|North West England comprises Greater Manchester, four other counties and the Isle of Man.
Chester, the county seat, is an old walled city. Its cathedral was built in the 11th century. The Chester Zoo Is one of the world's best.
Arley Hall is a Victorian country house in 100 acres of gardens and parkland.
Tatton Park and nearby Tabley House are stunning mansions well worth a visit.
Gawsworth Hall is a charming Tudor manor house with an open air theater.
The Lake District National Park attracts some $16 million visitors annually. It consists of spectacular mountains, valleys and lakes. It is a top vacation area and has some of the best restaurants in Britain.
Preston is the commercial hub of Lancashire.
The Lancashire coast has a number of very popular resorts. Blackpool attracts over 12 million visitors a year.
Lytham St Annes is another attractice seaside resort.
Hoylake and New Brighton are seaside resorts on the Irish Sea
The Isle of Man