English Heritage sites near Horwich Parish

Goodshaw Chapel


14 miles from Horwich Parish

English Heritage's only Nonconformist place of worship, this atmospheric Baptist chapel displays a complete set of box-pews, galleries and pulpit dating from c. 1742 to 1809.

Whalley Abbey Gatehouse


16 miles from Horwich Parish

The 14th century gatehouse of the nearby Cistercian abbey, which was the second wealthiest monastery in Lancashire. The first floor of the gatehouse was probably a chapel.

Sawley Abbey


23 miles from Horwich Parish

The remains of a Cistercian abbey founded in 1148, set on the banks of the Ribble against a backdrop of dramatic hills.

Sandbach Crosses


32 miles from Horwich Parish

The two massive Saxon stone crosses, elaborately carved with animals and Biblical scenes including the Nativity of Christ and the Crucifixion, dominate the cobbled market square of Sandbach.

Chester Roman Amphitheatre


32 miles from Horwich Parish

The largest Roman amphitheatre in Britain, used for entertainment and military training by the 20th Legion, based at the fortress of 'Deva' (Chester).

Chester Castle: Agricola Tower and Castle Walls


32 miles from Horwich Parish

The original gateway to Chester Castle, this 12th-century tower houses a chapel with exceptionally fine wall-paintings of c. 1220, rediscovered in the 1980s.

Churches in Horwich Parish

St Catherine's Church, Horwich

Richmond Street Horwich
(01204) 697162

We are a family friendly church, with a gentle mixture of the traditional and the contemporary, and are delighted to welcome new people.

St Elizabeth's Church, Horwich

Cedar Avenue Horwich
(01204) 697162

We seek to be a church for our time serving families, community and each other in the love of Jesus Christ

We are a friendly, family orientated church with a variety of services to suit everyone. We meet every week at 10 am. There are always activities for 3 - 14 year olds, both as part of the service and in their own age appropriate groups.

We will be delighted to welcome you to any of our events.


We are part of the Horwich & Rivington Team of Anglican Churches. 

Pubs in Horwich Parish

8 Bit Micro Arcade

45, Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7AX

Gaming fans can relive their youth in this bar which is a fun arcade and games centre for families by day and a bar at night for adults. The bar will be open for families to bring their children for an hour’s session at a time with a charge...

33 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7AX
07596 029443

A bar converted from an old shop unit in the centre of Horwich by four local beer enthusiasts. The bar has the bright airy feel of a contemporary bar, matched with a bar offering of modern craft beers. There are two handpumps serving cask...
Bank Top Brewery Ale House

36 Church Street, Horwich, BL6 6AD
(01204) 693793

This was the second Bank Top Brewery pub to open. It sits in a conservation area opposite Horwich Parish Church and alongside 18th and 19th century cottages associated with the area's history of textile weaving and with the nearby historic...

991 Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 4BA
(01204) 692104

Large food orientated pub with the recently introduced carvery as well as the normal menu. A Wacky Warehouse at the back is great for the kids (a charge is made). Car park is via the main road from Horwich or along the side road after the r...
Beeley's Bar

2-4 Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 7QH
(01204) 692178

This is a smart community local, the interior is comfortable and retains some of the multi-roomed nature of a traditional pub. It is a good place to watch sports TV but this does not dominate and there is still space to enjoy a drink and pu...
Blundell Arms

Chorley Old Road, Horwich, BL6 6PY
(01204) 841194

Large imposing roadside pub on the edge of the West Pennine Moors, concentrating on food. There are four handpumps with at least two cask beers normally available. <hr/><b>Chorley Inns and Taverns : </b><a href="https://chorleyinnsandtaver...
Bolton Golf Club
Bowling Green

175 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7JD
07732 816578

A corner-site community pub retaining a number of historic fittings and tilework. The vault area, popular with locals, is small and narrow and has a green tiled dado; there is more tiling on the wall between the vault and rear right area, a...
Bridge Hotel

121 Church Street, Horwich, BL6 7BR
(01204) 427273

The recent refurbishment has kept many of the wonderful original features including the tile work whilst incorporating a more modern style. The layout has been retained with 3 rooms off the main bar. Quality pub style food is served until 8...

