English Heritage sites near Westhoughton Parish

Goodshaw Chapel


17 miles from Westhoughton Parish

English Heritage's only Nonconformist place of worship, this atmospheric Baptist chapel displays a complete set of box-pews, galleries and pulpit dating from c. 1742 to 1809.

Whalley Abbey Gatehouse


20 miles from Westhoughton Parish

The 14th century gatehouse of the nearby Cistercian abbey, which was the second wealthiest monastery in Lancashire. The first floor of the gatehouse was probably a chapel.

Sawley Abbey


27 miles from Westhoughton Parish

The remains of a Cistercian abbey founded in 1148, set on the banks of the Ribble against a backdrop of dramatic hills.

Chester Roman Amphitheatre


28 miles from Westhoughton Parish

The largest Roman amphitheatre in Britain, used for entertainment and military training by the 20th Legion, based at the fortress of 'Deva' (Chester).

Sandbach Crosses


28 miles from Westhoughton Parish

The two massive Saxon stone crosses, elaborately carved with animals and Biblical scenes including the Nativity of Christ and the Crucifixion, dominate the cobbled market square of Sandbach.

Chester Castle: Agricola Tower and Castle Walls


29 miles from Westhoughton Parish

The original gateway to Chester Castle, this 12th-century tower houses a chapel with exceptionally fine wall-paintings of c. 1220, rediscovered in the 1980s.

Churches in Westhoughton Parish

St Bart's

School Street Westhoughton Bolton, Manchester
(01942) 859251

What’s already happening at St. Bartholomew's church?

Worshipping in a modern, attractive building, all age groups are well represented in our congregation.   A Sunday school meets at the same time  as our 11am Sunday service and the church extends a warm welcome to everyone.

The parish church  occupies a prominent and attractive location in the town and is popular for baptisms and weddings.  We also conduct many funerals at St Bartholomew's as well as being a venue for civic  and community services such as the annual Pretoria Pit Memorial Service, the  Town Remembrance Sunday Service  and the Civic Service.




St John's Wingates

Chorley Road Wingates
01942 859251

We are a warm, friendly and inclusive church.  We have a number of activities to which all are welcome.  
St. James the Great

St. James the Great Church St. James Street Westhoughton BOLTON
07557 658452

What others have said about St James'  From the Heritage Open Days visitors book "A welcoming church community and a beautiful building"  and from a local state Primary School "Every year, St James's Church allows us to come and perform our Christmas carol concert, including giving us time to practise reading our lines beforehand. They are always welcoming and friendly and super role models for us."  

We try to provide Church Services for differing spiritual needs including All Age Services, the more contemplative that are based on the Book of Common Prayer and a new venture Messy Church.

Pubs in Westhoughton Parish

(The) One

584-592 Chorley Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3NJ
(01942) 811113

Large Pub with Restaurant and bar on A6 near to M61 junction and Unibol stadium. Major external appearance changes are completed, including renaming from the Brinsop to The One, though external signs are conspicuous by their absence.
Absolute Bar

23, Market St, Westhoughton, BL5 3AH
07709 752684

Bistro bar with a range of teas and coffees available throughout the day.
Alexandra Hotel

619-621 Hindley Road, Hindley Green, Westhoughton, WN2 4EX
(01942) 355460

A three-roomed oasis on the edge of an industrial estate, pub is licensed in Bolton but you would not think so given the location of the boundary sign! Lots of fake Tudor beams and mock stone bar. Small drinking areas outside, front and bac...

75-77, Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AA
(01942) 819519

Lively bar reopened as Westhoughton's Number 1 place to party! Now sells a real ale Wainwrights and a guest on the second handpump which is quite often from Black Sheep. Plus gins and cocktails.
Beer School

88 Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ
(01942) 396280

A Micropub that is decked out to look like a school with library wallpaper and tables and stools that will take you back to your old art room days. A free standing roller blackboard is reguarly updated with information about events such as...
Brewery Tap

55 Market St, Westhoughton, BL5 3AG

This is the second outlet for local award-winning Blackedge Brewery which opened in 2019. It has the friendly, community feel of a micropub. The timber and brick decor is complemented by the subdued and artistic lighting to give a homely at...
Bridge Inn

405 Wigan Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2BS

Bridge Inn, Westhoughton
Commercial Hotel

222 Church Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3SX

Commercial Hotel, Westhoughton
Cross Guns

25/27 Bolton Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3DG

Cross Guns, Westhoughton
Daisy Hill Hotel

3 Lower Leigh Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2JP

Daisy Hill Hotel, Westhoughton
Dog & Pheasant

49, Chorley Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3PD

https://www.facebook.com/LaScalaItalianRestaurant/ (01942) 815599
Four Gates

370, Chorley Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3NB

Four Gates, Westhoughton
Greenfield Private Members Club

Rear 68 Wigan Road,, Westhoughton, BL5 3RJ

Greenfield Private Members Club, Westhoughton
Grey Man

88-90 Hindley Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2JS

Large community pub with conservatory adjacent to the car park and childrens play area.
Grey Mare

