Situated in close proximity to Wigan and Manchester, Astley village has a thriving local community, offering a wide range of shops and pubs.
Not far from the town lies the picturesque village of Astley Green. In the heart of the village stands Astley Green Colliery Museum.
Gin Pit is situated near the A580 and M60. It is also within easy reach of Atherton train station, which is supported by Northern Rail and makes commuting from Gin Pit to Manchester and beyond, very accessible. For flights to most European destinations, Manchester International Airport is located approximately 13 miles away.
Tyldesley is only a short drive away, offering a busy town centre full of high street names and small businesses. With over 100 established shops and plenty of free parking, Tyldesley provides a wide range of goods and services.