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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

Ho Ho Ho!

Manchester (227 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Greater Manchester

A thriving truly cosmopolitan city with a great mixture of new and old. The capital of the north..

Snow at Christmas

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...

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...

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Greater Manchester

Hollingworth Lake at night

Hollingworth Lake Country Park (52 Pictures)

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Manchester Velodrome

Manchester Velodrome (3 Pictures)

Manchester Velodrome Britains primary indoor Olympic cycle track and widely regarded as one of the world's finest and fastest.....

Wythenshawe Hall in Wythenshawe Park, Greater Manchester

Wythenshawe Hall & Park (3 Pictures)

Wythenshawe Park is one of Manchester Leisure's regional parks. The park is set in 109.27 hectares (270 acres) of green area and.....

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My Village of Abram
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