The Universities Corridor is in the south of Manchester. It covers the corridor around the Oxford Road and the Wilmslow Road, from the A57(M) south down through Rusholme to Fallowfield and the areas immediately either side bounded by the A34 and A5103.
South Manchester covers the south of Manchester as far south as the M60. It lies within The Historic County Boundaries of Lancashire.
Victoria-Shopping District covers the area in central Manchester north of Picadilly Gardens and east of Bridge St and Princess St, served by Manchester Victoria railway station. It covers the locales of the Millennium Quarter and St.
Piccadilly-East Centre is the area in Manchester bounded by the A57 (M), Oxford Road, and the A62. It lies within The Historic County Boundaries of Lancashire and is served by Manchester Piccadilly railway station.
Manchester is a vibrant, post-industrial gem at the heart of North West England. The city formerly nicknamed 'Cottonopolis' (a reference to its most famous export) has hung up its clogs and, thanks to successive regeneration projects, is now a major centre for culture and commerce; seen by many as the 'capital' of the north of England and the 'second city' of the United Kingdom.
Spinningfields-Albert Square covers the area in central Manchester north of Castlefield, east of Quay St and Peter St and west of St Peter's Square (inclusive). It covers the locales of central Deansgate, Albert Square, as well as the newly developed business district of Spinningfields, and is focussed upon the heart of the city centre.
North Manchester is the area of Manchester north of the centre bounded by the M60, the A6, and A57. It includes Sportcity, the development for the 2002 Commonwealth games, held in Manchester and Manchester City FC.
Cheadle is a suburban village situated in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, Greater Manchester, England.
Salford is a city in Greater Manchester, immediately to the west of the city of Manchester. Salford borders Manchester and Trafford to the east and South and to the north the Boroughs of Bolton,and Bury.
Stockport is a borough in the south east of Greater Manchester. It was formerly famous as the centre of the hat-making industry.
Sale is a town and a pleasant south Manchester suburb in Greater Manchester. It is in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford.
Manchester Airport () is one of the busiest and largest airports in Europe. The airport is located in the south of Manchester, in the North West of England and is an excellent gateway to the north of the United Kingdom.
Altrincham is in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester and lies within the historic County boundaries of Cheshire. The town has rather subsumed the neighbouring boroughs of Hale, Timperley, Broadheath, Hale Barns and Bowdon.
Ashton-under-Lyne is a town in Greater Manchester in The Metropolitan Borough of Tameside in the North West of England.
Oldham is the chief town in the metropolitan borough of the same name, in Greater Manchester. It is located high in the Pennines and, at its peak in the 19th century, was an international centre in the textiles industry.
Bury is a town and borough in Greater Manchester, in the North West of England. Bury is pronounced "Berry".
Rochdale is a town in Greater Manchester in the North West of England. It is a Metropolitan Borough and consists of the towns of Rochdale, Middleton and Heywood.
Knutsford is a very pleasant town in Cheshire spoilt only by its position under Manchester Airport's flight path.
Ramsbottom is a small town in the northern part of The Borough of Bury in Greater Manchester. Ramsbottom is about 6 miles north of Bury, 8 of Bolton and 14 miles north of Manchester.
Littleborough is a town in Greater Manchester in the North West of England.
Bolton is a large town in Greater Manchester, England, composed of several constituent 'townships' along with Bolton 'proper'. 17 miles north-west of Manchester City Centre and 40 miles from Blackpool, Bolton can be found in the North-West of England.
The Rossendale Valley is a borough in Lancashire, consisting of a number of small towns and villages including Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Bacup, Waterfoot and . It lies within The West Pennine Moors.
Whaley Bridge is a small town in Derbyshire, surrounded by the Peak District National Park, at the head of the Peak Forest Canal.
Glossop is a small town located on the edge of the Peak District. It lies in the county of Derbyshire, which is officially part of the East Midlands (though most residents would consider themselves part of the Northwest of England).
Todmorden is a pleasant town in Calderdale in West Yorkshire; it is considerably less visited than its better known neighbour, Hebden Bridge. 'Tod' is at the far west of Calderdale, bordering on Greater Manchester and Lancashire.
Accrington is an East Lancashire town which developed during the industrial revolution into a mill town. It has a population of just over 70,000, and as well as textiles it's famous for Accrington Brick, renowned as the best bricks in the world.
thumb|300px|Sandbach Cobbles with Half-timbered Pubs, including the Black Bear to the left, the War Memorial and the Saxon crosses in the background.
Middlewich is a town situated centrally in the north-west English county of Cheshire.
Burnley is a town in Lancashire, England, located approximately 30 miles north of Manchester, and 35 miles west of Leeds.
Warrington is in Cheshire. It is best known for its transport links, night life, shopping and industry.
Hebden Bridge is an old mill town in West Yorkshire. It is set in the deep cleft of a heavily wooded steep-sided valley, with a river, Hebden Water, running through it, crossed by the packhorse bridge that gives the town its name.
Buxton is an ancient spa town in the Peak District, England. It is in the county of Derbyshire which is officially classified as part of the East Midlands but it is probably more associated with the North West of England.
Blackburn (population 140,000) is a large town in Lancashire in North West England.
Wigan is a town and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England. In 1974 the town of Wigan and its surrounding districts were merged into Wigan Borough, and detached from Lancashire to become part of the Greater Manchester region.
The Peak District (also called The Peak) is the name given to a picturesque upland area of the East Midlands and Yorkshire regions of England. There are no precise boundaries; the term comprises most rural areas and small towns which lie between (and are within easy reach of) Sheffield, Huddersfield, Leeds, Manchester, Stockport, Buxton, Congleton, Stoke-on-Trent, Derby, and Chesterfield.
Newton-le-Willows is a town in Merseyside, England. It is famous for industry, from biscuits to trains to tanks.
Crewe is a medium-sized town in South Cheshire. It boasts friendly people, inexpensive hotels and eateries.
Edale is in Derbyshire. Edale is the name of the valley of the River Noe and the name used by most people for Grindsbrook Booth, the settlement where the only train station in the valley is located.
Chorley is a town in Lancashire, England located in the West Pennine Moors.
Clitheroe is an attractive market town in the Ribble Valley in East Lancashire, which claims to be at the geographic heart of England. It lies to the south of the Forest of Bowland and is the ideal staging post for visiting that area, known as 'Lancashire's hidden gem'.
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Halifax is a large market town within the Metropolitan Borough of Calderdale, in West Yorkshire, England, with a population of 82,056 in the 2001 Census. It is well known as a centre of England's woollen manufacture from the 15th century onward, originally dealing through the Halifax Piece Hall.
Nantwich is a beautiful historic town in Cheshire. It contains many old buildings which were built after the great fire of Nantwich in 1583.
Runcorn is one of two towns in the borough of Halton (the other being Widnes). It is situated on the south bank of the River Mersey between Liverpool and Manchester.
St Helens is a town in the conurbation of Merseyside, England, and is traditionally part of the historic county of Lancashire.
Leyland is a town in Lancashire, England located in the West Pennine Moors.
Keighley (pronounced "keeth-lee") is a town in the English county of West Yorkshire, north west of Bradford in the Aire Valley.
Alton Towers, the largest theme park in the United Kingdom, is in Staffordshire, England.
Skipton is an historical town in the English county of North Yorkshire, forming the southern gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.
Bingley is a town in the English county of West Yorkshire, located approximately 5 miles (8 km) north-west of Bradford. it is now part of the Bradford Metropolitan District'
Eyam is in Derbyshire near the Peak District. It is pronounced "Eem".
Bradford is a city in West Yorkshire, a county in the north of England, in the United Kingdom.
Eccleshall is a small town in Staffordshire, England. It is located seven miles north west of Stafford, and six miles west of Stone.
Bakewell is a picturesque historical market town in the heart of the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire famed for its Bakewell Puddings and Bakewell Tarts. There are several shops claiming to hold the 'original recipe' although I'd recommend The Old Original Bakewell Pudding Shop on the main road because of the quality of goods, friendly staff, 'traditional authenticity' of the place and the wonderful smell of baking that comes from it.
Malham is a village in North Yorkshire. There is no church in the village but at Kirkby Malham to the south.
Ilkley is a town in West Yorkshire, part of the metropolitan borough of Bradford.
Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire. It is a small market town.
The Forest of Bowland is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covering 312 square miles in the north of Lancashire and part of North Yorkshire, north-west of Clitheroe and south-west of Settle. The main villages in Bowland include Chipping, Slaidburn, and Dunsop Bridge.
Newport is a small market town in Shropshire, with a history dating back to the 12th century. It is home to several educational institutions, and has housed a wide range of notable people throughout the centuries.
Ellesmere Port is in West Cheshire. Surrounding villages include Willaston, Neston, Parkgate, and Hooton.
North West Leeds is a large and diverse part of the city of Leeds, extending from Burley (near the city centre) out as far as Guiseley and the city's airport. It is especially popular with students in areas such as Burley and Hyde Park where the accommodation is cheap and close to the University.
Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, England, within the historic county boundaries of Lancashire, famed for its football teams, the Grand National horse race, music (including The Beatles), vibrant nightlife and its links with the arts and culture. Historically the city served as one of the leading ports linking Europe to the Americas, expanding to become England's second most populated city by the census of 1861, before slowly declining after 1921 as levels of transatlantic shipping dropped.
Bromborough and Eastham are on the Wirral peninsula in Merseyside.
Matlock is a town in Derbyshire, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, about 20 miles north of Derby.
Buckden is a small town in North Yorkshire, often regarded as the capital of Upper Wharfedale.
Cromford is a village of approximately 1500 inhabitants in Derbyshire, in the wooded valley of the river Derwent, 17 miles north of Derby.
Wirksworth is a historical market town 4 miles south of Matlock with a population of around 10,000 in Derbyshire, England.