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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 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

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