Visitor information

The Rochdale Canal and surrounding area offers fascinating things to see and great places to visit.

Come and discover more about the towns along the length of the canal. Explore their history, investigate their origins and sample what they have to offer visitors today from busy festivals and markets to shopping and fantastic dining.

If you prefer to escape the hustle and bustle, explore the dramatic South Pennine landscape surrounding the Rochdale Canal in Calderdale or the peaceful landscape of Rochdale and Oldham.

Find out where to visit and how to get there with our visitor information pages.