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  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.
  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. 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. 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

A family walking in Springfield Park.

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

Fielden Farm

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

View of Hollingworth Lake Caravan Park.

Located in a local beauty spot, overlooking an 120 acre lake and the Pennines.

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More highlights

Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum

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

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…

Narrow boat on the Rochdale Canal.

First opened in 1804, the Rochdale Canal was the first trans-Pennine canal and one of the country's…

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