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Sale Golf Club - Sale

Sale Golf Club, founded in 1913, is a well established parkland course with a standard scratch of 70. The Clubhouse, the lodge of Sale Old Hall Circa 1830, is steeped in tradition and has a well-earned reputation for good food and hospitality. Set in an idyllic rural location next to Trafford Water Sports Centre, Sale Golf Club offers a gently undulating parkland course that presents an enjoyable challenge to both high and low handicap golfers. Providing 'year round' play, the course is maintained to the highest standards using the latest equipment. Situated close to the M60 and within easy reach of the entire Greater Manchester conurbation.


Chorlton cum Hardy Golf Club - Manchester

Chorlton-cum-Hardy Golf Club is an 18-hole park-land course located in the Mersey Valley, 4 miles south of Manchester City Centre. 14th Century Barlow Hall provides the setting for our Club-House which is fully equipped with a well-stocked bar and reasonably priced catering facilities. A challenging 18-hole parkland Course, set in the grounds of historic 14th Century Barlow Hall. The Par is 70 with a Standard Scratch Score of 69. This challenging parkland Course winds its way down narrow fairways and around the banks of the River Mersey. Located in such tranquil surroundings, it is difficult to believe that you are just 4 miles from Manchester City Centre and in close proximity to the M60 motorway network.


North Trafford College

North Trafford College of Further Education, founded in 2007, is located in Manchester, UK. The College has over 11,000 students out of which over 8,000 students are adults and around 3,000 are young people in the age range of 16 to 18 years. The College offers several programmes such as Access to Higher Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computing and IT, Health and Care, Business & Management, Art and Design, Mechanical and Production Engineering, Gas and Plumbing, Building Services, Leisure, Child Care, Teacher Training and Science.

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Wythenshawe Hall and Park - Manchester

Wythenshawe Park covers some 250 acres of prime parkland to the immediate south of the city. It constitutes a major leisure facility for the people of south Manchester, and in particular, the vast Wythenshawe housing estate which surrounds it. Beautifully maintained, it has numerous facilities and sporting attractions including several football pitches, tennis courts, bowling greens and children's play areas. Wythenshawe Hall was built by the Tatton family who lived their between 1540 and 1926, when Robert Greville Tatton sold the hall and park to Lord Simon of Wythenshawe, who immediately donated them to the City of Manchester. Several rooms are open to the public, including the Dining Room and the Drawing Room, the latter being the oldest surviving part of the original 1540 house.


Trafford Centre - Manchester

The Trafford Centre has had a massive impact on Manchester. It boasts 280 shops, 35 restaurants and a 20-screen cinema under one roof, attracting shoppers from all over the north of England - a veritable cathedral for the consumer! With fancy fake palms, neo-classical columns and marble floors, the Trafford Centre aims to attract the discerning shopper. Stuffed with designer outlets including DKNY, Selfridges, Miss Sixty, Moschino, Calvin Klein, Diesel and Lacoste to name but a few, it really has revolutionised the shopping horizon for Mancunians - and their eager visitors. Even better, the mall has ample free parking for those who wish to shop without racing out of the store to add money to the parking meter.


Trafford Centre - Manchester

The Trafford Centre has had a massive impact on Manchester. It boasts 280 shops, 35 restaurants and a 20-screen cinema under one roof, attracting shoppers from all over the north of England - a veritable cathedral for the consumer! With fancy fake palms, neo-classical columns and marble floors, the Trafford Centre aims to attract the discerning shopper. Stuffed with designer outlets including DKNY, Selfridges, Miss Sixty, Moschino, Calvin Klein, Diesel and Lacoste to name but a few, it really has revolutionised the shopping horizon for Mancunians - and their eager visitors. Even better, the mall has ample free parking for those who wish to shop without racing out of the store to add money to the parking meter.


Manchester United Football Club

The most successful club of recent times was formed in a slightly less than glamorous manner - a club called Newton Heath being founded by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company in 1878. In 1902 they went bankrupt and Manchester United were born. United always enjoyed moderate success but in the Fifties and Sixties under Matt Busby they won five titles and a European Cup in an era that was only marred by the Munich Air Disaster which claimed much of the first-team squad. Fast Fact: The first five times United entered the European Cup, they never failed to get to the semi-final stage.


