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Nestled between the beautiful hills of the South Pennines, Rawtenstall is the perfect location to take in the natural country setting and enjoy the peaceful ambience of the coffee shops, markets and microbreweries dotted around the historic cobbled high street.
Take a step back from the usual day to day bustle and start your reviving break at Rossendale Holiday Cottages and glamping pods, relax on one of their yoga breaks ideal for all abilities, be at one with nature and roam along the walking and riding trails in the picturesque landscapes and stargaze over toasted marshmallows at the campfire.
Dinner at The Whitaker museum and park is an absolute must for foodies, locally sourced; gourmet produce in a quirky setting provides an unforgettable dining experience. If live entertainment is more your thing, head to one of their live acoustic nights, artist exhibitions or cinema screenings. Couple your cultural involvement with a visit to The Boo Theatre in Waterfoot, with a range of performances from puppetries, play writes and comedians.
Add a bit of adventure to your visit on the thrilling mountain bike trails or head out for a fun filled afternoon on the Rossendale hillsides, overlooking a stunning view of the Valley you can snowboard, ski and tube down the famous slopes.


Rossendale Holidays
Rossendale Holidays

The open plan self catering cottages, with bed decks, individually named after native trees, are ultra modern, bright and spacious. Each feature a fully equipped kitchen, with a garden area to enjoy directly outside the cottages.

Rossendale Holidays - Glamping Pods
Alternative Accommodation
Rossendale Holidays - Glamping Pods

The glamping pods are individually named after local wildlife, which can be found in abundance, and are equipped with some of mod cons you are used to. Well-placed for hiking, cycling and horse riding on the nearby Mary Towneley Loop.

The Whitaker
Arts, Crafts & Galleries
The Whitaker

The Whitaker (previously Rossendale Museum & Art Gallery) is set in a beautiful park in the centre of the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire.

The Boo
Event Venue
Horse and Bamboo - Red Ridinghood

A wonderfully quirky, creative and buzzing family-friendly venue in Waterfoot, Rossendale. It is also the home of Horse + Bamboo makers of visually inventive theatre. “It’s just a lovely experience”.

The Hill – Home of Ski Rossendale
Extreme Sports
The Hill – Home of Ski Rossendale

The Northwest's biggest and best outdoor ski slope.The Hill – Home of Ski Rossendale has 3 slopes that vary in difficulty including a quarter-pipe, fun park, and a restaurant with scenic views.



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