Do you want to participate in the UK’s biggest Ironman race? Bolton also has hosted the biggest Ironman race in the UK for years. It involves an intense 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and 26.2 mile run.
With a population of over 250,000, Bolton is the largest town in the UK. It’s located in Greater Manchester but was once a part of Lancashire. Famous landmarks in the area include Smithills Hall, Rivington Pike, Turton Tower and Le Mans Crescent which houses the Bolton Museum.
The Bolton Museum is a public museum and art gallery that has exhibitions on art, Egyptology, archaeology, botany and zoology. Bolton also has a separate museum dedicated to steam engines. The Bolton Steam Museum has a display of preserved engines dating back from 1840.
If you’re looking for other family-friendly activities in Bolton, visit the Smithills Open Farm. It’s a dairy farm where you can watch cows being milked and experience feeding the calves, lambs, and goats. You can meet various animals from meerkats, piglets, to reptiles. If you’re lucky, you can also go on a donkey ride! In case the children get overwhelmed, the farm also has an indoor and outdoor play area, and food outlets.
If you’re on the hunt for open spaces, no need to worry, Bolton has Jumbles Country Park, Moses Gate Country Park and Queens Park. Don’t forget to check out the Turton and Entwistle Trail that leads to the reservoir.
If you’re looking for a bigger move, here is the list of our partner removals companies in Bolton. If you’re looking to store your belongings, on the other hand, refer to this list of Bolton self storage facilities.