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How to Get to Bolton By Train

Bolton, being one of the most popular northern towns, receives a significant number of visitors through its main train station. The station on Trinity Street is located conveniently within the city centre, which makes it an easily accessible arrival and departure point. Although there are inexpensive cabs right outside, most visitors use the buses which consistently pass right in front of the main entrance/exit to continue their onward journey. The station regularly services a number of trains from Manchester, where a bulk of the commuters travel from. Manchester city is located 16 kilometres south-east of Bolton, a distance which is covered in 25 minutes by train.


Bolton is popular amount tourists because of the wide range of attractions and interesting places to visit. Among the main attractions is the Bolton Museum, which is often visited by history enthusiasts who love to sample the town's rich history. The Museum additionally has an accessorized aquarium with a wide range of amphibians, fishes and other water creatures. Many tourists are particularly fascinated by the Piranhas, a widely known exotic species of fish. The town is also known for the steam museum, which is equipped with a wide range of steam engines collected through the century. It has a total of 25 steam engines which were primarily used to power cotton mills in Yorshire and Lancashire. There are several conservation areas including parks like Leverhulme and Victorian Queen's, which are exceptionally ideal for picnics especially during summer. Architecture lovers will be fascinated by the Town hall, which was designed by William Hill according to the rules of neoclassical architecture.


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