Join fun and historic walk around beautiful Bacup

Published January 22, 2019 at 15:19

Invites are open to all to take part in a walk around Bacup on Saturday, 26th January.

The walk will discover why settlers chose this corner of the valley and the social and economic evolution of Bacup to the present day. There will also be a chance to find out more about the Forest of Rossendale, the pack horse routes and much more.

People taking part can meet on Saturday, 26th January at 10am at Winter Solicitors, Lee Street, Bacup.The walk will finish at around noon.

There is no need to book, just turn up, and all children should be accompanied by a responsible adult. Wrap up warm and wear comfy shoes. The walk will cover a route suitable for most at a gentle pace.

Councillor Jackie Oakes, Portfolio holder for Operations, said:

The previous architecture walk which took place in the summer was a real success and this looks to be a lovely midwinter walk with a chance to find out more about the history of Bacup and the borough. It is also a wonderful chance to see some of the changes taking place in the town and find out more.”

For further information please call (01706) 252477 or email

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