Animal World & Butterfly House


Set within Moss Bank Park, Animal World provides a living environment for a variety of animals and birds, from farm animals to chipmunks and wildfowl to tropical birds. The Butterfly House features free flying butterflies and moths in a tropical environment, as well as insects, spiders, reptiles and tropical plants.

Animal World & Butterfly House Information
Admission Free of charge
Opening times April to Sept, Daily – 10.00am-4.30pm, Oct to March, Mon to Thurs, Sat & Sun 10.00am-3.30pm, Friday 10.00am-2.30pm
Address Moss Bank Park, Moss Bank Way, Bolton, BL1 6NQ, Tel: 01204 334050
Services 501

Bolton Museum, Art Gallery & Aquarium

Bolton Museum, Art Gallery & Aquarium

Bolton Museum and Art Gallery is one of the largest regional galleries in the North West. It houses collections of fine and decorative art, including examples of British sculpture and contemporary ceramics, Egyptology, ethnography and local and natural history. The Museum also has an innovative and exciting exhibitions programme, with over twenty exhibitions and different spaces, workshops and talks on the collections and activities for children.

Bolton Museum, Art Gallery & Aquarium Information
Admission Free of charge.
Opening times Monday - Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm, Sunday and bank Holidays Closed
Address Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, BL1 1SE. Tel: 01204 332211
Services Town Centre, various routes

Reebok Stadium Museum & Tour Centre

Reebok Stadium Museum & Tour Centre

Take a look behind the scenes at the Reebok Stadium, one of the finest in Europe and the home of Bolton Wanderers. The tour begins at the interactive Museum and Tour centre where the history of one of the founding members of the football league is brought to life. The tour includes a visit to the dressing and warm-up rooms, the officials' changing rooms, the managers' dug-out and the interview room.

Reebok Stadium Museum & Tour Centre Information
Admission Adult £2.50, concessions £1.50, family (2 children & 2 adults) £6.00
Opening times Monday - Friday 9.00am-5.00pm, Saturday 9.00am-4.00pm, Sunday 11.00am-4.00pm
Address Reebok Stadium, Burnden Way, Middlebrook Leisure & Retail Park, Bolton, BL6 6JW. Tel: 01204 673670
Services 575

Middlebrook Leisure & Retail Park

One of the largest leisure and retail parks in the North West incorporating the impressive Reebok Stadium with its Museum and Tour Centre, Bolton Arena, Express by Holiday Inn, Warner Village Cinemas, Hollywood Bowl and a host of retail outlets and eating places.

Middlebrook Leisure & Retail Park Information
Address Off Junction 6, M61, Bolton, BL6 6JW. Tel: 01204 673100
Services 575

Bolton Market Hall

Magnificent cast iron glass-roofed Victorian market hall with over 70 specialist shops and stalls.

Bolton Market Hall Information
Opening times Monday to Saturday and Thursday evening
Address Knowsley Street, Bolton. Tel: 01204 336830
Services Town Centre, various routes

Bolton's Town Centres

Bolton's Town Centres

Spacious covered shopping centres, traditional markets and craft and antique centres - there's the lively Victoria Square, pedestrianised thoroughfares, magnificent Victorian architecture and a mixed range of cafes, pubs and restaurants. Tours of the town centre are available with a Blue Badge Guide. The borough of Bolton also includes the town centres of Farnworth, Horwich and Westhoughton, each offering a varied selection of stores, markets and mill shops.

Bolton's Town Centres Information
Address Bolton. Tel: 01204 523762
Services Town Centre, various routes