Oldham is a lively town where there’s lots to do and see, including a gallery, theatres, outdoor activities, parks and lovely surrounding countryside. Entertainment in the town can include seeing a variety of performances at the Playhouse2, Coliseum Theatre or Lyceum Theatre. You’ll find lots of restaurants in Oldham, which include a range of different international cuisines for many different tastes, and for a lively night out, there’s a good choice of pubs and clubs.
If you’re shopping in Oldham you’ll find a good choice of shops including at the Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre, and there are also markets in the town. There are a number of conference centres in the area, which include the Oldham Event Centre and Talking Point Conference and Exhibition Centre, and Manchester Airport is the closest airport for international air travel.
Oldham Car Hire
Wherever you are in Oldham, it’s guaranteed that you’ll to get a car from one of the leading suppliers who provide Oldham car hire services, you can choose from many of the suppliers including Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Firefly, Hertz, InterRent, Sixt and others.
Here are some suggestions for places you might like to visit while you are in Oldham:
You can visit this fascinating Gallery to see many collections including fine art, with paintings by artists including L S Lowry, along with contemporary artists, as well as natural history and an interesting collection relating to the history of the people of Oldham.
You can come to this lovely area in the South Pennines where you can explore the landscape of moorland, hills, valleys, streams and reservoirs, enjoy the natural wildlife and take in the fresh air.
Visitors can see a variety of different performances at this 19th century theatre, which include drama, musicals, opera, music, dance, comedy and pantomime.
Come to this place for a fun experience for all the family, with lots of different miniature tracks to race on. There are a range of different Scalextric circuits with features such as hair pins, spirals and blind bends, with varied landscapes including a city and an alpine track. There is also a Formula One simulator machine that you can enjoy riding in.
This is a lovely Grade II listed Victorian park where you can come and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the natural surroundings with gardens and woodland. There are also lots of features to enjoy in the park, which include a boating lake, boathouse, tennis courts, bowling greens, and a playground for children which includes a paddling pool, swings and bridge.
Lancaster Park and Animal Farm
This farm and park makes a lovely day out for the family, where you can come and see lots of animals which include chipmunks, donkeys, chickens, ducks, pigs, horses, pygmy goats, sheep, ponies and mice, many of which you can feed and pet. There is also a nature walk, along with play area, and the farm is open most weekends and school and bank holidays.
Oldham Parish Church
This 19th century Church is a Grade II listed building and was built in Gothic Revival style, and you can visit the Church and see its fine architecture, along with its light interior and its ornate decor, galleries and attractive organ.
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