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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

Overlooking East Lancs railway from St.Catherines Close, Ramsbottom

Ramsbottom (11 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester

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

A picture of Reddish

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...

John Gilbert Pub, Worsley Brow

Worsley (8 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Greater Manchester

Just 20 minutes car journey away from the center of Manchester is the historic town of Worsley, which is best known for its scenic walks along the historic Bridgewater canal......

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Greater Manchester

Imperial War Museum North. Salford

Imperial War Museum North (1 Pictures)

Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the national.....

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.....

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Royal Exchange Theatre (1 Pictures)

Manchester's leading producing theatre company, based in the historic splendour of the Victorian cotton exchange building...

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My Village of Abram
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