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  1. The prehistoric garden in front of the town hall.
    Discover the plants that outlived the dinosaurs.
  2. The bog garden at Queen's Park.
    Prehistoric bog gardens showcase some of the plants and animals that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth. They were created to celebrate Dippy the dinosaur's visit in 2020.
  3. The bog garden at Truffet Park.
    Prehistoric bog gardens showcase some of the plants and animals that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth. They were created to celebrate Dippy the dinosaur's visit in 2020.
  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. 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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  6. A family at a fountain in Queen's Park on a sunny day.
    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. The bandstand at Hare Hill Park.
    Hare Hill Park in Littleborough is a traditional Victorian Park with many original features.
  8. The Rochdale Cenotaph.
    The restored Rochdale Memorial Gardens provide a quality public green space in the heart of Rochdale town centre.
  9. Truffet Park.
    Truffet Park is the local park for the people of Langley, which is located 1 mile north west of Middleton.
  10. Chairs and tables set out at Hopwood Park.
    Hopwood Park is a small pocket park crammed with facilities and features you would normally only expect in a bigger park.
  11. 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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  12. Aqueduct in a wooded clearing.
    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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  1. Add Dickey Steps Riding School to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rakewood, Littleborough, Lancs, OL15 0AT

    Telephone

    01706 373919

    Littleborough


    Horse riding in the South Peninnes and the beautiful Hollingworth Lake Country Park.Providing recreational and educational facilities.Horses and Ponies to suit all abilities.Hacks/lessons, Birthday parties,” pony for the day”.Riding for the Disable

  2. Add Truffet Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Address

    Bowness Road, Langley, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 4WT

    Telephone

    0300 303 8884

    Langley, Middleton

    Truffet Park is the local park for the people of Langley, which is located 1 mile north west of Middleton.

  3. Add Falinge Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Falinge Road, Rochdale, Lancs, OL12 6JE

    Telephone

    0300 303 8884

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. Add Rochdale Canal to your Itinerary

    Address

    Littleborough, GREATER MANCHESTER, OL16 1LQ

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 924928

    Littleborough

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

  6. Add Cronkeyshaw Common to your Itinerary

    Address

    Cronkeyshaw Common, Syke, ROCHDALE, Lancashire, OL12 0QR

    ROCHDALE

    Cronkeyshaw Common is a beautiful green space characterised by large areas of open grassland with trees across the entire site.

  7. Add Denehurst Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Address

    Sandy Lane, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 5DS

    Telephone

    0300 303 8884

    Rochdale

    Denehurst Park is a beautiful Rochdale park with substantial surrounding gardens.

  8. Add Rochdale Memorial Gardens, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Address

    The Esplanade, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1AB

    Telephone

    0300 303 8884

    Rochdale

    The restored Rochdale Memorial Gardens provide a quality public green space in the heart of Rochdale town centre.

  9. Add Hollingworth Lake & 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Add Millcroft Tea Gardens to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rood Lane, Wolstenholme Fold, off Hutchinson Road, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 5UE

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 642054

    off Hutchinson Road, Rochdale

    An enduring bit of Victorian outdoor life which is a great source of refreshment on Sundays and Bank Holidays, from Mothering Sunday to October 12noon-6pm, nestling amongst the biggest growth of monkey puzzle trees in the North of England.

  12. 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.

  13. Add Bowlee Community Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Heywood Old Road, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 4GS

    Telephone

    0300 303 8884

    Middleton

    Set within 40 hectares of land, Bowlee Community Park is a former RAF barrage balloon centre and is now used for community sports.

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    Rochdale borough

    Telephone

    01706 924 928

    Rochdale borough

    10 of the borough's parks and green spaces have been given the prestigious Green Flag Award. This means they are 10 of the very best parks in the UK.

  15. 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.

  16. Add Broadfield Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    0300 303 8884

    Rochdale

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

  17. Add Ellenroad Engine House to your Itinerary

    Address

    Elizabethan Way, Newhey, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 4LG

    Telephone

    +44 (0)7789 802632

    Rochdale

    Built in 1892 on the banks of the River Beal, the Ellenroad cotton mill produced fine cotton yarn using mule spinning.

  18. Add Middleton Memorial Gardens to your Itinerary

    Address

    Manchester Old Road, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 4EB

    Middleton

    Middleton Memorial Gardens is a Grade 2 listed conservation area. Regular memorial events are held here.

  19. Add Middleton (Boarshaw) Cemetery, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Address

    Boarshaw Road, Middleton, Greater Manchester, M24 2PN

    Telephone

    0300 303 8884

    Middleton

    Set within 4.9 hectares, Middleton Cemetery, known locally as Boarshaw Cemetery, is an important local facility and green space.

  20. Add Milnrow Memorial Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

    Address

    Newhey Road, Milnrow, Greater Manchester, OL16 4JF

    Telephone

    0300 303 8884

    Milnrow

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

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