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  1. A mother and child feeding ducks at Hollingworth Lake.
    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport".
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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
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  4. Rochdale Town Hall.
    Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain.
  5. Places to stay
    Hotels, B&Bs, caravan and camping and self-catering options.
  6. 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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  7. Parks and countryside
    Relax in our extensive green spaces
  8. 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

Aqueduct in a wooded clearing.

Healey Dell is a beauty spot and wildlife sanctuary rich in industrial archaeology, 2 miles from…

Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum

This museum celebrates the significant role the region has played in fire brigades and fire…

Walk in the park by Ed Swinden.

High in the Pennines above Wardle village, the area around Watergrove Reservoir includes walking…

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Pennine Cottage.

Stone built farm located on a working sheep farm.

The bandstand at Hare Hill Park.

Hare Hill Park in Littleborough is a traditional Victorian Park with many original features.

A steam train billowing smoke as it clears a tunnel.

A 12 mile heritage railway based in Bury, operating steam and diesel train rides through charming…

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RT @CapitalNWNews: The giant globe from Cop26 will be on display in #Rochdale until Christmas Eve at Number One Riverside - artist Luk… https://t.co/KSbMXGayIg
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RT @StJohnsRCRoch: Year 2 children had a wonderful day out at #Rochdale fire museum as part of their Great fire of London topic. They… https://t.co/QQB8xxzy5c
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RT @ILoveMCR: Gaia – the stunning replica of planet Earth – is open in Rochdale and you can see it for free 🌍 https://t.co/PWcgtxgrJZ
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