Turton is an area in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester. It consists of Bromley cross, Harwood, Dunscar, Eagley, Bradshaw and a small part from the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen.
Turton is located in the lovely Lancashire moors which provides it with stunning views of the surrounding area.It stands in the most northerly part of the Borough of Bolton and is part of Bolton North Parliament. Most of Turton lies within Bolton but a small part is in the Borough of Blackburn.These parts include Belmont, Edgworth and Chapeltown.
Turton was created as a Township in the early 19th Century.The Area it consisted of was the 5 villages and belmont,edgworth and chapeltown,the entire area was called Turton.In Recent Years Turton Township was abolished and it was split up although it is still called Turton today,North Turton including belmont,edgworth and chapeltown would be in the Borough of Blackburn and South turton including bromley cross,harwood,dunscar,eagley and bradshaw would be in the Borough of Bolton.
Turton is home to the famous Last Drop village in Bromley Cross,this is a small historic village created in the 1960s to resemble a medieval village.There is an Hotel there as well to stay in,which has a swimming Pool.
There are many things to see in Turton such as the last drop village and Turton Tower in Bromley cross just out of Chapeltown,There is a river flowing through called bradshaw brook.
Have a drink
The house without a name is in Harwood in the east of Turton,a famous pub with brilliant ales.