Spring fun in full bloom

Spring blossom


With the bloom of Spring flowers and a warming in the weather it makes everyone feel like getting outdoors to enjoy the fresh air with family and friends.

There are lots of free activities and entertainment to be found in Bolton’s parks including Queens Park, Moses Gate, Moss Bank Park, to name but a few.


For shoppers this season brings out all the best produce at Bolton Markets, couple with this with the value and choice and you can fill up on fantastic fruit and vegetables to top you up and give you lots of energy to give you a boost.


For the animal lovers, Spring is a great time to visit Smithills Open Farm as there is no shortage of baby animals to snuggle up to in Pets Corner or feed out and about on the farm. To find out more got to www.smithillsopenfarm.co.uk.

What's on

The new season has begun at Go Ape at Rivington so if your family are up for a challenging day out why not explore and check out the high rope over the reservoir.

For those sunny days there’s nothing better than getting the tribe out in the countryside to explore the fantastic scenery that Bolton has to offer being situated so close to the West Pennine Moor! Check out our trails on our countryside page.

For lots more ideas and attractions visit our What's on page.

Bolton Life

Other places of interest

Enjoy a family day out in Bolton...

If you enjoy nothing better than some quality time out with your favourite little people there is a great range of activities for all the family to enjoy a top day out in Bolton.

Bolton's heritage

Please see the heritage guides below which are available to download to help you start exploring!

Bolton town centre, you'll find it all here...

Bolton Town Centre has a great range of high street names and independent retailers, places to eat and relax.

Visit our award winning markets

Bolton has a long heritage as a bustling market town with four to choose from.