Rossendale local area guide

A borough in Lancashire, Rossendale covers a number of towns and villages - see what they have to offer.

About Rossendale

Boasting beautiful scenery and wonderful outdoor opportunities, Rossendale is a family-friendly place with lots to do. The valley is sought-after with a vibrant community, great primary schools and great travel links to nearby towns and major cities.


Best places to eat in Rossendale

The Firepit – Situated in the Station House in Rawtenstall this modern bar and grill, specifically grilling quality steak, has a fantastic variety of food as well as drinks on their menu. Gather after work for pints and cocktails, listen to live music or try their famous steak on a stone. Station House, New Hall Hey Rd, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 6AJ La Turka – A modern twist on the Mediterranean and Turkish cuisine this versatile restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy picture worthy food; choose from flavoursome grilled meats, fresh seafood, tasty mezze’s and a range of homemade treats including pizza and pasta. 85-87 Bank St, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 7QN A’vucciria – Bringing delicious Mediterranean and Italian cooking to the area, A’vucciria is inspired by the vibrant culture of Sicily and the Mediterranean. They offer fresh dishes, an exceptional selection of wines and traditional, tasty desserts. 17 Bank St, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 6QS The Witchaff Inn – Providing the traditional pub grub, Withaff Inn serves up home-cooked goodness in a warming and cosy environment. You can find your award-winning and well-known beers, lagers, wines and spirits here. And, if it’s a dry day, enjoy the spectacular views of Rossendale valley from their beer garden. 371 Bury Rd, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 6EH


Places to go for walks in Rossendale

The Halo – Enjoy panoramic views at the top of this walking trail. The ‘Halo’ is an 18m-diameter steel artwork supported on a tripod and is surrounded by green open spaces, great for nature walks. Cribden End Ln, Rossendale BB4 5AD

Calf Hey Reservoir – First of the three reservoirs in the valley, the Calf Hey Reservoir is a 2.3 mile loop trail and is open all year round. This walk is suited for all abilities and is great in all seasons, take the kids to explore, walk the dog or soak in the scenery. Reservoir in Haslingden Grane, close to the town of Haslingden, Rossendale, England.

Clough Bottom Reservoir – Next to Forest of Rossendale, take in breathtaking views with this easy walking route. If you are looking to venture off course, there are footpaths to take you through the surrounding woodland and countryside areas. Clough Bottom Reservoir, Rossendale, BB4 9NH


Rossendale’s best boutiques

Sunday Best – A longstanding, award winning, independent women’s clothing store with effortless and elegant designer womenswear. Victoria Jubilee Bldg, Bank St, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 8DY Ruby and Daisy – Using simple sizing and pocket-pleasing prices, Ruby and Daisy have a variety of clothes and accessories to suit all shapes and sizes. 331 Burnley Rd, Crawshawbooth, Rossendale BB4 8LA Sophie’s Boutique – Grab your next outfit at Sophie’s Boutique, a fashion-forward, fun and girly boutique featuring trendy clothes, stylish footwear and accessories. 65A, C & D, Bank St, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 7QN Coco and Co – If you’re looking for unique, quirky gifts and womenswear, this is the shop for you. From statement jewellery pieces to charming ornaments, there’s a bit of everything. 66 Bank St, Rawtenstall, Rossendale BB4 8EG

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