Towns in North West England.

Abbey Town
Accrington
Accrington is a small town in Lancashire with a population of around 35,000 people. It lies neatly between Blackburn to the west and Burnley to the east, on the western edge of the Pennines.
Acton
Addingham
Adel
Aintree
The village of Aintree is associated with the well-known Aintree Racecourse, home of the Grand National and other horse races since the 19th century.
Alderley Edge
Alderley Edge is an old village situated in the heart of Cheshire with its famous landmark `The Edge` towering over the Cheshire plain. It has lovely shops to visit and various attractions like Alderley Edge Cricket Club, The Village Park,
Aldford
Aldingham
Allonby
The attractive small village of Allonby on the Solway Coast, lies between Silloth and Maryport. Allonby has a beautiful shingle and sand beach, which has received an award for its cleanliness and safety.
Alsager
Alsager is easily accessible by road and rail and is a small town on the Cheshire plain, surrounded by agricultural land, hamlets and small villages. The town centre is located around the Civic Centre and Library buildings.
Altrincham
Altrincham is a market town with barely defined boundaries as it is an upmarket suburb of Greater Manchester.
Alvanley
Ambleside
Ambleside lies at the heart of the Lake District National Park at the head of Lake Windermere, nestling under a crown of fells, Loughrigg, Fairfield and Wansfell. Amblesides central location makes it an ideal spot from which to tour the Lake District.
Anderton
Apperley Bridge
Appleby-in-Westmorland
The historic town of Appleby, set at the heart of the lush Eden Valley, is one of the loveliest towns in the North of England and was originally the county town of Westmorland.
Appleton Thorn
Appley Bridge
Arnside
Ashton
Ashton-under-Lyne
Askam in Furness
Askham
Aspatria
Audlem
Backford
Badsworth
Barbon
Bardsea
Barnoldswick
Barrow-in-Furness
Welcome to Barrow-in-Furness - the historic maritime gateway to the Furness Peninsula. One of the best-kept secrets in Britain, Barrow is a Victorian town with a proud heritage of innovation, surrounded by beautiful beaches and inspiring scenery.
Batley
Batley is a small town between Bradford and Leeds in West Yorkshire.
Beeston
Bickerstaffe
Bingley
Bingley is a West Yorkshire town located five miles northwest of Bradford. It is located in Airedale on the south of Ilkley Moor.
Birch
Birch-in-Heywood is a small village situated on the road between Hopwood, Heywood and Rhodes. It's believed to have been formed around the mill which is now used for industrial purposes.
Birkenhead
Birkenhead is a large town on the Wirral Peninsula in Merseyside. Situated on the River Mersey's west bank it is facing the city of Liverpool.
Blackburn
Blackburn is a large industrial town in Lancashire, 21 miles north west of Manchester. It lies between the Ribble Valley and the West Pennine Moors.
Blackpool
Blackpool is Britain's favourite holiday resort - bright and bustling - with non-stop fun. Famous for its "Golden Mile" of piers, amusement arcades, tram and donkey-rides, pubs, fish and chip shops and bingo halls.
Bolton
The historic mill town of Bolton is on the edge of the West Pennine Moors, 10 miles northwest of Manchester.
Bolton by Bowland
Bolton le Sands
Charming Bolton-le-Sands is a sizeable village close to the Lancashire coast near Lancaster.
Bootle
Bootle is a large town four miles north of Liverpool on the banks of the River Mersey. It was known in Victorian times as Bootle-cum-Linacre.
Boston Spa
Standing on the banks of the rushing River Wharfe, the West Yorkshire village of Boston Spa is within the civil parish of Leeds.
Bothel
Bothel is a delightful rural agricultural village which has a fascinating history dating back to Roman times.
Bowland Bridge
Bowland Bridge is a little jewel! The view from the wonderful Mason's Arms pub halfway up the hill to the fells, is one to rival anywhere in the world.
Bowness-on-Windermere
Bowness-on-Windermere situated in a spectacular lakeside setting on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere, is Cumbria's most popular destination.
