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Things to do in Chorley

Market town which grew rapidly with the local cotton industry

Are you looking for things to do in Chorley? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town.

Known for...   Chorley Cake



 

  Attractions

Boatel Party Cruises

Experience one of the largest historic canal cruisers on the Leeds to Liverpool Canal, catering for up to 60 people.
Botany Bay
Chorley
Lancashire
PR6 9AE

01257273269

Recommended by Nick, Chorley
“I wanted something to do on a cold Jan Sunday and found this. Nice scenic sail down the canal in a heated boat serving hot and cold food with a full bar. Killed a good few hours and I enjoyed it more than I thought. That could have been the beer though lol”

 

Go Ape! Rivington

Visit Go Ape at Rivington - the UK's Number 1 Forest Adventure.
Great House Barn, Rivington Lane
Horwich
Bolton
BL6 7SB

 
 

  Museums

Astley Hall Museum And Art Gallery FREE

Museum and art gallery set in a beautiful Grade I listed building.
Astley Park
Chorley
PR7 1NP

01257515151

Recommended by Bethan Perry, Chorley

 
 

  Parks

Worden Park

Worden Park is the largest park within the borough of South Ribble attracting over 1/4 million visitors every year.
Worden Lane
Leyland
Lancashire
PR25 3DH

 

Rivington Pike FREE

Rivington Pike is a summit on Winter Hill, with an historic stone tower, overlooking the village of Rivington in Lancashire.
Rivington Country Park
BL6 7SB

Recommended by Keith, Wiltshire
“Bracing walks and stunning views across the Lancashire moors”

 

Blainscough Wood Nature Reserve FREE

This nature reserve was a former agricultural and coal mining site.
Blainscough Road
off Springfield Road
Coppull
PR7 5HD

 

Yarrow Valley Country Park FREE

This attractive park follows the River Yarrow for about 6 miles, with a large expanse of woodland.
Birkacre Road
Chorley
PR7 3RN

 

Astley Park FREE

Facilities available include football and rugby pitches with changing facilities, bowling greens, tennis courts, pitch and putt.
Park Road
Chorley
PR7 1QN

 

Duxbury Park FREE

Duxbury Park extends over 85 hectares and winds its way through the grounds of the old Duxbury estate.
Duxbury Hall Road
Duxbury
Chorley
PR7 4AT

 

Hic Bibi Nature Reserve FREE

Developed on a former clay quarry and brickworks. The area is rich in wildflowers, dragonflies, and butterflies.
Hic Bibi Lane
Coppull
PR7 5JB

 
 

  Theatre

Chorley Little Theatre

Live theatre,cinema,comedy and music.
Dole Lane
Chorley
PR7 2RL

01257264362

 
 

  Golf

Chorley Golf Club

Golf Club.
Hall o' th' Hill
Heath Charnock
Nr Chorley
Lancashire
PR6 9HX

 
 

  Water sports

All Seasons Leisure Centre

Swimming pool, fitness centre and many other activities available.
Water Street
Chorley
PR7 1EX

01257515000

 

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