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Hollingworth Lake

Address: Hollingworth Lake, Littleborough, Rochdale OL15 0AQ.
Opening times: the lake is always open. However, facilities at the lake, such as cafés or the Water Activity Centre, have their own individual opening times.
Parking: Hollingworth Lake council car parks

The Wine Press pub at Hollingworth Lake.

About Hollingworth Lake

Hollingworth Lake is a man-made lake which spans 118 acres. It was originally built as the main water source for the Rochdale Canal during the 19th century.

The lake soon became an attraction for those living nearby and in Victorian times it was known as "The Weighvers' Seaport".

Events at Hollingworth Lake

There are a number of events for you and the family to enjoy throughout the year at Hollingworth Lake.

Activity centre at Hollingworth Lake

You can have a go at a variety of activities at Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre, including:

  • Watersports: sailing, kayaking, canoeing, powerboating, windsurfing, rowing and more.
  • Outdoor activities: rock climbing, mountain biking, archery and more.
  • Lessons: courses, 1:1 tuition, group classes, qualifications and more.

Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre is managed by our partners Your Trust. Please contact Your Trust directly if you require further information on any activity.

View Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre website for more details

Walking routes at Hollingworth Lake Country Park

As well as walking around the lake itself, the wider country park has plenty of walking routes. These range from easy strolls to sturdier treks in the surrounding hills.

Getting to Hollingworth Lake

There are a number of car parks at Hollingworth Lake as well some public transport options.

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