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National Trust properties you can drive to from Manchester for a slice of British history

National Trust sites to drive to from Manchester

6 historic National Trust properties near Manchester for a car rental day trip.

Surrounded by countryside and with a strong industrial heritage, Manchester is the perfect spot in which to base yourself if you’re looking to explore British history.

Whether you’re interested in industry and the struggles of the working people or want to find out how the other half lived in days gone by, you’ll find lots to explore within driving distance of the UK’s second city. Luckily, the National Trust has preserved all this history for locals as well as visitors to enjoy. So pack your picnic, jump in your hire care, and let us guide you …

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The Peak District, accessible by hire car from Manchester