Local attractions and information

Just a small selection of links to things to do and places to visit.

The historic village of Croston and pretty villages of Mawdesley, Heskin and Appley Bridge are all nearby.

Nearest Take Away - Eccleston Village provides Chinese,fish and chips and Pizzas.

Mere Sands Wood is a wildlife rich haven in the heart of agricultural landscape.

Martin Mere Wild Fowl and Wetlands Trust - Rufford

Rufford Old Hall. One of the finest 16thC buildings in Lancashire. The timber-framed Tudor hall in late-medieval style.

St Mary's Marina in Rufford

Cedar Farm Galleries - Mawdesley A wonderful array of unique shops, selling contemporary crafts, clothing, home furnishings and mystic gifts is complemented by a group of creative working artists

Eccleston Delph Scuba Diving Centre We offer a fantastic inland diving quarry with excellent facilities and a number of activities throughout the year.

Turton Tower historic house and gardens

Southport tourist information Southport, England's Classic Resort. Often described as the 'Paris of the North' and the 'Jewel of the North West'.

Wigan tourist information

Wigan Pier

Rivington Country Park

Chorley tourist information

Heskin Hall one of the best examples of Tudor Architecture in Northern England.

Cuerden Valley Park

Astley Park

EXTREME KARTING UK Euxton Lane Chorley Tel: 01257 460555

Botany Bay - and Bygone Times Chorley and Eccleston

Liverpool tourist information

Albert Dock, art galleries, shopping and the Beatles.

Visit Manchester

Visit Salford

Trafford Centre Shopping Mall - Manchester
Lowry Centre - Salford
Salford Quays


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Cycle rides in West Lancashire (PDF 5.57mb)

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Gas Supplies -  Eccleston Green Filling Station.  Follow the directions for Eccleston Village and the Petrol/Gas station is in the centre.
Nearest Hospital - Wigan General

Taxi services - Eccleston Taxis  01257 450800 and Appley Bridge & Shevington 01257 401548

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