Bradford
The city of Bradford in situated in the Pennines, eight miles west of Leeds in West Yorkshire.
Bramhall
Brampton
Visit Bramptons Wednesday market, granted by Henry IIIs charter in 1252, at the Moot Hall.
Bredbury
Bride
Brigham
Most of Brigham village is on high ground above 2 worked-out 19th century limestone quarries full of wildlife. The A66, which replaced an old railway, is the main route into Brigham.
Brinscall
Brinscall is one of the showpieces of Lancashire. Its idyllic hillside location and charm makes it a favourite place for visitors.
Bromley Cross
Broughton in Furness
Bunbury
Burgh by Sands
Burley in Wharfedale
Burnley
Burnley is a typical Lancashire market town 21 miles north of Manchester and close to the M65.
Burtonwood
Burtonwood is a pleasant, large residential village. It has various shops and amenities in addition to good road links to the neighbouring towns of Warrington, Newton le Willows and St Helens.
Bury
Bury is a market town in Greater Manchester, about 8 miles north west of Manchester on the River Irwell.
Buttermere
Caldbeck
Caldbeck is a traditional working underfell village named after the river on which it stands. The river provided water power for the important industrial development of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Calder Bridge
Calverley
Calvo
Camerton
Cark
Carlisle
Over 2000 years of turbulent history has made the city what it is today. From the mystical King Arthur, to the far reaching influence of the Romans, whose mighty Emperor Hadrian had the border wall constructed to keep out the barbarians from the North.
Carnforth
Situated just off the M6 and 20 miles south of the scenic Lake District, Carnforth is the sort of place that everyone has heard of but few have bothered to stop and discover this hidden gem.
Cartmel
Cartworth
Castle Carrock
Castleford
Castletown
Caton
Chadderton
Chadderton is a town of 34,000 people lying at the foot of the Pennines with the town of Oldham to the East, Middleton to the West and the City of Manchester to the south, it has lots to offer the visitor. Chadderton is blessed with 5 park
Cheadle
Cheadle is situated between Stockport and Manchester. It is a suburb of the Borough of Stockport and blends seamlessly into the larger metropolis without any real defining boundary.
Chester
Chester is the county town of Cheshire, and the lovely agricultural land of the county surrounds the city which is situated on the north bank of the River Dee.
Chipping
Chorley
The South Lancashire town of Chorley situated at the foot of the West Pennine Moors is served by motorway links to the M61 and nearby M6. This ever popular market town is the birth place of Henry Tate the sugar magnet.
Christleton
Clayton
The picturesque village of Clayton, which is mentioned in the doomsday book, lies 3 miles west of Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Clayton West
ClaytonWest Clayton West nestles in the Beautiful Dearne Valley overlooked by Emley Moor. It once boasted a thriving pit and textile industry. Clayton West affectionately known locally as Clayton is now residential.One of the domina
Cleckheaton
Clitheroe
Clitheroe is a delightful market town in Lancashire, on the border of the beautiful Ribble Valley. Located on the banks of the River Ribble, Clitheroe makes an excellent base for exploring the nearby Pendle Hill and the Forest of Bowland.
Cockermouth
Cockermouth is the birthplace of William and Dorothy Wordsworth. An attractive small market town on the fringe of the Lake District National Park. The town was built in the 12th century and is situated on the confluence of the rivers Derwent and Cocker.
Collingham
Collins Green
Collins Green is a small former pit village just outside Newton le Willows.
Colne
Colne is a former cotton town which is fortunate enough to be located in a very attractive semi rural area. The town is dominated by Pendle Hill, which is famous for the Pendle Witches.
Congleton
The thriving and attractive market town of Congleton nestles at the foothills of the pennines amongst some of the most attractive countryside in Britain. The river Dane winds its way through the centre of town creating an outstanding wildli
Coniston
Coniston Village lies on the West Side of Coniston Water, with the Coniston fells along the north-west side of the village, dominated by The Old Man of Coniston.
