Botany Bay is one of Lancashire’s gems located at junction 8 of the M61. This landmark converted Victorian Mill is a well used stop off for many as they travel through the North West and for others it is their destination for a great day out.

How to find us



Canal Mill
Botany Brow
(Junction 8 M61)
Lancs PR6 9AF
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Opening Times

7 days a week
364 days a year

Travelling from the North

Head south bound on the M6 and exit onto the M61 at Junction 30 towards Chorley. Continue on the M61 and exit at Junction 8. Take the first exit at the lights and follow the brown tourist signposts for Botany Bay for approximately 1 minute. Botany Bay Shopping Mill is located at the end of the private road.

Travelling from the South

Head northbound on the M6 then follow the travelling from the north instructions from junction 30 signposted M61. If travelling in from the south west use the M62 east bound until it merges with M60. Continue until junction 15 M61. Take the junction and continue on the M61 until junction 8. You will see Botany Bay on your right hand side as you exit. Go around the roundabout until the 3rd exit where you will see the brown tourist signs for Botany Bay. Continue for approximately one minute until you see the private road which leads to Botany Bay.

Disabled Access

The Botany Bay shopping experience is spread out across 5 floors. We have 2 customer lifts in operation at opposite ends of the building. We also have a goodslift if required for larger groups of people, if this is required please ask any member of staff for assistance. Botany Bay are pleased to help our guests wherever possible and have 2 wheelchairs available to use located in the the main reception.

Group Visits

Upon arrival to Botany Bay your group will be welcomed by our friendly group bookings team. We can cater for groups of up to 200 people. Pre-booked meals and refreshments is advised for large groups.

Free coach parking
Friendly greeting on arrival
Great incentives for drivers & organisers

Interested? Why not get in touch

Email us at groupvisits@botanybay.co.uk to be added to the list for updates on great group booking offers and deals.