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The Packet House Worsley

Worsley (8 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Greater Manchester

(5.3 miles, 8.6 km, direction E of Leigh)

Just 20 minutes car journey away from the center of Manchester is the historic town of Worsley, which is best known for its scenic walks along the historic Bridgewater canal......

Bolton Church

Bolton (39 Pictures) in the county of Lancashire

(6.4 miles, 10.2 km, direction NE of Leigh)

The clogs and black smoke image of Bolton has long since gone, in its place is a fine city with beautiful buildings and a diverse range of attractions sufficient to satisfy the most demanding tourist...

Wild Bank.

Lymm (19 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Cheshire

(8.1 miles, 13.0 km, direction S of Leigh)

The picturesque village of Lymm is situated in the the county of Cheshire, England, and was mentioned in the Doomsday book of 1086. It's name is of Celtic origins and means "Place.....

River Irwell, Salford

Salford (47 Pictures) in the county of Greater Manchester

(9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction E of Leigh)

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...

St Thomas's Church, St Helens (May 2006)

St Helens (86 Pictures) in the county of Merseyside

(9.4 miles, 15.2 km, direction W of Leigh)

Having transcended the Industrial Revolution and shaken off its old image, St.Helens is rapidly developing into a place of culture and style...

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

Smithill's Hall (7 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.6 km, direction N)

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Housekeepers Room, Dunham Massey.

Dunham Massey (36 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.9 km, direction SE)

This handsome 18th century red brick house was built around an Elizabethan moated manor house, built by the first George Booth. .....

Imperial War Museum North. Salford

Imperial War Museum North (1 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction E)

Opened at The Quays in Trafford Park, Manchester in July 2002 and created to give northern audiences access to the national.....

A picture of Friends Meeting House

Friends Meeting House (2 Pictures)

(9.4 miles, 15.1 km, direction W)

George Shaw of Bickerstaffe first established this handsome stone-built house of 1679 as a place of Quaker worship, since then.....

Walton Hall, Cheshire

Walton Hall & Gardens (8 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction S)

Walton Hall Gardens was originally part of a much larger country estate purchased in 1812 by the Greenall family, famous for.....

Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

Museum of Science & Industry (8 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.8 km, direction E)

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

Manchester Opera House

Opera House (1 Pictures)

(11.1 miles, 17.8 km, direction E)

Concert Venue...


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