Corney
Cotehill
Crank
Crewe
Crewe is not a town that grew naturally, it was created for the purpose of serving the railways as they grew in the 19th century. The name was taken from nearby Crewe Hall
Croglin
Croglin is the name of a village, beck (stream) and grange in Cumbria in the UK.
Crook
Crosby Garrett
Crosby Ravensworth
Croston
Culgaith
Dacre
Dalby
Dalton-in-Furness
Daresbury
Denby Dale
The small West Yorkshire village of Denby Dale is a delightful place to visit, set on the banks of the River Dearne.
Dent
Dent village in Dentdale in the Yorkshire Dales National Park is a charming village with narrow cobbled streets, lined with attractive cottages and almost from a vanished world.
Dewsbury
Dewsbury is a medium-sized town in West Yorkshire, known for its splendid Victorian architecture. It is 9 miles north east of Huddersfield and close to the M62.
Diggle
Diggle is one of the quieter villages in terms of trans-pennine traffic noise and pollution, it is situated in Saddleworth, traditionally a West Yorkshire community.
Dodleston
Douglas
Dunham-on-the-Hill
Dunham-on-the-Hill is a small village in Cheshire. It straddles the A56 with the Church, Pub and a small Council Estate (now largely owner-occupied) on the northwest side and the Village Hall and the majority of the houses to the southeast.
Earlestown
Earlestown is a suburb of Newton le Willows and owes much of its development to the coming of the railways in the 1830s. It was well known throughout the world for locomotives built in the town.
Eccleston
Edenfield
Ellesmere Port
Ellesmere Port is an industrial town on the Wirral Peninsula, eight miles north of Chester. This port town in Cheshire is on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal.
Elterwater
Elton
Esholt
Esholt is a small village of around 1500 residents in West Yorkshire. It is situated just off the A65 between Guiseley and Shipley.
Euxton
Euxton village is part of the Borough of Chorley in Lancashire. The village name is pronounced Exton and lies just to the south of Leyland, and to the west of Chorley.
Ewood Bridge
Farndon
Farndon is a Cheshire village close to Wales. The church of St Chad is in the centre of the village and worth a visit, look out for the 'Civil War window' dating from 1662.
Farnley Tyas
Farsley
Fingland
Fleetwood
Further north along the coast discover Fleetwood - A thriving seaside resort and busy port with a traditional pier, a beautiful yacht marina and a promenade packed full of attractions.
Flookburgh
Flookburgh is a delightful village inCumbria, located on the Cartmel peninsula. It lies between Ravenstown and Grange-over-Sands on the northern edge of Morecambe Bay.
Foulridge
Freckleton
The village of Freckleton lies on the Fylde coast of Lancashire, 8 miles east of Lytham St Annes.
Frizington
Frodsham
Gamblesby
Gildersome
Gilgarran
Gilgarran is a medium sized settlement, it has no community services as to speak of, only a bus service twice a day. It has changed a lot in recent years with the addition of the avenue.
Glasson
Glen Maye
Golborne
Golcar
The village of Golcar is about 3 miles from Huddersfield. It's a village which boasts some wonderful countryside and spectacular views.
Gomersal
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Goosnargh
Gorton
Grange-over-Sands
Grange-over-Sands is an old-fashioned resort town overlooking the endless sands of Morecambe Bay.
Grasmere
The tiny village of Grasmere in the Lake District, is surrounded by Helm Crag to the north west, Rydal Fell and Nab Scar to the east, Yew Crag and Silver Howe lying west, with the River Rothay running by.
Great Barrow
Great Budworth
Great Mitton
Great Sankey
As a regular visitor to Great Sankey and Warrington generally for almost two years. I always anticipate my visits, as this town has some truly beautiful sites.
Greenfield
Greenodd
Greenodd is a picturesque village right on the edge of the Lake District National Park - the border goes right through the village! Very easy driving distances to the Lakes of Windermere and Coniston Water.
Gressingham
Guiseley
Guiseley is a small town eight miles north of Bradford in West Yorkshire.
