed that on a clear day the hill is visible to no less than five counties...

Buxton, Opera House, Derbyshire

Buxton (81 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Derbyshire (9.0 miles, 14.5 km, direction E)

This barely spoilt town offers an exciting opportunity to enjoy a town crammed with beautiful buildings whilst exploring the high upland regions of England's glorious Peak District National Park...

A Red Admiral

Whaley Bridge (13 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction NE)

An attractive small town in the High Peak district of Derbyshire...

Bramhall Park

Bramhall (8 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction N)

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...

A picture of Quarry Bank Mill & Styal Estate

Styal (16 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (10.0 miles, 16.1 km, direction NW)

The village of Styal stands on the River Bollin close to the town of Wilmslow. It is renowned for Quarry Bank Mill and the surrounding Styal Estate with houses once occupied by the mill workers...

A view of Castle Nase taken from the edge of Coombs Reservoir, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire

Chapel-en-le-Frith (5 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (11.3 miles, 18.2 km, direction NE)

Chapel is a well preserved, picturesque place. It has a lovely old church dating back to the 14th-century which stands on the spot of an earlier church built by foresters a century or so before...

Norton street view, Norton in the Moors, Staffordshire.

Norton in the Moors (6 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction S)

Norton-in-the-Moors is exactly what its name implies - it is an old village set on the side of a windswept hill with far reaching views over rolling countryside towards the Peak District...

Tatton Park, Near Knutsford, Cheshire

Knutsford (29 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cheshire (11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction NW)

Its name derives from Canute, the great Danish King who is said to have journeyed this way when he quite possibly forded the local stream...

Market street on carnival day, Marple

Marple (24 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction N)

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...

Potteries, Stoke on Trent

Stoke-on-Trent (31 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction S)

Town known best as "the potteries" but in reality Stoke-on-Trent is a 1906 amalgamation of six towns, each of which still maintain their own individuality and character...

Hartington

Hartington (34 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction SE)

Hartington is a small village centred around a medieval market place, with attractive 18th and 19th century buildings...

House Front, Dunham Massey, Cheshire.

Altrincham (16 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Greater Manchester (14.7 miles, 23.6 km, direction NW)

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

Tideswell Church, known as 'Cathedral of the Peak'. The centre piece of the village.

Tideswell (5 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (14.9 miles, 24.0 km, direction E)

Tideswell is famous for its superb, large church, known as the "Cathedral of the Peak"...

Fishing Pond at Reddish Vale, Stockport

Reddish (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (15.0 miles, 24.1 km, direction N)

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...

Historic Lime Kilns at Froghall, Staffordshire

Froghall (9 Pictures)

in the county of Staffordshire (15.5 miles, 24.9 km, direction SE)

Attractively situated on the banks of the Caldon Canal in the beautiful Churnet Valley. Froghall offers visitors the opportunity to experience a diverse range of landscapes including fine watermeadows with a wealth of wildlife...

Oakhanger Mere,

Crewe (4 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (15.7 miles, 25.3 km, direction SW)

Crewe has always been associated with its great railway junction, and it is from this point in the "hey-day" of rail travel that Crew began to prosper...

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Leathers Smithy, Macclesfield Forest

Leathers Smithy (1 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.5 km, direction NE)

Dating form the 18th Century and standing in beautiful surroundings, on the edge of Macclesfield Forest Reservoir, this stone.....

view from the summit of Tegg's Nose

Tegg's Nose Country Park (8 Pictures)

(2.4 miles, 3.8 km, direction NE)

Tegg's Nose Country Park comprises mainly of wild untamed countryside high above Macclesfield. It offers nature lovers many.....

Nether Alderley Mill, Macclesfield

Nether Alderley Mill (3 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction NW)

A fascinating and unusual watermill dating from the 15th century..

View from The Roaches

The Roaches (72 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.2 km, direction SE)

The spectacular Roaches are situated at the end of the Pennine Way, these together with oddly named Hen Cloud contrive between.....

The stunning Goyt Valley near Buxton, Derbyshire

Goyt's Moss (3 Pictures)

(6.4 miles, 10.3 km, direction E)

Goyt's Moss lies in the wild and beautiful Goyt Valley, its steep slopes sweep down into the tranquil waters of the Fernlee.....

Biddulph Grange Garden

Biddulph Grange Garden (42 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 11.0 km, direction S)

This remarkable garden surrounds a grand house with a history of fluctuating fortunes. The gardens were originally the creation.....

Lovell telescope: scan of an old 6x4 print

Lovell Radio Telescope and Arboretum (2 Pictures)

(7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction W)

For over 40 years the giant Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank has been a familiar feature of the Cheshire landscape and an.....

Bidulph Grange Gardens

Lyme Park (51 Pictures)

(8.3 miles, 13.3 km, direction N)

Set amidst the grandeur of the high Peaks amongst softly rolling countryside of undisputed splendour is the magnificent house.....

The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire

Pavilion Gardens, Buxton (1 Pictures)

(8.6 miles, 13.9 km, direction E)

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Mow Cop Castle, Staffordshire

Mow Cop Castle (12 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 13.9 km, direction SW)

Mow Cop Castle is a Grade 2 listed building and dates back to 1754 when Randle Wilbraham of nearby Rode Hall built it as a.....

Little Moreton Hall

Little Moreton Hall (48 Pictures)

(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction SW)

Little Moreton Hall is without doubt the finest example of timber-framed architecture in England. The building overflows with.....

Serpentine Pool, Greenway Bank Country Park, Biddulph

Greenway Bank Country Park (3 Pictures)

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction S)

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Quarry Bank Mill Windows

Quarry Bank Mill & Styal Estate (26 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.5 km, direction NW)

At restored Quarry Mill the air hangs heavy with the atmosphere of the Victorian people of Wilmslow who spent their days toiling.....

Bramall Hall, Manchester

Bramall Hall (3 Pictures)

(10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction N)

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Cheddleton, Staffordshire: Churnet Valley Railway sidings

Churnet Valley Railway (9 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction S)

The Churnet Valley Railway is a preserved standard gauge heritage railway to the east of Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire,.....

Tabley House, Knutsford

Tabley House (1 Pictures)

(12.9 miles, 20.7 km, direction NW)

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Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire

Tatton Park (34 Pictures)

(13.0 miles, 20.9 km, direction NW)

A day at Tatton Park has much to offer, its two historic houses, the Mansion and Tudor Old Hall, are set in 1000 acres of.....

Wythenshawe Hall in Wythenshawe Park, Greater Manchester

Wythenshawe Hall & Park (3 Pictures)

(13.9 miles, 22.4 km, direction NW)

Wythenshawe Park is one of Manchester Leisure's regional parks. The park is set in 109.27 hectares (270 acres) of green area and.....

Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

(14.2 miles, 22.9 km, direction S)

This is the foremost museum for fine porcelain produced over several centuries in the famous potteries of Staffordshire. Here,.....

Reddish Vale, viaduct on winter's evening.

Reddish Vale Country Park (6 Pictures)

(14.7 miles, 23.6 km, direction N)

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