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Explore bustling Burnley

Turf Moor has been home to Burnley Football Club since 1883, and sits a short walk east of the town centre. Once in important mill town during the industrial revolution, Burnley has retained its heritage in Weavers' Triangle, an area of well-preserved Victorian buildings next to the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, where visitors can enjoy a relaxing stroll. To the south of Burnley sits a fascinating contemporary sculpture: the Singing Ringing Tree, a wind-powered sound sculpture that dominates the skyline.

Walk the Forest of Bowland

30 minutes' drive north-west of Burnley brings you to the delightful Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with its dramatic gritstone fells and deep valleys. Hike up to the top Pendle Hill for the best views of the surrounding countryside, or to Clougha Pike to look down on the ancient city of Lancaster. One curiosity popular with visitors is close to Whitendale Hanging Stones: the geographical centre of Britain.

Discover Manchester's museums

The newly restored Todmorden Curve, which reopened in 2015, has gifted Burley direct trains to Manchester Victoria, so you can be exploring the city's many wonderful museums in less than an hour. Start at Imperial War Museum North is Trafford before moving on to the Museum of Science and Industry for fascinating exhibits spanning the industrial revolution to the present day.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Turf Moor? Travelodge Burnley Hotel is close by, while Travelodge Blackburn M65 Hotel is a short drive west.