Category Archives: tourism

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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New Community Group ‘Love Haslingden’

Photo courtesy of Group member Heidi Schachtschneider-Williams Haslingden, nestles in the heart of the beautiful Rossendale Valley and is steeped in Industrial history and heritage. Unfortunately in recent years the town seems to have lost its identity. An impassioned group from … 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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The Rossendale Valley – A Photographer’s Paradise

The Halo – photo courtesy of Chris Lord The Rossendale Valley offers an amazing and varied range of subject matter for anyone interested in Photography. The Valley offers beautiful landscapes, with hills, valleys, rivers, waterfalls, flora and fauna and is … 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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Rossendale – Events in abundance

The Image above reflects the typical views from a survey of carried out in Bacup They say that variety is the spice of life, and Rossendale has it in abundance. Not only does the Valley have an amazing heritage, it … Continue reading

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Tiffin In The Dell – A Victorian Treat

The history and heritage of Healey Dell means so much to the people of Rochdale, Rossendale and beyond that the trustees could not see this beautiful old building become another empty shell. They had a vision for the old ‘visitor centre’, … Continue reading

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Stubbylee Park – A Bacup Beauty

Stubbylee and Moorlands Park is set in beautiful countryside just outside Bacup Town Centre. It is a haven of peace and beauty, but with surprising sights around each corner.     The Park has many recreational areas including a football … Continue reading

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