Boysnope Park Golf Club - Manchester

Welcome to Boysnope Park Golf Club, We offer a high standard 18 Hole, Par 72 Parkland Course with 24 Bay Floodlit Driving Range. The undulating landscape of the course reveals natural ponds and attractive water features as you play. Our high standard is evident when you see the large contoured greens and spacious raised tees. Specially turfed winter greens and the excellent drainage on the course allows play all year round.


Dunham Massey - Manchester

When the house and estate of Dunham Massey was bequeathed to the National Trust in 1976, it was one of the most generous the Trust was granted. Today, the ancient, walled deer park, tranquil gardens, lake and house provide a varied and peaceful day for the visitor. The oldest record of the deer park is in 1362 and it is known that the moat, which partly survives as the ornamental lake, once surrounded the old Manor House, possibly a castle before then. The now substantially flattened mound which is on the south-east corner of the house, may have been a Norman motte, but this is uncertain.


Ringway Golf Club - Altrincham

Rolling over mature Cheshire parkland with extensive views towards the Lancashire hills and Derbyshire Peaks Ringway Golf Club has an outstanding pedigree. Founded in 1908 by members of Hale and Ashley Cricket Club, the aim was to create a course of the highest calibre and a welcoming clubhouse. Harry Colt, the world famous course designer laid out the course, which was further developed by James Braid Jnr and today boasts 18 holes measuring 6,482 yards and is considered among the finest in Cheshire. Conveniently located just 2 miles from Manchester Airport, Ringway is within easy reach of some of the North West's finest hotels as well as the regions motorway networks.


Didsbury Golf Club - Manchester

Thinking of joining a golf club? Find out why we think Didsbury may be right for you. Its 18 holes are bordered on three sides by the river which make the course a good test of golf calling for precision and patient play with a par of 70. Off-course recent refurbishment gives the visitor a warm and welcoming clubhouse with its first class catering facilities plus up-to-date locker room and shower accommodation. Its a rendezvous for the discerning golfer looking forward to a good day out with all the facilities required to do that. Visitors are always welcome at Didsbury, but small groups and individuals must contact the Professional or the Club Manager to arrange a slot.


The Lowry - Salford Quays

A dazzling, award winning building in a stunning waterside location. One of the most exciting art galleries in Britain, explore L S Lowry's life and work in ways that might surprise you and discover something new in our other gallery spaces. One of the world's best venues for live entertainment, with an exceptional international programme of drama, dance, comedy and music. A great place for a superb value meal in our award winning restaurant. The Sunday afternoon rendezvous for great food and great free jazz, the first Sunday of the month in the Circle Bar, with the best of North West's jazz and World music artists. A great place to stimulate the whole family with fun activities and education programmes.


The National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy - Manchester

The National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy was founded during 1977 and located at Loughborough. It has been offering respected, evidenced based and independently accredited training in adult clinical hypnosis/hypnotherapy and hypno-psychotherapy. The College has training centres throughout the UK including London, Leeds, Liverpool, Oxford, East Midlands (Leicester), Newcastle, Manchester, South Wales and Glasgow. The NCHP courses and syllabus includes fundamentals of hypnosis, basic hypnotherapeutic techniques, contra-indications, simple relaxation, and suggestion therapy.

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Museum of Science and Industry - Manchester

Based in one of the world's oldest railway stations, Liverpool Road Station, Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry contains 15 galleries which not only educate and inform, but also amaze and entertain. Permanent exhibitions include the Air & Space Gallery, which is packed with planes and flying history memorabilia; Out of This World, a space gallery with interactive computer displays and simulations; the Making of Manchester, an exhibition about the city and it's industrial heritage; Underground Manchester, a walk through Manchester's Victorian Sewer system, complete with sounds and smells; Xperiment, a hands-on science centre with amazing special effects; the Gas & Electricity Galleries, which show these two powerful utilities changed people's lives; the Power Hall, which includes various large engines, steam engines among them; as well as many other exhibits.


Whitworth Art Gallery - Manchester

Internationally famous for its collections of art and design, the Whitworth Art Gallery which is part of the University of Manchester in northwest England, is home to an impressive range of watercolours, prints, drawings, modern art and sculpture, as well as the largest collections of textiles and wallpapers outside London. The Whitworth uses its collections to create changing exhibitions exploring different themes, as well as hosting a programme of innovative touring exhibitions. Curators regularly change the artworks on display in the galleries and provide access to reserve collections, especially for study purposes. A selection of tours, lectures, practical workshops and concerts accompanies the exhibition programme.


Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University was established as a Polytechnic in 1970 and became a University in 1992. With nearly 34,000 students, the University has five campuses located in Manchester (United Kingdom) and two campuses at Cheshire. The University is organised into eight faculties which are art and design, health, psychology and social care, humanities, law and social science, science and engineering, Hollings Faculty, MMU Business School, MMU Cheshire and MMU Institute of Education. All full-time first year undergraduate students are guaranteed University accommodation on both the Manchester and Cheshire campuses.

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Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport provides a wide range of facilities including those for business, children and the disabled. Public transportation to and from the airport is reliable and frequent with a choice of trains, coaches, taxis and car hire. Those wishing to drive to the airport will find it easily accessible and well sign posted from the access roads. The airport offers a range of valet, short and long stay parking and 24 hour petrol stations. Voted European Airport of the Year in 2001, Manchester Airport is served by around 95 airlines flying more than 19 million passengers to over 170 destinations each year.


City College Manchester

City College Manchester was merged with MANCAT in August 2008. The College is based in Manchester. The College operates out of three main campuses which are situated in City Campus, Crumpsall and Northenden. Currently there are over 25,000 students of all ages enrolled in higher education, adult learning programs, professional studies, international courses, vocational studies and business programs. The foundation degree programs are offered in Retail Management, Media Make-Up, Popular Music and Production, New Media Design, and Event Management among others.


Swinton Park Golf Club - Manchester

The high standard of quality presentation is evident in every inch of the 6519 yard golf course at Swinton Park Golf Club. The rebuilding of tees and the introduction of hundreds of mature trees, and construction of new water features and pathways, along with constant care and attention to detail from a dedicated course team provides for arguably, the most consistently well prepared course in the north of England. Swinton Park Golf Club is still a traditional members club with competitions for ladies and gentlemen members held every week. Membership, although not immediately available may be applied for with interested parties.


Manchester College of Arts and Technology

Manchester College of Arts and Technology was founded in early 1990s and is situated at Manchester. The College offers Further and Higher Education in Art and Design, Society and Health, Building and Construction, Automotive Studies, Business and Office, Hair and Beauty, Humanities and Social Sciences, Information Technology, English and Foreign Languages, Catering and Hospitality, and Engineering. It offers more than 500 courses at all levels, from basic skills to higher education. Hyde Road, Ardwick M12 6BA

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Tatton Park

A day at Tatton Park has much to offer. Its two historic houses are set in 1000 acres of beautiful rolling parkland with lakes, tree-lined avenues and herds of red and fallow deer. Award winning gardens, a working farm, speciality shops and a superb programme of special events complete the picture. The Mansion; The richly decorated neo-classical Mansion is a house full of treasures. Magnificent collections of furniture, glassware, porcelain and fine art fill every room in the Mansion with interest. Memorabilia of the Egerton family, owners of Tatton for nearly 400 years, help to enrich this unique house. A glimpse of domestic life is offered by the enormous kitchens and servants quarters.


West London College of Business and Management Sciences - Manchester Campus

WLCBMS-MAN is located in heart of Manchester, established by a team of highly professional academics to deliver quality education and training to meet the requirements of a new era challenges in diverse fields.


Styal Golf Club - Wilmslow

The 18 Hole Golf Course opened in 1994, set in 160 acres of Cheshire's finest countryside. Designed and created by Tony Holmes Golf Course Construction, measuring 6,194 yards off the competition tees consisting of full U.S.G.A. specification Greens for all year round playability. The golf course has many challenging and enjoyable holes within its layout, with the 9th and 18th greens both arriving in close proximity to the Clubhouse. Whilst playing the course in the heat of the Summer, you will be pleased to know that two refreshment stations at the starters huts on the 1st and 10th hole for your on-course drinks & snacks.


Stockport College - Heaton Moor Campus

Stockport College, graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, is a friendly and welcoming place to study. The College offers a diverse range of courses, high level of teaching, great facilities and excellent student support. Both the Town Centre Campus and Heaton Moor Campus are conveniently located with excellent transport links, and both have specialist equipment and excellent learning resources. The College has exceptionally strong student support with a range of specialist teams who provide careers guidance, welfare advice, counselling, accessibility support and more. The College attained Beacon status in 2008, and their prestigious multi-million new build reflects the commitment to innovation and quality.

