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This is where I live its a beautiful, walk around the lake stop at the wine press for something to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
michael g
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Biking to Hollingsworth Lake

Love, love Hollingsworth Lake. I have ridden my bike there plenty of times. Great on sunny days... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sheila W
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Rakewood Road, Rochdale OL15 0AQ, England
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All reviews half way ice cream lovely walk wine press car park chip shop fish and chips plenty of places to eat lovely place water sports feed the ducks bird watching amusement arcade pay and display summer months flat walk sunny day
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is where I live its a beautiful, walk around the lake stop at the wine press for something to eat and drink enjoy the views over the lake, go down to the visitors' park all information about the lake is there, stop part way...More

Thank michael g
Reviewed 3 days ago

Love, love Hollingsworth Lake. I have ridden my bike there plenty of times. Great on sunny days as well as cold days. Walking around the lake then stopping to eat at one of the eatery’s at the lake.

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 3 days ago

All you need is reasonable weather to enjoy the scenery and the walk.Refreshments can be obtained from a few places around the lake,some good restaurants and snack bars and a couple of pubs,with amusements for encouraging children to complete the circuit.Whilst the terrain is pretty...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in on our way home from a short trip and we were most impressed. It was well looked after and easy to walk around the lake, with cafes in at least three locations. We parked (cheap pay & display) and had coffee at...More

3  Thank firtreecott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with some friends one Sunday lovely place but very popular so not many parking places it’s about 3 miles walk all around the lake n u have to be careful of people on bikes lovely views of the countryside n a few lovely...More

Thank paula r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hollingworth Lake is strictly a reservoir for the nearby Rochdale Canal. I suggest that you go early in the morning or out of season. Weekend summer days are VERY busy with almost queues of people walking around the Lake. I recommend that you walk anti-clockwise....More

Thank richarddl137
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have mentioned the lake to people and they have not heard of it. We like it because it is like a little seaside place close to home with its amusement arcade and cafes. Great for going for a brew and a snack and watching...More

1  Thank mike l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely easy walk, takes around 1 hour to go around the entire lake. Playgrounds and ice creams available during the circuit

Thank rochdalelock77
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Been coming here for years used to come as kids now we bring ours nice walk around the lake and sometimes they have a boat ride some decent cafe and chippy . Always a good day out

Thank _nasimbegum
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Lovely, flat circular walk around the lake that takes about an hour to complete. Good selection of places for food and drink (the Wine Press is our favourite). The are several places where you can sit and enjoy the views. Certainly worth a visit.

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Terry H
24 July 2018|
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Response from aumakua2018 | Reviewed this property |
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Stephen R
16 July 2018|
Response from Ericpt | Reviewed this property |
Yes WiFi is available at a number of pubs and cafes etc around the lake.