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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

THE BIG WEEL MANCHESTER

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..

Lock gate, Marple canal

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...

Around Marple Bridge

Marple Bridge (17 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Greater Manchester

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Recommended Attractions to visit in Greater Manchester

Heaton Hall

Heaton Hall (4 Pictures)

This divine house is a masterpiece of James Wyatt, one of the greatest architects to come out of the 18th century. It was built.....

Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

Museum of Science & Industry (8 Pictures)

Situated in the oldest passenger railway buildings in the world, the Museum tells the story of the history, science and industry.....

A section of the waterfall, taken in the grounds of Smithill's Hall, Bolton, Greater Manchester.

Smithill's Hall (7 Pictures)

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