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Cullercoats harbour. Tyne & Wear

Cullercoats

in the county of Tyne & Wear

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Recommended Towns & Villages near Glossop

Marple, Greater Manchester

Marple (24 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction SW)

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...

This is St Stephens Church, which is in Audenshaw.

Audenshaw (2 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (7.7 miles, 12.4 km, direction W)

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...

A picture of Whaley Bridge

Whaley Bridge (13 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction S)

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

Chapel-en-le-Frith, Eccles Pike Topograph

Chapel-en-le-Frith (5 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (8.2 miles, 13.2 km, direction S)

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...

Reddish Vale Viaduct, Reddish near Stockport

Reddish (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction W)

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...

View of the Churchyard

Castleton (217 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Derbyshire (9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction SE)

Castleton is one of the Jewels of the Peak District. It is a famous centre for caverns where you will find four of the countries most famous show caves. It is also the home of.....

Bramhall Park

Bramhall (8 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (10.4 miles, 16.7 km, direction SW)

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...

St Bartholomew's Church.

Marsden (33 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (10.9 miles, 17.5 km, direction N)

Marsden offers visitors a wealth of heritage, particularly in association with the town's expansion which came about during the heady days of the Industrial Revolution...

Holmfirth Village, West Riding

Holmfirth (40 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (11.1 miles, 17.9 km, direction NE)

This is a place that will forever be associated with the gentle, romantic comedy "Last of the Summer Wine" which has graced our TV screens for more than a quarter of a century...

Beautiful evening sky!

Manchester (227 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Greater Manchester (12.7 miles, 20.5 km, direction W)

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

The Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire. 23 July 04

Buxton (81 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Derbyshire (12.8 miles, 20.5 km, direction S)

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...

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

Tideswell (5 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (13.5 miles, 21.6 km, direction SE)

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

Mill Fold, Golcar, West Yorkshire

Golcar (2 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (14.1 miles, 22.7 km, direction N)

Sturdily built of stone, this small hill town is perched north of the River Colne and the now restored Huddersfield Narrow Canal...

A picture of Quarry Bank Mill & Styal Estate

Styal (16 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (14.2 miles, 22.8 km, direction SW)

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...

Hathersage, Derbyshire

Hathersage (59 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Derbyshire (14.3 miles, 23.0 km, direction SE)

The town now takes advantage of its superb position, operating mostly as an attractive place for tourists...

A picture of Macclesfield

Macclesfield (13 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cheshire (14.6 miles, 23.5 km, direction SW)

A small Market town in Cheshire..

The Police Station, Salford Crescent, Salford, Lancashire

Salford (47 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (14.9 miles, 23.9 km, direction W)

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...

ALMONDBURY CONSERVATIVE CLUB, ALMONDBURY, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE

Almondbury (6 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of West Yorkshire (15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction NE)

Almondbury is one of the oldest and prettiest of the villages dominating the edge of the Pennine moors...

View from Stormy Point, Alderley Edge, Cheshire

Alderley Edge (16 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cheshire (15.5 miles, 24.9 km, direction SW)

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.....

A picture of Huddersfield

Huddersfield (98 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction NE)

Huddersfield is a lively and interesting town that offers a rich cultural experience...

Recommended attractions near Glossop

Alport Dale, Hope Forest, Derbyshire (Peak District National Park)

Alport Castles (3 Pictures)

(7.2 miles, 11.6 km, direction SE)

In the Derbyshire Peak District National Park, Alport Castles are the result of a.....

Reddish Vale, viaduct on winter's evening.

Reddish Vale Country Park (6 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.2 km, direction W)

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Bidulph Grange Gardens

Lyme Park (51 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction SW)

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

A picture of Speedwell Cavern

Speedwell Cavern (5 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction SE)

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Stalagtites in Treak Cliff Cavern, Derbyshire, UK

Treak Cliff Cavern (3 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.7 km, direction SE)

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Inside the Blue John Cavern (04-05-2006)

Blue John Cavern (18 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction SE)

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Inside the entrance to Peak Cavern Cave, in Castleton, Derbyshire

Peak Cavern (13 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction SE)

Peak Cavern is one of the finest of the many underground caverns of this area. It lies beneath Peveril Castle at the centre of.....

The Keep at Peveril Castle

Peveril Castle (31 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction SE)

Built to be impregnable, the ruins of Peveril Castle stand on a steep ridge with dramatic views in all directions, giving the.....

Bramall Hall, Manchester

Bramall Hall (3 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.5 km, direction SW)

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Mam Tor in Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Hope Valley (6 Pictures)

(10.3 miles, 16.6 km, direction SE)

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Ladybower Reservoir, Derbyshire. October 2004

Ladybower Reservoir (108 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.3 km, direction SE)

This beautiful reservoir is found in the undulating Derbyshire countryside. It is the lowest of the Peak districts three.....

Manchester Velodrome

Manchester Velodrome (3 Pictures)

(10.8 miles, 17.4 km, direction W)

Manchester Velodrome Britains primary indoor Olympic cycle track and widely regarded as one of the world's finest and fastest.....

Marsden Moor, Yorkshire

Marsden Moor Estate (2 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.8 km, direction N)

Marsden Moor was gifted to the National Trust in 1955 by Captain Sir Joseph Benedict Everard Henry Radcliffe in lieu of death.....

A picture of Platt Hall

Platt Hall (2 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.4 km, direction W)

This is a pleasant russet brick house built by Timothy Lightoler in the Mid 18th-century. The interior contains one of the most.....

A picture of Whitworth Art Gallery

Whitworth Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

(11.7 miles, 18.9 km, direction W)

Internationally famous for its collections of art and design, the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, north west England, is.....

Robin Hood

Bradfield Moors (3 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 19.9 km, direction E)

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Manchester Cities Art Galleries

Manchester Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

(12.4 miles, 20.0 km, direction W)

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

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral (11 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.1 km, direction W)

Manchester's fine 15th-century church of St.Mary was raised to cathedral status in 1848. It is a magnificent example of.....

The Library Theatre, Manchester

Library Theatre Company (1 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.2 km, direction W)

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The Urbis, Manchester - Dec. 2005

Urbis (7 Pictures)

(12.6 miles, 20.3 km, direction W)

Urbis is Manchester’s Centre for Urban Culture and explores Urban culture in the cities of today and tomorrow through four.....


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