Greater Manchester Historic and Architectural Properties and Gardens

Castles, Abbeys, Churches, Houses, Estates and Gardens, Industrial Heritage attractions and museums (English Heritage / National Trust / others) many with brief details of disabled access.
Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Greater Manchester Attractions and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.

We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed


Bramall Hall - Stockport - black and white timber-framed Tudor manor house, with Victorian additions, spanning six centuries and set in 70 acres of parkland, 16th Century wall paintings, Elizabethan fine plaster ceiling, Victorian Kitchens and Servants Quarters - we have no accessibility information for this site


Elizabeth Gaskell's House - 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester - Grade 2 listed Regency-style villa, period rooms, villa garden, tea room - House and garden are both fully accessible, lift to all floors, accessible toilets, baby changing facilities


Hall i’ th’ Wood - Bolton - A rare surviving example of a Tudor wooden-framed house, originally built as a half-timbered hall in the early 16th century, displays of 17th and early 18th century furniture, objects and artefacts, learn about the life and work of Samuel Crompton and discover about life in Stuart and Tudor times - Historic property with very limited access


Smithills Hall - Bolton - one of the oldest and best preserved manor houses in the North West of England and set in 2,000 acres, Tudor and Victorian wings, Medieval Hall, and a private Chapel, guided tours, tea room - we have no accessibility information for this site



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