Haigh
Hale
Hale Bank
Halifax
The West Yorkshire town of Halifax is a sizeable Minster town, best known for its woollen industry, confectionery and the Halifax Bank. It is situated ten miles south west of Bradford, close to the M62.
Hapton
Harle Syke
Harraby
Harraby is located1 mile from the historic centre of the border city of Carlisle and it's many attractions, including Carlisle Castle, Cathedral, Tullie House and the Citadel Bastion.
Haslingden
Haverigg
Hawkshead
The historic village of Hawkshead lies between Ambleside and Coniston, near the head of Esthwaite Water and is one of the Lake Districts unspoiled treasures.
Haworth
The West Yorkshire village of Haworth is set in the Pennines, ten miles west of Bradford. The name Haworth is first recorded in 1209 and meant
Haydock
Haydock, home of Haydock Racecourse, is a village on Merseyside, midway between Manchester and Liverpool.
Heapey
Hebden Bridge
Heckmondwike
Helmshore
Helsby
Hemsworth
Hesketh Bank
Hest Bank
Hest Bank is a small Lancashire village within the parish of Slyne-with-Hest near Lancaster. It borders the salt flats of the extensive Morecambe Bay.
Heysham
Heysham is a quaint old village, one of a string of small communities dotted round the shores of Morecambe Bay, each with a fascinating history of its own.
Heywood
The town of Heywood, three miles west of Rochdale, has its origins in the 13th century, but the area owes much of its charm and character to Robert Peel, (the father of Sir Robert Peel, originator of Britain's first police force).
High Legh
The parish of High Legh was recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book as having two Saxons, Ulviet and Dob. Once the Norman baron, Baron De Venables, was given the parish, these two saxons disappear from records.
Holmes Chapel
Holmes Chapel is an attractive village in the north of the borough of Congleton, overlooking the Dane Valley. The centre of the village is the Parish Church, St Luke's, which has a history of its own.
Holmfirth
Holmfirth is a small town high in the Holm Valley of West Yorkshire. Situated where the Ribble and Holme rivers meet, the town is nestled in the Pennines about six miles south of Huddersfield.
Honley
Horbury
There are many good reasons to visit Horbury where the environment is welcoming and friendly and car parking is free.Our high-class clothes, food, bookshops and cafés are situated in a town that has retained its individuality.
Hornby
Hoylake
Hoylake has one main high street running through the centre of the town. this high street contains shops, bars, restaurants, supermarkets and cafe's.
Huddersfield
Huddersfield West Yorkshire, geographically speaking the town is situated in a basin surrounded by hills; this can be readily seen from many of the vantage points around the area.
Hurst Green
Ilkley
Ilkley is a small tourist town in West Yorkshire, 11 miles north of Bradford.
Ireby
Ireby - Once a thriving market town, with the market cross believed to date back to 1200. Ireby is now a truly unspoilt, peaceful fell village.
Irlam
Irthington
Keighley
The West Yorkshire town of Keighley is situated where the River Worth joins the River Aire. It is located on the main A629 between Skipton and Bradford.
Kelsall
Kelsall is a pretty Cheshire village with rural charm yet near exciting and varied visitor attractions. There is a genuine warmth and friendliness in the people who are fortunate to live in this beautiful area.
Kendal
The market town of Kendal is known as 'The auld grey town', because of its many fine grey limestone buildings and is the principal commercial and shopping centre of the area.
Keswick
Keswick is situated in the picturesque northern region of the Lake District. Lying on the banks of the River Greta and on the north shore of Derwent Water, famed for its salmon and trout.
Killingbeck
Kirkby Lonsdale
The small Cumbrian town of Kirkby Lonsdale is situated above the River Lune, 13 miles southeast of Kendal.
Kirkby Stephen
Kirkby Thore
Kirkmichael
Kirk Michael is situated on the west coast of the Isle of Man. If you like walking, then theres mile upon mile of country beach or even hill walks.
Kirkstall
Knutsford
Knutsford is a pleasant market town steeped in legend and history, it is said that the name comes from King Canute fording the river Lilly. The Town has a strongly Georgian feel to it.
