A collection of houses for sale in the hamlet of Cowpe, Rossendale
Cowpe is a delightful hamlet on the outskirts of Rawtenstall in the beautiful Rossendale Valley. Known as The Valley of Distinction, the area boasts dramatic undulating landscape and offers an abundance of heritage and culture.
There is plenty to do and see in and around Rossendale, from its many museums, including the award winning Whittaker which hosts interesting local history displays, art exhibitions and cultural events, to a scenic 12 mile trip on the East Lancashire Railway steam train or a 2 mile leisurely walk along the Rossendale sculptural Shoe Trail.
Rossendale is the perfect place to enjoy the great outdoors, with a wide choice of leisure activities including walking, cycling, horse-riding, sailing and even a dry ski slope.
For social activities in the area, Rawtenstall centre and nearby Ramsbottom offer a wide choice of bars, restaurants and boutique shopping. The market town of Bury with its high street shopping and leisure complex and bustling market are just a few miles away and the cosmopolitan City of Manchester can be reached in under 30 minutes by car.
Cowpe is in the catchment area of Bacup & Rossendale Grammar school (BRGS) and St. Peter’s Primary, both of which are rated ‘Outstanding’ by OFSTED.