Show Attractions - Chorley Flower Show - Award-winning show
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Plan your visit to Chorley Flower Show

Astley Park, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1NP


Friday 30 July, Saturday 31 July & 1 August 2021

*The show will open at 9am on the Sunday for ‘quiet hour’ for people who have reduced mobility/prefer a quieter environment. There will also be an area for visitors to take a break from the show at the Chorley Dementia Action stall.

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The Chelsea of the North

The award-winning Chorley Flower Show is back for a seventh year and it continues to go from strength to strength as one of the premier horticultural events in the region offering a great day out for all generations of the family.


Whether it’s the eye-catching exhibits, the practical advice or just a fun day out there is something for everyone at the show with the highlights being:

  • A professional exhibitors’ marquee featuring gold-medal winning entrants from some of the country’s biggest shows


  • Meet celebrity gardener Jonathan Moseley who is an expert in his field and well-known presenter on the BBC. Find out more about our special guests here. Find out what’s on in the Gardening Theatre here


  • Get all the essentials for your garden with our wide variety of trade stands, which will sell something for every garden. Click here to see the traders that are attending the show.


  • Be wowed by the amazing amateur marquee with regional competitions hosted by the National Sweet Pea Society and Begonia Society


  • Enjoy a picnic on the beautiful lawns with plenty of entertainment throughout the day for all the family with horticultural demonstrations, children’s activities, food and drink and relaxing music to enjoy.


  • There’ll be a selection of show gardens and the popular community gardens outside Astley Hall including a Mayflower 400 themed ‘Myles Standish Garden’,


Click here for show map


Don’t forget you can play your part – check out our amateur competitions


Celebrity gardeners will be on hand to answer your questions



If you need any assistance with anything please speak to one of the stewards.

  • Please do not attend the show if you are showing COVID-19 symptoms
  • We advise visitors to take a lateral flow test prior to attending the show
  • If people start to show symptoms whilst at the show we would ask them to notify staff and leave the site to isolate/take a test
  • There will be hand sanitising points at all entrance/exits to the show ground and marquees
  • We will carry out regular cleaning of all touch points across the show ground such as the pontoon bridge, seats and tables in the food court and doors
  • Face masks are recommended within buildings and marquees
  • Face masks are recommended on the park and ride buses
  • We will, where possible, open sides to marquees to allow air flow
  • At busy periods we may introduce one way systems within the show ground to help to reduce the risk of large crowds
  • Please respect other people within the show ground who may wish to distance for their own safety and confidence


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For information regarding getting to the show, including the FREE Park & Ride service, please click here


Dogs are allowed in the show area but must be on leads at all time. No dogs will be allowed in the marquees at busy times (except assistance dogs). If you want to exercise your dog you can exit the show area and return if you are wearing your wristband.


We have toilets and baby change facilities in the Coach House and Farmhouse and have provided additional facilities throughout the park.


Café Ambio will be open as usual selling food and drink in the courtyard adjacent to the Walled Garden. There is also the ‘Astley Tea Room’ outside the Coach House selling refreshments and afternoon tea. A food village and covered seating area is on the opposite side of the lake to Astley Hall.


You will have a wristband upon entry to the event. Should you wish to use any of the park’s other facilities outside the area, such as the children’s play area, then you are welcome to leave and return as you wish, but you must have your wristband to re-enter.


If you have bought the plants and items you want and want to enjoy the rest of your visit without carrying them around, we have a plant crèche by Astley Hall.


We have taken steps to ensure the event is well organised and safe for everyone to enjoy. Please respect other visitors and listen to the instructions of stewards. Smoking is not permitted in any of the buildings or marquees and we’d ask you to respect others if you are smoking within the show area.


Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs are welcomed in all areas.


All catering facilities are fully accessible but are located on grass. All marquees are accessible, and all gardens and floral exhibits can be viewed from ground level with the exception of the first floor of Astley Hall.

Disabled assistance

Attendants cannot be provided but one companion is admitted free of charge per visitor who requires assistance. Please book a free carer ticket at the time of booking but please note you must be accompanying the person you are caring for.


Limited blue badge parking is available on Hallgate car park at the back of Astley Hall.  If this gets full we will have a drop-off point on Hallgate car park but the car will need to be parked on one of the other car parks. The drop-off point can be used by other people wanting to drop off at the show. Please do not park on residential roads in Astley Village.

The free park and ride at Botany Bay & Runshaw College (Euxton Lane Campus) has fully-accessible buses, which will transport passengers to Astley Village.


ShopMobility will be attending this year’s show. Please contact them for further information: