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Hello and welcome to Raring2go! the definitive guide of what to do and where to go for families this summer!

I love getting out and about with the kids, we’re really lucky that there is so much going on local to Bolton that we can be literally spoilt for choice.  Fingers x’d for dry weather!

Whatever the weather we have loads of ideas for you...  if you're looking for some new things to do or places to go, then you've come to the right place as we are bursting at the seams with things for you!

Your summer edition is out until March - if you haven't got a copy, you can click on the cover image to the left to read it online now!  Plus, register on-line with us (it's totally FREE, but could save you ££'s) and I'll update you each month with what's new 'in-between' magazines via our eNewsletter....

Don't let that stop you coming back on-line though, as we are always updating our What's On GuideSpecial Offers and Vouchers so make us your first stop when you get on-line - we'd hate for you to miss out on anything....

We'd love to know what you are up to - email us at and keep us up to date! Better still, why not tell us all about it via our "Roving Reporter" feature - email us all the details....

Enjoy summer, when you've been there, seen it and are about to set off home from all these great places, don't forget to tell them you saw them in Raring2go! Bolton. 

Take care, speak soon.... 

Jayne Deakin
Bolton Editor


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Delve into Durham's amazing history with a break in 2018 and see the past come to life at award winning attractions and events. Don't miss the Bodies of Evidence exhibition at Palace Green Library or visit the majestic Durham Cathedral. Take a tour of Medieval Raby Castle, or visit the magnificent Bowes Museum. You could even take a tram ride!

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Head down to your local Pets at Home store during the summer holidays for a fantastic My Pet Pals activity workshop! Our My Pet Pals workshops help to teach children how rewarding pets can be and how to care for them responsibly. There's a truly hands-on approach to pet care, as well as loads of goodies..and the best bit is, it's all FREE! Book now

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