Distance: 0.24 miles
Within walking distance of De Vere Whites, take a day to explore Middlebrook Complex, one of the largest leisure, business, sports and retail spaces in the country, plus with the iconic Reebok Stadium, home to Bolton Wanderers Football Club at its heart. This retail park mecca is home to well known high street chains and brands so there is sure to be something for all.
Distance: 7.01 miles
Enjoy a great family day out at Botany Bay in Chorley. There are 5 floors of outlet stores bringing you items from all around the world in furniture, décor, clothes and home ware. Featuring also a garden centre, restaurants, coffee bars and children’s soft play area, there is something for all the family. Hosting a number of events all year round be sure to keep the day free to get round the huge offering.
Distance: 10.98 miles
Visit the Trafford Centre and enjoy over 230 stores, all under one roof, for all your shopping needs. With nearly every high street store you can think of and much more, you will need a day and your walking shoes or you can take a break in one of the 60 restaurants, bars and cafes. To end the day enjoy a film in the cinema, with 20 movie screens, there is bound to be something worth watching.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Distance: 25.58 miles
Pleasure Beach is bursting with action packed thrills including one of Europe’s tallest roller-coasters The Pepsi Max. It is a great day out, no matter what the weather. From white knuckle roller coasters, to the gentle classic wooden Grand National there is a ride for all kinds of thrill seekers. Pleasure Beach is also home to the UK’s only Nickelodeon Land, a 6 acre area loaded with 12 rides, a Nickelodeon shop, fun game stalls, a restaurant and home to a whole host of famous Nickelodeon characters. The Park also offers entertainment through their spectacular shows, haunted experience, shops and keep you going with a great selection of restaurants.
Distance: 11.73 miles
Browse the stalls at the world's famous, over 500-year-old, open-air Bury Market. Named as one of the best British Markets, there are always lots of great fresh, new, handmade british products to look through, from clothes, household goods, toys, books, meat, fish, gifts and much more. Explore yourself to see the inside, outside and specialist market stalls alongside the thousands that come to visit every year.
Distance: 3.36 miles
One of Bolton's original family homes, Smithills Hall is a Grade 1 listed building, full of history and drama. Containing fine examples of architecture through the ages, from Medieval and Tudor right through to Victorian times, the hall is set in formal gardens next to the West Pennine Moors.
Distance: 4.25 miles
The Octagon Theatre Bolton is one of the North West’s most intimate and exciting theatres which has been producing nationally renowned work for nearly half a century. The theatre recently embarked on a new era under the Artistic Direction of Olivier Award-winner David Thacker, with a programme that includes timeless drama, hilarious comedy, epic musicals and a hugely successful festive family show. Alongside all this the theatre hosts a fine pedigree of world premieres by playwrights such as Jim Cartwright, Alan Plater and Tanika Gupta.
Distance: 6.69 miles
Turton Tower started as a simple stone Pele tower, which was built around 1420 as a defensive fortress and then evolved to an impressive and comfortable residence by the Tudor and early Stuart period. The structure was added to with lavish timber extensions by the Orrell family transforming it to grandeur. The tower was purchased by Humphrey Chetham in 1628 and the Orrell’s stayed by renting. During the civil war, the Orrell’s were Cavaliers where the Chethams supported the Roundhead and this made for interesting times at the tower when Chetham garrisoned his troops within the Turton estate. Explore the history of the house, its lavish decor and beautiful grounds.
Old Trafford Stadium
Distance: 12.84 miles
The Old Trafford Stadium Tour is a chance to experience the story of Manchester United and their trials, tribulations, successes and domination in English and European football. Also open to the public is the Museum at Old Trafford where you can see 150 years of football history. Only at the Old Trafford Museum & Tour Centre can you see the stadium through the eyes of Manchester United greats themselves. Whether you’re a Manchester United fan or not, a visit to the Museum & Tour Centre is guaranteed to be a day to remember. Why not make your trip extra special by booking one of the Unique Tours where you can cruise down to Old Trafford from Manchester city centre on a canal barge before embarking on a tour of the Theatre of Dreams, or take a tour with a Legend from the club such as Andrew Cole.
National Football Museum
Distance: 13.65 miles
Regardless of whether you are a footballer, football fan, or live and breath for the sport, the National Football Museum is a great place to visit for all. The museum has the world's greatest football collection spanning the history of the iconic game and its trials and tribulations, with over 140,000 items. As well as all of this, visitors can walk through the football hall of fame, discovering footballer's history, teams and the icons that made and make footall today. A true enlightening and interactive experience with learning zone and number of events and activities the museum is great for all.