Rawtenstall, Haslingden and Bacup offer a wide range of shops, cafés markets and services, providing an opportunity to sample both alternative and traditional experiences.
Independent shops with locally hand-crafted goods and good public transport, there is easy access to a wide range of great facilities.
Aside from chain stores, each of the Valley’s towns are filled with local family businesses. The markets host butchers, bakers, local producer, household goods, clothes and gifts.
Each town centre has a high street with an eclectic range of traditional and contemporary shops, cafes and services. All three Rossendale markets, have a friendly vibe and sense of community.
Rawtenstall Market, and the social enterprise behind it, recently won a number of awards. The flourishing artisan market has become the hub of Rawtenstall’s community thanks to its ever-growing selection of fresh produce, butchers, fishmongers, deli’s, general trade, food & drink stalls, artisan makers, bakers and creators.