Irwell Vale Station

An ideal stop for those looking for tranquil walks and stunning scenery, Irwell Vale Station is perfect for walkers, cyclists and anyone who wants to learn a little more about the area’s history.

Must See Destination

Irwell Vale is a charming, traditional mill village in between the towns of Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall. Nestled on the rivers Irwell and Ogden, you’ll find lots of scenic strolls and plenty of amazing views.

Irwell Vale Heritage


There’s also some brilliant examples of our industrial heritage, with terraced mill cottages, a gothic architectural church, and old textile mills.

Stop by the restored Higher Mill and Whitakers Mill – part of the Helmshore Textile Museum – to see original cotton weaving machines still in action.

Irwell Vale Food And Drink

Food & Drink

There aren’t many places to grab a bite to eat or a refreshing drink in Irwell Vale, so plan on a lovely picnic at the station if you’re stopping here. If you’re visiting on a Sunday however then stop by the Methodist Church and Tea Room for a cuppa.

Getting Here




Exit the A56 in Haslingden and take the B6527 towards Irwell Vale.


There is a small car park at Irwell Vale Station.

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Irwell Vale railway station is accessible, with a gradual ramp – with a covered cobbled surface – up to the platform. There are no amenities at this station.