Lancaster
The Historic city of Lancaster - Originally a Roman settlement, Lun-Castrum the fort on the River Lune. For centuries, travellers approaching Lancaster have been greeted with the magnificent sight of the Medieval Castle.
Laneshaw Bridge
At first sight you might think that Laneshaw Bridge, or "The Brige" as it is affectionately know by the locals, with its quaint, underestimated cottages, is just a sleepy village tucked away near the Yorkshire border
Laxey
Lazonby
Leeds
Leeds, the commercial and cultural capital of the north, is a large and prosperous city, centrally situated in the north of England.
Lees
Although the village of Lees dates back to the 14th Century it wasn't until the 19th Century that the village gained recognition due to its mineral springs. Eleven cotton mills were built in Lees which totally changed its character.
Leigh
Lezayre
Littleborough
Despite its name, Littleborough is one of the larger settlements in the borough, yet retains its village atmosphere. It gained importance, because it stood at the junction of two ancient routes over the Pennines.
Liverpool
Named as the European Capital of Culture 2008, Liverpool has a UNESCO listed waterfront and a long and distinguished maritime history.
Liversedge
Long Marton
Lower Bentham
Lower Bentham (or Low Bentham to the locals) is the furthest Western village in the whole of Yorkshire. With a population of about 2000, the village is expanding with every year that passes.
Loweswater
Loweswater is a picturesque, rural village. It has an annual Loweswater Agricultural Show (in September), and is an ideal place to enjoy country walks, taking in the natural beauty as you go.
Lowton
Lydiate
Lydiate (old English for a field with gate in) has some beautiful canal walks with great pubs along the way. Cyclists travel from over the north west and beyond to cycle along the Leeds/Liverpool canal, its popular for fishing too.
Lytham St. Annes
In contrast to Blackpool, just along the cost is Lytham, here you can enjoy peaceful parks, beautiful gardens and admire the old half-timbered buildings. There is a fine promenade and lovely sandy beach.
Macclesfield
Macclesfield is a relatively affluent Cheshire town, 12 miles south of Stockport.
Maghull
Malpas
Manchester
Manchester is an exciting cosmopolitan city with hundreds of excellent museums, tourist attractions and places to shop, eat and stay - you're guaranteed a great time when you visit this vibrant city.
Marsden
Marsden is a perfect example of the villages sited within the Colne Valley and lies about 8 miles away from huddersfield. The Village is small and compact with houses built around the central shopping area which is Peel Street.
Maryport
Visit Maryport, on the Solway Coast a lively town and celebrate 2000 years of the sea! An 18th century planned town, set on a cliff above the Solway. It was also an important Roman seaport.
Maughold
Meanwood
Melling
Meltham
Menston
Menston is situated in Yorkshire within the picturesque valley of the River Wharfe northeast of Bradford city centre and to the northwest of Leeds.
Middleton
Middleton (Gt Mcr)
Middleton is more than just another 19th century industrial Lancashire town; it is an ancient place and has much that remains from an illustrious past.
Middlewich
Middlewich is just two miles from junction 18 off the M6. Middlewich is set in the heart of Cheshire's salt area. Timber framed housing, pottery and the remains of clay-lined salt evaporation chambers have been excavated.
Milburn
Milnrow
Junction 21 on the M62 is where you will find Milnrow. Although Milnrow's history goes back to the Norman Conquest it is remembered for wool and the weaving of wool.
Moorside
Moorside, Oldham, is indeed beside the moors. Only a cockstride away (meaning: adjacent to) are the Saddleworth moors and the beautiful Saddleworth villages, five in all.
Morecambe
Situated on the coast in the centre of beautiful Morecambe Bay, a new-look Morecambe is developing faster then any other resort in the country. The superb level promenade offers visitors unique and stunning views across Morecambe Bay.
Moreton
Moreton is a small yet busy town that has a round about as the centre which is called Moreton Cross. The main high street is called Hoylake Road which runs through the centre of the town.
Morley
Morley is a town in West Yorkshire, five miles south west of Leeds. The town compares itself with Rome, as both are built on seven hills.
