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    Getting Here

    Visiting us by Bus

    The following transport lines have routes that pass near The Whitaker.

    • 464 (Accrington to Rochdale)
    • 481 (Bury to Blackburn)
    • 483 (Bury to Burnley)
    • X43 (Manchester City Centre to Burnley)

    Plan your journey and view bus timetables for your area here.

    Visiting us by Car

    The Whitaker is easily accessible by car – and has limited free parking.

    Visiting us by Train

    Rawtenstall isn’t served by a regular train station, but we have several train stations that are all within 10-miles of The Whitaker, including Accrington Train Station, Burnley Manchester Road Train Station and Todmorden Train Station.

    These stations all have transport links to Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and other major train stations.

    Plan your journey and view train timetables at The Trainline.

    We are served by the East Lancashire Railway, which operates a limited service. More information here.