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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 (9 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...

River Irwell, Salford

Salford (47 Pictures)

in the county of 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...

Wigan Parish Church

Wigan (56 Pictures)

in the county of 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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Recommended Attractions to visit in Greater Manchester

Manchester Cities Art Galleries

Manchester Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

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

Reddish Vale, viaduct on winter's evening.

Reddish Vale Country Park (6 Pictures)

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