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Whalley Range - a forgotten gem?

Two miles south-west of Manchester city centre lies Whalley Range. One of the city’s earliest suburban areas, it was built by local businessman Samuel Brooks, who gave his name to the Nearby district of Brooklands.

Artistic pursuits in Manchester

With Manchester just a short journey away, it’s easy to soak up the city’s cultural hotspots. As well as acclaimed art galleries such as The Lowry, The Whitworth and Manchester Art Gallery, which all have impressive collections of local and international works, those with more modern tastes can find something to their tastes at Artzu Gallery, HOME and Bureau Gallery. Take in a trip to the theatre too, with The Palace, Manchester Opera House and Royal Exchange among the stages around the city.

Manchester - mad for history

Those hankering for history should check out Manchester’s many museums. Among the highlights are the Museum of Science and Industry, which has a range of extraordinary vehicles and engineering marvels on display, the Imperial War Museum North and the National Football Museum. Politics and democracy are investigated at the People’s History Museum, while Manchester Museum houses an extraordinary range of items, including a life-size replica of a tyrannosaurus rex skeleton.

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