North West, England
Within North West England are the two big cities of Manchester and Liverpool, both on the southern part of the region. In comparison the northern part of North West England is rural in character.
North West England is composed of six ceremonial counties, namely Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
Salford Quays in Salford, Greater Manchester
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Going to North West England
Manchester International Airport is the biggest airport in the region. The Manchester Piccadilly Station, the main railway station of Manchester, can be reached by train from the airport in 15 minutes.
The West Coast Main Line stops in Manchester on its way between London and Glasgow.
Trafford Centre in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Counties of North West England
- Greater Manchester
Major Cities in North West England
- Manchester – biggest city
- St Helens
Specialties of North West England
- Cumberland sausage
- Lancashire cheese, Cheshire cheese