Bolton Vacations

Bolton is situated in Manchester, a major city that has 400,000 proud residents. The center of Manchester is only 10 miles (16 kilometers) away, while Manchester Airport is located 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the south of Bolton.

Many of Manchester’s most popular attractions are within easy driving distance of Bolton, making it a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Astley Green Colliery Museum and the much-loved Heaton Park. Two other popular spots that are located nearby Bolton are Trafford Centre and the Legoland Discovery Centre.

Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make this region the special place it is. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Museum of Science and Industry, Urbis and the Imperial War Museum North in Salford. Culture vultures will find plenty to cheer about at venues such as the Green Room, Printworks and the Manchester Opera House. The area is a dream destination for those who love art. Make sure you see the Manchester Art Gallery and the Salford Museum and Art Gallery in Salford.

When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Manchester, plan a trip to one of the many nearby green spaces. Take some time out to enjoy the sounds of children playing at local green spaces that are sure to delight such as Peel Park in Salford.

Manchester has many noteworthy attractions including the Abraham Lincoln Statue, the St. Peter's Square and Wigan Pier in Wigan. For a tour of the nearby historic attractions, visit the Castlefield Roman Fort.

Head to Arndale Centre, Affleck's Palace and Deansgate Locks for a satisfying dose of retail therapy.

After a day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Bolton, relax for the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, it’s hard to go past the Britannia Hotel - Manchester City Centre, the Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel, and the popular Macdonald Manchester Hotel & Spa.

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