The Valley is a leisure park in the Astley Bridge area of Bolton, Greater Manchester. It boasts a cinema, health and fitness club, and several places to eat and drink.
Cinema, Pub, Health Club, Restaurant
The main attraction here is Cineworld Bolton, a modern 15-screen multiplex cinema.
The Cotton Kier is a Hungry Horse family pub known for its reasonable prices and meal deals. It’s at the park’s western end and is open seven days a week until late.
Sai Spice, an Indian restaurant, is also here and is located closer to Cineworld.
Nuffield Health has a large health club here. It offers a vast cardio room, a decent weights section, an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, a steam room, and a creche.
The Frankie and Benny’s restaurant here has closed.
Location and Getting There
The Valley is situated on Eagley Brook Way in Bolton (postcode BL1 8TS) and is signposted from around Bolton. The park boasts a large car park with spaces for over 1,000 vehicles. Parking is free for customers.
The nearest train station is Hall i’ th’ Wood. After leaving the station, walk west along Crompton Way. After about half a mile, take the footpath on the left to reach The Valley.
Bus 537 goes from Bolton Bus Station to Eagley and stops on Waters Meeting Road, near The Valley.
Other Leisure Parks in Bolton
Middlebrook is the leading retail and leisure park in Bolton. The huge mixed-use development offers many facilities, including tenpin bowling, shops, restaurants, and a dedicated train station. It’s a better option for those seeking an all-in-one retail and entertainment experience.
The Valley Bolton offers a less crowded environment, with easier parking. It’s also closer to Bolton town centre.