To see timetables for any of the routes listed here visit our timetables page or call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras). If you'd like further information on the attractions, we've provided their contact details.
Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre
In Victorian times this was known as the "The Weighvers' Seaport". Now once again visitors can enjoy many outdoor attractions and an excellent Visitor Centre. Spanning 118 acres with the dramatic backdrop of Blackstone Edge, the lake is on of the most popular days out in the area. With boating, nature reserve, trails, events, guided walks, visitor centre, community arts, environmental exhibitions, play and picnic areas.
|Address||Rakewood Road, Littleborough, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL15 0AQ. Tel: 01706 373421|
|Services||452, 455 from Rochdale Bus Station|
Alkrington Woods Nature Reserve
Informal paths through woodland along the banks of the River Irk and around the fishing lodges at Rhodes.
|Address||Manchester Old Road, Rhodes, Middleton, Manchester. Tel: 01706 350459|
Ashworth & Naden Valleys and Carr Wood
Wooded river valley and hillside views. Guided 3-mile walk leaflet available from Rochdale Tourist Information Centre.
|Address||Bury Old Road, Heywood. Tel: 01706 350459|
Newly-refurbished Victorian park with easy walks overlooking Rochdale town centre and close to Touchstones gallery & museum.
|Opening times||Mon - Sun (Or access via Town Hall Square and The Esplanade)|
|Address||St Alban's Street, Off Drake Street, Rochdale. Tel: Warden: 07800672396|
Littleborough Coach House and Heritage Centre
Tourist Information, café, exhibitions and lunchtime concerts in this beautifully restored building in a quiet part of Littleborough town centre.
|Opening times||Mon - Sat 9am-4.30pm, Fri - Sat 6.30pm-9pm|
|Address||Lodge Street, Littleborough, OL15 9AE. Tel: 01706 378481|
The highest canal in England rises from Manchester city centre through Castleton, Rochdale and Littleborough to its summit on the Yorkshire border.
|Address||c/o Rochdale Tourist Information Centre, Touchstones, The Esplanade, Rochdale. Tel: 01706 924928|