The Weaver’s Cottage in Rawtenstall is one of several attractions in Rossendale that explores the area’s rich textile heritage. The building, managed by the Rossendale Civic Trust, is one of the last of its type in the country and offers displays exploring the history of weaving and the Industrial Revolution. Exhibits on the ground floor include mock-ups of a Victorian kitchen and clog shop, while the upper floor features a weaver’s loft with a traditional hand loom and a flying shuttle. The museum is open on weekend and bank holiday afternoons between Easter and the end of September.
Tourist attractions and things to do near Weaver’s Cottage include:
- Fitzpatrick’s (0.2 miles) - Temperance bar in Rawtenstall
- Rossendale Museum (0.7 miles) - Museum in Whitaker Park
- Ski Rossendale (0.8 miles) - Artificial ski slope in Rawtenstall
Nearby Transport Links
Transport links near Weaver’s Cottage include:
- Rawtenstall Train Station (0.4 miles) - The northern terminus of the East Lancashire Railway.
Map showing location of Weaver’s Cottage.
Address and postcode
Fall Barn Road