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56 Places to Visit in Greater Manchester | Directory

Positioned in the North West of England, Manchester is the great industrial city of Britain and has plenty of opportunities for great day trips. The area has attractions that are ancient and modern, small and grand with a particular emphasis on Britains Industrial heritage. Notable places to visit include the Lowry Gallery, Dunham Massey Hall and the many galleries of the city itself

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Birthplace of: Norman Foster, Anthony Burgess, Noel Gallagher, Liam Gallagher, Christabel Pankhurst, Emmeline Pankhurst, David Lloyd George, James Joule, Mike Leigh, L S Lowry, Peter Maxwell Davies, John Richmond, Edwin Roe, Jack Rosenthal, Dodie Smith, John Thaw, Sir J J Thomson, Sir Edward Thorpe, Dudley Watkins, Don Whillans, Ellen Wilkinson, Geoffrey Wilkinson, Eric Birley, Robert Bolt, Harold Brighouse, Joe Brown, Roy Chadwick, Sydney Chapman, Samuel Clegg, Les Dawson, Shelagh Delaney, Gracie Fields, Albert Finney, George Formby, John Motson, Morrissey, Paul Scholes, Mick Hucknall, Ricky Hatton, Nobby Stiles, Michael Vaughan, Nat Gould, Trevor Griffiths, Frank Hampson, Darren Campbell, Judy Finnigan, Anna Friel, Jay Kay, Bernard Manning, Bill Oddie, Suzanne Shaw, John Virgo, Ian Hay, William Henry, Myra Hindley, Stanley Houghton, James Kay-Shuttleworth, Frank Kingdon-Ward, Frederick Kipping, Harold Laski, Marghanita Laski, Rosalind Mitchison, Chris Ofili, Alfred Robens, Robert Sangster, Israel Sieff, Russell Watson, Danny Boyle, William Webb Ellis, Jason Manford, Arlene Phillips, Johnny Marr, Christopher Eccleston, Terry Christian, Jason Kenny, Etienne Stott, Stuart Bithell, Harold Evans, Phil Neville, Nick Grimshaw,

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