The borough of Rochdale boasts many parks and open spaces. Several have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award status.
Walk around the parks in Rochdale town centre
This 40-minute walk takes you to the finest parks and gardens of Rochdale town centre and will let you discover their history and the best views.
An alternative route can also be followed for a shorter walk. The walk starts and finishes in front of the magnificent Town Hall. Each step of the walk is detailed in the guide.
Local history of parks and gardens
During Victorian times, several parks and gardens were created in the town centre.
The beauty and character of the parks and gardens give Rochdale town centre its unique character.
If you'd like to find out more about the history and heritage in the Rochdale borough you can find a range of resources at Touchstones Rochdale.
Council-run bowling greens close each year from 30 September until 1 April while we complete winter maintenance work.