Whitworth is a small town and civil parish within the Borough of Rossendale in Lancashire, England. It is set within the valley foothills of the Pennines, between the towns of Bacup, to the north, and Rochdale, to the south.
It has a population of around 7,263. Whitworth spans the entire length of the Valley, an area of 7 square miles (18.1 km2). It consists of the areas of Healey, Broadley, Whitworth, Facit , Leavengreave and Shawforth and more that are linked by the A671 road, part of the great turnpike built in the 18th century, linking together with a number of smaller hamlets.
Healey is a beautiful place in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England. It covers Shawclough, Syke and Nook Farm, as well as the rest of the land known as Healey on the right hand side of Whitworth Road (A671) after Gale Street up to Healey Corner (the Whitworth / Rochdale boundary).
Please see places to visit to see many of the areas within this wonderful valley.