Colin Crosby Heritage Tours


Chorley is a traditional market town in Lancaster, 10 miles from Bolton, formerly known for cotton-weaving and calico-printing.

The weekly Flat Iron market, in which wares are laid out on the ground, is unique.

The Elizabethan Astley Hall has been a stately home for centuries.

Botany Bay is a huge retail outlet in a former mill.

Henry Tate, the sugar magnate who founded the Tate Gallery, was born at Chorley in 1819.

Chorley is also famous for Chorley cake, a sort of biscuit similar to Eccles cake.

Places in Chorley

Chorley Station