Sights & Attractions in Lancashire and the Peaks

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Name Category Location
 
Another Place
A hundred naked, life-size, cast-iron figures by sculptor Antony...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Liverpool
 
Albert Dock
To understand the city's prosperous maritime past, head for waterfront...
Museums / Galleries, Marinas / Piers Liverpool
 
Anglican Cathedral
The largest church in northern Britain overlooks the city and...
Religious Sites Liverpool
 
Buxton Museum and Art Gallery
On the eastern side of the Slopes, this museum contains a collection...
Museums / Galleries Buxton
 
Buxton Opera House
Built in 1903, the opera house is one of the most architecturally...
Arts / Performance Venues Buxton
 
Castlefield Urban Heritage Park
Site of an early Roman fort, the district of Castlefield was...
Parks, Historic Districts / Sites Manchester
 
Central Library
The circular exterior of the city's main library, topped by a...
Libraries Manchester
 
The Crescent
Almost all out-of-town roads lead toward this central green with...
Squares Buxton
 
Devonshire Royal Hospital
This impressive 18th-century building, located behind the Crescent...
Architectural Sites, Restaurants Buxton
 
Imperial War Museum North
The thought-provoking exhibits in this striking, aluminum-clad...
Museums / Galleries Manchester
 
International Slavery Museum
On the third floor of the Maritime Museum, this museum's three...
Museums / Galleries Liverpool
 
John Rylands Library
Owned by the University of Manchester, this Gothic Revival masterpiece...
Libraries Manchester
 
Little Moreton Hall
In some ways the epitome of "magpie" black-and-white half-timber...
Houses / Mansions Buxton
 
The Lowry
Clad in perforated steel and glass and fronted by an illuminated...
Arts / Performance Venues Manchester
 
Manchester Art Gallery
Behind its impressive classical portico, this splendid museum...
Museums / Galleries Manchester
 
Manchester Cathedral
The city's sandstone cathedral, set beside the River Irwell and...
Religious Sites Manchester
 
Merseyside Maritime Museum
Part of the Albert Dock complex, this is a wonderful place to...
Museums / Galleries Liverpool
 
Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King
Consecrated in 1967, this Roman Catholic cathedral is a modernistic...
Religious Sites, Transportation Sites Liverpool
 
Museum of Liverpool
Clad in Jura stone and shaped like a ship, with a spectacular...
Museums / Galleries Liverpool
 
Museum of Science and Industry
The museum's five buildings, one of which is the world's oldest...
Museums / Galleries Manchester
 
National Football Museum
Opened in 2012, this huge museum is devoted to one of the biggest...
Museums / Galleries Manchester
 
Pavilion Gardens
Surrounded by 25 acres of pretty gardens, the Pavilion, with...
Arts / Performance Venues Buxton
 
People's History Museum
Not everyone in 19th-century Manchester owned a cotton mill or...
Museums / Galleries Manchester
 
Pier Head
Here you can take a ferry across the River Mersey to Birkenhead...
Transportation Sites Liverpool
 
Poole's Cavern
The Peak District's extraordinary geology can be seen up close...
Cave Buxton
 
Royal Exchange
Throughout the city's commercial heyday, the most important building...
Stores / Malls Manchester
 
Royal Liver Building
Best seen from the ferry, the 322-foot-tall Royal Liver (pronounced...
Architectural Sites Liverpool
 
Speke Hall and Gardens
This black-and-white mansion 6 miles from downtown Liverpool...
Houses / Mansions Liverpool
 
St. Ann's Church
Built in 1712 and sometimes wrongly attributed to Christopher...
Religious Sites Manchester
 
St. George's Hall
Built between 1839 and 1847, St. George's Hall is among the world's...
Architectural Sites Liverpool
 
Tate Liverpool
A handsome conversion of Albert Dock warehouses by the late James...
Museums / Galleries Liverpool
 
Town Hall
Manchester's imposing Town Hall, with its 280-foot-tall clock...
Government Buildings Manchester
 
U-Boat Story
Explore the claustrophobic world of life onboard a German World...
Military Sites Liverpool
 
Walker Art Gallery
With a superb display of British art and some outstanding Italian...
Museums / Galleries Liverpool
 
Western Approaches: the Liverpool War Museum
Winston Churchill said that the threat of a U-Boat attack from...
Museums / Galleries Liverpool
 
Whitworth Art Gallery
This University of Manchester–run art museum has strong collections...
Museums / Galleries Manchester
 
World Museum Liverpool
You can travel from the prehistoric to the space age through...
Museums / Galleries Liverpool
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