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

About the county of Greater Manchester

A county in England

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.

Or see below for all the magical places Greater Manchester has to offer, including the best accommodation for those wishing to stay in an historic property or picturesque setting..

Recommended Towns & Villages to visit in Greater Manchester

This is St Stephens Church, which is in Audenshaw.

Audenshaw (2 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester

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...

Bramhall Hall Bramall Park

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...

Marple Marina, Junction of the Macclesfield and Peak Forrest Canals, Marple, Greater Manchester.

Marple (24 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester

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...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Greater Manchester

A picture of Chethams Library

Chethams Library (2 Pictures)

Chetham's Library was founded in 1653 and is the oldest public library in the English-speaking world...

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.....

Manchester Opera House

Opera House (1 Pictures)

Concert Venue...

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My Village of Abram
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