. Welcome to Stockport, a lively town with many great places to shop, eat and explore. Stockport is one of the North West's favourite shopping destinations and is surrounded by the breathtaking countryside of the Peak District. Its proximity to Manchester also makes the town an excellent choice for a holiday, combining breathtaking views of the local area with all that is happening in Manchester a short drive away.

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Placed at the halfway point between the edge of the Peak District and the outskirts of its neighbour, Manchester, the town of Stockport has become a desirable place either to live or visit.

The first place to see if you want to get a feel for the local area is the Stockport Museum - located amid the Victorian splendour of Vernon Park, the museum showcases local people, industry and issues. As with Vernon Park, most of Stockport's green spaces are very scenic, well-tended and abundant - over half of the borough is comprised of green spaces.

Stockport's town centre has a whole host of interesting retail opportunities on offer, from the large-scale out-of-town shopping centres, to the specialist retailers that ply their trade from the maze of narrow medieval streets known as 'The Underbanks', to the colour and bustle of the open-air market.

Read more about Stockport in the About Stockport section.