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  1. Peregrine falcon flying in Rochdale town centre.
    Peregrine falcons have been nesting outside the clock tower at Rochdale Town Hall since 2008. You can watch a live webcam to see the birds' progress through the nesting period as they raise their young at the top of Rochdale's most historic building.
  2. View falcons live at Rochdale Town Hall

  3. Dippy on Tour
    Visit the Dippy in Rochdale exhibitions between 10 February 2020 and 28 June 2020 and find out how life on planet Earth has changed since dinosaurs roamed the continents - and the challenges we face now.
  4. 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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  5. Walking and cycling
    Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton and Littleborough offer some of the most varied walking in the Greater Manchester area.
  6. What's on
    See what's on. Image: A skull to tail representation of the Diplodocus exhibit housed at the Natural History Museum, London.
  7. Rochdale Town Hall is widely regarded as one of the finest Victorian town halls in Britain.
  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Parks and countryside
    Relax in our extensive green spaces
  11. 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

Premier Travel Inn Manchester North (Middleton)

The perfect hotel for both business and pleasure travellers.

Mercure Norton Grange Hotel & Spa entrance

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

South Pennines - Cycle and mountain bike routes

Choose from a selection of cycle and mountain bike routes in the south Pennines.

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Hollingworth Lake B&B

Close to the M62, the Lake and Pennines, this detached house with annex, offers first class…

Owd Betts

Owd Betts is a traditional country pub that dates back to 1796.

The Rochdale Cenotaph.

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

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