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What to do out and about in Rochdale

Posted on February 8th, 2018

Are you looking for a new home in Rochdale? Or, maybe you’ve already reserved your new home at Bridgefold? Well, either way take a look at our top picks of things to do in the area!

Hollingworth Lake

Hollingworth Lake is one of Rochdale’s most loved attractions. With a great visitor centre, nature reserve, boating, trails, events, guided walks, exhibitions, play and picnic areas, it’s one of the most popular local days out.

The lake spans 118 acres and there is even a Water Activity Centre for those interested in windsurfing, dinghy sailing and rowing. If you’re looking for a relaxing and fun hobby this may be the perfect time to take up something new!

Image credit: www.rochdale.gov.uk

 Touchstones

Just a 2 minute walk from the town centre, Touchstones is an award winning Arts & Heritage Centre with a gallery and museum as well as a visitor centre with a café. It’s an interesting day out for all ages and is the perfect opportunity to learn about the history of your new town!

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 Healey Dell Heritage Centre & Tea Rooms

Healey Dell is a wildlife sanctuary with some spectacular scenery and even waterfalls. The Victorian themed tea rooms are the perfect way to warm up after a day of exploring outdoors! With a selection of drinks, homemade food and cakes available, you’re sure to find something delicious.

Image credit: www.healeydelltearooms.co.uk

Rochdale Town Hall

Are you fascinated by architecture? Well, in Rochdale there are plenty of incredible historic buildings to learn about. The Town Hall is a Grade I listed building; its grand exterior and landscaped gardens make it popular for weddings, television filming and you can even book a guided tour here!

Image credit: www.rochdale.gov.uk

Rochdale Food & Drink Festival

Calling all food lovers, here’s an important date for your diary! The Rochdale Food & Drink Festival will be taking place on Saturday 24th March and it’s free to enter. If you love food and trying new things, or you’re a keen cook, this is the event for you! With celebrity chefs cooking dishes live, workshops and an outdoor food and drink village there is plenty to enjoy for all the family.

Image credit: www.rochdale.gov.uk

 

If you haven’t already bought a new home at Bridgefold, now you’ve seen all that is on offer in the area we’re sure you’ll be tempted to move! We have a range of different house types with something to suit everyone, take a look here. You can even visit our brand new show home which is open Monday to Thursday 10am – 5pm. Just give our friendly Sales Adviser Suzanne a call on 01706 342 791.

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