Why live in Littleborough
Littleborough and the surrounding area has become an increasingly popular area to live due to its local community feel. Being situated minutes from the open countryside and with its very own train station with direct train links to Manchester and Leeds, Littleborough is a perfect location for families and those wanting the quieter out of city life.
Littleborough has something for everyone from a range of countryside trails to browsing the local independent shops and restaurants.
What is there to do for families?
Hollingworth Lake offers a variety of activities for all the family including water sports and several walking routes for all abilities.
Watergrove reservoir is situated high in the Pennines above Wardle village offering walking trails, bird watching, fishing and a link to the Pennine Bridleway.
Harehill Park is situated in the heart of Littleborough, walking distance from the local schools offering two play areas, a skateboard park and a bowling green.
Schooling in Littleborough
You’ll find a robust range of schools serving the local area including St Marys RC, Holy Trinity CE, Littleborough Community, Stansfield Hall CE and St Andrew CE primary schools.
Littleborough is also well placed for secondary schools including both Wardle and Hollingworth Academy.
For the younger children of the family, you’ll also find Littleborough offers some highly rated nurseries and pre schools.
What is the nightlife like?
Littleborough offers some hidden gems, whether you’re looking for tapas and wine, brunch at the lake or a Sunday afternoon pub grub, these can all be easily reached. Those wanting a more of a lively evening can easily access Manchester with the fantastic train link.
Littleborough boasts not one, but two train stations situated on the Trans Pennine line with direct access to Manchester and Leeds. Access to the M62 motorway can be easily reached, ideal for those wanting a straightforward commute.