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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

Ashworth and Roch Valleys

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

The memorial stone at Bowlee Park.

Set within 40 hectares of land, Bowlee Community Park is a former RAF barrage balloon centre and is…

Hopwood Clough

Centred on Hopwood Hall College, Middleton Hopwood Nature Reserve near Middleton provides a…

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More highlights

Owd Betts logo.

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

Play area at Milnrow Memorial Park.

Milnrow Memorial Park was created in 1952, and was built on the site of Cliffe House.

Pond at Cronkeyshaw Common.

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