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A hidden little gem in an unexpected area. On the heritage day, we got a guided tour & a bit of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Extremely interesting to 'step back in time' in an area where most people drive past not realising... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
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Fairfield Square, Droylsden M43 6AE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A hidden little gem in an unexpected area. On the heritage day, we got a guided tour & a bit of history about the Moravian church. It was interesting & the architecture is fabulous

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sue H
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Been to visit the Movarian Society,it’s hard to believe I’ve lived in Manchester all my life and have never been before. It’s like stepping back in time. It’s so well kept,still lived in and just off a busy Main Street. Unfortunately the church wasn’t open...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

Extremely interesting to 'step back in time' in an area where most people drive past not realising what a gem it is. It's not surprising that it appears in many TV and films. Instead of passing just drive in and have a wander next time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

I have driven past this settlement many times but never stopped. This time I did out of curiousity. It is fascinating. The houses and cobbled streets give it a timeless quality and I am sure that the society housed there could tell a few stories....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This absolute gem is on our doorstep and it is like stepping back in history as soon as you enter, no wonder it has appeared so many time in TV programmes. Interesting little museum on the history of the settlement

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

A beautiful area. You do feel as if you have traveled back to a bygone age. It's easy to see why TV companies love this area for filming period drama.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

If it wasn't for the cars, you could easily believe you were back in the 1700s! I discovered the settlement when I was a teenager and decades later I'm still fascinated by it. The architecture is stunning and the church is a 'must visit', as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Ron P
Reviewed November 6, 2017

I live not very far away, and have told people about the Square. They are always astounded when they visit. From the main roads you would not know such a place existed. It was built by a religious group and remains owned by the Moravian...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ManDebKen
Reviewed July 8, 2017

This area is local to us and we wandered around one fine summer day. The buildings are beautiful and it is a place of historic interest. Good for a little local walk.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

As I live about 5 mins from here, I visit regularly! I have friends that live in the square and my daughter attends Rainbows here. Once you turn off the main road, you are immediately taken back in time, from the cobbled Street, to the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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