Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, UK
About Old Trafford
Old Trafford, also known as Emirates Old Trafford, home to the Lancashire Cricket Club, is located south of the Manchester city centre. It is also home to the famous football club Manchester United. Old Trafford has been hosting Test cricket since 1884 and holds a special place in history.
Attractions near Old Trafford
Ordsall Hall is a former manor house in a historic parish that dates back to the 15th century. Once belonging to the Radclyffe family, the hall has been used as a clergy school, a working men’s club and a radio station before becoming a period home and history museum. Today, it is a welcoming and friendly historic house telling the story of the Hall and some of the people who made it their home.
A majestic ground, situated south of Manchester city centre, forms a famous sporting double act with the "other" Old Trafford, and is the third home of Lancashire County Cricket Club. Old Trafford is England's second oldest Test venue after The Oval and hosted the first Ashes Test in England in July 1884.
The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex at Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is named after the early 20th-century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England. The complex opened on 28 April 2000 and was officially opened on 12 October 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II.
The Quays is Greater Manchester's unique waterfront destination, situated just 15 minutes by tram from Manchester city centre and an ideal destination for a day out or weekend break. The Quays covers the three areas of Salford Quays, Trafford Wharf, and Old Trafford around the Manchester Ship Canal. These former docks have been completely redeveloped and will soon be home to a large portion of the BBC, creating one of the biggest media cities around.
The Imperial War Museum North is a majestic museum, which tells the story of how war has affected the lives of British and the Commonwealth citizens since 1914. The museum occupies a site overlooking the Manchester Ship Canal on Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, an area which during the Second World War was a key industrial centre and consequently heavily bombed during the Manchester Blitz in 1940.
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