. Welcome to Bolton Online, your local guide for the lively town of Bolton in Greater Manchester. Bolton Online features listings for almost all of Bolton's restaurants, bars and shops, booking facilities for most of Bolton's hotels and a lively forum with thousands of discussions about Bolton. New to Bolton? Part of Lancashire and situated within the Greater Manchester conurbation in the North West of England, Bolton is approximately 10 miles north west of the city of Manchester. For a quick introduction to the town see the About Bolton section.

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Welcome to Bolton, one of the most vibrant and lively towns in the North West of England. Bolton combines historic charm with all the conveniences and indulgence of modern city life.

Its long heritage as a bustling market town is still alive today as it is one of the North West's most popular shopping destinations, having recently undergone a series of major redevelopment projects. Shopaholics will love the Victorian Market Hall and the Middlebrook Retail and Leisure Park.

Bolton has a great deal to offer culturally. It has several famous venues and theatres, most notably The Octagon and the Albert Halls. The town also has many examples of unusual and beautiful architecture, in particular the neoclassical Town Hall and the early 16th century manor house Hall i' th' Wood.

Read more about Bolton in the About Bolton section.