A fantastic place to live

East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen are surrounded by substantial rural areas including some of the most oustandingly beautiful countryside in Northern England:

  • West Pennine Moors
  • Gisburn Forest
  • Ribble Valley
  • Pendle Hill
  • Forest of Bowland

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The main urban areas including Blackburn and Burnley are continually growing and developing with new retail outlets and restaurants opening regularly.

The area boasts an extremely diverse population


There are excellent leisure and sports facilities across the whole area:

  • Ski Rossendale
  • Numerous excellent leisure centres and swimming pools
  • Multiple sports pitches
  • Woodland Spa (Voted global spa of the year)

We are within an hour of Manchester, Liverpool and The Lake District

There is a range of excellent schools and colleges, including leading faith schools

We enjoy a unique calendar of cultural events

The area is also the home of the legendary Pendle Witches



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