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The good Rail Links in New Mills mean Manchester is only a half hour train journey away. This thriving city offers a wide range of activities including great shopping, museums, art galleries, excellent cinemas, a wide range of gastro pubs and restaurants, large music scene and nightlife to suit all tastes.

There is a Metro Service which covers a large area of Manchester and is free with a valid train ticket making it easy to get around. The train from New Mills will take you to Piccadilly, you can then take the Tram to Market Street for the shops at the centre of Manchester. See this Metro Map for details.

If shopping is your thing then The Trafford Centre can also be easily reached by car (40 minutes drive) which offers a great day out whatever the weather.

Also near the Trafford centre thrill seekers can either go skiing on real snow year round at Chill Factor or you could try indoor skydiving at Airkix

On the far side of Manchester heading towards Liverpool Knowsley Safari Park is an hours drive away and offers a great day out for children.

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