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Tel code: 01706 | code search
Postcode: BB4 | code search
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Rossendales Giant Indoor Market and Car Boot
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Whitchaff Inn
"My family and I are regular visitors to the Whitchaff- the food and service are outstanding! The lovely waitress/barmaid is so friendly and helpful-a real credit to the place. My ..." More

Whitchaff Inn
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Rossendale is an area to be found in the North West of England in the County of Lancahsire. Rossendale is a borough consisitng of around 70,000 people resident in a number of small towns, the major towns being Bacup, Haslingden, Rawtenstall and Whitworth. Records show that the area has been known as Rossendale for over 1000 years however the Borough has only existed since 1974. The River Irwell runs through Rossendale, its source is to be found above Bacup, along the valley and on towards Manchester, the highest point in Rossendale is Top of Leach – around 1500 feet above sea level on the Mary Towneley Loop – a circular loop on the Pennine Bridleway National Trail. Due to the climatic nature of the area the area a cottage woollen industry soon grew up in the area. By the time of the Industrial Revolution these cottage industries were developing into boom towns and by the mid 19th century cotton was the main industry in the area. Around this time footwear manufacture was becoming established in the area and today it is still an important local employer. For resident and tourist Rossendale has plenty to offer from farmers markets to high quality restaurants with local produce, through to specialist shops with designer fashion. There is the Lancashire Textile Museum at Helmshore, or for the more energetic there is the Pennine Bridleway or the Rossendale Way.

Attraction

Goodshaw Chapel
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum
Lambert Howarth Factory Shop and Museum
Rossendale Museum

Club

The Rhythm Station

Council

Rossendale Borough Council

Estate Agent

Eley-Long & Co
Rosslynn Estate Agents
Saxtons
Thompson & Partners
Weale & Hitchen

Market

Rossendales Giant Indoor Market and Car Boot

Pub and Bar

Ashworth Arms
Crown
Jester
Masons
Moulders Arms
Red Lion Coaching House
Shepherds Inn
Whitchaff Inn

Sports Clubs

Rossendale Harriers and Athletic Club (Athletics)
Rossendale RUFC (Rugby Union)
Rossendale United (Amateur Football)

Shops

Red Rose Organics
The Print Works
Nature’s Garden
Chique Paris
Passion Plus
Little Farm

Activities

Pendle Caving Club(Caving)
Ride On(Cycling)
Rossendale Ski Centre(Snow Sports)

Places to Stay near Rossendale

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Number 678 (1.66 miles)

Number 678

Situated in fashionable rural Rossendale close to major motorway networks, the location of the no678 is complemented by ample parking, a contemporary interior, and a calming atmosphere with a riverside location adding that extra 'tranquility', ... More | visit website

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Holden Vale Hotel (2.52 miles)

Holden Vale Hotel

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Situated on the edge of Helmshore village in the Rossendale valley only 13 miles from Manchester and centrally located between Bolton, Burnley and Bury and ... More

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The Grant Arms Hotel (4.40 miles)

The Grant Arms Hotel
The Grant Arms is a comfortable hotel situated in the centre of Ramsbottom. The Hotel Wing provides 14 beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms with, colour television with satellite channels, direct dial telephones, tea and coffee ... More | visit website
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Norwood Hotel (5.00 miles)

Norwood Hotel

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Victorian property, full of character, Quality feel, flat screen TV, ALL ROOMS NON SMOKING, free internet provided,Won ETB Silver Award for high standards for third year running, best breakfast around, ... More

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Rosehill House Hotel (5.05 miles)

Rosehill House Hotel

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Built in 1856, Rosehill House is half a mile south of Burnley town centre. It has retained much of its original architecture and offers free parking and free wireless internet. The hotel ... More

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Red Hall Hotel (5.27 miles)

Red Hall Hotel

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The Red Hall Hotel has 37 beautiful rooms all recently fully refurbished. All of our rooms are en suite with LCD television, Sky, telephone, hair dryers, free wi-fi, radio, tea ... More

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Travelodge Burnley (5.56 miles)

There are loads of reasons our customers choose to stay at Travelodge. Our great value clean and comfortable rooms with en-suite provide everything needed for a good night's sleep and are close to where people ... More | visit website

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Alexander Hotel (5.61 miles)

Alexander Hotel

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The Alexander Hotel is situated in quiet surroundings near to the beautiful 15th century Towneley Hall and Park. The family run hotel features 16 tastefully furnished, centrally heated en-suite rooms, all ... More

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The Maple Lodge (5.63 miles)

The Maple Lodge

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This AA 4 STAR guest accommodation, friendly atmosphere and personal service will make your stay one to be remembered. We offer Bed and Full English Breakfast seven days a week. ... More | visit website

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Dunkenhalgh Hotel (5.67 miles)

Dunkenhalgh Hotel

Set in 17 acres of Lancashire Parkland, the Dunkenhalgh is a 700 year old building that evokes a bygone age yet has modern facilities. It is ideally located for touring the Ribble Valley. Blackpool and ... More | visit website

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