Rochdale attractions

Rochdale attractions

RochdaleRochdale lies in the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, a landlocked county bordering Cheshire to the southwest and south, Derbyshire to the southeast, West Yorkshire to the northeast, Lancashire to the north and Merseyside to the west. It is one of the largest metropolitan areas in the UK and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Salford and Manchester.

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Attractions HOLLINGWORTH LAKE COUNTRY PARK, Rakewood Road, Littleborough. Tel: Visitor Centre: 01706 373421. Lying at the foot of Blackstone Edge, there are a wide variety of footpaths and trails exploring the surrounding countryside. A regular programme of guided walks, cycle trips and outdoor activities are organised by Rochdale's Countryside Service. There are excellent lakeside restaurants and pubs, craft shops and entertainment. The one-and-a-half mile walk around the lake is an easy and relaxing stroll; call into the bird hide for to view the wide variety of birdlife in the nature reserve and there are picnic and play areas along the route. About 3 miles northeast of Rochdale.

 HOLLINGWORTH LAKE COUNTRY PARK

Attractions East Lancashire Light Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury BL9 0EY - Tel : 0161-764 7790. A trip on the East Lancashire Railway is a journey back in time. The original rail line was opened in 1846 to link the Manchester to Bolton line with Radcliffe, and continued along the Irwell Valley to Rawtenstall. The line is now just over 12 miles long. The railway is open every weekend of the year and holds a number of themed events and galas throughout the year including Diesel, Steam and Thomas Events and also offers Driver Experience Courses. www.east-lancs-rly.co.uk. About 7 miles west of Rochdale.

East Lancashire Light Railway

Attractions Oldham Coliseum, Fairbottom Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 3SW. Tel: 0161 624 2829. Oldham Coliseum has seen Eric Sykes, Charlie Chaplin, Dame Thora Hird and Dora Bryan tread its boards. The Coliseum has a reputation as one of Britain's most haunted theatres. www.coliseum.org.uk. About 7 miles south of Rochdale.

Oldham Coliseum

Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

Attractions Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery, High Street, Uppermill, Oldham. Tel: 01457 874093. The history of Saddleworth. Our museum displays change regularly and we have two major exhibitions a year. Housed in one of the out buildings of the 19th century Victoria Mill, location beside the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. www.saddleworthmuseum.co.uk. About 7 miles south of Rochdale.

Saddleworth Museum & Art Gallery

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