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Sport, leisure and culture

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Find a range of leisure and sporting activities across the Rochdale borough.


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Sport and fitness

Find swimming pools, leisure centres, gyms, fitness classes and more.


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Hollingworth Lake

There's lots to do for you and the family including water activities, walks, bird watching and fishing.


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Events

Find the latest events around the borough.


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For residents and people visiting the area, find places to stay and things to do across the borough.


Local history, arts, heritage and
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Local history, arts, heritage and conservation

Local galleries, museums, history and more.


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Parks and countryside

Parks, countryside and walks around the borough.


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Cycling

Find local cycle lanes, route planners events and training.


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Rochdale Music Service

Friendly and accessible service that provides high quality music tuition.


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Markets

Find out where and when the local markets and car boot sales are on.


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Allotments

Request an allotment or join an allotment society.


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Libraries

Renew your library book or see what events are taking place in your local library.


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Volunteering

Find out about local opportunities to become a volunteer.


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Rochdale Town Hall

Find out about guided tours, events, dining and weddings in Rochdale's fabulous Town Hall.


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Bowlee Garden Nursery

Find plants for your garden.


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Things to know about Rochdale

Some things to know about the borough of Rochdale's rich heritage.


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Rochdale webcams

See the Rochdale peregrine falcons or the town centre redevelopment.


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Public toilets

Find a public toilet in Heywood, Littleborough, Middleton and Rochdale.


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Featured events

Things to do during the school holidays
23 July 2018
There's lots to do during the school holidays, whether it's in the library, ​countryside or one of the many other venues in the Rochdale borough​.
Bowlee Car Boot Sale and Market
14 April 2019

April to August 2019

One of Greater Manchester’s most popular outdoor car boot events.

Street art festival - Rochdale Uprising
24 August 2019

24 August 2019 - 26 August 2019

Mural artists from around the world will be painting walls across Rochdale town centre as part of our first ever street art festival, Rochdale Uprising.

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