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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 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  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 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Address

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

  9. Add Prehistoric bog garden at Queen's Park to your Itinerary

    Address

    Queen's Park, 158 Queen's Park Road, Heywood, OL10 4UY

    Heywood

    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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. Add Hollingworth Lake Water Activity Centre to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    +44 (0)1706 370 499

    Littleborough, Rochdale

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

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

    Address

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

    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.

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    Peregrine falcons have been nesting outside the clock tower at Rochdale Town Hall since 2008.

    You can watch a live webcam to see the birds' progress through the nesting period as they raise their young at the top of Rochdale's most historic…

  17. 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.

  18. Add Rochdale Town Centre - Blue Plaque Trail to your Itinerary

    Address

    Rochdale Town Hall, The Esplanade, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL16 1AB

    Rochdale

    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.

  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 Hollingworth Lake - A Circular Trail to your Itinerary

    Address

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

    Telephone

    01706 373421

    Littleborough, Rochdale

    Hollingworth Lake is in fact, a reservoir.

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