Our site is the perfect base for all your activities.
There are plenty of lovely walks and footpaths in the local area and many interesting sites to see, as well as ample leisure activities nearby.
DARWEN ANGLER’S ASSOCIATION
DAY TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM SITE RECEPTION
FLY & WORM ALLOWED, £15 PER DAY – 2 FISH LIMIT
Earnsdale reservoir (Dean) is situated in the shadow of Darwen Tower, close to Sunnyhurst wood, which is a beautiful 85acer wooded valley and is a beautiful location for family walks and picnics.
The reservoir offers excellent bank fishing and is one where anglers and expect good sport using a variety of methods.
DAA – CONTACT LIST
STEVE MARTIN – 07951 242593
DAVID HOLDEN – 07891 802368
CLAIRE NASH – 07980 207134
PHIL BENNET – 07906 697924
NEARBY PLACES TO EAT
The Pack Restaurant & bar
Situated in Belthorn (the highest village in Lancashire), The Pack Restaurant & Bar is a small, family run business.
Crown & Thistle
This pub is a short drive away from the caravan park but well worth the trip (5 minutes in the car). Blacksnape, Telephone; 01254 705518
Grey Mare Inn www.thegreymare.co.uk
A short 15 minute drive, just off the grane road, Telephone; 01254 53308
Some great places to eat a little further about 20min drive;-
Huntley’s Country Stores- not just a place to eat but plenty to see and do for the adults and the children http://www.huntleys.co.uk/
With its wooded walks, waterfall childrens area, and features the Catlow drinking fountain.
Bold Venture Park
With its wonderfull views over the lake, childrens playgroud and walks leading upto darwen tower.
A wealth of wildlife, and again wonderfull views and walks a really great place for a picnic, paddling pools makes it the perfect place.
On the moors above darwen, amazing views from the top, built to celebrate queen victoria’s diamond jubilee. A real must see.
Vue Cinemas Blackburn https://www.myvue.com/cinema/blackburn/about
Blackburn has plenty of shops, pubs clubs and bars.
Blackburn Arena is an Olympic size ice arena in Blackburn, England, and the home of Blackburn Hawks and Blackburn Eagles ice hockey clubs. The arena, which opened in January 1991, by Christopher Dean and Jane Torville, holds 3,200 people, and has an ice pad of 60 by 30 metres.
Witton Country Park
Picnic sites,nature trails,walks and a visitors centre set in 480 acres, cafe and small animal centre.
This ancient (1110 AD), fortified Manor House (just outside of blackburn), has remained in the unbroken succession of the de Hoghton family since the Norman Conquest. The house of today was rebuilt by Thomas Hoghton between 1560 and 1565. gardens and ghost tours.
Bolton’s place of inspiration, enjoyment and learning, right in the heart of town. Enjoy the fascinating story of Bolton, its places and its people, alongside brilliant displays of Art, Egyptology, Archaeology, Botany and Zoology. Great for the kids.
“GO SEE THE MUMMIES…AND ITS ALL FREE”
Bolton Little Theatre
An award-winning little theatre
The Octagon Theatre
Productions include classic and contemporary plays
Home to Bolton’s very own premier live music venue.
Bolton Museum, Aquarium and Archive
Hall i’ th’ Wood Museum
One of Bolton’s finest historic homes and a place of great invention, this 16th century Tudor wooden-framed house was the birthplace of the Spinning Mule. Enjoy displays of 17th and early 18th century furniture and objects, learn about the life and work of Samuel Crompton and discover all about life in Stuart and Tudor times.
Bolton has CINEMA’S, PUBS, AND CLUBS, AND SHOPS GALORE not forgetting carbootsales (Sundays).
OTHER PLACES OF INTEREST
(a little further away)
This world famous seaside resort needs no introduction! Just 45mins away (M65). Blackpool Tower, Pleasure Beach and so much more, fun for all.