Bolton in Lancashire
Bolton sits on the northern edge of Greater Manchester – just 12 miles from the city centre. It is a former mill town, once a hub for textile production during the Victorian era. This industrial heritage is evident throughout thanks to its abundant remaining architecture and mills, many of which have now been refurbished, renovated and repurposed.
Bolton has been named one of the UK’s friendliest towns – and its diverse variety of activities and amenities doesn’t disappoint either. The town hosts a plethora of different events all year round, including concerts, festivals and shows at its Little Theatre. In the town centre Queens Park, Bolton Museum and Rivington Pike provide something to do whatever the weather. Shops, cafes and restaurants include Market Place Shopping Centre and Crompton Place in addition to Bolton Shopping Centre.
On the outskirts various attractions bring in visitors from all over the UK – including historic Smithills Hall, picturesque Jumbles Country Park, iconic Winter Hill, Bolton Steam Museum and Hall I’ th’ Wood 16th-century manor house. For sports fans the Macron Stadium, home to Bolton Wanderers FC, offers tours and games throughout the season.
Transport links are extensive thanks to its close proximity to Manchester city centre. The town can be reached via the M61 and the M66 from the north, and trains leave each hour towards Manchester, where Manchester International Airport connects the town with destinations around the world.
Our selection of Bolton venues includes Bolton Whites Hotel which is situated within the famous Macron Stadium, Event City and Mercure Georgian House.