Colin Crosby Heritage Tours


Leigh is a town in Greater Manchester (formerly Lancashire), 12 miles from Manchester.

Originally an agricultural market town, it developed during the Industrial Revolution into one of the many industrial centres in the area. Coal and cotton.

Just outside the town is the Pennington Flash Country Park.

Among those born in Leigh are singer Georgie Fame; novelist James Hilton; and England cricketer Ronnie Irani.