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Tatton Park

A day at Tatton Park has much to offer. Its two historic houses are set in 1000 acres of beautiful rolling parkland with lakes, tree-lined avenues and herds of red and fallow deer. Award winning gardens, a working farm, speciality shops and a superb programme of special events complete the picture. The Mansion; The richly decorated neo-classical Mansion is a house full of treasures. Magnificent collections of furniture, glassware, porcelain and fine art fill every room in the Mansion with interest. Memorabilia of the Egerton family, owners of Tatton for nearly 400 years, help to enrich this unique house. A glimpse of domestic life is offered by the enormous kitchens and servants quarters.


The Manchester College

Manchester College of Arts and Technology was founded in early 1990s and is situated at Manchester. The College offers Further and Higher Education in Art and Design, Society and Health, Building and Construction, Automotive Studies, Business and Office, Hair and Beauty, Humanities and Social Sciences, Information Technology, English and Foreign Languages, Catering and Hospitality, and Engineering. It offers more than 500 courses at all levels, from basic skills to higher education.

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Manchester City Football Club

The famous name of Manchester City has been in existence since 1894 - when their predecessors Ardwick went into bankruptcy. They then played at Hyde Road but in 1923 they would move to Maine Road, the scene of many triumphs and disappointments. City have won two titles - the second coming in 1968 in the midst of their most successful era, under Joe Mercer, when they won the FA Cup, League Cup and Cup-Winners' Cup as well as the championship in a glorious three-year period. Fast Fact: Bert Trautmann, a former World War Two German POW, led City to a 3-1 win against Birmingham City in the 1956 FA Cup Final and played with a broken neck! Fast Fact: City's John Burridge is the oldest player to appear in the Premiership. He played in goal for Man City in their 3-2 loss to QPR in May 1995 aged 43 years and 5 months.


Stockport County Football Club

Stockport County Club Formed in 1883. Edgeley Park is the home of Stockport County Football Club and Sale Sharks Rugby Union club. It is now over 100 years old and has seen on its hallowed turf many of football's greats, including George Best who played for Stockport County in 1975. The ground is built in the classical Northern style with the more recently added Cheadle End (which seats 5000) providing a modern aspect and keeping Edgeley Park as a stadium full of atmosphere and fit for modern requirements.


Stockport College

Stockport College, graded 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, is a friendly and welcoming place to study. The College offers a diverse range of courses, high level of teaching, great facilities and excellent student support. Both the Town Centre Campus and Heaton Moor Campus are conveniently located with excellent transport links, and both have specialist equipment and excellent learning resources. The College has exceptionally strong student support with a range of specialist teams who provide careers guidance, welfare advice, counselling, accessibility support and more. The College attained Beacon status in 2008, and their prestigious multi-million new build reflects the commitment to innovation and quality.

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Alderley Edge Golf Club - Alderley Edge

Set beneath the "Edge", a steeply wooded escarpment rising above the Cheshire plain, Alderley Edge Golf Club offers both a challenging course and a warm welcome to visitors. An attractive, undulating course is complemented by a modern, comfortable clubhouse. The course at Alderley Edge commands fine views of the 'Edge', a densely wooded escarpment rising above the Cheshire plain. Set in rolling countryside, Whitehall Brook runs through this 9 hole layout and comes into play on most holes, making for a significant challenge to all standards of golfer.


Bramhall Golf Club - Stockport

Bramhall Golf Club was founded in 1905 with nine holes, and was extended to 18 holes shortly after. It is one of the most beautiful parkland courses in Cheshire and measures 6,347 yards par 70 for Gentlemen and 5,689 yards par 73 for Ladies. The course provides a fine test of golf for the low handicapper but does not prove too punishing for the majority. The high standard of the course is reflected in the fact that the Club regularly hosts County and Regional Fixtures, and has also had the honour of staging National Golf Events.


Arley Hall and Gardens

Arley Hall, with its ancient history and over 100 acres of gardens and parkland, has been owned and run by the same family for more than 500 years. The original hall was built by Piers Warburton in 1486 and the cruck barn and other outbuildings date from that period. The present hall and chapel were built by Rowland Egerton - Warburton between 1832 and 1845 in the Victorian - Jacobean style. Overlooking beautiful parkland and providing great variety of style and design, the gardens rank amongst the finest in the country. Features include the double herbaceous border laid out in 1846, the pleached lime avenue, the avenue of Quercus Ilex shaped like giant cylinders and fine yew hedges as well as a good collection of shrub roses, rhododendrons and azaleas, walled gardens and a herb garden.


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