Moss Side
Moss side is a beautiful residential district situated in the north west of Manchester. It is only two miles away from the city centre. It has a very good community spirit resulting from the variety of cultures in the community. According
Mossbay
Mossley
Mossley Hill
Mottram in Longdendale
Mouldsworth
Mow Cop
Mytholmroyd
Situated in the beautiful Calder Valley, equidistant from the towns of Halifax to the east and Todmorden, to the west, Mytholmroyd (Norse:- a level place where two rivers meet Mitholm - Roid) is now a dormitory town for Leeds some 3' miles
Nantwich
Nelson
Nelson is a typical Lancastrian industrial town built on the cotton industry. While the cotton industry is all but gone, Nelson is a thriving, redeveloped market town.
Nether Kellet
Nethertown
New Brighton
Although put through many years against foreign package holidays and lack of tourism, leading to its decline, New Brighton still boasts the ability to attract day trippers and tourists.
Newbiggin
Newby Bridge
Newton Arlosh
Newton-le-Willows
Newton le Willows is ancient town that has undergone many changes over the years. It was originally called Newton-in-Makerfield and in 1974 it was transferred from Lancashire into Merseyside.
Northwich
Northwich is a medium size town built on industry and waterways heritage. It boasts some unique attractions such as the Anderton Boatlift (about 3 miles from the town centre) and the Salt Museum.
Oldham
Oldham sits high on the Pennines, surrounded by hills and offers many vantage points for viewing many miles around. Oldham can be dated back to 865 A.D. when Danish invaders settled here.
Ossett
Otley
Overlooked by the Chevin, Otley is a market town situated in the Wharf Valley and is the Birth place of Thomas Chippindale.
Ousby
The sprawling Cumbrian Parish of Ousby lies in the North East of the County some ten miles to the East of the market town of Penrith and on the edge of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Oxenholme
Oxenholme is a tiny village in Cumbria, although it was originally in the former county of Westmorland. It is on the outskirts of Kendal, two miles away, and not far from the lovely town of Kirkby Lonsdale
Oxenhope
Padgate
Parbold
Parton
Patterdale
Patterdale (origin.. Patrick's valley) is a small, unspoiled village in the heart of the Lake District. Surrounded by mountains situated at the southern end of Ullswater, England's second largest lake, makes it an ideal base for sightseeing
Peel
Pendleton
Penrith
Penrith is a busy market town, lying in the lovely Eden Valley, to the north east of the Lake District and a few miles north of Lake Ullswater. Penrith makes the perfect base from which to explore the Eden Valley.
Plumbland
Point of Ayre
The Point of Ayre is the northernmost point of the Isle of Man. It lies 10 km North of Ramsey. The point can be accessed by the A16 road from Bride.
Pontefract
The market town of Pontefract in West Yorkshire is well known for its unusual black liquorice sweets known as Pontefract cakes. Close to the M62 and the A1 the town is nine miles east of Wakefield.
Pooley Bridge
Along with Glenridding, the village of Pooley Bridge is the most important settlement on Ullswater, which would have been settled very early in the history of the lake...
Port Carlisle
Port Carlisle, very near the beginning (or end!) of the Hadrian's Wall Walk is a lovely little hamlet in its own right. It is an ideal place to stay for a few days to enjoy the local bird life which can be seen in abundance.
Port Erin
Port Soderick
Port St Mary
Preston
Preston is now Lancashire's County Town. Situated at the heart of the County, Preston is a busy, thriving town. Once home to the first cotton mill in the area, it was here that John Horrocks set up his mill.
Prestwich
Prestwich is simply a leafy, residential suburb to the north of Manchester city centre. For many years,along with its sister suburb of Whitefield,just to the north, it remained North Manchester's best kept secret
Pulford
Purston Jaglin
Ramsbottom
Ramsbottom is a Victorian mill town, on the south side of the West Yorkshire Moors, where there has been a settlement since 4000BC.
Ramsey
Ravenglass
The fishing village of Ravenglass is spectacularly situated between the Lake District Mountains and the sea.
