Altrincham and Sale
Located in the southwest outskirts of the city, Altrincham is a pleasant suburb with tree-lined avenues and fashionable shops like Rackhams and Strada. To the east, Sale offers many attractions of its own, many that appeal to sport enthusiasts, such as Sale Sharks Rugby Union Club and Sale Water Park.
Bolton and Bury
Bolton and Bury, at the northern end of the city, are traditional Lancashire towns with their own distinct personalities. Bolton has a vibrant main street filled with excellent shops and entertainment venues such as the Albert Halls. The quaint Last Drop Village and the Pennine Moors are also nearby. Built around what was once a bustling hub of commerce, today...
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Manchester's roots date from A.D. 79, when the Romans settled here. It remained under Roman...