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  1. Healey Dell.
    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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  2. Jubilee Park.
    A Green Flag Award, this lovely little park is located in the town’s conservation area, between the recently renovated Middleton Library and St Leonards Church. It has an elegant bandstand and plenty of seating.
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  3. 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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  4. Rochdale Broadfield Park bandstand.
    Rochdale's town centre park, the oldest in the borough, is of great historic interest and contains the statue of John Bright MP.
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  5. Hopwood Woods is a haven for birds and other wildlife whilst the informal pathways allow visitors to wander through the woods enjoying the peace and tranquility.
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  6. Walk in the park by Ed Swinden
    High in the Pennines above Wardle village, the area around Watergrove Reservoir includes walking trails with spectacular views, bird watching, fishing and a link to the Pennine Bridleway.
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Number of results: 26

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  1. Add Falinge Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Falinge Road, Rochdale, Lancs, OL12 6JE

    Telephone

    +44 (0)845 226 1800

    Rochdale

    A popular Victorian Park, close to Rochdale Town Centre. Main features are the façade of Falinge Hall and the Mawson designed formal gardens, which are complemented by the restored bandstand.

  2. Add Broadfield Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    St Alban's Street, Off Drake Street, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1QT

    Telephone

    +44 (0)7800 672 396

    Rochdale

    Rochdale's town centre park, the oldest in the borough, is of great historic interest and contains the statue of John Bright MP.

  3. Add Green Flag Parks to your Itinerary

    Address

    Queen's Park, Heywood, Greater Manchester, OL10 1AH

    Telephone

    01706 924 928

    Heywood

    Rochdale borough boasts 10 Green Flag parks, each one different in style, but similar in being well kept and providing a safe place to relax.

  4. Add Hopwood Clough to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rochdale Road, Hopwood, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 6XH

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 350 459

    Hopwood, Middleton

    Centred on Hopwood Hall College, Middleton Hopwood Nature Reserve near Middleton provides a woodland haven for birds and other wildlife whilst the informal paths allow visitors to wander through the woods enjoying their peace and tranquility.

  5. Add Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rakewood Road, Littleborough, Greater Manchester, OL15 0AQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 373421

    Littleborough

    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.

  6. Add Ashworth and Roch Valleys to your Itinerary

    Address

    Ashworth Road, Bury and Rochdale Old Road, Heywood, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL10 4BE

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 350459

    Heywood, Rochdale

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

  7. Add Piethorne Valley to your Itinerary

    Address

    Ogden Lane, Newhey, Milnrow, Greater Manchester, OL16 3TQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 881 049

    Newhey, Milnrow

    2 miles from Newhey, the 6 reservoirs in the Piethorne Valley are surrounded by open moorland.

  8. Add Watergrove Reservoir to your Itinerary

    Address

    Wardle Road, Ramsden Road, Wardle, Greater Manchester, OL12 9EN

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 881049

    Wardle

    High in the Pennines above Wardle village, the area around Watergrove Reservoir includes walking trails with spectacular views, bird watching, fishing and a link to the Pennine Bridleway.

  9. Add Hopwood Woods Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rochdale Road, Hopwood, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 6XH

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 350 459

    Hopwood, Middleton

    Hopwood Woods is a haven for birds and other wildlife whilst the informal pathways allow visitors to wander through the woods enjoying the peace and tranquility.

  10. Add Springfield Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Springfield Park, Bolton Road (A58), Marland, Rochdale, Lancs, OL11 4RE

    Telephone

    +44 (0)845 226 1800

    Marland, Rochdale

    Between Rochdale and Heywood, Springfield Park is the borough's largest park with landscaped and wooded slopes down to the Roch Valley.

  11. Add Pennine Bridleway 'Loop' Mountain Bike Day Ride in Littleborough to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hollingworth Lake Country Park, Rakewood Road, Littleborough, OL15 0AQ

    Telephone

    01706 373 421

    Littleborough

    Fancy a new challenge? Then why not "Try a Trail" and have a go at this 10 mile loop from Walsden or extend it to a 20 mile ride by starting from Hollingworth Lake near Littleborough.

  12. Add Jubilee Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hanson Close, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 2UH

    Telephone

    +44 (0)161 653 9626

    Middleton

    A Green Flag Award, this lovely little park is located in the town’s conservation area, between the recently renovated Middleton Library and St Leonards Church. It has an elegant bandstand and plenty of seating.

  13. Add Healey Dell Nature Reserve & Tea Rooms to your Itinerary

    Address

    Healey Corner, Off Whitworth Road, Healey, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 6BG

    Healey, Rochdale

    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.

  14. Add Pennine Bridleway to your Itinerary

    Address

    Watergrove Reservoir, Wardle Road, Wardle, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 9EN

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 924928

    Wardle, Rochdale

    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.

  15. Add Queen's Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Address

    Queen's Park Road, Heywood, Greater Manchester, OL10 1AH

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 620541/07976059534

    Heywood

    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.

  16. Add Schofield Hall - A Hollingworth Lake Walk to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre, Rakewood Road, Littleborough, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL15 0AQ

    Telephone

    01706 373421

    Littleborough, Rochdale

    From Rakewood Road a good view is available down the lake’s embankment and out into Ealees Valley.

  17. Add Windsurfing at Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre, Lakebank, Hollingworth Lake, Littleborough, Greater Manchester, OL15 0QD

    Telephone

    01706 370499

    Hollingworth Lake, Littleborough

    Experience the thrill of windsurfing at Hollingworth Lake.

  18. Add Bluebell Wood - A Piethorne Valley Walk to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rangers’ Office, Ogden Lane, Newhey, Milnrow, Greater Manchester, OL16 3TQ

    Telephone

    01706 881049

    Newhey, Milnrow

    Although known locally as Bluebell Wood, its proper name is Old House Ground Plantation. This mixed woodland provides a valuable habitat here on the high moors, although you can see how severe weather stunts the trees and sometimes blows them over.

  19. Add Whittaker - A Hollingworth Lake Walk to your Itinerary

    Address

    Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre, Rakewood Road, Littleborough, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL15 0AQ

    Telephone

    01706 373421

    Littleborough, Rochdale

    The steep sloping embankment on the left of Rakewood Road is one of the 3 dams constructed in 1798 to form Hollingworth Lake.

  20. Add Alkrington Woods Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Address

    Manchester Old Road, Alkrington, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 1WF

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 350 459

    Alkrington, Middleton

    Once part of the Alkrington Hall estate, this area of mature woodland provides an ideal habitat for a wide range of flora and fauna.

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