Rawtenstall (//) is a town in the borough of Rossendale, Lancashire, England. The town lies 15 miles/24 km north of Manchester, 22 miles/35 km east of Preston and 45 miles/70 km south east of the county town of Lancaster. The town is at the centre of the Rossendale Valley.
Rawtenstall as seen from a hill in Haslingden
|OS grid reference|
|• London||177 mi (285 km) SE|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|