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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".
    1. Walking and cycling
      Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and Littleborough offer some of the most varied walking in the Greater Manchester area.
    2. What's on
      There’s always something to do in the borough of Rochdale. From walking in the beautiful countryside to the Rochdale feel Good Festival, there’s something for everyone.
    3. Rochdale Town Hall.
      Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain. Live tours are currently suspended due to renovations but you can still take a virtual tour.
    4. Places to stay
      Hotels, B&Bs, caravan and camping and self-catering options.
    5. A family at a fountain in Queen's Park on a sunny day.
      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.
      1. 1 Jan 202331 Dec 2023
    6. Parks and countryside
      There are many ways to enjoy the diverse beauty of the landscape around Rochdale borough. One way is by relaxing in one of our Green Flag Award-winning parks.
    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

    Walk in the park by Ed Swinden.

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

    Superior 16th Century barn conversion. Beautiful

    Refurbished and re-opened, Fernhill B&B offers luxury and tranquillity. We pride ourselves on…

    Ashworth and Roch Valleys

    Spectacular views are available in the wooded river valleys and hillside areas around the Ashworth…

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    Pink flowers.

    An enduring bit of Victorian outdoor life which is a great source of refreshment on Sundays and…

    Premier Travel Inn Rochdale

    Premier Inn guarantees clean, comfortable rooms and a friendly and efficient service - everything…

    Four-poster bed.

    Overlooking the historic Broadfield Park and Rochdale town centre, this hotel is minutes away from…

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