Visitor and tourist information

Looking for inspiration for a great day out? Make sure you check out Chorley and its many great attractions and events on the area’s visitor information website,  

Whether you’re wondering what you should do this weekend or where to go with family or friends on your day off, you’ll find lots of great ideas, attractions and inspiration all in one place at

Chorley is a popular market town steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful countryside. You may have heard of Chorley because of the famous markets, splendidly tasting Chorley Cakes or even the satirically portrayed Chorley FM. But when you’ve been to visit you’ll realise there’s so much to discover.

With a bustling town centre, historic halls, pleasant parks, carefree cycling, wonderful walks and adventurous activities, there is something for everyone.

Whether you want to spend time relaxing in peaceful countryside, explore one of the traditional villages, discover the great outdoors, shop at the famous Chorley Markets or make memories that will last a lifetime at one of the exciting events, Chorley is the place for you.

Attractions such as Astley Hall, Coach House and Park, Rivington Pike, Hoghton Tower, Chorley town centre, Fredericks Ice Cream Parlour, Chorley Markets, Chorley Little Theatre, Botany Bay, Go Ape and Yarrow Valley Country Park all offer a great day out.

To find out more and create your perfect day out, visit the official visitor guide to Chorley​

And if you do visit the area and want to share your experiences and pictures as inspiration to others, please use #checkoutchorley on social media and follow @visitchorley on Instagram, @ChorleyCouncil on Twitter and like Chorley Council on Facebook.

Chorley’s surrounding villages are also well worth exploring, picturesque and full of charm and there’s plenty of accommodation waiting to give you a warm Chorley welcome. For more information on Chorley’s accommodation, please search for Chorley hotels on TripAdvisor. ​