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The Category Bolton is a subset of Greater Manchester.

*Bolton CHA Rambling Club
Overview

'Founded in 1905 the Club celebrated its Centenary in 2005. We're very active and we extend a warm welcome to all walkers and lovers of the countryside ... We have members of all ages and from a range of backgrounds. For a modest annual fee you can enjoy all the hidden delights of rural Lancashire and beyond the best way there is, on foot!'

*Bolton Council
Overview

'Rural walks, country parks, trails and footpaths ... '

*Smithills Hall & Country Park
Size (acreage)2000
Overview

'Covers more than 2,000 acres and extends from the Hall to Winter Hill. It is owned by Bolton Council and much of the land is leased to local farmers (including Smithills Open Farm). There are plenty of public footpaths and spaces though. One area is the Ravenden Plantation, a wooded valley leading down as far as Moss Bank Way ...'

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Visit North West

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Smithills Country Park [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

Bolton Public Rights of Way
Overview

'The Definitive Map and Statement is held by the Council's Public Rights of Way Team ... The map and statement can be viewed during normal office hours (9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday). Please make an appointment before visiting the office. You can also access a copy of the Definitive Map on the My Maps section of this website in the Transport and Streets Category.'

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Bolton Council

Bolton Rotary Way Footpath
Distance (miles)50
Overview

'The Rotary Way Footpath was established in 2005 to celebrate the centenary of the foundation of the Rotary Club ... If you plan to do the whole route (and indeed even if you only wish to do some of it), you may find the Rotary Way booklet to be very useful, with detailed breakdowns of each stage (although be warned – some of the bus numbers and routes are a little out of date!) and sketch maps to help you on your way. If you wish to get your copy, get in touch with the Westhoughton Branch of the Rotary Club using the "contact us" form on their website and enquire.'

'Links can be made to Blackburn/Darwen via Witton Weavers Way at Jumbles reservoir and to Manchester Bury and Rawtenstall using the Irwell Valley Sculpture Trail.'

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Cotton, Culture and Characters [Worktown Walks 1]
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'On this free self-guided walk in north Bolton, you’ll visit sites of early cotton mills, weaving sheds and bleachworks, be introduced to entrepreneurs and workers in the textile industry, but also footballers, singers, Glo-White, a psychoanalyst, fighter pilot, an actor, a DJ, a children’s writer, refugees and rogues.'  The Digital Album 'includes high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Paying supporters also get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app.'

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Live From Worktown

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'Live from Worktown is a resident-led community arts organisation working in partnership to bring cultural activities to the heart of Bolton.'

Halliwell Boundary Walk
Distance (miles)7
Overview

'Explore the boundaries of Halliwell ... This walk forms a "figure of eight" around Smithills Hall ...'

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The Milestone Society

Jumbles Country Park Walking
Overview

'Enjoy a short stroll around Jumbles Reservoir in this pretty country park in Bolton. The park is set within the beautiful West Pennine Moors with a lovely waterside footpath around the reservoir. There are also good facilities with a visitor centre and cafe. The Park is located just a couple of miles north east of Bolton city centre, near to the Lancashire village of Chapeltown. If you have time you could continue your walk along the Witton Weavers Way to the nearby Wayoh Reservoir and Nature Reserve.'

Enjoy a short stroll around Jumbles Reservoir in this pretty country park in Bolton. The park is set within the beautiful West Pennine Moors with a lovely waterside footpath around the reservoir. There are also good facilities with a visitor centre and cafe.
The park is located just a couple of miles north east of Bolton city centre, near to the Lancashire village of Chapeltown. If you have time you could continue your walk along the Witton Weavers Way to the nearby Wayoh Reservoir and Nature Reserve. - See more at: http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/RoutesLinksWalks/jumbles-country-park-walking-route#sthash.R74UU3KW.dpu
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See also

Jumbles Country Park [GPS Cycle & Walking Routes]

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