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Welcome to Chorley in Lancashire

Discover a great day out here with your official visitor guide to Chorley - a popular Lancashire market town steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful countryside. You may have heard of Chorley because of the famous markets, splendidly tasting Chorley Cakes or even the satirically portrayed Chorley FM. But when you visit Chorley you'll realise there's so much to discover. With a bustling town centre, historic halls, pleasant parks, carefree cycling, wonderful walks and adventurous activities, there are lots of things to do in Chorley. We would love to share Chorley with you so don't forget to share your experiences with us via #checkoutchorley

Our next exciting events

Christmas Light Switch On


Christmas in Chorley

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year in Chorley with so much to check out that you'll never want the celebrations and Christmas cheer to end.

The Christmas Lights Switch On event will return on Sunday 19 November along with the Totally Locally Chorley Christmas Market on the same day.

The popular Winter Wonderland featuring real ice rink will be back in Chorley town centre for the festive period.

Plus there's opportunities to see the big man himself at Astley Hall or watch a Pantomime at the Town Hall!

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