Bus Times

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

Hollingworth Lake

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.

Hollingworth Lake Country Park and Visitor Centre Information
Address Rakewood Road, Littleborough, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL15 0AQ.
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.

Alkrington Woods Nature Reserve Information
Address Manchester Old Road, Rhodes, Middleton, Manchester. Tel: 01706 350459
Services 59, 64

Ashworth & Naden Valleys and Carr Wood

Wooded river valley and hillside views. Guided 3-mile walk leaflet available from Rochdale Tourist Information Centre.

Ashworth & Naden Valleys and Carr Wood Information
Address Bury Old Road, Heywood. Tel: 01706 350459
Services 471

Broadfield Park

Newly-refurbished Victorian park with easy walks overlooking Rochdale town centre and close to Touchstones gallery & museum.

Broadfield Park Information
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
Services 17, 409

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.

Littleborough Coach House and Heritage Centre Information
Opening times Mon - Sat 9am-4.30pm, Fri - Sat 6.30pm-9pm
Address Lodge Street, Littleborough, OL15 9AE. Tel: 01706 378481
Services 454, 457

Rochdale Canal

The highest canal in England rises from Manchester city centre through Castleton, Rochdale and Littleborough to its summit on the Yorkshire border.

Rochdale Canal Information
Address c/o Rochdale Tourist Information Centre, Touchstones, The Esplanade, Rochdale. Tel: 01706 924928
Services 451