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Prehistoric bog gardens

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 - Sunday, 28 June 2020
Time: 12 AM - 12 AM
A bog garden.
Venue: Various parks
Address: ​Rochdale borough
Postcode: OL16
Price: FREE
Suitable for: Families, Adults, Teenagers, Children, Business
Facilities: Parking, Wheelchair accessible
Event organised by: Rochdale Borough Council

Our bog gardens showcase some of the plants and animals that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth. They were created to celebrate Dippy the dinosaur's visit to Rochdale from February to June 2020, as part of his UK tour.

What are bog gardens?

Bog gardens exist naturally in low lying areas or around ponds, streams or lakes.

Their permanently waterlogged soil helps to protect the environment by providing a valuable habitat for a range of animals.

Do I need to book?

No, you can visit the bog gardens any time.


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To celebrate Dippy’s visit to Rochdale in 2020, we’ve created a garden which showcases some of the plants that were around when dinosaurs roamed the earth.