Local Interest

Positioned in the heart of Lancashire, Wilcocks Farm Caravan Site is the perfect base for either a weekend away a long stay exploring the North West.

The village of Horwich is 5 minutes from the caravan site offering shops, several excellent restaurants and a leisure centre. Middlebrook Retail Park, the home of Bolton Wanderers, a host of brand name shops and 2 supermarkets is less than 10 minutes away. Additionally, the towns of Bolton, Chorley and Wigan are all within 20 minutes drive. A trip to the seaside at Southport, Blackpool or Morcambe is just an hour away.

You don't have to go far though, there is plenty to do and see within walking distance.

Rivington Country Park - This fabulous country park, which is right on our doorstep, was given to the people of Bolton by Lord Leverhulme. With miles of paths to explore you could climb to 1200ft peak of Rivington Pike, find the castle ruins on the banks of one of the 3 reservoirs or visit the Terraced Gardens and the Pigeon Tower. The park is your gateway to the beautiful West Pennine Moors, 90 square miles of scenic moorland and picturesque reservoirs. Find out more by clicking here.

Rivington Great House Barn - Tea room, gift shop and infornation centre within Rivington Country Park. Offering teas, lights meals and snacks to hungry walkers and day trippers. Find out more by clicking here.

Rivington Hall Barn - It's always a fantastic evening at Rivington Hall Barn, details of upcoming events can be seen by clicking here.

Go Ape - Rivington Go Ape is an award-winning high wire forest adventure course of rope bridges, tarzan swings and zip slides... all set high up in the trees. In the grounds of Rivington Country Park, this is sure to prove a local favourite. Find out more by clicking here.

Fishing - Day fishing permits for Rivington and Anglezarke Reserviors are available from the site; or you can try your hand at trout fishing at Curley's Fisheries.