Hollingworth Lake

Address: Rakewood Road, Littleborough, Rochdale
OL15 0AQ

Getting there: www.rochdale.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-transport/pages/plan-your-journey.aspx

Opening times: The Vistors' Centre is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3:30pm.

Distance: The circular walk around the lake is two miles in length. 

Wheelchair/Pram friendly: Yes

Additional activities: As well as the visitors' centre, there is an adventure park, a cafe half way around the circular lakeside route and a nature reserve. The Water Activity Centre on Lake Bank also caters for groups and individuals wanting instruction in windsurfing, dinghy sailing and other water-based sports, and now also arranges training for groups in mountain biking and climbing. 

Parking and any fees: Pay and display parking by the lake. 

Facilities and refreshment options: The visitor centre is just off Rakewood Road, and has a permanent exhibition of local wildlife and heritage, a gallery of artists work, information desk, small shop, cafe, toilets, and free-to-use mobility scooter hire (booking required). The lake is also well served by a selection of cafes, pubs, and restaurants by the car park, including the option of fish and chips.

Website link: http://www.rochdale.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/Pages/hollingworth-lake.aspx

Walk link: N/A

Map link: N/A

Events link: www.rochdale.gov.uk/events-and-activities/events/parks-countryside-events/Pages/default.aspx

Credit for recommendation to: N/A