Bolton Things to Do

  • Fishes at Bolton Aquarium
    Fishes at Bolton Aquarium
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  • Fishes at Bolton Aquarium
    Fishes at Bolton Aquarium
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  • Fishes at Bolton Aquarium
    Fishes at Bolton Aquarium
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  • 1. Cider 'ouse Jam Nite

    The cider 'ouse Jam Nite takes place every first and third Wednesday of the month in Ye Olde Man & Scythe, Bolton. Everybody is welcome to bring an instrument along and join the jam, play their own...

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  • 2. Bolton Town Hall

    Bolton Town Hall was designed by William Hill, a Leeds architect, and George Woodhouse, a local architect and built between 1866 and 1873. The neoclassical...

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  • 3. Town Centre's War Memorial

    The War Memorial is situated opposite the Town Hall. It commemorates those whose lives were lost during the First World War and unveiled in 1928. The figures...

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  • 4. Bolton Art Gallery, Library and Museum

    I had some time on my hands before seeing Journey's End at the Octagon so I paid a visit to Bolton's Art Gallery and Museum. I visited the Bolton Lives Gallery...

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  • 5. Bolton's Aquarium

    I had some time on my hands before seeing Journey's End matinee at the Octagon Theatre so I paid a visit to Bolton's Aquarium.The Aquarium, the second largest...

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  • 6. Rivington Terraced Gardens

    Rivington is a pretty little hamlet situated between Bolton and Chorley. It is in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty known as the West Pennine Moors. Here...

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  • 7. Hall i'th' Wood

    Hall I'th' Wood is a fantastic Grade 1 listed hall. The attractive half timbered building dates from the 16th Century and is a rare example of a tudor wooden...

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  • 8. Smithills Hall

    Smithills Hall is a fantastic historic house situated near Bolton on the edge of the West Pennine moors. It is one of the best preserved manor houses in the...

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  • 9. Smithills Country Park

    The 2400 Acres of woodland surrounding Smithills Hall provides a haven for nature and nature lovers alike. Here you will find great walking trails which wind...

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  • 10. Aquarium

    The Bolton Aquarium is located on the bottom floor of the Museum and Art gallery building,open since 1941,the aquarium is the only one of its kind in Greater...

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  • 11. Museum

    Located on the second floor of the museum/art gallery building,find out all about Boltons history and local life and also a collection of artifacts and items...

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  • 12. Art Gallery

    Also located on the second floor of the museum building is the Art Gallery,set in two rooms,one with an historic collection of victorian and antiquitan...

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  • 13. All a Board

    A short drive from Bolton is the neighbouring to of Bury. Here you’ll find a railway station steeped in history and nostalgia-, “The East Lancashire Railway”...

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  • 14. History tour

    The Heritage tours conducted by James Cockerel have English Tourist Board Quality approvel as a National Tourist Attraction. This is a tour of the 12th Century...

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  • 15. Admire the Architecture of the Civic Centre

    The Civic Centre in Bolton is just a stonesthrow away from the shopping streets behind the City Hall. The main buildings curve alongside the road to form a...

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  • 16. Ancient Egypt Museum

    The Ancient Egypt museum is situated within the multifunctional building containing the Aquarium, Library and Tourist information.There are some cracking...

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  • 17. Visit the Aquarium

    Alongside the Civic Centre you will find a fabulous building which houses the Aquarium, Art Gallery, Museum and Tourist Information Centre.The Aquarium is not...

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  • 18. Town Square

    Situated in the heart of the town centre the town square is very big.The town hall dominates with its majestic stone lions on the steps to the entrance.Various...

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  • 19. Bolton Museum

    Situated on the 1st floor of the same building that houses the Library and the Aquarium, the Museum has a great Ancient Egypt Room as well as a room with items...

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  • 20. Aquarium

    Bolton has the only public Aquarium in Greater Manchester, It is situated in the basement of the building that also houses the Library and the Museum. there is...

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  • 21. Smithills Hall

    Smithills Hall dates back some 800 years although there was probably a house on the site from at least 700ad and there is evidence of people living around the...

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  • 22. Moss Bank

    Moss Bank park is a lovely place to take the children. It has a small animal sanctury with donkey s,goats ducks and many other creatures. It has a good play...

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  • 23. Take a stroll

    Moses Gate Country Park, nice at any time of year for a quiet stroll around one of the 3 lakes or sit and watch the wildlife. Lovely walks eirther down by the...

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  • 24. Bolton Town Hall

    Opened in 1873 by none other than HRH Prince Albert, this is a quite enormous Victorian edifice standing in front of a large pedestrianised square.It was partly...

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  • 25. Bolton Market Hall

    Bolton Market Hall is pretty vast. It has recently been renovated and has had a modern shopping mall incorporated into it. The main part of the hall is still...

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