While you are in Ashton-under-Lyne, be sure to spend a few hours sightseeing in nearby areas, like Denton, Chadderton and Oldham.
To really understand Manchester, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Chinese Arts Centre and the Manchester Jewish Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, head to the O2 Apollo Manchester, one of the region’s most popular live concert venues.
If you are ready to splash some cash, explore Affleck's Palace.
Spend an evening high in the stands of Manchester Velodrome, cheering on the popular Team Sky. On game days follow the sea of black and blue, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a post-game drink.
When you’re ready to rest up after a day spent exploring the charms of Ashton-under-Lyne, check in to one of the area's many short and long stay accommodation options. The Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel and the Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa are among the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.