Standedge has been a major Pennine crossing point for more than 2,000 years.
The earliest extant example of dry docks on Britain’s canals.
A French Impressionist painter who taught at the Manchester School of Art from 1906 until 1920.
Trafford Ecology Park is a designated Site of Biological Importance and Local Nature Reserve in Trafford, Greater Manchester.
Coal mining company on the Lancashire Coalfield with headquarters in Walkden near Manchester.
The nickname given to Manchester, the world’s first industrial city, a metropolis centred on cotton trading.
Former half-timbered manor house on the banks of the River Irwell in Manchester, demolished in about 1840.
Pit sunk in about 1820 by the Bridgewater Trustees that was connected to the Bridgewater Canal at Boothstown Basin by an underground canal.
Large woodland area and country park in Greater Manchester, what remains of an ancient woodland.
An extensive network of underground canals that drained the Duke of Bridgewater’s coal pits emerge into the open at the Delph in Worsley, Greater Manchester.