Historic Bacup is known for its individuality, and wide range of Victorian-styled shops.

Here there are plenty of great local stores, and has a welcoming traditional market selling; fresh fish, meat, bread, fruit, and veg, household goods and outdoor products.

Open every Wednesday & Saturday from 9am to 3pm with a Flea Market on Fridays from 9am, the market is easily found within the town centre. Free parking is nearby and the market has an accessible public toilet.

Bacup is home to many independent cafes & bars, and several clothing shops can be found, with boutique shops BeeBoo’s Wardrobe and Chickabooboo both based in the town.