Ashton-under-Lyne is part of Greater Manchester in Lancashire and is a historic, busy town in its own right with plenty of visitor attractions. It is famous for its outdoor market which has been running for 700 years under a Royal charter. The area's industrial heritage is celebrated in an array of museums, including the canal-side Portland Basin Museum and Mossley Industrial Heritage Centre. Enjoy long walks along the historic canals and visit the beautiful Daisy Nook and Stamford Country parks. When hunger strikes you'll find an excellent selection of international cuisines represented at the restaurants across Ashton-under-Lyne, with venues to suit all tastes and budgets.