Chorley has a wealth of history and landmarks that are not to be missed. So much so, you’ll return again and again for many great days out, no matter what your age or interest. For more information on Chorley’s attractions, check out the Things to do section.
One of the most notable landmarks in Chorley is Rivington Pike, the 1,191 foot summit that cycling superstar Sir Bradley Wiggins, recently declared as his favourite place to cycle. Another ‘must’ is the opportunity to journey through 400 years of history to reveal the secrets of Astley Hall, one of the most important historic buildings in the North West of England. Located between Chorley town centre and Astley Village, make sure you explore this intriguing and intimate country home and its breath-taking mid-17th century interior.
Astley Hall is surrounded by the beautiful Astley Park, which features a magnificent Royalists Retreat themed play area, Pets’ Corner, a wonderful Walled Garden, sumptuous café and much more. Undoubtedly, Chorley is surrounded by beautiful Lancashire villages that are well worth exploring. From the famous tower in Hoghton to the former mill in Coppull, there are lots of hidden treasures to discover.