Markets

Visit our award winning markets

Bolton has a long heritage as a bustling market town with four to choose from. The main market is located right in the heart of the town centre. This lively market has a growing reputation as the premier food market in the North West and features a programme of regular cooking events and food tastings. Bolton also hosts speciality markets throughout the year including the annual August Food and Drink Festival.

Awards for Bolton Market

  • Wellbeing Project - Best Market Innovation 2012
  • Best Food Market- BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards 2011
  • 5 a day supporter of the year 2011
  • Best Indoor Retail Market 2010
  • Tourism Retailer of the year 2009
  • Best Small Indoor Market 2012 (Westhoughton Market)

Visit the markets website

Bolton Life

Other places of interest

Enjoy a family day out in Bolton...

If you enjoy nothing better than some quality time out with your favourite little people there is a great range of activities for all the family to enjoy a top day out in Bolton.

Bolton town centre, you'll find it all here...

Bolton Town Centre has a great range of high street names and independent retailers, places to eat and relax.

One of our favourite places Horwich, a gateway to the West Pennine Moors

If you're looking for somewhere out of town that's a little bit different then why not take a trip to Horwich.

Bolton's heritage

Please see the heritage guides below which are available to download to help you start exploring!