Here are the glorious golden leaves, the withering last blackberries of the season, cobwebs dripping dew, an early morning moon making way for clear blue skies.
The Cliff at Kersal Dale in Salford is the perfect early morning stroll to confirm that the summer has come to an end.
Things to do in Autumn in Manchester
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Remember when Piccadilly Gardens had actual, er, gardens? Take a look at some of the highlights from Manchester Metropolitan University's archives and get nostalgic about how the city used to be.
By Mike Kniec
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