Peel Monument

There’s an tower in the hills above Bury which can been seen clearly from the motorway. It’s the Peel Monument on Holcombe Hill.

Built to commemorate the death of Sir Robert Peel, Prime Minister and the founder of the Police.

http://www.visitbury.com/things-to-do/peel-tower-and-holcombe-hill-p84951

Scout Moor Wind Farm

Scout Moor Wind Farm is the second largest onshore wind farm in the England. You will see it in the distance as you pass Rochdale.

scout moor wind farm 2

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Here is an incredible picture of the turbines on their way for installation:

scout moor wind farm

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