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County - Cheshire | Map
Tel code: 0161 | code search
Postcode: WA14 | code search
Population: 41700
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Birthplace of:
Eileen Postan
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Folk Customs:
Antrobus Soulcaking
Bawming the thorn
Knutsford’s Street Sanding

Altrincham Events

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Aviation and Transport Fair
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Latest reviews

Old Packet House
"very nice old looking building,untill the landlord realises your not local, never again

Date visited: 26/08/11 ..." More

Bowdon Leisure Club
"Good Points: Clean & tidy close to the event we were visiting Bad Points: had a habit of storing towels in wardrobe. Bar left unattended for long periods. Had to chase ..." More

Oasis Hotel
"General Review: Good value and clean accommodation in a convenient location for us.

Date visited: 2006-09-01 ..." More

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Altrincham is to be found to the south west of Manchester, about eight miles away and today many of its 40,000 residents whilst working in Manchester appreciate the proximity of their market town to Manchester. Altrincham can trace its history back to Saxon times but it wasn’t until around 1290 that Altrincham was awarded its charter as a borough. As a market own in this period it grew in importance, there is a story that the lord of the manor diverted the Roman road from around the town towards its centre so as to increase the local trade at Old Market Place! It was the 18th century though that saw Altrincham grow into the town it is today, the arrival of the Bridgewater Canal, the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway all made great contributions to the towns growth. In 1974 the town became part of Trafford Metropolitan Borough having been until then a part of Cheshire, today the town still regards itself as Cheshire as this is its postal address. In the town today there are numerous shops, both local and national chain stores providing an excellent range of products for the resident and visitor. Yet the town is convenient for a short trip to the rolling Cheshire countryside which nestles alongside its outskirts. With country homes that are open to the public, golf courses and other recreational facilities nearby Altrincham has adapted to satisfy the most demanding of residents or visitors.

Accountant

Abacus Associates
Dunham Asset Management
Emmerson Business Services Ltd
MOORE ACCOUNTANCY

Attraction

Dunham Massey Hall Park and Garden (NT)

Budget

Premier Inn Manchester Altrincham *book online*
The Bull's Head & Lodge *book online*

Care Home

Southbank Care Home

Classes

Dance - Village Dancentre
Yoga - Alexandra Camm

Club

Squires

Dentist

Corless A P & Associates
Greenwood Dental Practice

Doctor

Altrincham Medical Practice
Barrington Medical Centre
Park Medical Practice
Shay Lane Medical Centre
St John's Medical Centre

Estate Agent

Thornley Groves Estate Agents

Health and Fitness Club

Bowdon Leisure Club

Jag Fitness Base One Gym

Inn

The Bull's Head & Lodge

Performing Arts

Garrick Playhouse
Griffin (The)

Pub and Bar

Axe & Cleaver
Bricklayers Arms
Famous Old Porter House
Faulkners Arms
Flamin’ Galah
Greyhound Inn
Kellys Bar
La Trappiste Belgian Bar
Old Market Tavern
Old Packet House
Old Roebuck
Quarry Bank Inn
Railway (The)
Slug and Lettuce
The Shaker Room

Restaurant

Byblo’s Restaurant

Danilo’s Pizzeria
Dee Thai
Dilli Indian Restaurant
Domino’s Pizza
Franc’s Bistro
Frankie & Benny’s
H Nicholsons Restaurant
Jazzbo’s American Diner & Coffee Shop
Kai’s House
La Vina
Little Italy
Nags Head
Old Packet House
Quarry Bank Inn
Slug and Lettuce
The House Restaurant

School

Altrincham C of E Primary School
Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College
Loreto Preparatory School
St Vincent’s RC Infant School

Solicitor

Cohen Filippini
Dobsons Solicitors
Hills Solicitors
Keoghs Nicholls Lindsell & Harris
Lavin Copitch Solicitors
Malcolm Mcguinness Solicitors
Mason & Co Solicitors
William H Lill & Co