Ravenstonedale
Rawtenstall
Rawtenstall, pronounced Rotten-stall by the locals, is a pretty Lancashire town in the Rossendale Valley.
Ribchester
Ribchester is a pretty little village containing not only a Roman fort, but also a fascinating museum, friendly locals much to see and do.
Rimington
Rivington
Roberttown
Roberttown a quiet residential Village. It has been established for almost 200 years on top of a hill overlooking the Pennines to the west.
Rochdale
Visit the borough of Rochdale and you will find a wealth of fascinating heritage and beautiful countryside that makes this a great area to explore.
Rock Ferry
Population c. 11000. Rock Ferry used to be one of the smartest addresses in the North West; this is not quite the case any more.
Roddlesworth
Rode Heath
Rodley
Romiley
Rosthwaite
Rothwell
Rothwell is a small, friendly town in Leeds. At around 6 miles from Leeds City Centre, the town is an ideal base for commuters and tourists alike. Rothwell has no shortage of facilities. With a population of around 22,000.
Royton
Runcorn
The industrial town of Runcorn is built on a bulge of land on the south bank of the Mersey, where the estuary narrows to form the Runcorn Gap.
Rusland
Ryhill
Ryhill is a village surrounded by beautiful countryside & has a public footpath link to the Pennine Trail. The village overlooks 2 reservoirs & just out of sight is a manmade lake with a country trail around it. It is a short drive from Wak
Saddleworth
The area of Saddleworth encompasses several villages, they are Denshaw, Delph, Diggle, Uppermill, Greenfield and Grasscroft, these villages were in the area known as the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Sale
The town of Sale is part of the Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, five miles south west of Manchester city centre.
Salford
Salford is a city of 72,750 inhabitants in the larger Borough of Salford in Greater Manchester. It is located on a bend of the River Irwell and is three miles west of Manchester city centre.
Saltaire
Saltaire is a stunning Victorian village, originally founded in 1853 by Sir Titus Salt, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage site located at the base of the Aire Valley.
Sandbach
Sandbach is an historic market town, half a mile from j17 off the M6 motorway. The Trent and Mersey canal passes through the town bringing numerous tourists during the summer.
Santon Bridge
Saughall
Sawley
Scarisbrick
Scorton
Scotby
Seacombe
Sedbergh
Sedgwick
Shap
Shaw
Shaw is a delightful little town which borders the very scenic Saddleworth villages in one direction and borders Oldham in the other. It was once known as the Golden Town as it had the largest number of mills in the whole of England.
Shepley
Shipley
Shipley is four miles north of Bradford in West Yorkshire. It is situated near the River Aire, on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.
Silecroft
Silloth-on-Solway
Nestling on the shores of the Solway Firth is the charming Victorian planned town of Silloth-on-Solway. Silloth owes its name to the monks of Holme Cultram Abbey.
Silsden
Silverdale
Silverdale is one of the charming Lancashire villages which line the north end of Morecambe Bay on the border with Cumbria.
Skelton
Skirwith
Skirwith is a beautiful village, especially in the summer. Tucked away in the countryside, just outside the Lake District and so it's close to a whole world of magnificent mountain and lake walks.
Slaidburn
Slaithwaite
Slaithwaite (pronounced 'slawit' or 'slathwaite' by locals) is a true "Yorkshire grit" mill town straddled by the viaduct and bisected by the canal.
South Elmsall
South Elmsall lies just off the A1, a few miles south of where it crosses the M62 on the very southernmost tip of West Yorkshire. It is part of Wakefield Metropolitan district.
Southport
Southport is a seaside town on the West Lancashire Coastal Plain, 14.8 miles west-southwest of Preston and 16.5 miles north of Liverpool.
Sowerby Bridge
Sowerby Bridge is a town that is fast developing to compare with the most attractive places to visit in the area and has many beautiful local walks in its favour. Nestled between the river Calder and the canal with the deepest canal lock i
Speke
St. Anne's
St. Bees
St. Helens
The large town of St Helens is 12 miles north east of Liverpool in Merseyside.
