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  1. Visit Dippy
    You can visit Dippy and the Dippy Exhibition between 10 February 2020 and 12 December 2020 and find out how life on planet Earth has changed since dinosaurs roamed the continents - and the challenges we face now.
  2. 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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  3. Walking and cycling
    Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and Littleborough offer some of the most varied walking in the Greater Manchester area.
  4. What's on
    See what's on. Image: A skull to tail representation of the Diplodocus exhibit housed at the Natural History Museum, London.
  5. Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain.
  6. 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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  7. Healey Dell is a beauty spot and wildlife sanctuary rich in industrial archaeology, 2 miles from Rochdale town centre on the way to Whitworth and Bacup.
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  8. Parks and countryside
    Relax in our extensive green spaces
  9. 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

Children running towards the camera with Dippy behind them.

Visitors can look forward to a unique day out, with 2 dino experiences to enjoy, both of which are…

The Rochdale Cenotaph.

The restored Rochdale Memorial Gardens provide a quality public green space in the heart of…

Hopwood Woods Nature Reserve

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

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More highlights

Denehurst Park, Green Flag Award

Denehurst Park is a beautiful Rochdale park with substantial surrounding gardens.

Mercure Norton Grange Hotel & Spa entrance

Set in our own landscaped gardens with views of the Pennine hills, the Mercure Norton Grange Hotel…

Pond at Cronkeyshaw Common.

Cronkeyshaw Common is a beautiful green space characterised by large areas of open grassland with…

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RT @BBCNWT: Rochdale Town Hall: £8.3m revamp will 'give it back to the people' https://t.co/pz7lAtIB0l
19 Oct 2020   20:36:13
RT @RochdaleCouncil: The borough's restaurants, pubs and cafes have made important changes to help everyone #staysafe @GrapesAtBamfordhttps://t.co/CR07BpyI9A
17 Oct 2020   21:05:44
RT @RochdaleHalf: This weekend should have been #RunRochdale - Gutted to miss you all this year but we will be back #StaySafe ♥️ https://t.co/uVXfyni6Be
6 Oct 2020   10:02:52
RT @RochdaleCouncil: The weather's not too inviting, but @DippyOnTour is always welcoming! Why not pop down & see the big beast this Sat… https://t.co/WGW37LrqV5
2 Oct 2020   19:35:14