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Bolton Sights and Landmarks Guide, United Kingdom


Bolton, UK - Sights: What You Must See While Staying In Bolton

Located on the river Croal, the town of Bolton falls under Greater Manchester. In the past days the town used to be centre of cotton industry, and is currently known to be a major industrial town, and has become one of the greatest retail centers around Greater Manchester.

Bolton is known to have many famous tourist spots that help in making it one of the highly popular tourist attractions in UK. Some of these famous spots include:

Animal World

The Animal World has been set up within the Moss Bank Park and is known to house different varieties of birds and animals. Apart from both farm and wild animals, there is also a butterfly house that is seen to have a large number of butterflies and moths visiting the house. Visitors to the Animal World, also get to see many spiders, insects, reptiles and tropical plants.

Turton Tower

This tower was initially built in the year 1420 and since then has undergone a lot of developments to it. This rectangular shaped tower is made up of stone and the only original parts of the tower include the toilet and the spiral staircase.

Bolton Little Theatre

This theatre is known to hold at least eight huge productions every year. In earlier times, the building that currently holds the theatre used to be an industrial forge.

Bolton Parish Church

The church of St. Peter that can be seen in Bolton had been built in the year 1871. It is done up in the Victorian era and resembles the Gothic style of architecture. The church has a length of 156 feet, breadth of 67 feet and a height of 82 feet. The tower of this church standing at a height of 180 feet is the highest tower of the different parish churches in Lancashire.

Bolton Town Hall

The original town hall of Bolton had been destroyed in a fire that broke out in the year 1981. What we see today is rebuilt from the parts of the old town hall that had not been destroyed.

Reebok Stadium

Bolton Wanderers football club is located in the famous Reebok Stadium. A complete tour of the stadium would leave the fans with memories that they would be able to cherish throughout their lives.

These are a few of the innumerable tourist attractions that people must surely see while in Bolton.

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