Bolton – A Town for Families

Bolton was once known as Bolton le Moors. Attacked by Royalist troops  throughout the English Civil War, Bolton paid a heavy price in terms of its fatalities and  lost  1600 citizens and  700 others were taken prisoner. During the Industrial Revolution , Bolton grew into a metropolitan power house  focused on textile manufacturing. By 1929, it was referred to as being among the largest producers of cotton. Today,Bolton is a very large town in Greater Manchester, but no longer has any industrial standing but instead has a wide range of enjoyable attractions  for both local and also out-of-town visitors.

Sports fans will certainly delight in the town  given that it is home to one of the 20 clubs of the Premier Football League . The Bolton Wanderers home stadium , known as the Reebok, lies in Middlebrook Retail Park. Reebok, the sports wear company, is the group’s sponsor and is based in the town of Bolton.

Art lovers and  enthusiasts will certainly enjoy  the  art galleries and art collections of Bolton. The town has 15 libraries and also 3 museums all of which are world class. The  public libraries provide a multitude of services to both residents and visitors. For visitors, the Bolton libraries  provide free wifi  access, which is an excellent public service and available to discover interesting things to do.

The Bolton Gallery, the Bolton Museum and the Bolton Aquarium are excellent places to visit. It is possible to discover  the history of Bolton, see world class  art collections and interesting specimens of plant as well as wildlife from around the globe. Hall i’ th’ Wood is a preserved  original Tudor home, where the spindle device that changed Bolton’s fabric manufacturing was generated. Smithills Hall and also Park is a 2000-acre estate on which a well-preserved estate sits. The estate was initially built in the 14th century and is the focus of thousands of visitors every year.

Ultimately, for the nature  lover, Bolton offers more than 3000 acres of park and woodland. Bolton parks are spread across the city and offer a wide variety of outdoor pursuits. Among the sporting activities facilities, play grounds and also open spaces, the Bolton Parks and Recreations Division  provides beautiful  memorial gardens as well as natural paths for walking and hiking .

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