Attractions in Bolton
Bolton's proud history is on display in the town's museums, making Bolton an ideal location for leisure breaks in the North West. Bolton's theatres host a range of productions and events throughout the year that are designed to appeal to a wide variety of tastes, all easily accessed from our hotel in Bolton.
Hall i' th' Wood Museum
This 16th century Tudor home in Bolton is open to the public. Visitors can learn about Bolton's industrial heritage in the birthplace of the Spinning Mule, and learn about the life and work of famous Bolton resident Samuel Crompton.
Opening hours: Visit website for more information
Set in over 2,000 acres of private grounds, Smithills Hall is one of Bolton's original family homes, dating back as far as medieval times. Visitors can explore Bolton's award-winning historic site at their leisure, which is one of the oldest and best preserved manor houses in the North West.
Opening hours: Fridays and Sundays: 12pm to 4pm
Bolton Town HallBolton's remarkable Victorian town hall is open to the public with free admission, and host to a number of leisure events throughout the year. Visitors are encouraged to book tours of Bolton Town Hall in advance, and can explore the Council Chamber, Albert Hall, Festival Hall, Hall of Memories and the Mayor's Parlour.
Opening hours: 8am to 4pm
Horwich Heritage Centre
Horwich holds an important place in the history of the locomotive, and this museum is only 7 miles from our hotel in Bolton. Exhibitions change each year, meaning there's always a reason for a return visit next time you're planning a leisure break in Bolton, and admission is free of charge.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday: 2pm to 4pm