152, Bolton Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3DX

Grey Mare, Westhoughton

1 Manchester Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3PT

http://www.mangroverestaurant.co.uk/ (01942) 811888
Hart Common Golf Club

Wigan Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2BX
(01942) 813195

Small comfortable club house used by members of the Club and Guests. There is a full 18 hole Course as well as a Nine Hole Par 3 Course as well as a practice range. The opening hours vary depending on there being golfers around. Offers grea...
Hartcommon House

490 Wigan Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2BX

Hartcommon House, Westhoughton
Koo Bar
Lostock Sports Club

Chew Moor Lane, Chew Moor, Lostock, BL6 4HH
07938 385510

This Sports Club was some ten years in the planning before opening in 2017. The Cricket square was laid a couple of years previously and is now in use. There is a large area of land around the newly built clubhouse which includes a cricket...

50, Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ

Originally Converted from the former Bank which closed a few years ago. The bar is on the ground floor with several tables to enjoy your drinks or dine. The restaurant is upstairs (sadly there is no lift!) with the kitchen in full view off...

46-48, Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ
(01942) 812398

First Floor Cafe with a foodhall on the ground floor. There is a small drinking area near the bar upstairs for those who are only thirsty.
Red Lion

4 Wigan Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3RJ

Red Lion, Westhoughton
Robert Shaw

53 Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AG
(01942) 844110

Large open plan pub converted in 2002 by Wetherspoons from the Co-op when it moved across the road. It is named after the actor who was born in Westhoughton. Wood paneling with old photographs of the local Pretoria pit disaster feature on t...

646, Manchester Rd, Chequerbent, Westhoughton, BL5 3JD
(01204) 866681

Only reopened a few days before lockdown began. This was the former Chequerbent Police Station situated off the A6 roundabout and is over 140 years old. There has been a refurbishment where the historic features of the building such as the...
Rose & Crown

222 Bolton Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3EE
(01942) 665124

The pub has recently re-opened after a makeover which has left the existing structure unchanged but has used shades of cream and grey to give the place a lighter, more contemporary feel. There is still a Quiz night on Tuesdays, and live mus...
Rosehill Tavern

321 Leigh Road, Westhoughton, BL5 2JQ
(01942) 815529

Large red brick Victorian building, with original Art Nouveau style tiles in porch area. Pleasant atmosphere in the opened up interior, but retains separate drinking areas. The period features should be appreciated such as bench seating, co...
Royal Oak

480 Chorley Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3ND
(01942) 812168

Emphasis on food at this large pub on the A6 which has a car park at the rear. There is a small kids play area inside as well as a new outdoor seating/dining area at the rear-see photos. Breakfasts from 8am to 11am Sat, Sun and Bank Holiday...
Three Crowns

27 Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AH
(01204) 811477

No Cask Beer available. Very much a friendly locals pub with an interesting collection of Football Shirts attached to the ceiling over the pool table.
Waggon & Horses

170 Chorley Road, Westhoughton, BL5 3PN
(01942) 597155

Large Pub on the A6, trading for food as Word on the Meat, both dine in and takeaway, bookings for both can be made on their wedsite. Impressive views from the rear dining area and patio of Winter Hill and the West Pennine Moors. The pub ha...
Westhoughton Conservative Club

12 Tithe Barn Street, Westhoughton, Bolton, Westhoughton, BL5 3TE
(01942) 811045

Built in 1890 and supports a statue of the Earl of Beaconsfield high over the front entrance (see photos). Two handpumps on the bar serve Joseph Holt Bitter and Wainwright. Non-members can be signed in as guests on up to four occasions befo...
Westhoughton Labour Club

33 Chorley Road,, Westhoughton, BL5 3PA

Westhoughton Labour Club, Westhoughton
Westhoughton Sports & Social Club

2, Park Road,, Westhoughton, BL5 3DE
(01942) 811245

Prominent situation on the corner of Park Road and Market Street and known locally as the Reform Club. Excellent facilities including a very good bowling green. Good pricing and range of drinks but sadly as yet no cask beers. One striking f...

106 Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AZ
(01942) 814224

Now reopened after major refurbishment, this has transformed the pub. There are now three handpumps serving a choice of real ales mainly from the Marston group, though during mid week only one may be in use. Note the free pub car park has a...
White Horse
White Lion

2 Market Street, Westhoughton, BL5 3AN
07827 850293

It is situated at the top end of the main street and is a wonderful traditional bar with several seating areas and rooms. The Grade II listing was as a result of a nomination by CAMRa's Pub Heritage Group. It has featured in an episode of...