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Hotel Gotham

Hotel Gotham

100 King Street, Manchester M2 4WU

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4.8 out of 5 (357 reviews)

Located in Market Street, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Manchester Art Gallery, Albert Square, and Arndale …

£113
Malmaison Manchester

Malmaison Manchester

1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester M1 3AQ

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4.3 out of 5 (757 reviews)

Located in Manchester City Centre, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Piccadilly Gardens, Affleck's Palace, and …

£74
Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

Park Inn by Radisson Manchester City Centre

4 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester M4 4EW

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4.2 out of 5 (1,017 reviews)

Radisson Manchester City Centre is a 10-minute stroll from both Manchester Victoria Train Station and the upscale Harvey …

£59
The Midland - Manchester

The Midland - Manchester

16 Peter Street, Manchester M60 2DS

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4.4 out of 5 (1,324 reviews)

Built in 1903 to serve the central railway, the hotel stands in St. Peter's Square, near the train station of the same name …

£81
The Lowry Hotel

The Lowry Hotel

50 Dearmans Place, Salford M3 5LH

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4.7 out of 5 (696 reviews)

Located on the River Irwell, in Manchester's Chapel Warf area, The Lowry is next to Trinity Bridge and provides easy access t …

£89
Approved Serviced Apartments Stanley Rd

Approved Serviced Apartments Stanley Rd

19 Stanley Street, Manchester M8 8SH

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in the heart of Manchester, this apartment is within a 15-minute walk of Manchester Jewish Museum and Urbis. …

£61
Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre

Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre

35 Portland Street, Manchester M1 3LA

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3.1 out of 5 (3,668 reviews)

This 19th century heritage hotel is one block from Manchester's Chinatown, 500 meters from the Palace theatre, and close t …

£39
Novotel Manchester West

Novotel Manchester West

Worsley Brow, Manchester M28 2YA

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4 out of 5 (381 reviews)

This family-friendly Alder Forest hotel is located in the suburbs, 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from AJ Bell Stadium, and within 6 mi (1 …

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Copthorne Hotel Manchester

Copthorne Hotel Manchester

Clippers Quay, Salford Quays, Salford M50 3SN

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3.7 out of 5 (1,273 reviews)

Situated in the entertainment district, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Ordsall Hall and Old Trafford. Imperial Wa …

£50
Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre

Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre

56 Great Bridgewater Street, Manchester M1 5LE

3.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,277 reviews)

Overlooking Rochdale Canal, Jurys Inn Manchester City Centre is a 5-minute walk from Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink Station. …

£53

Pocket Guide: Manchester Astley Green Colliery Museum Hotels

Anyone interested in England's industrial heritage need only visit Manchester to see its legacy. This great city was built on industry and trade, in the 18th and 19th centuries in particular, and the landscape of canals, warehouses and mills bears witness to those times. Book in to a Manchester hotel or guesthouse, of which there are very many in this region, and take some time to explore the city's fine museums and art galleries, civic buildings and historic canals. They'll tell you an awful lot about how life was lived here in the old days, when heavy machinery roared and the pits were in full operation. The Astley Green Colliery Museum, for instance, is full of interest and is also fun for all ages.

Manchester Hotels for Astley Green Colliery Museum

Astley Green village lies on the very edge of Chat Moss. This area used to be full of working collieries, and it's only because of determined action by Lancashire County Council that this one was saved from demolition and has been turned into a fascinating open-air museum. The colliery was fortunate in possessing a unique twin tandem steam winding engine; otherwise it would have been for the chop like all the others in the area! The engine house and headgear at the Astley Green Colliery are the only ones of their kind left in the county and are now listed buildings. Take a day out from your nearby Manchester hotel and you'll easily find the museum and have a wonderful and informative day here, delving into the area's recent coalmining past.

A Day at Astley Green Colliery Museum with Manchester Hotels

The museum covers 15 acres and is close to the famous Bridgewater Canal. As the land all around is so flat, the 98-foot tall headgear is an iconic feature of the landscape and is a fitting reminder of the region's proud industrial heritage. Come along from your Manchester hotel and you'll find plenty of other interesting exhibits to enjoy. These include a collection of colliery locomotives which is the biggest in the UK and is extremely evocative of the old coalmining days which have gone forever.

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