Haslingden /ˈhæzlɪŋdən/ is a town in Rossendale, Lancashire, England. It is 19 miles (31 km) north of Manchester. The declare means ‘valley of the hazels’ or ‘valley growing past hazels’. At the become old of the 2011 census the town (including Helmshore) had a population of 15,969. The town is surrounded by tall moorland; 370 m (1215 ft) to the north; 396 m (1300 ft) Cribden to the east; 418 m (1372 ft) Bull Hill to the south.
Haslingden is the birthplace of the industrialist John Cockerill (1790–1840) and the composer Alan Rawsthorne (1905–1971), and
was the house for many years of the Irish Republican leader, Michael Davitt (1846–1906). Haslingden Cricket Club is a supporter of the Lancashire League.