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Best Western Old Mill Hotel.

Relax in Ramsbottom!

Best Western Old Mill in Ramsbottom near Manchester is a small hotel, yet is big on charm! We have all the facilities some hotels can only aspire to, and a personality most can only dream of!

Set in mature, private grounds with breathtaking views - only minutes from the M66 motorway and conveniently located for Bolton, Manchester and Bury - the hotel has a choice of well-equipped bedrooms, a superb health club with indoor heated pool, spa pool, sauna, steam room and fully equipped gymnasium.

Our impressive restaurant offers mouth-watering, home-made cuisine and there's a range of dedicate conference rooms too. Whatever your reasons for visiting, you'll find plenty of excuses to return!

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Greater Manchester
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6309*


Park & Fly Packages available for John Lennon Airport, please contact reception for prices & availability.
Bars, Free WIFI, Gym, Indoor Pool, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Sauna, Twenty Four Hour Service, Spa Pool/Jacuzzi, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
Pets: Accepted Contact hotel to arrange. T&C's / charges apply.
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00
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Rooms & Rates


Dining and Bars


Sir Robert Peel

With a full a la carte menu, and a Table d'hote menu that changes every day, you'll have a healthy portion of choice here at Best Western Old Mill Hotel! We serve vegetarian options and a grill menu too, for even more variety!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:30
Dinner: 19:00 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary


Walmersley Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Moorland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 71
Distance: 6064 Yards
Handicap required


4.00 miles away in Bury


9 holes Yes
18 holes £20.00

Harwood Golf Club

Course information

Course Type: Parkland
Location: Off Site
Holes: 18
Par: 70
Distance: 5651 Yards
No handicap required


5.00 miles away in Bolton


9 holes Yes
18 holes £12.00

Spa & Leisure

Leisure Facilities

  • Fast tanning sunbeds

  • Computerised, air-conditioned gymnasium with high tech equipment

  • Spa Pool

  • Sauna

  • Steam room

Gym Facilities

Our delightful health club boasts a newly refurbished pool area, complete with fibre optic mood lighting to create a relaxing and calming environment! For convenience, the gym is split into 2 parts, with weight and CV area and cardio theatre.


Best Western Old Mill Hotel is unique in so many ways, with the beautifully appointed Sir Robert Peel suite (one of the most popular wedding suites in the area), and beautiful views of the Rossendale Valley. Yours will be the only wedding here, as we devote all our attention to one celebration on any given day and night!


How do we make your occasion so special?

Bursting with charm and character and complemented by a dedicated team, superb food and efficient service the Best Western Old Mill provides all the ingredients needed to create your special day. Add to this some unique touches such as a crisp chair covers with matching colour sashes, guilt thrones and elegant table centres and youre fairytale wedding is complete.


Weve created some mouth-watering menus; lovingly prepared by our Head Chef using only the finest, locally produced ingredients. Our extensive range of dishes has been individually selected to complement your special day.

Honeymoon suite

The perfect end to a perfect day - our elegant honeymoon suite, complete with traditional four-poster bed, elegantly draped in a soft ivory fabric is included with our compliments. A champagne breakfast is served the following morning to complete your experience


Registry office:
Bury Council Registry Office
Town Hall, Knowsley Street, Bury, BL9 0SW
0161 253 5000

For any enquiries please call Vicky Mcleod on 01706 822991

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: M66, J1, 1.00 miles
Nearest train station: Bolton, 8.00 miles
Nearest tube station: Metrolink, 0.00 mins
Nearest airport: Manchester, 28.00 miles
Free parking on site (60 spaces)
On site disabled parking (1 spaces)

Greater Manchester

What's nearby?


  • Manchester United (22 miles)

  • Manchester City (18 miles)

  • Bolton Wanderers (13 miles)

  • Bury FC (5 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • The Fusilier Museum (5 miles)

  • East Lancashire Steam Railway (0.2 miles)

  • Bury Market (5 miles)

  • Rossendale Valley (8 miles)

  • Trafford Centre (19 miles)


  • Bury Town Centre (5 miles)

  • Bolton Town Centre (8 miles)

  • Trafford Centre (19 miles)

  • Trafford Centre (19 miles)

  • Manchester (23 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

Best Western Old Mill Hotel offers a range of dedicated conference rooms. From a small suite for intimate meetings to the spacious Cheshire Suite that can accommodate up to 60 delegates, we make you feel at home when youre away from yours!

Available room set ups

U shape

Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Cheshire Suite 80 40 25 25 60
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506


  • TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 328 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 92
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Rating: 1 20

Very good

24/10/2016 BJSutty, Sheffield, United Kingdom

I booked a Living Social for me & the missus. The village is very picturesque & the hotel setting is lovely. We had a nice, clean room with sky sports on the TV!! The leisure facilities are good, but... more


Needs the hotel inspector to come in and give some tips and updates

22/10/2016 orthes, Stockport, United Kingdom

Room smelt of smoke and the evidence was on the floor under the dressing table, someone had opened a packet of cigarettes and dropped the wrapper on the floor. Need to invest in decent pillows, apart... more


Lovely Hotel Turned bad by Best Western

21/10/2016 Navinder L, London, United Kingdom

Previously I have lived in Ramsbottom in the 70's before moving down to London and I remember this hotel had character in those days and had a Water wheel in the front which gave it that character. Th... more


Great place to stay

17/10/2016 katymarie87, Warrington, United Kingdom

This is our 2nd time visiting this particular place and we absolutely love it. Beautiful surroundings, very friendly and helpful staff and the food is lovely. Just a little note for any future custome... more

Owner Response
Vicky_McLeod_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Mill Hotel, Ramsbottom, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thank you for your review on trip advisor. I am delighted to hear that you found the staff to be very friendly and helpful and found the food to be of a high standard. I would like to apologise for the issues regarding running out of certain items on the menu and will be speaking with the kitchen team to rectify this for future visits. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Warm Regards Vicky McLeod General Manager


16/10/2016 Alan B, Whitefield

Lovely hotel, this is the fifth time we have stayed here, very nice food, staff and leisure centre. Easy walk into Ramsbottom which is a very nice town. We will be back yet again in December to enjoy ... more

Owner Response
Vicky_McLeod_GM, General Manager at BEST WESTERN Old Mill Hotel, Ramsbottom, responded to this review
Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely review on trip advisor. I am delighted that you find all aspects of the hotel to be of a high standard, I hope that you continue to keep visiting us and we look forward to welcoming you back in a few weeks time. Warm Regards Vicky McLeod General Manager