Category Archives: heritage

For Vintage Retro Bacup Delivers

Bacup is fast becoming the Vintage Retro Centre of East Lancashire, with visitors coming from all over the Northwest. The town can now boast a monthly Vintage Retro market and four vintage retro shop, with two more due to open … Continue reading

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Begin Your Bacup Bike Ride With A Bacon Butty

Bacup in the Rossendale Valley is fast becoming the new challenge for cyclists, with its wonderful landscape of hills and valleys, villages and hamlets, cyclists are truly enjoying the valley experience. There are a number of Cafes in Bacup that … Continue reading

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Listen, Do You Want To Know A Secret? Rossendale Is Fab!

The Rossendale Valley can’t be summed up in a word, but it is beautiful, exhilarating, friendly, challenging, rewarding, peaceful and home of Lee Quarry,the World Gravy Wresting and Black Pudding Throwing Championships and the Rossendale 60’s Festival. Check us out … Continue reading

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New Brand For Rossendale launched

  A new brand has been developed by the Promoting Rossendale Partnership Board’s Branding sub group in collaboration with Osprey Delivers, a marketing Communication company, as part of a campaign to promote Rossendale as a vibrant, picturesque and distinctive Tourist destination. The … Continue reading

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The Rossendale Valley Gets A Tourism Boost

  As a result of discussions between The Promoting Rossendale Partnership’s Tourism Communications Group and Marketing Lancashire, the Rossendale Valley  has now been launched on the Visit Lancashire web site. Having a presence on the Visit Lancashire web site will … Continue reading

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New Bus Station could be the Hub for Tourism in the Future

 Photo courtesy of Day Architectural The New Bus Station planned for Rawtenstall as part of the new town centre development could become the nucleus for Tourism in the Valley. One of the major elements in attracting visitors to Rossendale in … Continue reading

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Bacup’s Claims To Fame – They May Surprise You

Bacup may be a small town in the Rossendale Valley Lancashire, but when it comes to ‘Claims to Fame’, it punches well above its weight. The town has a number of distinctive cultural and historic characteristics that may surprise many … Continue reading

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Rossendale – A Photographer’s Paradise

  The Halo and The Singing Ringing Tree – Photo courtesy of Barry Hyde The Rossendale Valley, known locally as ‘the undiscovered Valley’, offers an amazing and varied range of subject matter for anyone interested in Photography. The Valley offers beautiful … Continue reading

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Prestigious Award For East Lancashire Railway

  East Lancashire Railway has won the Large Visitor Attraction Award at this years Lancashire Tourism Awards held on Thursday 6th November. The event celebrated Lancashire’s tourism industry in fitting style at Blackpool Tower as a major contributor to Lancashire’s … Continue reading

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Stubbylee Park- Bowling amongst the Beauty of Bacup

Stubbylee Park, Bacup holds a secret. Two stunning bowling greens just waiting to challenge you. The greens are home to Edgeside and Stubbylee Park bowling clubs and  are available to all most days, with Wednesday afternoon being reserved for the … Continue reading

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