Our pride, our passion, our place… visit Burnley.

Burnley’s tourism industry is worth close to £100 million per year, there are 1,374 jobs in the visitor economy and Burnley welcomes over 2.4 millions visitors. You can walk around Towneley Hall with characters from the past, or take part in fun runs through the countryside, enjoy theatre performance in the park or exhibitions of sculptures or paintings in the galleries. With well over 150 events taking place throughout the year you are sure to find a reason to get out of the house and try something new.

boating in Burnley
Sail Burnley

Launch of the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2014

The Lancashire Tourism Awards is an opportunity to put your tourism business in the spotlight; to reward your team for their achievements and join industry colleagues in celebrating Lancashire's growing visitor economy worth £3.5 billion.  Businesses winning one of these prestigious awards will benefit from local, regional and trade media coverage as well as the opportunity to progress to the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence. The Lancashire Tourism Awards has a new category for 2014 – New Business Award.  With a wide range of categories there is something for all.  Our host sponsor the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom, this year celebrating its 120th anniversary, read more>>