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Tel code: 01204 | code search
Postcode: BL1 | code search
Population: 262000
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"My husband and i dined at tiggis in Bolton. the food excellant service second to none. making our evening a lovely dining experiance.

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Nick's Restaurant
"Absolutely outstanding food. My fillet of turbot could not have been better. I was in a party of about 40 - at least ten more than were booked - but ..." More

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Bolton is a large town that has grown to have a population of around 261,000 people and is situated within the Greater Manchester area. The name Bolton comes from Bolt and Tun. le-Moors is merely a description of the land which surrounds Bolton (moorland). In its heyday as an industrial town its skyline was a forest of chimneys most of which served the textile industry and for which Bolton was a world-renowned centre. Bolton is easily accessed from along the A666 which to the South connects with the M61 leading on the main North West motorway network. Access to the regional and national road and rail system can be gained easily with Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds all lying within commuting distance. For entertainment Bolton offers a diverse nightlife. A range of pubs and clubs are all easily accessible once in the town centre as are restaurants and Bolton’s three theatres, The Albert Halls, The Octagon and The Bolton Little Theatre each with its own particular speciality of show. For those who prefer their theatre to be pure Hollywood then Bolton has two multi-screen cinemas –a UGC Cinema at The Valley on Eagley Brook Way or a Vue Cinema Middlebrook Leisure Park in Horwich which is around a mile away. Bolton currently boasts The Valley, a relatively new leisure park and as well as the cinema also offers an Esporta Leisure club providing the latest in high tech fitness regimes as well as the Atlantis nightclub whilst in Bolton itself there are at least half a dozen other nightclubs. Also out of town is Middlebrook Retail and Leisure Park – probably most famous as home to the Reebok Stadium and Bolton Wanderers FC, as well as housing a multi screen 24 hour cinema it also has a Hollywood Bowl – a 26 lane computerised super highway for ten pin bowling fanatics. Retail shopping is well catered for in Bolton with not just the out of town retail parks but also Bolton’s town centre which offers a wide variety of shopping centres and markets much of the shopping area is pedestrianised. Bolton boasts two markets one adjacent to Moor Lane Bus Station and known (quite reasonably) as Bolton Market, and the other, is the Market Hall, a cast iron and glass roofed Victorian market which is still thriving today as much as it did in Victorian times. Due to the nature of the history of Bolton and its surrounding towns Bolton has a number of Mill and Factory outlets. For those who take their leisure more seriously then there are a number of parks to visit and enjoy including Smithills Country Park which is set in some 2,000 acres of woodland, farmland and moorland as well as the more formal Queens park located on Chorley New Road which, as well as parkland, also offers a range of sporting areas for football, tennis, lake and children’s play area.


Bentleys Chartered Accountants
Hallmark Grange Financial Ltd
Knight Accountancy Services


Dance - Dancing Feet
Yoga - Yoga Classes


Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council


A G Bennison & Associates
Cahill & Associates
Firth and Bowden & Associate
Glynn and O'Connor & Associates
The Smile Centre


Astley Brook Practice
Avondale Health Centre
Deane Surgery
Dr McLardy and Partners
Tonge Moor Health Centre

Golf Club


Great Lever & Farnworth
Regent Park Golf Club
Turton Golf Club


The Brewhouse


Bolton Market


Mai Thai
Nick's Restaurant
Pavilion (The)

Sports Clubs

Manto Hockey Club - W (Women's Hockey)


Flower Style
Dolland & Aitchison
Frasers Butchers
Early Learning Centre
Courts Pet Shop
Harleys Pet Supplies
Howards Pharmacy

Stokes Opticians
Whittakers Shoemakers
Nelsons For Shoes
Reid Furniture
Cornell RM
Red Bean
Town Cafe
Lever Street Cafe
Rhode Island Coffee
The Apollo
The Cosy Cafe
Morelli's Cappuccino Bar
Amici Deli Cafe
Tiffanys in the Square
Spice on Rice
Purdons Cooked Meat & Cheese
Traditional Foods
Zest Fine Foods
Hunters the Bakers
Deane Village Bakery
Colemans Confectioners
Wordsworth Butchers
Grundy & Neill Organics
Carrs Scotch Beef Shop
Barrons of Beef
Pets At Home


Bolton Clarion CC(Cycling)
Cyclopaths Mountain Bike Club(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Bolton

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Pack Horse Hotel (0.06 miles)

Pack Horse Hotel

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The hotel offers modestly priced accommodation for those who are working away from home. The Restaurant offers a Dinner Menu which is well within the budgets of most company's. The ... More

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Glendale Guesthouse (0.41 miles)

Glendale Guesthouse
Glendale Guest House offers 18 spacious, modern well laid out bedrooms, we offer fantastic services to corporate clients, and have created successful working relationships with them. We offer a choice of single, twin or double ... More | visit website
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Highgrove Guest House (0.48 miles)

Highgrove Guest House

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Whether your stay is brief or extended, you will instantly feel welcomed and at home. Our 10 bedroomed facility, inspected by the English Tourist Council, was assessed to provide a ... More

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Tramways Hotel (1.14 miles)

Tramways Hotel

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Welcome to The Tramways in Bolton, Lancashire, family-run guest accomodation offering clean, comfortable and great value overnight accomodation with friendly, personal service.We pride ourselves on offering cheap overnight accomodation in ... More

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Broomfield House Guest House (1.22 miles)

Broomfield House Guest House

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Whichever part of the world you may travel from, one thing is certain....a friendly welcome awaits you at the Broomfield Hotel, a family run business offering warm hospitality and high ... More

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Britannia Bolton (2.31 miles)

Britannia Bolton

The Britannia Bolton Hotel is situated close to the M61 Motorway with views over Rivington Pike. The hotel offers 120 car parking spaces and a spacious reception area that offers a warm welcome. All 96 ... More | visit website

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The Brewhouse (2.39 miles)

The Brewhouse

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The Brewhouse is everything you would desire from a local inn and restaurant – superb freshly prepared food, a wide selection of beers, cask ales, wines and spirits, en suite ... More

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Ingleside House (3.00 miles)

Ingleside House

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Situated in a peaceful country setting, this family-friendly property enjoys country views and nearby motorway and train connections. Single occupancy is also available. Ingleside House is just 1.5 miles (2.5 km) from ... More

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Last Drop Village & Hotel (The) (3.00 miles)

Last Drop Village & Hotel (The)
On the fringe of open countryside and with breathtaking views of the West Pennine Moors, Mercure Last Drop Village & Spa is a collection of 18th century farmhouses and is today steeped in fascinating history. ... More | visit website
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Egerton House Hotel (3.45 miles)

Egerton House Hotel
The Egerton House Hotel is a privately owned country house hotel - relaxed elegance.

Once you arrive at Egerton House, it's easy to forget that the outside world exists, but should you decide to explore the ... More | visit website

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