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  1. 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. 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 villages and picturesque scenery. The well-equipped stations boast cafés, pubs, gift shops and more.
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    See what's on. Image: A skull to tail representation of the Diplodocus exhibit housed at the Natural History Museum, London.
  4. Exterior of the Rochdale Pioneers Museum.
    The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide Co-operative movement.
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  5. Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain.
  6. At the heart of the arena is the 500 seat auditorium which provides a fully functioning theatre and music and conference centre with licensed bars and café.
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Touchstones Rochdale.
    Full of fun activities for the kids, fascinating facts for adults and, for the not so young, a chance to share some cherished memories. Come and discover Rochdale's past and, perhaps, help shape its future.
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Welcome to the borough of Rochdale

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Walk in the park by Ed Swinden

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

Premier Travel Inn Manchester North (Middleton)

The perfect hotel for both business and pleasure travellers.

Swing Cottage Self Catering Apartment

This attractive guest house is situated at the heart of Hollingworth Lake with views of the lake…

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Healey Dell Nature Reserve & Tea Rooms

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Mercure Norton Grange Hotel & Spa entrance

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

Springfield Park

Between Rochdale and Heywood, Springfield Park is the borough's largest park with landscaped and…