Tameside Tourist Information

Great markets also feature in the region and attractions not to be missed include the free entry Portland Basin Museum housed within the restored 19th Century Ashton Canal Warehouse. Located right in the heart of the region’s canal network, exhibits within explore the stories and history of the three canals in-depth. The museum is a great staring point for your exploration of the region.

Other fascinating museums and galleries in Tameside include the Museum of the Manchester Regiment in Ashton under Lyne, the Astley Cheetham Art Gallery in Stalybridge and the Central Art Gallery in Ashton,

Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.