Across the Rosso network you’ll find many fantastic shopping destinations packed with malls and markets to suit virtually any need. This guide gives you a quick overview of some of our favourites, and will help you decide where to spend your time and money.
It’s one of the UK’s top tourist attractions, world-famous in fact, and is open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays selling just about everything you need for your home, garden, yourself and your pets, plus fresh food and produce, not to mention friendly service & great value. There are stalls both in the architecturally imposing Market Hall and in the Market Square.
Mill Gate Shopping Centre, Bury
Not far from Bury’s famous market is one of Bury’s two main shopping centres, Mill Gate. It has several top UK retailers, including HMV, Boots, BHS, New Look and Waterstones - and plenty of places to have a drink or grab a bite, too.
The Rock, Bury
A short walk north of Bury Market, you’ll find The Rock. This shopping centre calls itself “North Manchester’s premier shopping and entertainment venue”, and it’s not hard to see why, with many of the nation’s biggest retail brands, plus cinemas and restaurants.
Rawtenstall Market, Rawtenstall
Open Thursdays and Saturdays, Rawtenstall Market is in the heart of Rossendale and great for top-quality fruit and veg. It also sells all sorts of things from the unconventional to the essential, including dancewear, accessories, wedding gifts, cakes, local foods, soaps and a lot more.
Bolton Market, Bolton
A short walk from Bolton town centre is Bolton Market. Although undergoing a massive refurbishment it’s business as usual at this multi award-winning market (including Tourism Retailer of the Year, Best Indoor Retail Market and Best Food Market at the BBC Radio 4 Food & Farming Awards).
The market has two fresh food halls with everyday and exotic fruit and veg, Mediterranean delis, locally sourced meats and cheeses to the region’s best outlet for fresh fish.
Market Place, Bolton
This fantastic shopping centre is at the heart of Bolton’s town centre, where you can find stylish, affordable fashion, great food shops, places to eat and drink and a impossible not to find just what you want.
Crompton Place, Bolton
Close to the town centre is Crompton Place, with over 40 stores including big name brands such as Primark, JD Sports, New Look & BHS. The centre has sale events throughout the year, and partners with a number of other organisations to bring you exciting special events throughout the year.
Blackburn is a traditional market town so, as you’d expect, its market is a must-see attraction in its own right. Food is a real highlight with fresh fruit and veg, tempting cupcakes & cookies, and fresh meat & cheeses all available from local sellers. And it’s not just for cooking at home either, plenty of sellers offer mouthwatering fresh sandwiches and snacks if you can’t wait.
Not feeling hungry? Well there are plenty of other stalls too, from hairdressers & nail bars to fancy dress - Blackburn market could just be the one stop shop for everything you need.