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Pictures of Greater Manchester

Exploring the most picturesque & historic places to visit in the county of Greater Manchester, England.

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)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Greater Manchester

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

Bramall Hall

Bramhall (8 Pictures)

in the county of 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...

Reddish Vale Viaduct, Reddish near Stockport

Reddish (37 Pictures)

in the county of 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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Recommended Attractions to visit in Greater Manchester

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral (11 Pictures)

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

Pots and Pans

Pots and Pans (9 Pictures)

The 'Pots and Pans', also known as 'The Druid Stones' are natural rock formations above the village of Greenfield, and are.....

A picture of Whitworth Art Gallery

Whitworth Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

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

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