The weekly Flat Iron market, in which wares are laid out on the ground, is unique.
The Elizabethan Astley Hall has been a stately home for centuries.
Botany Bay is a huge retail outlet in a former mill.
Henry Tate, the sugar magnate who founded the Tate Gallery, was born at Chorley in 1819.
Chorley is also famous for Chorley cake, a sort of biscuit similar to Eccles cake.