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  1. 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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  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. Lake at Queens 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. The bandstand at Hare Hill Park.
    Hare Hill Park in Littleborough is a traditional Victorian Park with many original features.
  5. The Rochdale Cenotaph.
    The restored Rochdale Memorial Gardens provide a quality public green space in the heart of Rochdale town centre.
  6. Truffet Park.
    Truffet Park is the local park for the people of Langley, which is located 1 mile north west of Middleton.
  7. 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.
  8. Hollingworth Lake Country Park with pub and windsurfers
    In Victorian times Hollingworth Lake was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport".
    1. Aqueduct in a wooded clearing.
      Healey Dell is a beauty spot and nature reserve rich in industrial archaeology.
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    Number of results: 46

    , currently showing 21 to 40.

    1. 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.

    2. 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.

    3. 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.

    4. 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.

    5. 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.

    6. Add Middleton Memorial Gardens, Green Flag Award 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.

    7. 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.

    8. Add Balderstone Park, Green Flag Award to your Itinerary

      Address

      Balderstone Road, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 2AD

      Rochdale

      Balderstone Park is a lovely informal community park with wide open spaces, which can easily be reached by foot, bus, or car and boasts many facilities including a popular skate park, free parking; accessible play facilities for all ages, and…

    9. Add Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre to your Itinerary

      Address

      Lakebank, Hollingworth Lake, Littleborough, Greater Manchester, OL15 0DQ

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1706 370 499

      Littleborough

      Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre has been leading the way in the provision of water activities in the Northwest of England since 1989.

    10. Add Rochdale Pioneers Museum to your Itinerary

      Address

      31 Toad Lane, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12 0NU

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1706 524920

      Rochdale

      The Rochdale Pioneers Museum is widely regarded as the home of the worldwide Co-operative movement.

    11. 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.

    12. Summit Gap and Railway Tunnel

      Add Summit Gap and Railway Tunnel to your Itinerary

      Address

      A6033, Todmorden Road, Littleborough, Greater Manchester

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1706 373 421

      Littleborough

      This important crossing point hosts the longest railway tunnel, 2869 yards, when built by George Stephenson in 1841, the highest point on the Rochdale, an ancient packhorse route and turnpike road.

    13. Address

      There are a number of guided walks you can join in Rochdale borough for free. All walks are guided by a walk leader.

    14. Add Pennine Bridleway to your Itinerary

      Address

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

      Telephone

      +44 (0)1706 924928

      Wardle

      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. Address

      Across the borough

      Blue plaques celebrate famous people, places and historic events in the borough of Rochdale. Purple plaques in Rochdale borough celebrate Dame Gracie Fields and mark places of significance in her life.

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

      Address

      Queen's Park Road, Heywood, Greater Manchester, OL10 4UY

      Telephone

      0300 303 8884

      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.

    17. Address

      Peregrine falcons have been nesting outside the clock tower at Rochdale Town Hall since 2008. Get the latest updates on the falcons during the nesting season.

    18. Add Hollingworth Lake - A Circular Trail to your Itinerary

      Address

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

      Telephone

      01706 373421

      Hollingworth Lake, Littleborough

      Hollingworth Lake is in fact, a reservoir.

    19. Add Kitcliffe - A Piethorne Valley Walk to your Itinerary

      Address

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

      Telephone

      01706 881049

      Newhey, Milnrow

      Built between 1872 and 1878 to collect water from the Wickenhall Brook, Ogden Reservoir holds 185 million gallons. Ogden and Foulwater Lodge together release up to 1 million gallons of water per day into Piethorne Brook.

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

      Address

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

      Telephone

      01706 373421

      Littleborough

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