Stockport is located in Greater Manchester along with many other large towns. Throughout history it became known for its rope manufacturing along with other industrial advances. Overall it is a town with a unique variety of entertainment for people of all ages and interests as well as cozy bed & breakfasts and guesthouses that make the stay as relaxing as possible.
Trains run from London Euston and Stockport regularly, taking around two hours each way. Stockport is also close to the Manchester Airport as it is only a fifteen-minute drive and/or a thirty-minute bus ride in each direction.
There are many interesting locations throughout the town of Stockport that feature multiple different types of entertainment. The Plaza Theatre premieres British films, live performances, musicals, and comedy for those looking for well-rounded, English shows. The Stockport Garrick Theatre also provides a look into British drama as an ameture theatre.
For those of you who don’t find theatres a large enough incentive to travel there are many other experiences waiting in Stockport. They include magicians, comedy clubs, and even the occasional local bingo game. Aside from that there are also multiple amusement parks in the Town Centre featuring arcades and plenty of fun for children. They’ll also enjoy horseback riding at the Goyt Mill Saddlery ( http://www.goytmill.com/ ).
Along with all of the activities listed above there are also year round attractions including several museums including Hat Works, which retells and shows the history of the town’s hat making industry.
Stockport offers a lot of things to do after hours for adults. They have two main casinos- Casino 36 and Gala Casino- that run throughout the night. As far as clubbing goes there are many different options, the most popular being the Bamboo Club, Chapters Club, and Cobden’s Bar, which are all said to have excellent drink selections. But if you’re more of a pub kind of person you can find a relaxing, friendly atmosphere over at Arden Arms.