Activities and Attractions
Bolton Tourist Information
Central Library, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton
Telephone 01204 334 321
Bolton Steam Museum – Tel 01204 846490
Probably the largest collection of working stationary engines in the World, with 25 exhibits drawn from the old cotton mills of Lancashire.
Smithill’s Hall and Country Park
Hall Tel 01204 332 377
Park Tel 01204 334 010
An original mediaeval country house set in 2000 acres of parkland and gardens.
Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre
Telephone 01204 531 303 – booking essential
Visit the famous and fondly remembered steeplejack’s house and yard, which was originally built in the 19th century as part of the Earl of Bradford’s estate.
Last Drop Village
Telephone 01204 203 800
A picturesque collection of Georgian farm buildings converted into craft shops, florist, hairdresser, antique and jewellery shops, artist studio, village pub, tea room and a spa resort and hotel.
Middlebrook Retail and Leisure Complex
With around 40 stores, multi-screen cinema, ten-pin bowling centre, football stadium, sports arena and a host of bars and restaurants, Middlebrook Complex boasts the largest concentration of retail and leisure facilities in the area.