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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

This is St Stephens Church, which is in Audenshaw.

Audenshaw (2 Pictures)

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...

Bramhall Hall Bramall Park

Bramhall (8 Pictures)

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...

Fishing Pond at Reddish Vale, Stockport

Reddish (37 Pictures)

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...

Wigan Market

Wigan (51 Pictures)

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...

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Recommended attractions in Greater Manchester

Manchester Cities Art Galleries

Manchester Art Gallery (1 Pictures)

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

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.....

A picture of Platt Hall

Platt Hall (2 Pictures)

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

Purple lit Urbis in Manchester

Urbis (7 Pictures)

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

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