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Moses Gate Country Park

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Address: Rock Hall Visitor Centre | Hall Lane, Farnworth, Bolton BL4 3DN, England
Phone Number:
+44 1204 334343
00:00 - 23:59
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lovely country park

We visit this place on a regular basis good car park lots of ducks and swans to feed ,good play area for children quite a few picnic benches ice cream van at weekends,

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 January 2017
Julie S
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

No matter when the family go, spring, summer, autumn, or winter we always have a nice time. The dog loves it too. Ice Cream van near bottom car park is expensive.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We visit this place on a regular basis good car park lots of ducks and swans to feed ,good play area for children quite a few picnic benches ice cream van at weekends,

Thank Julie S
Bolton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Moses gate country park is full of interesting places,as well as the three lodges,there is the river croal frequented by kingfisher and dipper.in summer there is the sssi site at nob end full of orchids and rare wild flowers,the locks at prestolee are currently being renovated by the canal society.the impressive prestolee aqueduct spanning the river irwell.if thats not enough... More 

1 Thank pey1957
Southport, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Love this wild place. Lots of parking, benches and lawn after lawn to sit and picnic. Super playground with soft floor and gated to keep dogs out Ducks and geese in several large ponds...waiting for grapes and duck food ( not stale bread).

Thank Gingergirl1948
Bolton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The park is full of dog litter, not the best place to visit, has seen many attacks on single people,

Thank Bygeorge15
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely views with a lake that is occupied with Swans Geese and ducks. Great walks either by the river or in woodland. The park facilities are great for kids plus plenty of room for picnics. Toilets available most days but no cafe. Great for walking dogs. Parking facilities available and disabled parking areas. Wheel chair accessible. They also have a... More 

Thank deborahkarim
Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Have visited on a number of occasions and enjoyed it. Not going again- grandchildren petrified by the numerous vicious geese that surrounded them when we were trying to feed ducks.

2 Thank Bernard113
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Good for walks and local wildlife , play areas for the grandkids and some of the nesting birds have amazing colour especially the mandarin ducks if you're lucky enough to see one they are beautiful. Have also cycled around as the paths are wide enough.

Thank IanUpton
Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Beautiful nature, peaceful surroundings and amazing air quality, perfect day out for pregnant women, children, families with pets and elderly people. Very therapeutic for anyone seeking weekend relaxation after a stressful week. Great picnic spot in the summer.

Thank BarbaraKay1
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65 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Moses gate has so much to offer if you venture from the popular parts. Yes the duck lakes and the kiddies park are great but if you follow the paths round there us plenty of woodland for the kids to get back to doing what we did as kids, by exploring, climbing, den making and having great good old fashioned... More 

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