Welcome to Rishton
Welcome to Rishton, a charming town nestled in the heart of Lancashire. Whether you're a family looking to settle down, a young professional seeking adventure, or retirees looking for a tranquil place to call home, Rishton has it all. With excellent transport links, top-notch schools, and a friendly community, this town will undoubtedly capture your heart.
Rishton has a wide range of outstanding schools, including Rishton Methodist Primary School, St. Charles Borromeo RC Primary School, and The Hyndburn Academy. The schools are renowned for their friendly staff, excellent academic records, and beautifully landscaped grounds.
The town is well-connected to major cities like Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds, with regular bus services and easy access to the M65 motorway. The nearest train stations are in Accrington and Blackburn.
Rishton boasts a rich cultural history that includes the East Lancashire Railway, a living monument to the region's industrial past. The town has a vibrant community, which regularly hosts local events like the Rishton Festival, where you can sample traditional Lancashire food and drinks.
There is plenty to see and do in Rishton, from scenic walks along the Leeds Liverpool Canal to shopping trips in the local market. For those looking for more adventure, there are several outdoor activities nearby, including the famous Pendle Hill hike.
The town offers a wide range of properties from traditional cottages to modern apartments, and everything in between. Whether you are looking to buy, rent or invest, Rishton has something to suit all budgets.
Shopping and markets
The town has plenty of local shops and markets, including the Rishton Market, offering a variety of fresh produce and local crafts. The Millers Retail Park is also just a short drive away, offering a range of high street shops and restaurants.
History and local beauty
Rishton is steeped in history, with beautiful historic buildings like St. Peter and St. Paul's Church and Hazlehurst Mill. The town also benefits from the stunning countryside surroundings, with the nearby Ribble Valley and Forest of Bowland, 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' due to its diverse wildlife habitats and unique landscape.
So, whether you're looking for a lively town or a quiet retreat, a place to raise a family or a place to start anew, Rishton is an excellent destination. Contact us today to find out more about the properties and estate services we provide in Rishton.