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  1. Add IWM North to your Itinerary

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    IWM North

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    IWM North is about people and their stories, about how lives have been and still are shaped by war and conflict.

  2. Add The University of Manchester to your Itinerary

    The University of Manchester

    The University of Manchester holds a special place in history. Its origins as England’s first civic university are closely linked to Manchester’s development as the world’s first industrial city.

  3. Add East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

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    East Lancashire Railway

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    A twelve mile heritage railway based in Bury, operating steam and diesel train rides through charming villages and picturesque scenery with well-equipped stations boasting cafés, pubs, gift shops and more.

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  4. Add People's History Museum to your Itinerary

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    People's History Museum

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    People’s History Museum (PHM) is the national museum of democracy, telling the story of its development in Britain: past, present, and future.

  5. Add Manchester Town Hall to your Itinerary

    Manchester Town Hall

    Built in 1877, Manchester Town Hall is a Victorian, neo-gothic classic and home of the Council.

  6. Add Science and Industry Museum to your Itinerary

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    Science and Industry Museum

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    Home to the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, and the world’s first railway warehouse. Encounter amazing objects and find out about ideas that were born in Manchester and changed the world forever.

  7. Alexandra Park

    Alexandra Park is a Victorian town park, which was built by the people of Oldham during the cotton famine sparked by the American Civil War, which prevented the export of raw cotton from America to Oldham.

    Small areas of clough woodland can be…

  8. Add Hoghton Tower to your Itinerary

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    Hoghton Tower

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    An historic house with magnificent state apartments, banqueting hall, ballroom, grounds and dolls' houses on display. Hoghton Tower has been a part of Lancashire’s landscape since 1565.

  9. Add Samlesbury Hall to your Itinerary

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    Samlesbury Hall

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    Built in 1325 Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original typical black and white exterior, the Hall is almost equidistant between Blackburn and Preston, yet retaining a rural feel.

  10. Add Brownhill Countryside Centre to your Itinerary

    Brownhill Countryside Centre

    Dramatic 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.

  11. Add Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Hollingworth Lake Visitor Centre

    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". Now once again visitors can enjoy many outdoor attractions and an excellent Visitor Centre.

  12. Add Chorlton Water Park to your Itinerary

    Chorlton Water Park

    Local nature reserve and site of biological importance. Canoeing, dinghy, sailing, windsurfing, angling, horse riding, orienteering, model boating and children's play area.

  13. Add Healey Dell Nature Reserve & Tea Rooms to your Itinerary

    Healey Dell Nature Reserve & Tea Rooms

    Healey Dell is a beauty spot and wildlife sanctuary rich in industrial archaeology, 2 miles from Rochdale town centre on the way to Whitworth and Bacup.

  14. Add Ashworth and Roch Valleys to your Itinerary

    Ashworth and Roch Valleys

    Spectacular views are available in the wooded river valleys and hillside areas around the Ashworth Valley.

  15. Uncovering Salford’s Ordsall Hall – stories of ghosts, Guy Fawkes and a history dating from 1177

    If you haven’t seen Ordsall Hall, it is certainly a striking sight – and something you may not first expect in this urban area of Salford.

  16. Add Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award

    Rochdale's town centre park, the oldest in the borough, is of great historic interest and contains the statue of John Bright MP.

  17. Add Central Library to your Itinerary

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    Central Library

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    An incomparable venue in the city.

  18. Add Park Bridge Heritage Centre to your Itinerary

    Park Bridge Heritage Centre

    Heritage centre in a countryside setting. Ironworks stables, local history and displays. With a varied events programme.

  19. Add Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum to your Itinerary

    Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum

    This museum celebrates the significant role the region has played in fire brigades and fire engineering. It boasts a large collection of vintage fire engines as well as medals, equipment, photographs and more.

  20. Add Hall i' th' Wood Museum to your Itinerary

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    Hall i' th' Wood Museum

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    This Grade 1, 16th century half-timbered hall is one of the north-west’s most important buildings.
    Enjoy displays of 17th and early 18th century furniture, objects and artefacts, learn more about the life and work of Samuel Crompton.

  21. Add Touchstones Rochdale museum, art gallery and cafe to your Itinerary

    Touchstones Rochdale museum, art gallery and cafe

    Full of fun activities for the kids, fascinating facts for adults and, for the not so young, a chance to share some cherished memories. Come and discover Rochdale's past and, perhaps, help shape its future.

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