Jewel of the South Pennines

Littleborough Lakeside

Welcome to Littleborough Lakeside

The area is part of the South Pennines Park and has such has lots of great outdoor locations. Combined with plenty of wildlife and nature, there is plenty to enjoy.  Hollingworth LakeBlackstone Edge, Watergrove Reservoir, the Pennine Way, Hardcastle Crags and Marsden Moor are all within easy reach.

Whether you enjoy hiking, bird watching, sailing, boating or just a gentle stroll in the fresh air, there are plenty of locations you can visit.

Littleborough Lakeside is rich in natural beauty and wildlife. It offers plenty of scenic walks, outdoor activities and interesting places to visit.

The village’s main attraction is the beautiful Hollingworth Lake, which spans over 130 acres and provides ample opportunities for water-based activities such as kayaking, canoeing, and sailing. 

Visitors can also enjoy leisurely walks around the lake, taking in the stunning scenery and watching the wildlife.

Nearby is the Rochdale Canal, which provides enjoyable walks through the local countryside. Great for families, cyclists and those with disabilities with its accessible towpaths.

Lakeside, there are several places to stay and eat. Why not check out the RSPCA Visitor Centre with its café or the Pavilion Café? Alternatively, check out The Wine Press Restaurant. At the opposite end of the lake is The Beach Pub & Carvery.

If you are looking for accommodation, be sure to check out Hollingworth Lake Guest House, Lake Lounge Restaurant and Rooms or Hollingworth Caravan Park.

For a full list of places to eat and stay, check out our forthcoming page.


Explore the South Pennines

460 square miles (1,200 km2) of natural beauty, historic attractions
and diverse wildlife to visit and enjoy

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