Haslingden - Small town big heart
Haslingden offers a warm and vibrant community. Set among the hills and moorland of East Lancashire, it is one of the county’s highest towns. Haslingden - Top of the Town, as it was known - is a bustling town with a host of shops, both traditional and contemporary, surrounded by beautiful countryside. We'll welcome you with open arms, so come and explore all we have to offer.
Places of interest
Haslingden boast a successful town centre, with the majority being independent shops selling excellent local produce and products. It also hosts the award winning Ruby and Daisy boutique shop. Winfield's Outdoors is a large discount megastore warehouse-style retailer selling footwear, tents and clothing, and promoting itself as a family day out just off the A56.
Food & Drink
Rossendale is host to wonderful homemade Lancashire cooking. In Deardengate, Haslingden, Cissy Green's pie shop can be found. People visit from across Lancashire to sample the handmade pies which are still made to the original 1920's recipe. Whilst you’re there visit The Dearden Tea Rooms. To the north of the town is the Hollands Pie factory, as it's nationally known.
Things to do
Sitting atop of Haslingden is the iconic Halo Panopticon structure that lights up blue at night. Take a walk up to view the stunning scenery. It’s the perfect spot for watching the sun set, having a picnic or for sensational photos. Follow the Town Trail to see Haslingden’s historic buildings and don’t miss Grip and Go at the Adrenaline Centre, an action packed indoor climbing and activity centre for all the family.
St James’ Church
There has been a church on this site for over 700 years. St James Parish Church, Haslingden, Rossendale, has been… Read More
Top o’ Slate
There was a brickworks here in the 1800s. "Go in peace and sin no more" says the sign at Stone… Read More
The Halo is one of a series of 'Panopticans'. Design by John Kennedy, LandLab. Rossendale's Panopticon, 'Halo', is an 18m-diameter… Read More
Monday 5.30pm-7.30pm - Family & Local History Group. Tuesday 10am-12.30am Coffee Morning; 2pm-5pm IT Help; 1.30pm-3.30pm Friends Reminisce; 10am-11am Last Tuesday Haslingden Library Reading Group; 2nd Tuesday 2pm-4pm Scrabble Club. Thursday 10am-12pm Yoga; 2pm-4pm Get Online – Learn the Basics. Friday 10.30am-12.30pm Get Into Reading Group. Saturday 11am-12am fortnightly Haslingden Library Craft Group; 3rd Saturday 10am-12pm Hasiwriters; 2nd & 4th Saturday 11am-12pm Councillors Surgery.