Area of Birtle Brook


Birtle Brook enjoys a tranquil setting amongst the rolling hills and winding country lanes of Lancashire.

You can enjoy a number of wonderful walks from your doorstep, including the 5 mile Birtle circular, as well as walks to Jumbles reservoir and Deeply Vale. For more active ramblers, the 45 mile Rochdale Way passes close by with the even more extensive tracks of the Pennine Way within easy reach.

Birtle also offers some delightful dining options close to the village, including The Pack Horse Pub next door, The Wagon Pub & Bistro around half a mile away and Nutters Bistro just one mile away.

Nearby Walmersley Golf Club welcomes new members at its picturesque course while the Village Hotel has a large pool, a range of courts for badminton and other sports plus a full programme of fitness classes to keep you in shape.

Birtle even has its own riding centre, just a short walk from Birtle Brook, offering facilities for experienced and novice riders alike, including rides out in the spectacular local countryside.


Birtle Brook may enjoy a peaceful country location, but this is far from a remote outpost.

Bustling Bury is a vibrant town, full of character and characters. The town centre is just five minutes’ drive away and is home to the famous Bury Market along with the Mill Gate and The Rock shopping centres. You can enjoy live entertainment at The Met, the latest big screen releases at Vue cinema and fine dining at a host of top-quality restaurants, including the highly regarded Campo Blanco, Dining with Distinction and the traditional British flavours of The Victoria.

Bury has several stops on the historic East Lancashire Railway, where you can take a ride back in time and even try your hand at driving a steam train, while the Irwell Sculpture Trail is an inspiring way to pass an afternoon amongst the arts. More vintage modes of travel can be found at Bury Transport Museum and on the Heaton Park Tramway


The M66, M62 and M60 are all within easy reach, opening up the whole of the North West and beyond.

When it comes to shopping, you couldn’t be better placed. Just 25 minutes around the M60 brings you to the Trafford Centre with hundreds of stores to browse and buy, plus some unique leisure experiences, from dry-slope skiing to indoor skydiving, so you can fulfil your lifelong ambitions.

For culture, Manchester is just ten miles away, offering everything from the Palace and Opera House theatres to the world class Bridgewater Hall, home of the Halle Orchestra. A little further afield you’ll find the famous Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool, along with the legendary Everyman, Playhouse and many other theatres.

Sports fans will enjoy Premier League football at Old Trafford and the Etihad Stadium, test and county cricket at Old Trafford and Headingly and a choice of Super League rugby league across the region.


From open countryside to stunning coastlines, superb shopping to an endless choice of culture, there’s so much to do within easy reach of your new residence at Birtle Brook.

The famous Bettys Tea Room in Harrogate is just over an hour away as well as the sights and sounds of Leeds.

Take a drive to the Lake District or the Peak District and enjoy some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery.

Enjoy the majestic mountains and classic seaside towns of North Wales. Or explore the beaches and boutiques of Edwardian Southport and the Formby coast. It’s all just an hour or less away.

For a capital weekend break, London is just over two hours from Manchester by train, with Edinburgh just three hours and Cardiff three and a half – with all services direct and offering first class accommodation.

And if you really want to spread your wings, for a European city break, some winter sun or to see family overseas, Manchester Airport is conveniently close, just a half an hour drive around the motorway.