Coppull is a village in Lancashire with a population of around 8,000 near the small village, Charnock Richard.
It has a thriving community with a variety of convenient shops including a Co-op a Spar and a deli serving the best sandwiches in the area! There are pubs, a post office and a fishing tackle shop.
Coppull is fortunate to have some beautiful green spaces at its borders including Yarrow Valley Country Park, with an abundance of wildlife. A beautiful place for a country walk or to enjoy a picnic in warmer months.
Boasting four primary schools, all with a ‘good’ Ofsted rating and strong links with the community.
Interesting facts about Coppull
- It is possible that it is a Roman road between Wigan and 1985
- Its name describes its topography and Hyll meaning a hill. In 1277, Coppull was known as Cophulle becoming Coppull in 1444
- A rich mining history, with Coppull Mill still standing today. It is a Grade ll listed building, that houses several local businesses
- The area has a strong sporting history with Coppull United Football Club, Chorley Panthers, and successful boxing and trampolining clubs that compete nationally.
Sharon shares with us the best things about living in Coppull and what she loves about the area.
What do you really love about Coppull?
What I love about the area is the warmth and belonging to a great community.
What are your favourite streets and why?
My favourite Street must be Spendmore Lane because of all the shops. For such a small village, we have everything from the Post Office to Estate Agents (Home Truths of course!)
What is your favourite pub or restaurant in the area and why?
This is the easiest question for me which quite simply has to be The Wheatsheaf due to its hand in The Beeches.
Where is the best place to go for a walk in the area?
The nicest place to walk, which I do daily, is beautiful Yarrow Valley because no matter what time of the year you go, the wildlife is lovely and winter are amazing.
Do you have a favourite shop?
I personally don't have a favourite shop however my husband enjoys looking in the fishing tackle shop.
What is Coppull best-kept secret?
I would say the best-kept secret is … well that wouldn't be a secret anymore so shush!
Why should someone move to Coppull?
People should move here because of the warmth and good links to the motorway network.
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