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Parks and gardens

Find out about Rochdale's parks and gardens


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Playgrounds

Where to find your local playground and report an issue.


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Hollingworth Lake

Plan your visit to the 'Jewel of the Pennines'.


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Nature reserves and countryside sites

Come and explore your local green spaces and meet the wildlife.


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Parks and countryside events

Check out what’s happening in our parks and countryside, including at Hollingworth Lake.


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Pennine Edge Forest

Request an allotment or join an allotment society.


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Green volunteers

Details of how to become a green volunteer and get involved in Friends projects. 


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Countryside access statement

Many of the local nature reserves, woodland and country parks. have large sections of accessible footpaths and other facilities for you to use.


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Peregrine falcons in Rochdale

See the birds progress throughout the nesting period as they raise their young at the top of Rochdale's most historic building.