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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

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...

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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...

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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...

Reddish Vale, viaduct on winter's evening.

Reddish Vale Country Park (6 Pictures)

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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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