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Tel code: 01625 | code search
Postcode: SK9 | code search
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Freemasons Arms
"Freemason's Handforth is holding a Psychic Night, 8th Feb £21

Date visited: 08/02/2011 ..." More

Freemasons Arms
"i like the big fish /small pond thing i have going on in this pub, only one thing wrong is that pesky mark wilding is considerably funnier & more handsome ..." More

Freemasons Arms
"Abosolutely fantastic!! Had a great night, won 8 pints in the quiz! Friendly locals! Friendly Bar staff!! Would highly recommend quiz night on Sundays!!!

Date visited: 11/12/2005 ..." More

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Known in the 12th century as "Haneforde" possibly meaning "a ford frequented by game birds". The town of Handforth is located in the picturesque County of Cheshire within easy travelling distance of Manchester City Centre that is possibly one of the most cosmopolitan cities of the North West. Set in rural countryside Handforth also benefits from a range of good local amenities and the shopping area features a range of local traditional retailers. Located at Handforth Dean is the ubiquitous retail park home to some major retailing names. The Trafford Centre is about twenty minutes away by car and this offers a huge range of major retailers and restaurants for those whom “retail therapy” is a way of life. Handforth though is more rural and the pace of life you enjoy there is determined by you – you may want to take a stroll through the village, participate in some shopping and enjoy lunch. On the other hand you may find that you have meetings elsewhere in the country and as the M56 is conveniently close then access to the arterial motorway network is relatively easy. If on the other hand you need the train then Handforth Station offers direct access to Manchester or Crewe from where connections can be made to towns and cities throughout the country. Nowadays the world is getting smaller and with Manchester Airport just four miles away travel on business or pleasure makes Handforth one of the most accessible locations there is.

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Premier Inn Manchester (Handforth) *book online*

Dentist

Handforth Community Dental Service
The Laburnum Dental Practice

Doctor

Handforth Health Centre
J F Day & Partners

Pub and Bar

Bulls Head
Freemasons Arms
Wagon & Horses

Restaurant

Boyds Restaurant
Handforth Chinese Restaurant
Hilal Restaurant
Lal Qila Restaurant

School

Brook Dean Community School
Grange County Primary School
Orchard Day Nursery
St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School

Taxi

Apache Cars Ltd
R Taxis
Taurus Services
Wilmslow Cabco

Shops

Fox Stevens
Peter Herd of Wilmslow
Handforth News
Flowercraft
Fleur Garden
Sports Vision Opticians
Partners Hairdressing & Beauty
All About Natural Health
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Handforth Lodge (0.27 miles)

Handforth Lodge
The Handforth Lodge is a small and friendly bed and breakfast conveniently located in the heart of Handforth (South Manchester) where many amenities and good local shops can be found. Manchester Airport and Manchester city ... More | visit website
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The Handforth Lodge (0.27 miles)

The Handforth Lodge

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The Handforth Lodge is a small and friendly bed and breakfast conveniently located in the heart of Handforth (South Manchester) where many amenities and good local shops can be found. ... More

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Premier Inn Manchester (Handforth) (0.33 miles)

Conveniently located in the village of Handforth, just 3 miles from both the M60 and M56, with excellent transport links to attractions including Quarry Bank Mill and Wilmslow town centre. An ideal location for Manchester ... More | visit website
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Belfry House Hotel (0.49 miles)

Belfry House Hotel

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Recently refurbished with a chic, boutique-style, this hotel is set in rural grounds less than 3 miles (4.8 km) from Manchester Airport and close ... More

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Stanneylands Hotel (0.76 miles)

Stanneylands Hotel

From the moment you walk through the doors of this strikingly handsome house, a sense of quiet luxury takes over. Hospitality abounds on every hand. Relax in the comfortable elegance of the award ... More | visit website

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HeatherLea Guest House (1.01 miles)

HeatherLea Guest House
Heatherlea Guest House, set in its own Gardens, extending over half an acre, is a ten minute walk from Wilmslow town center and the local railway station. It is also within ten minutes drive from ... More | visit website
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Premier Inn Manchester Airport Heald Green (1.60 miles)

Ideally located only 1 mile from Manchester Airport and next to the Heald Green train station for access to Manchester city centre in just 15 minutes. A shuttle service to the airport is available for ... More | visit website
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King William (1.67 miles)

The King william is situated in the heart of wilmslow, five minutes from manchester airport and across the road from the railway station, we offer a home from home enviroment , we have 6 ensuite ... More | visit website
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Deanwater Hotel (1.68 miles)

Deanwater Hotel

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The Deanwater Hotel nestles in the natural beauty of the Cheshire countryside, next to the River Dean, where the welcome is that extra bit special. Privately owned and managed for ... More

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Governors House (1.75 miles)

Governors House
All guests are greeted with the warmest of welcomes here at the Governor’s House. Set in a peaceful location, our newly refurbished accommodation is the perfect base for exploring the peak district, Cheshire or Manchester ... More | visit website

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