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  1. Add Wythenshawe Park to your Itinerary

    Wythenshawe Park

    Manchester

    Extensive glasshouses where total plant stock for city parks and civic buildings is propagated. Elizabethan house set in 109 acres of parkland.

  2. Add Wythenshawe Community Farm to your Itinerary

    Wythenshawe Community Farm

    Wythenshawe, Manchester

    Wythenshawe Community Farm is a registered charity and was established in 1984. This town community farm can be visited as one of the many facilities within Wythenshawe Park.

  3. Add Worthington Lakes Country Park to your Itinerary

    Worthington Lakes Country Park

    Standish, Wigan

    Worthington Lakes is a joint project run in conjunction with North West Water that offers quiet walks, fishing and picnicking. With access to the Red Rock Cycle and Bridle Way, Worthington Lakes provides something for everyone.

  4. Add Worthington Lakes to your Itinerary

    Worthington Lakes

    Wigan

    Woodlands surround three reservoirs with paths and picnic sites and access to the Red Rock cycle and bridleway. Small nature reserve, Visitor Centre and Fishing.

  5. Add Worsley Village to your Itinerary

    Worsley Village

    Salford

    The canal linked the Duke of Bridgewater's mines in Worsley to Manchester, enabling enough coal to reach the city centre to kick start the industrial revolution. Beautiful black and white buildings, one of the oldest dry-docks in the country.

  6. Add Wild Wings to your Itinerary

    Wild Wings

    Manchester

    Welcome to Wild Wings, the northwest Birds Of Prey specialists, nestled in beautiful 14th century gardens.

  7. Add Wigan Pondway to your Itinerary

    Wigan Pondway

    Wigan

    This grouping of waterways have become known as the Wigan Pondway. Wigan has its own very distinctive 'wildlife' communities, which over time, have adapted to the local conditions and now form the basis of their 'local biodiversity'.

  8. Add Werneth Low Country Park and Lower Higham Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Werneth Low Country Park and Lower Higham Visitor Centre

    Gee Cross

    A visitor centre featuring exhibitions on local history, landscape and environmental management.

  9. Add Watergrove Reservoir to your Itinerary

    Watergrove Reservoir

    Wardle, Rochdale

    High in the Pennines above Wardle village, the area around Watergrove Reservoir includes walking trails with spectacular views, bird watching, fishing and a link to the Pennine Bridleway.

  10. Add Walkden Gardens to your Itinerary

    Walkden Gardens

    Manchester

    Known locally as the 'Maze', probably due to the ingenious layout of the beech hedges that border the various sections of the gardens.

  11. Add Victoria Park to your Itinerary

    Victoria Park

    Swinton, Salford

    Victoria Park once consisted of a large house, known as Swinton Old Hall, and its surrounding estate.

  12. Add Two Brooks Valley to your Itinerary

    Two Brooks Valley

    Bury

    Two Brooks Valley lies deep within Hawshaw valley between Turton Road and Bolton Road. The area provides the opportunity for a leisurely stroll in the delightful setting of woods, brooks, lodges.

  13. Add Trencherfield Mill Engine to your Itinerary

    Trencherfield Mill Engine

    Wigan

    Trencherfield Mill Steam Engine is one of the largest and finest working examples of its type. Built 100 years ago, this mammoth metal powerhouse was regarded as a feat of industrial engineering.

  14. Add Trafford Ecology Park to your Itinerary

    Trafford Ecology Park

    Trafford Park

    In the heart of the World's first industrial estate the ecology park offers opportunities for short walks and nature study. The site is not large and a walk around the lake should take no more than half an hour there are benches and picnic tables.

  15. Add Touchstones Rochdale to your Itinerary

    Touchstones Rochdale

    Rochdale

    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.

  16. Add Top Lock to your Itinerary

    Top Lock

    Wigan

    The Top Lock stands about 70 metres above the town and is the highest point of the canal in the Wigan Borough.

  17. Add Three Sisters Recreation Area to your Itinerary

    Three Sisters Recreation Area

    Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan

    The Three Sisters Recreation Area offers a first class motor sports arena, a boating lake and pleasant nature trails which cater for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.

  18. Add The Place to Potter to your Itinerary

    The Place to Potter

    Manchester

    After a highly successful summer Heaton Park Garden Centre’s creative centre ‘The Place to Potter’ has launched the ‘Place to Potter Indoor Garden’.

  19. Add The Leeds – Liverpool Canal to your Itinerary

    The Leeds – Liverpool Canal

    Wigan

    This is the longest canal in Britain. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal is 127 miles long and, via its connection with the Aire & Calder at Leeds, offers a coast-to-coast route across the north of England.

  20. Add The Didsbury Parsonage (The Old Parsonage) to your Itinerary

    The Didsbury Parsonage (The Old Parsonage)

    Manchester

    The Old Parsonage is a Grade II listed building situated opposite St James' Church, adjacent to the original village green of Didsbury, Manchester. The building and gardens were left to the citizens of the City of Manchester by Alderman Fletcher...

  21. Add The Bollin Valley Partnership to your Itinerary

    The Bollin Valley Partnership

    Market Place, Macclesfield

    The Bollin rises in the pennines, flows swiftly to Macclesfield then meanders northwards through Prestbury, Wilmslow and Bowdon.

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