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Locations:
Altrincham – A market town located to the South of Trafford in Greater Manchester. The home of Altrincham F.C, thriving with independent businesses and big high street chain stores.
Ashton-under-Lyne – A market town in Tameside, located on the north bank of the River Tame.
Atherton – A town in Wigan, Greater Manchester. A rich history in coal mining and nail manufacture dating back to the 14th century.
Ancoats – A trendy neighbourhood in Manchester City Centre, which retains its strong industrial heritage despite the much needed urban regeneration in the area over the past decade.

Places of interest:
Affleck’s – Manchester’s famous indoor market, buzzing with independent stalls and boutiques, described as “an emporium of electicism, a totem of indie commerce”.

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Locations:
Bury – A town in Greater Manchester, best known for its world famous Bury Market and the home of the black pudding.
Bolton – One of the largest towns in Greater Manchester, and a former mill town with a rich heritage in textile manufacturing.

Places of interest:
Burrs Country Park – Located just outside of Bury, Burrs is an 86 acre country park which lies on the River Irwell. Here you will find an extensive variety of different wildlife habitats from woodland to open space, ponds and wetland.
Bridgewater Canal – Thought to be the first truly manmade canal in England, Bridgewater Canal runs through Runcorn, Manchester and Leigh. A popular attraction for a host of activities such as boating, fishing, walking and cycling.

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Castlefield – A relaxed neighbourhood in the city centre with an industrial background, and the former home of the world’s oldest surviving terminal railway station, Liverpool Road.

Places of interest:
Cathedral Gardens – A public, open space in the city centre surrounded by attraction such as Manchester Cathedral and National Football Museum.
Chetham’s Library – The oldest English speaking public library in the UK, located in the city centre.
Chinatown – The second largest Chinatown in the UK and the third largest in Europe, boasting a vast selection of restaurants, shops and bakeries.

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Locations:
Droylsden – A town in Greater Manchester, historically a mill town on the Ashton canal.
Dukinfield – A town in Tameside, historically the site of coal mining and cotton manufacturing during the Industrial Revolution.
Deansgate – A built up area in the city centre, thriving with trendy bars, clubs and restaurants.

Places of interest:
Dovestones Reservoir – Situated in the Peak District National Park, Dovestone Reservoir is a picturesque tourist attraction with fantastic views across the reservoir to the South Pennine Hills.

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Locations:
Eccles – A town in Salford, Greater Manchester and the home of the famous Eccles cakes.

Places of interest:
Etihad Stadium – A 55,097 capacity football stadium and the home of Manchester City FC.

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Locations:
Failsworth – A town in Greater Manchester, historically a farming town before urbanisation during the Industrial Revolution transformed it into a mill town, home to many large cotton mills.

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Locations:
Gorton – An area in Greater Manchester, home to the impressive Gorton Monastery.

Places of interest:
Gorton Monastery – A 19th Century former Franciscan friary boasting magnificent gothic architecture, open for events and private hire.
Greenbooth Reservoir – A reservoir to the north of Heywood, surrounded by rolling, grassy hills.

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Locations:
Heywood – A town in Greater Manchester which thrived during the Industrial Revolution and adopted the nickname “Monkey Town” back in 1857.
Hyde – A town in Tameside, Greater Manchester.

Places of interest:
Heaton Park – A 600+ acre municipal park in Manchester, home to the neoclassical 18th century country house, Heaton Hall.

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Places of interest:
Imperial War Museum North – The world’s leading museum of war, housed in an iconic, architecturally spectacular building.

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Places of interest:
Jewish Museum – The only Jewish Museum outside of London, housed inside the oldest surviving synagogue building in Manchester.

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Locations:
Kearsley – A small town in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, historically a township in the parish of Deane.

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Leigh – A town in Wigan, Manchester. Previously an agricultural area with a strong industrial history, still retaining some of its red brick mills some of which are listed buildings.

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Locations:
Middleton – A town in the Borough of Rochdale, on the River Irk.
Marple – A small town near Stockport, surrounded by canal towpaths and rural areas.

Places of interest:
Manchester Ship Canal – A 36-mile long inland waterway starting near Liverpool at the Mersery Estuary and leading to the Irish Sea.
Museum of Science and Industry – A fascinating museum aimed to educate on the development of the science and technology industry in a fun, interactive way.

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Locations:
Northern Quarter – A trendy neighbourhood in the city centre, thriving with independent shops, bars and restaurants and live music venues regularly hosting both up-and-coming indie bands and more established acts.

Places of interest:
National Football Museum – Based in Manchester’s Urbis building in the city centre, it is the world’s biggest football museum which explores the history of the iconic sport.

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Locations:
Oldham – A town in Greater Manchester, between the rivers Irk and Medlock. In the 19th century, it was deemed the international centre of textile manufacture.

Places of interest:
Old Trafford – A 74,879 capacity football stadium and the home of Manchester United FC.

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Places of interest:
Piccadilly Gardens – A public, open area in the city centre serving as the central hub of Manchester’s public transport system, and regularly hosts music and cultural events throughout the year.
People’s History Museum – A fascinating city dedicated to exploring democracy and its development in Britain.

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Places of interest:
Queen’s Park – One of the first municipal parks in Britain, created in 1846.

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Locations:
Rochdale
– A town in Greater Manchester, previously a mill town in the 19th century and a centre for textile manufacturing during the Industrial Revolution.

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Locations:
Sale – A thriving commuter town in Trafford.
Salford – An area in Greater Manchester known to be a hub of culture and entertainment.
Stockport – A large town in Greater Manchester, situated in one of the largest metropolitan boroughs.
Spinningfields – Located in the city centre, Spinningfields is the financial centre of Manchester boasting high-rise offices by day and swanky cocktail bars and restaurants by night.

Places of interest:
Saddleworth Moor – A picturesque moorland in the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park.
Salford Quays – One of the largest urban regeneration projects in the UK, boasting waterfront dining and shopping, with entertainment centres and cultural galleries.

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Places of interest:
Tandle Hill – A country park in Royton, Greater Manchester spanning over 110 acres of land.
Trafford Centre – An impressive indoor shopping centre and large leisure complex, recently renamed as intu Trafford Centre.

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Places of interest:
University of Manchester – The second largest university in the United Kingdom.

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Places of interest:
Victoria Station – Located in the city centre, Victoria is both a mainline railway station and Metrolink tram stop. The train station building dates back to 1909.

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Locations:
Westhoughton – A town in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, Westhoughton thrived in coal mining, cotton-spinning and textile manufacturing historically.

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Places of interest:
XYZ Building – A high-rise building in the heart of Spinningfields, purpose built for offices, co-working spaces and some of Spinningfields’ best cafes and restaurants.

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Places of interest:
Yeoman Hey Reservoir – A picturesque reservoir in the Peak District.

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Places of interest:
Z-arts – An inspiring arts venue and theatre in Manchester aimed at bringing children and families together to express their creativity.

 

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