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Heritage in Manchester

Birthplace of the industrial revolution, the computer, the football league and Top of the Pops, Manchester’s heritage is impressive to say the least.

  • Adlington Hall

    Adlington Hall

    GardenSet in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, Adlington Hall is one of the most beautiful country homes in the United Kingdom.

  • Albert Square

    Albert Square

    ArticleAn open public space in front of Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square plays host to many events throughout the year.

  • Anson Engine Museum

    Anson Engine Museum

    Heritage / Visitor CentreAs featured on TV, this multi award winning museum in the Cheshire Peak District has a great deal to offer visitors.

  • Arley Hall and Gardens

    Arley Hall and Gardens

    ArticleThis early Victorian mansion house offers 12 acres of magnificent gardens of distinct beauty and charm

  • Ashworth and Roch Valleys

    Ashworth and Roch Valleys

    Parkland / Woodland GardenWooded river valleys with hillside views. Guided walk leaflet available from Rochdale Tourist Information Centre

  • Astley Green Colliery Museum

    Astley Green Colliery Museum

    Historic SiteThe site of a fully operational mine until 30 years ago, Astley Green Colliery has now been restored. See Europe's largest steam winding engine, the magnificent engine house and outdoor displays of industrial artefacts.

  • Barrow Bridge Village

    Barrow Bridge Village

    Parkland / Woodland GardenTake a stroll around this former industrial village to admire the former homes of mill workers and the stream once used to power waterwheels.

  • Barton Swing Aqueduct

    Barton Swing Aqueduct

    ArticleA 235 foot long engineering masterpiece, built to carry the Bridgewater Canal over the Manchester Ship Canal.

  • Bramall Hall

    Bramall Hall

    Historic House / PalaceThis magical Tudor manor house is set in 60 acres of parkland with lakes, woods and gardens. The house contains 16thC wall paintings, Elizabethan fine plaster ceilings, Victorian kitchens and servants' quarters.

  • Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award

    Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award

    Botanic GardenRochdale's town centre park, the oldest in the Borough, is of great historic interest and contains the statue of John Bright MP. Of considerable landscape beauty and charm with significant views of the area.

  • Brownhill Countryside Centre

    Brownhill Countryside Centre

    Nature ReserveDramatic Pennine scenery Surround the centre which is situated in the heart of Saddleworth. There is a picnic area and nature garden, information and advice available from the centre as well as changing exhibitions.

  • Bugsworth Basin

    Bugsworth Basin

    Municipal ParkBugsworth Basin was the largest inland port on the narrow canal system. Restored by volunteers of the Inland Waterways Protection Society and re-opened to boats in 2005, today it is the only surviving canal and tramway interchange in the UK.

  • Buile Hill Park & Hall

    Buile Hill Park & Hall

    Nature ReserveBulie Hill Park is a grade 2 listed park of national and historical importance. The beautiful 87 acre urban park, is the largest in Salford, with a children's play area, tennis court and an outdoor gym.

  • Burrs Country Park

    Burrs Country Park

    ArticleYou'll find plenty of green places to explore in Bury, including the popular Burrs Country Park.

  • Bury Art Museum

    Bury Art Museum

    GalleryShowcasing some of the best of international and local art, Bury Art Museum is the ideal attraction for those looking for a warm, welcoming attraction to enjoy art and discover more about Bury’s rich history.