Bramhall Hall
Bramhall Park, Bramhall SK7 3NX Tel:0161 485 3708

Description:
14c timber-framed hall set in 70 acres of lanscaped parkland (in the stlye of Capability Brown). Ring for details of special events.

Location:
From the A6 near Stockport (off M63), turn right at the Blossoms pub, go through Davenport village then turn right (signposted)

Opening Times:
Open all year, Good Friday-Sep Mon-Sat 1-5, Sun 11-5; Oct-New Year's Day Tues-Sat 1-4, Sun 11-4; Jan 2nd - Good Friday Sat & Sun 12-4; Closed 25-26 Dec

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
£2.95 (concessions £2), Family Ticket £8.50

 

 

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City Art Galleries
Mosley St / Princess St, Manchester M2 3JL Tel: 0161 236 5244

Description:
The Mosley St Galleries have permenant displays of European Art, Ceramics and Silver (including a collection of major Pre-Raphaelite paintings), whilst the Princess St Galleries run major temporary exhibitions.

Location:
City Centre

Opening Times:
Mon 11-5.30, Tue-Sat 10-5.30, Sun 2-5.30

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Prices:
Free

 

 

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Dunham Massey Hall
Altrincham, WA14 4SJ Tel: 0161 941 1025

Description:
18c Georgian house with Edwardian additions set in a 101-ha deer park (originally home to the Earls of Stamford until 1976), over 30 rooms open, a moat with a working Jacobean Mill, an 18th century Orangery

Location:
3m SW of Altrincham off A56 (J19 off M6, or J7 off M56)

Opening Times:
House - 30 March to 27 Oct: Sat to Wed 12-5 Garden: 30 March to 27 Oct: daily 11-5.30 Park: daily throughout year

Disabled Access:
Regret house difficult, though good access to garden & park

Admission Prices:
House & Garden: £4.50, children £2, family ticket £11. House only: £3, children £1.50, Audio tour 50p. Garden only: £2.50, children £1. Reduced rate for parties. Park only: £2 per car.

 

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Dunham Massey: White Cottage
Little Bollington, Altrincham

Description:
An important timber-framed cottage built as a cruck trussed open hall c.1500 and altered in the 17th century. Private residence open by kind permission of the lessees

Location:
As Dunham Massey Hall above

Opening Times:
April to end Oct: last Sun of month 2-5. All visits to be pre booked through the Stamford Estate Office (Tel: 0161 928 0075)

Admission Prices:
Voluntary contributions

 

 

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East Lancashire Railway & The Bury Transport Museum
Bolton St Station, Bury, BL9 0EY Tel: 0161 764 7790(weekends), 0161 705 5111(day)

Description:
Scenic rides along the Irwell Valley by Steam train. Ring for details of special events (eg the 'Santa Service' in Dec)

Location:
Bury Centre

Opening Times:
Weekends and bank holidays (closed Xmas & New Year)

Disabled Access:
Only station area suitable

Admission Prices:

 

 

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Gallery Of English Costume
Platt Hall, Rusholme, Manchester M14 5LL Tel: 0161 224 5217

Description:
A Georgian Mansion housing one of the largest costume collections in the UK The exhibitions, displaying the changing face of fashion over the last 400 years, are constantly changing due to the vastness of the collection. The full collection is available for research purposes (by appointment only)

Location:
South of city centre

Opening Times:
Open all year, Tue-Sat 10-5.45; Nov-Feb closes at 4. Occasionally closed on Saturdays (phone to confirm)

Disabled Access:
Yes

Admission Price:

 

 

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Granada Studios Tour
Water St, Manchester M60 9EA Tel:0161 832 9090 & 0161 833 0880

Description:
The home of Coronation St among others. Many spectacular rides and attractions. Ring for full details

Location:
city centre

Opening Times:
Open all year; summer daily 9.45-7 (last entry at 4); winter 9.45-5.30 weekdays (last entry at 3), 9.45-6.30 weekends & bank holidays (last entry at 4). Closed Mon & Tue first half of Feb, Mar, Apr (except Easter), first half of Oct, Nov, & Dec (except 28 & 29 Dec). Closed Mon May-Sep (except bank holidays). Closed 19-25 Dec. Open Jan 1 & 2 and weekends only.

Disabled Access:
Ramps and lifts throughout

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed

 

 

 

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