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  1. Add Hall i' th' Wood Museum to your Itinerary

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    Hall i' th' Wood Museum

    Bolton

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    This Grade 1, 16th century half-timbered hall is one of the north-west’s most important buildings.
    Enjoy displays of 17th and early 18th century furniture, objects and artefacts, learn more about the life and work of Samuel Crompton.

  2. Add Smithills Country Park to your Itinerary

    Smithills Country Park

    Bolton

    An excellent place for walkers, cyclists and horse riders with more than 2,000 acres of moorland, woodland and farmland. Good off-road bridleways, guided trails and picnic areas.

  3. Add Moss Bank Park to your Itinerary

    Moss Bank Park

    Bolton

    Popular park with large play area for children, fairground rides, mini steam train and gardens. Events held thoughout the year - check www.boltonlife.org.uk for details.

  4. Add Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive to your Itinerary

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    Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive

    Bolton

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    This hub of activity in the heart of Bolton has enough variety for repeat visits.

  5. Add Moses Gate Country Park to your Itinerary

    Moses Gate Country Park

    Farnworth, Bolton

    Restored from an old industrial site, the park has now become a place of national scientific interest due to its unique wildlife. You can enjoy walking, cycling, horse riding and model aircraft flying and there is a large play area for children.

  6. Add Bolton Steam Museum to your Itinerary

    Bolton Steam Museum

    Bolton

    The Museum is operated by the Northern Mill Engine Society, who have rescued and restored 25 of the old stationary steam engines which once powered the cotton mills of Lancashire and Yorkshire.

  7. Add House of Raja's to your Itinerary

    House of Raja's

    Bolton

    An award-winning Asian superstore featuring vibrant sarees, some hand-sewn, from all over the Far East and an extensive range of Asian food and cooking utensils.

  8. Add Bolton Aquarium to your Itinerary

    Bolton Aquarium

    Bolton

    All of the fish at Bolton Aquarium are freshwater fish, whose natural habitats are streams, rivers or lakes. This makes us almost unique within the UK, as most public aquaria show mostly marine fish.

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  9. Add Firwood Fold to your Itinerary

    Firwood Fold

    Bolton

    The birthplace of Samuel Crompton - inventor of the Spining Mule which revolutionised the cotton industry. Step back over 500 years at Firwood Fold, the charming hamlet of former farm workers' cottages.

  10. Add Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal to your Itinerary

    Shree Swaminarayan Sidhant Sajivan Mandal

    Bolton

    This arts and cultural centre hides a superb decorative ceiling interpreting that interprets the Hindu faith. Some say it is Bolton's very own Cistine Chapel.

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  1. Add East Lancashire Railway to your Itinerary

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    East Lancashire Railway

    Bury

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    A twelve mile heritage railway based in Bury, operating steam and diesel train rides through charming villages and picturesque scenery with well-equipped stations boasting cafés, pubs, gift shops and more.

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  2. Add Smithills Hall to your Itinerary

    Smithills Hall

    Bolton

    One of Bolton's original family homes dating back to medieval times. Set in over 2,000 acres of grounds and gardens, Smithills Hall is one of the oldest and best preserved manor houses in the North West.

  3. Add Bury Transport Museum to your Itinerary

    Bury Transport Museum

    Bury

    Housed in the beautifully restored Castlecroft Goods Warehouse, next to the East Lancashire Railway, the museum celebrates vintage transport with a collection of vehicles, memorabilia and interactive exhibits.

  4. Add Barrow Bridge Village to your Itinerary

    Barrow Bridge Village

    off Moss Bank Way, Bolton

    Take a stroll around this former industrial village to admire the former homes of mill workers and the stream once used to power waterwheels.

  5. Add Curley's Trout Fishery to your Itinerary

    Curley's Trout Fishery

    Bolton

    This 200 year old reservoir is nestled amongst the hills of the West Pennine Moors, on the edge of the beautiful Rivington Country Park, and is one of the North's premier fly waters.

  6. Add Jumbles Country Park Information Centre and Cafe to your Itinerary

    Jumbles Country Park Information Centre and Cafe

    Bolton

    Jumbles Country Park boasts beautiful parkland, reservoir and picturesque walks through a network of footpaths radiating up the valley and across adjacent hills.

  7. Add Matchmoor Riding Centre to your Itinerary

    Matchmoor Riding Centre

    Bolton

    Matchmoor Riding Centre is a member of the British Horse Society, Association of British Riding Schools and a Pony Club approved centre. It is located on the beautiful rural West Pennine Moors with access to Rivington Country Park.

  8. Add Fusilier Museum to your Itinerary

    Fusilier Museum

    Bury

    The Fusilier Museum combines interactive galleries with temporary exhibitions tracing 350 years of Fusiliers Heritage. Located in the centre of Bury. Cafe and shop.
    Read more about how the Fusilier Museum is still bringing history to you during…

  9. Add Last Drop Village to your Itinerary

    Last Drop Village

    Bolton

    Situated on the fringe of open countryside with superb views across the West Pennine Moors. The Last Drop Village is a picturesque collection of Georgian farm buildings converted into craft and specialist shops, hotel, spa and health club.

  10. Add Prestwich Forest Park to your Itinerary

    Prestwich Forest Park

    Bury

    Prestwich Forest Park offers 200 hectares of woodland and open space. There are plenty of places to explore and lots of wildlife to discover, regular activities, play area and mountain bike trail.

  11. Add Smithills Open Farm to your Itinerary

    Smithills Open Farm

    Smithills, Bolton

    A family day out to remember, everyone loves visiting Smithills Open Farm.

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