Known as the home of the friendliest people in Britain, town lies close to Pennine Moors, 16 kilometres northwest of Manchester. It is the administrative centre for Farnworth, Westhoughton, and other surrounding villages. Bolton has everything for all visitors, from the Aquarium to the specialty museum located at Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre.
- Animal World & Butterfly House
- Bolton Tourist Information Centre
- Moses Gate Country Park
- Tour the Turton Tower, once a defensive tower and now a house reflecting the Tudor and Victorian ages
- Walk around Queens Park in Bolton
- Bring the kids and tour the Museum & Art Gallery
Getting There & Around
The nearest airport to is the Manchester Airport. Train stations such as Bromley Cross, Blackrod Horwich, and Farnworth are also a great way to reach the town, with buses serving most of the local routes.
Bolton is easy to explore, asthere are many transportation options. First Bus and Arriva Buses are the best public transport in the town serving major routes. Car hire services are also available. However,most of the attractions are easily reached on foot.
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Set in one of the most beautiful spots in Lancashire, the comfortable Mercure Bolton West Hotell is well located to visit the northwest of England. GeneralCombined with its great location, the... More
The Britannia Hotel Manchester is in the heart of the city's financial district, ideal for business guests and within easy reach of many attractions. The historic 1858 building with its grand... More
The Jurys Inn Manchester was purpose-built in 1999 and has a gold award for green tourism for its environmental policies. It is right next to the Manchester Convention Centre and Bridgewater Hall... More
Park Inn By Radisson Manchester Victoria Hotel offers quality services and facilities with contemporary infrastructure. Nearby attractions such as Manchester Jewish Museum, Richard Goodall Gallery... More
The Portland By Thistle Manchester Hotel is conveniently situated in the heart of the city, opposite Piccadilly Gardens and minutes from the Arndale Centre, the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester... More
The Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa is in the centre of Manchester city within easy reach of the G-Mex Exhibition Centre and the MEN Arena, making it ideal for business and leisure guests.... More
Situated in the heart of the city, the Britannia Sachas Hotel has a very retro image. The M.E.N. Arena and the Manchester Central Conference Centre are within easy walking distance and for... More
Ideal for extended holiday stays, Blue Rainbow Aparthotel Manchester Hotel offers a luxurious haven with serviced apartments in the heart of Manchester. This lavish aparthotel places corporate... More
The newly transformed Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel is one of the foremost hotels in central Manchester, overlooking Piccadilly Gardens and close to the 240 shops in the Arndale Centre. Trams... More