"A Weekend Around Bolton" Top 5 Page for this destination Bolton by steventilly
Bolton Travel Guide: 86 reviews and 232 photos
We recently spent a weekend in and around Bolton. before I went there I thought of Bolton as a kind of "poor suburb" of Manchester.
Nothing could be further from the truth. For one thing, it's far enough from Manchester that it's not really a part of it, and for another thing it's not poor.
There's plenty to do and see in and around Bolton, there's a lot of history in the town and the countryside of the East Lancs Moors is only a short drive away.
Above all though, our weekend in Bolton gave us an opportinity to dress like idiots :-)
- Pros:Shopping, History, Leisure, Nightlife, Countryside
- Cons:Nothing major
- In a nutshell:Great weekend destination, especially if you like industrial history
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