Bury attractions

Bury attractions

BuryBury lies in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, a landlocked county bordering Cheshire to the southwest and south, Derbyshire to the southeast, West Yorkshire to the northeast, Lancashire to the north and Merseyside to the west. It is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the UK and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Attractions Fusiliers’ Museum Lancashire, Wellington Barracks, Bolton Road, Bury BL8 2PL0 - Tel: 0161 764 2208. The Fusilier Collection in Bury tells the exciting story of one of Lancashire’s most famous Regiments, tracing the 300 year history from 1688 to 1968. www.fusiliersmuseum-lancashire.org.uk. Location: On the outskirts of Bury.

Fusiliers’ Museum Lancashire

Attractions East Lancashire Light Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury BL9 0EY - Tel : 0161-764 7790. A trip on the East Lancashire Railway is a journey back in time. The original rail line was opened in 1846 to link the Manchester to Bolton line with Radcliffe, and continued along the Irwell Valley to Rawtenstall. The line is now just over 12 miles long. The railway is open every weekend of the year and holds a number of themed events and galas throughout the year including Diesel, Steam and Thomas Events and also offers Driver Experience Courses. www.east-lancs-rly.co.uk. Location: In the centre of Bury.

East Lancashire Light Railway

Attractions Smithills Hall and Estate, Smithills Dean Road, Bolton BL1 7NP- Tel: 01204 332377. Smithills Hall is one of the earliest and most important examples of a Lancashire manor house. A recent £1.8 million renovation scheme has restored additional rooms to their full splendour. The house mirrors the changes in fashion and living conditions from the late 14th to the late 19th century, having been developed and altered by generations of owners. Ring for opening times. About 7 miles west of Bury.

Smithills Hall and Estate

Attractions Animal World & Butterfly House, Moss Bank Park, Moss Bank Way, Bolton BL1 6NQ - Tel: 01204 334050. Set within Moss Bank Park, Animal World provides a living environment for a variety of animals and birds, from farm animals to chipmunks and wildfowl to tropical birds. The Butterfly House features free flying butterflies and moths, insects, spiders, reptiles and tropical plants. Admission: free. About 6 miles west of Bury.

Animal World & Butterfly House

Attractions Heaton Park, Manchester M25 2SW - Tel: 0161 773 1085. Heaton Park is a huge family park 4 miles north of Manchester city centre. There are acres of space for children to run, you can look around Heaton Hall or you can meet our three Alpacas in the Animal Centre. www.heatonpark.org.uk. About 5 miles south of Bury.

Heaton Park, Manchester

Attractions Heaton Hall is a magnificent 18th century country house set in the middle of Heaton Park's rolling landscape (see above for details). There has been a house on this site since the late 17th century, but it was inherited by Sir Thomas Egerton in 1756 who commissioned architect James Wyatt to re-model the building. www.heatonpark.org.uk. About 5 miles south of Bury.

Heaton Hall

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