Chorley local area guide

A vibrant market town and borough in central Lancashire covering several towns and villages, Chorley has a lot to offer to its residents - find out more in our local area guide.

About Chorley

A popular borough, Chorley is loved by people of all ages. With lots of independent and quirky shops, restaurants, and cafes as well as great schools, convenient commuter links and varied properties available, it’s easy to see why it’s an ideal location for many.


Our favourite pubs in Chorley

The Sea View – A traditional, long-standing pub loved by locals and visitors alike. The cosy pub has a great selection of beers, ales, wines and spirits. 2 Preston Rd, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7HH Dressers Arms – Supporting local ales and produce, this pub has a great outdoor space and frequently features live music. 9 Briers Brow, Wheelton, Chorley PR6 8HD The Roebuck Inn – This local village pub has an open fire, a team that provides a warm and friendly service and a pool table – make sure to look out for the tournaments if you like to play! Waterhouse Green, Whittle-le-Woods, Chorley PR6 7LA


Places to go for walks in Chorley

Astley Park – Take a walk, or cycle, through the beautiful park that consists of woodland, a lake and a restored Victorian garden attached to a stately home. Park Rd, Chorley PR7 1RF Yarrow Valley Country Park – Popular for a day out, the country park is the perfect place to take a peaceful stroll and enjoy the scenic surroundings. There is also a large play area, free parking and a cafe. Off Birkacre Rd, Chorley PR7 3QL Rivington Pike – From Rivington Terraced Gardens there are several paths to take to Rivington Pike. The circular route will take you through interesting sights and at the top, you’ll be rewarded with a fantastic view. Rivington Pike, Bolton, BL6 6RU


The best schools in Chorley

Parklands High School – A coeducational secondary school with academy status, this reputable school aims to provide world-class education so pupils can successfully move onto the next stage of their life. Southport Rd, Chorley PR7 1LL Southlands High School – Founded in 1955, this secondary school has achieved Academy status and is praised for having great facilities. Clover Rd, Chorley PR7 2NJ Saint Michael’s Church of England High School – Rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, this popular mixed secondary school consistently performs well with their exam results. Astley Rd, Chorley PR7 1RS

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