Stainland
Stalybridge
Standish
Stanwix
Stockport
Stockport is a large town approximately 6 miles south of Manchester city centre. The main road through Stockport is the A6. There is much to see in Stockport, visitors will find plenty to occupy their time.
Stockton Heath
Stockton Heath is an ever developing village in the borough of Warrington, Cheshire, neighbouring Appleton, Grappenhall and Walton. It is to the South of the Manchester Ship Canal which divides Stockton Heath to North Warrington.
Stretford
Modern Stretford is a town built mainly on the community forged by the workers of former Trafford Park stalwart GEC. Though not always noted for its picturesque views, Stretford boasts many public parks which are enjoyed by local residents.
Stubbins
Sulby
Swettenham
After countless generations of farming the village of Swettenham maintains an agricultural character to this day. The twin focal points of the village are the 13th Century Parish Church and the local pub.
Tarporley
Tarvin
Temple Sowerby
Thornhill
Thornton le Moors
Thornton Le Moors is a lovely little village, with much to offer. The village has a calm and peaceful atmosphere, where everyone gets along well together.
Threlkeld
Thursby
Thursby is a quiet village of agricultural origins, 6 miles South West of Carlisle. While the Romans travelled through at an earlier date, Thursby is named after the Viking god Thor (pórr) and a temple was said to have been dedicated to him
Todmorden
Tottington
Troutbeck
Uldale
The peaceful traditional village of Uldale has links with Sir Hugh Walpole's highly acclaimed Herries chronicles.
Ullswater
Ulverston
Ulverston is a market town in Cumbria, just north of Morecambe Bay and south of the Lake District.
Uppermill
The small town/large village of Uppermill is on the northeast side of Greater Manchester, tucked away in a valley of the Pennines.
Waberthwaite
Waddington
Wakefield
At the heart of Wakefield city is the beautiful cathedral,it stands on the site of a Saxon church and was mainly built in the 14th and 15th centuries.
Wallasey
Wallasey is a town in Merseyside situated at the mouth of the River Mersey.
Walton le Dale
Warrington
Warrington is a Cheshire town 16 miles east of Liverpool with the River Mersey running through it.
West Kirby
West Kirby is situated on the mouth of the River Dee from the Irish Sea. West Kirby is a busy little town with many cafe's shops and restaurants.
Wetheral
Wetheral is a picturesque village, with walks by the River Eden in National Trust woodland.
Wetherby
Wetherby stands on the Wharfe River, 12 miles northeast of Leeds in West Yorkshire. For centuries it was an important crossing place on the Great North Road for travellers journeying from London to Edinburgh.
Whalley
Whitehaven
The Elegant Georgian town of Whitehaven allows you to recapture the atmosphere of the 18th century, as you explore its unique and original streets. In the days of sail it had important links with North America and the Caribbean.
Whitworth
Widnes
Widnes is a sizeable industrial town in Cheshire. It is situated on the north bank of the River Mersey opposite Runcorn.
Wigan
Wigan is Lancashire's oldest town - of Celtic and Roman origin, Wigan stands on high ground above the River Douglas. During the late 1800's Wigan had over 1,000 pit shafts within 5 miles of the town centre.
Wigton
Wigton is the bustling and thriving centre of the Solway Plain, situated between the Caldbeck Fells and the Solway coast. The Market town of Wigton is an ancient settlement and evolved from a pre-medieval street plan.
Willaston
Wilmslow
Wilsden
Windermere
Originally a tiny village named Birthwaite, the town of Windermere is now an extension of Bowness-on-Windermere, just a short distance up hill from the shores of the lake.
Winwick
Winwick is a lovely little village on the A49 between Newton le Willows and Warrington. At the centre of the village is the ancient parish church. There is a carving of a pig on the church's tower.
Workington
Welcome to Workington, an ancient market and industrial town, situated of the Cumbrian coast at the mouth of the River Derwent where it flows into the Solway Firth.
Wrea Green
Wybunbury
Wybunbury is a delightful village with loads of old traditions and values.

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