Mossley Heritage

Discover the little, hilly, milly three-cornered town of Lancashire, Yorkshire & Cheshire.

An illustration of Mossley

Mossley is a typical former mill town for the wool and cotton industry. Discover how it grew from a hamlet with otters and eagles in the valley bottom to the thriving town it is today.

Our history

Take a walk through history on a heritage trail

Our colourful heritage boards popped up all over Mossley to celebrate the fantastic history right around us.

A montage of the heritage trail signs

There are five trails. Each start at a Mossley primary school and end at Mossley Heritage Centre.

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Uncover hidden stories at our heritage centre

A montage of some of the things you can find at the heritage centre

Taking up a corner of Longlands Mill, the centre is packed with artefacts, archives and memorabilia of our incredible heritage.

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Get involved

Mossley Heritage is run by the Mossley Civic Society – come and join us!

An illustration of the heritage centre

The society, first established in 1966, is passionate about Mossley and promoting local history and alongside many local activities runs the Mossley Heritage Centre.

Mossley Civic Society