1 Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 7QJ
(01204) 693109

A grand local landmark, close to the beautiful countryside of Rivington and the West Pennine Moors. Lever Park across the road was a gift from Lord Leverhulme, the soap magnate and great benefactor to his home town. The pub is a regular win...
Crux Emporium

45, Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7AX

He who should not be named or you will be sued themed cocktail bar with 'potions' and other themed drinks. Bottles of Robinsons Wizard, Unicorn and Moorhouses's Pendle Witches Brew and Blond Witch should be available. Takeaways of 'potions'...
Curley's Dining Rooms & Trout Fishery

Wallsuches, Off Chorley Old Road, Horwich, BL6 6PP
(01204) 691783

Originally opened as a large wooden shed bought second hand from a garden centre in Liverpool, then came Mark 2 version, a larger wooden shed via an eBay purchase followed by a far more respectable stone building that we see today. There is...
Greenwood Arms

567, Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 6JZ

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Horwich Conservative Club

123, Church Street, Horwich, Horwich, BL6 7BR

Horwich Conservative Club, Horwich
Horwich Golf Club

Victoria Road, Horwich, BL6 5PH
(01204) 696980

9 Hole golf club owned by Peel Property Developments since 2012
Horwich Reform Club

5 Winterhey Lane, Horwich, BL6 7AD
(01204) 693763

Situated in the upstairs rooms above the ground floor shops. Has two snooker tables as well as the usual pub games. No Real Ale available. <hr/><b>Chorley Inns and Taverns : </b><a href="https://chorleyinnsandtaverns.blogspot.com/p/horwich...
Horwich RMI

Ramsbottom Road, Horwich, Bolton, Horwich, BL6 5NH
(01204) 468085

Originally built to serve the 4,000 employees at the now closed railway workshops and foundaries across Chorley New Road. There are several function rooms, a cricket pitch and bowling green available on the site.
Jolly Crofters

Chorley Old Road, Horwich, BL6 6RE
(01204) 696885

The pub has an emphasis on food but also manages to have a community feel. There are regular quiz and music nights and other social events.The pub makes the perfect starting (or more likely finishing point) for walks to the local landmark o...
JR's Ale House

176 Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 5QW
07583 885560

Microbar converted from a former clothes shop in an area of Horwich not well served by pubs. The small size of the venue allows for plenty of conversation and two large windows help to provide a light and airy feel. The bar has five free-of...
Little Vic

349A, Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 6DT

This new-build pub opened in April 2019. Its name is in deference to the adjacent Victoria Tavern, a much larger premises which closed in 2012 and is now a Premier mini-market. The return of a pub to this part of Horwich, once home to wor...

179, Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7JD
(01204) 695506

Small and comfortable bar which has been refurbished for its new life concentrating on Gins. Its size encourages friendly chat between a mixed crowd of drinkers looking to experience the more modern and adventurous style of over 80 of the o...
Market Tavern & Escape Lounge

139-141 Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 5QF
(01204) 867795

Cellar Bar with an entrance in front of the 'chippy' no longer serves real ale, there is also a seperate Music/Sports Bar on the ground floor.
Nibblers Bar & Restaurant

Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 5QE

Flashback - What’s Doing readers with long memories will recall that back in January 1979 the Black Dog in Horwich was renamed Nibblers and admittance was restricted to gentlemen over 21 wearing ties or smart casual attire. After two years...
Nick's Restaurant

602, Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 6EX

Nick's Restaurant, Horwich
Old Original Bay Horse

206 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7JF
07961 266095

Dating from 1777 this stone built pub is locally known as the long pull. In the lounge pool and darts are played and the Sports TV is popular. There is a traditional cosy vault refurbished in early 2022. <hr/><b>Chorley Inns and Taverns :...
Queen's Head

249 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7JL

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Saddle Inn

55 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7AX
(01204) 693797

The pub is one of the most popular in Horwich largely down to its competitive priced drinks, comfortable fittings, community events and range of entertainment with regular TV Sport. Whilst there are two hanppumps on the bar quite often onl...
Sam's Bar

28 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7BY
(01204) 669155

No Cask beer available <hr/><b>Chorley Inns and Taverns : </b><a href="https://chorleyinnsandtaverns.blogspot.com/p/horwich-sams-bar.html" target="_blank">Historical Information</a><hr/>
Tails & Ale

141 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7AG
(01204) 695738

Converted from a pub to a popular bar. The real ales are advertised on a chalkboard and dispensed from handpumps at the rear of the bar. Beers vary but are usually from well respected breweries and quality is usually excellent. The atmosphe...
Victoria & Albert

114 Lee Lane, Horwich, BL6 7AF
(01204) 770837

Lively local with four handpumps, but sadly you are unlikely to find them all in use. It is a comfortable lounge-style pub with a large and recently refurbished beer garden and smoking area at the rear. There is a popular pool table in the...
Victoria Tavern

349 Chorley New Road, Horwich, BL6 6DT

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