Bacup Tourism, United Kingdom

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Bacup /ˈbeɪkʌp/ is a town in Lancashire, England, in the South Pennines close to Lancashire's boundary with West Yorkshire. The town is in the Forest of Rossendale and the upper Irwell Valley, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east of Rawtenstall, 6.4 miles (10.3 km) north of Rochdale, and 21 miles (34 km) east of Preston. At the 2011 Census, Bacup had a population of 13,323. Bacup emerged as a settlement following the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain in the Early Middle Ages. For centuries, it was a small and obscure centre of domestic flannel and woollen cloth production, and many of the original weavers' cottages survive today as listed buildings. Following the Industrial Revolution, Bacup became a mill town, growing up around the now covered over bridge crossing the River Irwell and the North-South / East-West crossroad at its centre. During that time its landscape became dominated by distinctive and large rectangular woollen and cotton mills. Bacup received a charter of incorporation in 1882, giving it municipal borough status and its own elected town government, consisting of a mayor, aldermen and councillors to oversee local affairs. In the late 20th century, Bacup became part of the borough of Rossendale. Bacup's historic character, culture and festivities have encouraged the town's suburbanisation and redevelopment as a more cosmopolitan commuter town for Manchester and other North West towns and cities, whilst English Heritage has proclaimed Bacup as the best preserved cotton town in England, and its town centre is designated as a conservation area for its special architectural qualities.

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If you are looking for travel information of Bacup in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. Bacup is located at a short trip away from Manchester a major city in United Kingdom. Manchester, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. Also, to reach Bacup, you'll have to take a flight to Manchester; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Bacup can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Bacup*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bacup

    Know the pollution level of Bacup before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 46.77 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 41 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.31 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 29.81 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 61.54 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 42.24 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 53.13 (Moderate)
  • Bacup: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bacup for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bacup.

    • Burglary and Theft 58.05 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55.4 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.41 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 47.16 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.9 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 57.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 69.6 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 73.01 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 35.23 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 34.66 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 64.2 (High)
  • Living in Bacup - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Bacup is 153.1 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 45.86 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.01 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 54.52 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.05 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 78.04 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 76.78 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.84 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 106.16 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bacup

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bacup

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.2 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.76 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.52 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.23 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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