Burnley is a must-visit market town in the county of Lancashire, surrounded by highlands and famous for its natural beauty. Close to the River Calder and the River Brun, it sits just 21 miles north of Manchester and 20 miles east of Preston. Book one of our hotels in Burnley and you'll be able to experience this town's many scenic attractions, as well as an array of cultural and modern-day tourist hotspots. With so much to do and see, it's little wonder Burnley is proving a prevalent destination for both weekend breaks and longer stays.
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Book one of our Burnley hotels and meet an assortment of characters from the past, enjoy a vibrant array of theatre performances and admire the picturesque local countryside. Townely Park is a great place to visit on a sunny day, houses a variety of Natural, Egyptology and local history displays. Situated four miles from our Burnley hotel, you'll have no excuse not to explore the grounds and museum. If you'd prefer to learn more about the area's industrial past, the Queen Street Mill Textile Museum may be more up your street, which you’ll find just 15 miles from our Blackburn M65 hotel. The Thompson Park and Miniature Railway attraction is also close by and is a great place to take children who are interested in the automotive industry.
Things to do in Burnley
Burnley’s tourism industry is certainly booming, which makes it a popular spot to visit come rain or shine. When you stay in one of our hotels in Burnley, a trip to Gawthorpe Hall, an Elizabethan country house perched on the banks of the River Calder, is a must. The Weavers triangle is also nearby. Once at the centre of Burnley’s textile industry, it’s main job now is to preserve this area’s vibrant past. It’s here you’ll be able to take part of their guided towpath walks and learn more about the old weaving sheds, foundries, spinning mills and how cotton was made.