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Inspiration

  1. A parent and child feeding ducks at the water's edge.
    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". Now once again visitors can enjoy many outdoor attractions and an excellent Visitor Centre.
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  2. Walking and cycling
    Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and Littleborough offer some of the most varied walking in the Greater Manchester area.
  3. What's on
    See what's on. Image: A skull to tail representation of the Diplodocus exhibit housed at the Natural History Museum, London.
  4. Rochdale Town Hall.
    Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain.
  5. Queen's Park.
    With tranquil gardens and a picturesque lake for visitors to enjoy, Queen’s Park is not only a Green Flag Park, it's also a great day out for all the family.
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  6. Parks and countryside
    Relax in our extensive green spaces
  7. About the area
    The borough of Rochdale is made up of 4 townships areas - Rochdale, Middleton, Heywood and the Pennine villages.

Welcome to the borough of Rochdale

Highlights

Littleborough Coach House

A Grade 2 Listed building of architectural and historical interest within an important conservation…

Hopwood Park, Green Flag Award

Hopwood Park is a small pocket park crammed with facilities and features you would normally only…

Fielden Farm

A traditional Pennine hill farm set in 36 acres below the dramatic rocky skyline of Blackstone Edge…

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Petit Café.

Petit Café has opened its doors with a view to providing high quality food in a friendly…

Olde Boar's Head Inn

Dating back to the 16th century this fascinating half-timbered building is still a popular and…

Hopwood Woods Nature Reserve

Hopwood Woods is a haven for birds and other wildlife whilst the informal pathways allow visitors…

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