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Anthea Gerrie reviews Mottram Hall Hotel in deepest Cheshire, where footballers and WAGS are commonplace. RS4052 028 AIK IMG 0036 HIGH RES EXT NEW

Mottram Hall Hotel. A Brilliant Cheshire Stately Wonder.

You may not get to bend the ear of Beckham, but Mottram Hall offers Britain’s best chance of rubbing shoulders with A-list footballers. The stars of Manchester United and Manchester City play golf while their WAG’s enjoy the spa in this hotel and golf club in Cheshire’s “golden triangle”.

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Manchester: A guide to England’s second city.

Barely a decade ago, the idea of a city break in Manchester would have seemed laughable to southerners.

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