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  1. Visitors to Rochdale, Dippy's only North West stop, can enjoy 2 dinosaur adventures as part of their visit and they're both free. Image: the Diplodocus exhibit with children at the Natural History Museum, London.
    1. 10 Feb 202028 Jun 2020
    2. 10 Feb 202028 Jun 2020
  2. It's FREE entry to see Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic dinosaur

  3. To celebrate Dippy’s visit to Rochdale in 2020, we’ve created a garden that showcases some of the plants that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth.
    1. 25 Sep 201928 Jun 2020
  4. Step back in time with our prehistoric bog garden.
    1. 25 Sep 201928 Jun 2020
  5. Step back in time with our prehistoric bog gardens.
    1. 25 Sep 201928 Jun 2020
  6. A map of the Bib Knowl Walk
    Looking towards Rochdale, the area known as Lake Bank can be seen. It has developed into the popular entertainment centre for Hollingworth Lake. and an important centre for water sports.
  7. A map of Rochdale Town Centre - Blue Plaque Trail.
    Rochdale Town Centre - Blue Plaque Trail takes you to the location of 20 blue plaques erected up to the end of summer 2013, coupled with information on listed and historic buildings of great interest.
  8. Co-operative Heritage Trails
    In 1844 the Rochdale Pioneers founded the principles of the modern Co-operation and shortly after, several Co-operative Societies were set up across Rochdale borough.
  9. First opened in 1804, the Rochdale Canal was the first trans-Pennine canal and one of the country's most spectacular waterways.
  10. Exterior of the Rochdale Pioneers Museum.
    The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide Co-operative movement.
    1. 1 Jun 201431 Dec 2014
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  11. Queen Elizabeth I Free Grammar School.
    Thomas Langley, Chancellor of England was educated in Middleton. In 1412 he rebuilt the Parish Church and founded a charity school, the original foundation of the Grammar School.
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  12. 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.
    1. 1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015
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  13. The Pennine Bridleway is the country's first National Trail for horse riders, mountain bikers, and walkers, and it passes through the rugged Pennine hills near Littleborough.

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