What to do

Either spend your time relaxing in your accommodation or step out of the gates and experience what the local area has to offer.

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CHILL OUT ON THE ISLAND

Follow the steps down to "The Island", with its babbling brook and weeping willows around the border, it is the perfect retreat at the end of the day. Spend those summer days with friends and family around the BBQ or huddle round the stone fire pit for night time campfires.

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Mountain/road biking

Expect to rack up plently of miles on Strava! Our site at Rossendale Holiday Cottages is surrounded by brilliant road and mountain biking routes. Lee Quarry is a must for any keen mountain bikers, with various routes for people of different levels.

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HAY SHED CAFE BAR

Our exclusive guests only cafe bar is now open. Pop by for a slice of fresh homemade cake, a coffee or a gin!

 

To help make the most of your visit, here is a guide to the top rated local bars and restaurants in the area…

http://valleyatwork.co.uk/rossendale-food-drink-guide-2018/

 
 

ANNUAL EVENTS:

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Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival

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PARKLIFE FESTIVAL

8th - 9th June 2019

https://parklife.uk.com/

Manchester Day

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Bacup and Stackstead Carnival

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Burnley Classic Car Show

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Northern Grip

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Head For The Hills Festival Ramsbottom

Coming September 2020

https://headforthehills.org.uk/

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Garstang Agricultural Show

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Annual World Gravy Wrestling Championships Rossendale

 
 

THINGS TO DO IN THE LOCAL AREA:

Activities

Dry ski slope - https://www.skirossendale.co.uk/ 

Indoor climbing, roller skating and laser tag - http://www.adrenalinecentre.co.uk/adventure/grip-and-go/

Pilot a flight! (Indoor) - https://www.flightdeckexperience.co.uk/

Go karting - http://prestigeindoorkarting.co.uk/

Swimming - https://www.pendleleisuretrust.co.uk/centres/wavelengths/

Water skiing - http://www.thewaterskiacademy.co.uk/

Skatepark - https://www.junction4skatepark.co.uk/

Trampoline centre - http://thejumpworks.co.uk/

Ice skating - http://planet-ice.co.uk/locations/blackburn/

Lucardo Rawtenstall (escape room) - https://lucardo.com/rawtenstall 

Younger children & Trains

Petting farm - https://animalquackersfarm.co.uk/

Indoor play centre - http://www.runamokplay.co.uk/

Miniature railway - http://www.bpmrs.org.uk/

Train station - http://www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk/

Smithills Country Farm- http://www.smithillsopenfarm.co.uk/

 

Theatres and Cinemas

https://www.thewhitaker.org/

http://burnleymechanics.co.uk/

https://www.bacuproyalcourttheatre.com/

https://reelcinemas.co.uk/burnley/out-now

https://www.horseandbamboo.org/

 

Historic buildings

https://www.thewhitaker.org/

http://towneley.org.uk/

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/gawthorpe-hall

http://www.pendleheritage.co.uk/

http://www.hoghtontower.co.uk/

https://www.visitlancashire.com/things-to-do/helmshore-mills-textile-museum-p7153

http://www.healeydellheritagecentre.org.uk/

Walks and sights

https://rossendaleholidaycottages.co.uk/rhc-blog/

http://midpenninearts.org.uk/projects/the-atom/

http://midpenninearts.org.uk/projects/colourfields/

http://www.haslingdenhalo.com/

https://where2walk.co.uk/yorkshire_dales/witches-of-pendle-hill/

http://www.rochdale.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/Pages/hollingworth-lake.aspx

 

Further afield

Indoor skydiving - https://www.iflyworld.co.uk/locations/manchester/

Zoos - http://www.chesterzoo.org/

http://wildlifeoasis.co.uk/

Historic building - https://www.samlesburyhall.co.uk/

Owl and bird of prey sanctuary - http://www.turbarywoods.co.uk/index.asp