Taxi

Anytime Private Hire

Theatre

Garrick Playhouse

Vet

Barrington Lodge Veterinary Clinic

Sports Clubs

Altrincham (Amateur Football)
Altrincham Judo Club (Martial Arts)
Bowdon (Men's Hockey)
Bowdon (Women's Hockey)
KickStart Martial Arts (Martial Arts)
Timperley (Men's Hockey)
Timperley (Women's Hockey)
Timperley CC (Cricket)

Shops

Goose Green Flowers

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Eaden Floristry
Redhouse Farm Shop and Tea Rooms
Rymans
Amanda Morgan Photographer
Altrincham Organic Food Market
Paws For Thought
Helgason's Pharmacy
Photouk
Ross Maskell
Scotts Of Altrincham
Flannels
Hale Road Fine Paintings
County Galleries
Waterford Gallery
Mothercare
The Deli
Chisnalls Delicatessen
Goose Green Delicatessen
Rowlands Pharmacy
House of Fraser
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Stemik Living
3:Eleven Boutique
Timperley Bedrooms
Green Ginger
Aura Fancy Dress
Redhouse Farm
The Black Rose
Jose
St Mary’s Health Store
VP Photos
River Island
Bier Cell

Activities

Seamons Cycling Club(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Altrincham

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Britannia Ashley Hotel (0.47 miles)

Britannia Ashley Hotel

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Overlooking the bowling green in the fashionable Cheshire village of Hale, this hotel sits close to a railway station providing easy access to Altrincham, Stockport and central Manchester. A 5-minute drive from ... More

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Best Western Cresta Court Hotel (0.53 miles)

Best Western Cresta Court Hotel

The Cresta Court is a modern contemporary hotel ideally located for Manchester Airport. Tatton Park and Dunham Massey are virtually on the doorstep. With easy access to Manchester City Centre you can find some of ... More | visit website

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Premier Inn Manchester Altrincham (0.66 miles)

Stay at this Premier Inn and enjoy shopping, leisure facilities, a cinema and an ice skating rink on your doorstep. Just 5 minutes walk is a metro station and excellent transport links into Manchester city ... More | visit website
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Altrincham Lodge Hotel (1.61 miles)

Altrincham Lodge Hotel

Formerly the Premier Travel Inn Altrincham North the Altrincham Lodge offers good quality accommodation if you are working in the area of just visiting friends. With the metro just five minutes for links direct to ... More | visit website

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The Bull's Head & Lodge (1.71 miles)

The Bull

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The Lodge at the Bull's Head offers excellent accommodation and facilities in a pleasant village-like location. Conveniently situated with easy access to the motorway network, Manchester Airport and the city ... More

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Normanhurst Hotel (2.20 miles)

Normanhurst Hotel

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Sale's Oldest Established Hotel. Award Winning Restaurant. Large Gardens. Family Run Hotel. Friendly Staff. Central for all Manchester motorways. Close to Wythenshawe Hospital. 10 minutes walk to metrolink with access ... More

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Belmore Hotel (2.36 miles)

Belmore Hotel
Originally built in 1875, the recently 4* AA graded Belmore Hotel is superbly located within easy reach of the motorway network, Manchester Airport and Metrolink tram system. It benefits from twenty luxurious bedrooms and suites, ... More | visit website
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Ash Farm Country Guest House (2.37 miles)

Ash Farm Country Guest House
Welcome to Ash Farm Country House an 18th Century Farmhouse set in National Trust Countryside yet only 15 mins from Manchester Airport the M6 junction 19 and M56 Motorway junction 7 are 5 mins drive, ... More | visit website
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Brooklands Lodge (2.67 miles)

Brooklands Lodge
Steve and Angela welcome you to award winning Brooklands Lodge, 4 Star Visit Britain and No 1 B&B in Greater Manchester, according to www.tripadvisor.co.uk with a Certificate of Excellence, Trafford Business Award winners for Customer ... More | visit website
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Travelodge Manchester Airport (2.72 miles)

The Travelodge Manchester Airport hotel is located only 0.5 mile from Manchester Airport and 10 miles from the city centre. With easy access to the M56, the Travelodge Manchester Airport hotel is an ideal base ... More | visit website

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