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Bolsover Castle

Bolsover in the county of Derbyshire

Recommended Towns & Villages near Manchester

River Irwell, Salford

Salford (47 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (2.2 miles, 3.5 km, direction W)

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...

A picture of Reddish

Reddish (37 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (4.5 miles, 7.2 km, direction SE)

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...

This is St Stephens Church, which is in Audenshaw.

Audenshaw (2 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction E)

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...

The Packet House Worsley

Worsley (8 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Greater Manchester (6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction W)

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......

House Front, Dunham Massey, Cheshire.

Altrincham (16 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Greater Manchester (7.5 miles, 12.0 km, direction SW)

First developed as a quiet hamlet on the edge of the sweeping Cheshire Plain, where life went quietly on...

Bramhall Hall Bramall Park

Bramhall (8 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (8.5 miles, 13.6 km, direction SE)

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...

A picture of Quarry Bank Mill & Styal Estate

Styal (16 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (8.9 miles, 14.4 km, direction S)

The village of Styal stands on the River Bollin close to the town of Wilmslow. It is renowned for Quarry Bank Mill and the surrounding Styal Estate with houses once occupied by the mill workers...

Market street on carnival day, Marple

Marple (24 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (9.6 miles, 15.4 km, direction SE)

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...

Bolton Church

Bolton (39 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (9.9 miles, 16.0 km, direction NW)

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...

Lymm Dam in the snow

Lymm (19 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cheshire (11.7 miles, 18.9 km, direction SW)

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.....

Overlooking Paper Mill in Ramsbottom from St.Catherines Way.

Ramsbottom (11 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (12.1 miles, 19.4 km, direction N)

The countryside surrounding the town offers lakes, woods and hills, with distant Winter Hill rising to a height of 456 feet...

View from Stormy Point, Alderley Edge, Cheshire

Alderley Edge (16 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Cheshire (12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction S)

Alderley Edge is a popular tourist spot in the county of Cheshire, consisting of a prominent 'edge' or sandstone ridge which is popular with walkers and offers stunning views. You.....

Wayoh Reservoir, Edgworth, Lancashire

Edgworth (25 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire (13.1 miles, 21.1 km, direction NW)

This attractive hillside village occupies a pleasant rural location close to two pretty reservoirs and the historic house known as Turton Tower...

A picture of Knutsford

Knutsford (29 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cheshire (13.4 miles, 21.5 km, direction SW)

Its name derives from Canute, the great Danish King who is said to have journeyed this way when he quite possibly forded the local stream...

A picture of Whaley Bridge

Whaley Bridge (13 Pictures)

in the county of Derbyshire (15.1 miles, 24.3 km, direction SE)

An attractive small town in the High Peak district of Derbyshire...

Standedge Tunnel, Marsden

Marsden (33 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (15.5 miles, 25.0 km, direction NE)

Marsden offers visitors a wealth of heritage, particularly in association with the town's expansion which came about during the heady days of the Industrial Revolution...

Ackers Road, High Level Bridge

Warrington (109 Pictures)

in the county of Cheshire (15.7 miles, 25.3 km, direction SW)

This town can claim to have something made for Queen Victoria, which was famously rejected by her - this is the pair of Golden Gates made in 1850 for Sandringham House...

A picture of Macclesfield

Macclesfield (13 Pictures)

a Historic Market Town in the county of Cheshire (16.2 miles, 26.0 km, direction S)

A small Market town in Cheshire..

Wigan Parish Church

Wigan (52 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester (16.7 miles, 26.9 km, direction W)

Wigan is a sociable town with a long history, it received it's Royal charter in the middle of the 13th-century, but prior to that the Roman's had built a settlement here...

A picture of Todmorden

Todmorden (12 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire (17.5 miles, 28.2 km, direction N)

Todmorden lies on the historic border between Yorkshire and Lancashire in an area of the Calder Valley ringed by the hills of the Pennines...

Recommended attractions near Manchester

Manchester Opera House

Opera House (1 Pictures)

(0.2 miles, 0.3 km)

Concert Venue...

The Library Theatre, Manchester

Library Theatre Company (1 Pictures)

(0.2 miles, 0.3 km)

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Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester

Museum of Science & Industry (8 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.4 km)

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

Manchester Cities Art Galleries

Manchester Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)

Manchester Art Gallery houses one of the UK's finest art collections in spectacular surroundings. The Gallery has recently.....

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Royal Exchange Theatre (1 Pictures)

(0.3 miles, 0.5 km)

Manchester's leading producing theatre company, based in the historic splendour of the Victorian cotton exchange building...

A picture of Chethams Library

Chethams Library (2 Pictures)

(0.5 miles, 0.8 km)

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

The Urbis, Manchester - Dec. 2005

Urbis (7 Pictures)

(0.5 miles, 0.8 km)

Urbis is Manchester’s Centre for Urban Culture and explores Urban culture in the cities of today and tomorrow through four.....

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral (11 Pictures)

(0.6 miles, 1.0 km)

Manchester's fine 15th-century church of St.Mary was raised to cathedral status in 1848. It is a magnificent example of.....

A picture of Whitworth Art Gallery

Whitworth Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

(1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction SE)

Internationally famous for its collections of art and design, the Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester, north west England, is.....

Manchester Velodrome

Manchester Velodrome (3 Pictures)

(2.1 miles, 3.5 km, direction E)

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

Imperial War Museum North. Salford

Imperial War Museum North (1 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.5 km, direction W)

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

A picture of Platt Hall

Platt Hall (2 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.6 km, direction SE)

This is a pleasant russet brick house built by Timothy Lightoler in the Mid 18th-century. The interior contains one of the most.....

Heaton Hall

Heaton Hall (4 Pictures)

(3.8 miles, 6.1 km, direction N)

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

Reddish Vale, viaduct on winter's evening.

Reddish Vale Country Park (6 Pictures)

(5.1 miles, 8.2 km, direction SE)

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Wythenshawe Hall in Wythenshawe Park, Greater Manchester

Wythenshawe Hall & Park (3 Pictures)

(5.4 miles, 8.7 km, direction S)

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

Bramall Hall, Manchester

Bramall Hall (3 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction SE)

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A picture of East Lancashire Railway, Bury - Lancashire.

East Lancashire Railway (18 Pictures)

(8.2 miles, 13.1 km, direction N)

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Housekeepers Room, Dunham Massey.

Dunham Massey (36 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.8 km, direction SW)

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

Quarry Bank Mill Windows

Quarry Bank Mill & Styal Estate (26 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 15.0 km, direction S)

At restored Quarry Mill the air hangs heavy with the atmosphere of the Victorian people of Wilmslow who spent their days toiling.....

One of several waterfalls at Healey Dell, Whitworth, near Rochdale, Lancs.

Healey Dell (7 Pictures)

(11.4 miles, 18.3 km, direction N)

Healey Dell Nature Reserve on the Whitworth - Rochdale border, sits in a picturesque part of the Spodden Valley. Rich with flora.....


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