Cycling
Cycling in Lancashire
Gentle cyclingWe have lockable storage suitable for bicycles. There are many cycling routes including Rivington Country Park, the West Pennine Moors, or for a leisurely bike ride try Cuerden Country Park. Download the free leaflets with cycling routes from www.lancashire.gov.uk    
 
Golf
Charnock Richard golf club
www.outtoplaygolf.com/golfinlancashire.html offer discounted green fees at several golf courses in Lancashire including Charnock Richard.
 
Places to visit
Rufford Old Hall
Historic houses including Rufford Old Hall, Houghton Tower, Salmesbury Hall, Astley Hall, are all within a short drive/ride.
 
Exploring
Pendle Hill
Pendle Hill (of Pendle Witches fame), Lytham St Annes, the West Penine Moors, Rivington Pike, Darwen Tower, provide a variety of activities. Walking can often provide views of places we never see in the car. Have a look at the walks close to Chorley at John Harris's website. www.walkinginlancs.co.uk/chorley.htm.
 
Southport
Southport Sands
Southport - for a breath of sea air, take a trip to Southport. With many miles of beaches, good shopping, plus entertainment, and events including the famous Air Show, Southport has a lot to offer for a day out.  
 
Manchester, Liverpool
Royal Liver Building, Liverpool
Manchester (approx 30 miles), Liverpool (approx 40 miles), Preston, Southport and Chorley are within easy travelling distance. Euxton station has direct trains to Preston, Blackpool, Wigan and Liverpool and is less than 2 miles away. The M6 and M61 are also within easy reach.  
 
Bird-watching
Ribble Coast and Wetlands
Martin Mere, just over 12 miles away, is run by the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, is home to over 100 species of rare and endangered ducks, geese, swans, flamingos and beavers, and often hosts other events. Another key bird watching area is the Ribble Valley Estuary especially during the winter months.