Rawtenstall is a town of about 22,000 located in the northwest English county of Lancashire. Close to regional hub Blackburn, the town is renowned for its location amid some of the most beautiful landscapes in the county.
The stately home and grounds of Towneley Park is surely one of Lancashire’s foremost attractions, if not the greatest of all. Covering almost two-hundred hectares, the park has long been a meeting place and leisure area for the towns hard-working locals, who for centuries have been some of the most enterprising in the UK. Best of all, there is an excellent museum located within the stately home itself that showcases Victorian and pre-Raphaelite art.
Perhaps the best known of local attractions near Rawtenstall is the stately home at Gawthorpe Hall. Located on the banks of the River Calder, it is a Grade I listed building with World Heritage Status since the 1950’s. The building itself hails from the Elizabethan era whilst the decor within is mostly Victorian.
Throughout the area, from Haslingden to Rossendale, Floom’s Rawtenstall flower delivery covers the whole town.