Whalley is positioned on the banks of the River Calder and is home to the Whalley Arches, the longest and largest railway viaduct in Lancashire. The village is the site of the remains of Whalley Abbey, a 14th century Cistercian abbey. Whalley is also just 45 minutes from both Manchester and Blackpool. The village is in the beautiful Ribble Valley and over the river from the village you’ll find Whalley Nab, a wooded hill from which there are many great walking routes to surrounding villages. There are many quaint cafes and restaurants in the village, a Spar shop for all your amenities as well as many local stores, takeaways, a hairdressers, off-license and a pharmacy. There are 4 pubs in the village as well as a library, a doctors surgery and cricket ground. The village benefits from great transport links, there are hourly trains from the train station to Blackburn and Manchester and a regular bus service to many nearby towns and villages. View all of our Whalley holiday cottages below.