The village dates back to the 7th century and is one of the most attractive villages in Central Lancashire. Attractive features include the 15th century cobbled Packhorse Bridge that crosses the River Yarrow and the Village Green that is the focal point of village life, indeed a Royal Charter granted by Edward I in 1283 permitted annual fairs and markets to be held on the Village Green which are still held reflecting the strong village community.
Croston has two excellent schools, Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy and Trinity and St Michaels Junior School. Bishop Rawstornes recent exam results placed the school among the 100 top performing non-selective schools and the most recent OFSTED Report awarded an outstanding in terms of the overall effectiveness of the school. Trinity and St Michaels was again awarded a good in the most recent OFSTED Report which ranks the schools overall performance in the top 20% of similar schools and in the top 20% of all schools.
There is a good variety of pubs and restaurants in the village together with a good selection of shops.
A 20 minute train journey from Croston train station to Preston provides links to Inter City routes and proximity to the M6 provides further connectivity to the national motorway network with Preston, Chorley and Southport easily reached on good A roads.
Croston is an attractive village in which to live and bring up a family this exciting development provides a range of homes to compliment village life.
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