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Getting Here

There are lots of ways to travel into and around Chorley. We're located in the heart of the North West, just minutes from major motorways and easily accessible by car, rail, bus or cycle


By car

Chorley is well connected to a number of motorways. Find us off  Junction 8 of the M61, Juction 27/28 of the M6, or Junction 1A of the M65 and follow the signs for Chorley.


Chorley has a variety of long and short stay car park options, all situated within easy walking distance of the town centre and offering free or low-cost parking. 

More information

Flat Iron car park



By train

Services stop regularly at Chorley from Manchester, Blackpool and the Lake District, and with the station just a 5 minute walk from the town centre it's a convenient, enviromentally friendly way to discover Chorley and the surrounding areas. Follow the link below for more information on the National Rail website.

Rail Services


By bus

Chorley is well served by buses with direct links from Bolton, Preston, Blackburn and Wigan. The Chorley Interchange station is located on Clifford Street, just a couple of minutes walk from the town centre. 

Chorley Bus Services



Why not discover Chorley borough by bike using our many traffic free cycle routes and on-road cycle lanes. Cycling is an environmentally friendly way to travel and also great for health and wellbeing. See the links below to Visit Lancashire's urban and rural Chorley cycle maps.

Chorley's Urban Cycle Map

Chorley's Rural Cycle Map


By taxi

If you're looking to get a taxi from the town centre, the taxi rank can be found close to the Flat Iron car park, on High Street off the A581 (St. Thomas' Road)



Group visits to Chorley

Chorley is home to a wealth of great group and coach trip friendly experiences - check out our top itineraries below!

Astley Hall

Astley Hall, described as one of the most intriguing historic houses in the North West, is home to over 400 years of History just waiting to be discovered. The Astley Hall coach trip package includes:

  • Free Coach Parking
  • Discounted entry to the Hall for group bookings over 10
  • Guided tour or Introduction & Self-Guided tour of the Hall
  • Free driver refreshment box

Contact for bookings and enquiries

Chorley Markets

The famous Chorley markets date back all the way to 1498, with the most popular market day for coach trips being a Tuesday, when our covered market in the heart of the town centre is joined by many more street traders that line the streets selling everything from fresh fruit and produce to cosmetics, gifts and clothes. The Chorley Markets coach trip package includes:

  • Free coach parking
  • Meet and Greet
  • Chorley markets bag for passengers
  • Driver Refreshment voucher

Contact for bookings and enquiries

Chorley Flower Show

The award winning Flower Show is the highlight of the Chorley events calendar, bringing thousands of visitors flocking to Astley Park for three jam-packed days of all things horticultural, with show gardens, professional exhibitors, garden traders, great food and drink and much more! Running on the last weekend of July each year this is an event not to be missed! The Chorley Flower Show coach trip package includes:

  • Free coach parking
  • Discounted entry to a show day when booking groups over 10
  • Free driver entry to show and lunch coupon

Contact for bookings and enquiries



Located behind Chorley's bus station, Chorley's ShopMobility are an independent charity which enables people who have difficulty in mobility, to enable a day's shopping in town or just to wander around the Markets at a minimal cost.Services include the hire of scooters and manual wheelchairs. For details and opening hours, visit the ShopMobility website on the link below.

Find out more

Chorley Shopmobility


Download a map of Chorley town centre

Chorley town centre map

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