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.

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European Food and Gift Market returns to Burnley

Discover the new tastes of Europe at the European food and gift market coming to St James Street, Burnley from Tuesday 21st October - 25th October (9am-5.30pm) The town centre will be alive with the smells and tastes of traditional European foods. From Polish barbeques, to Italian biscuits, crepes and much more! You won’t need to cross the channel to experience the tastes of Europe. Visitors will also be invited to browse around a selection of unique gift and craft stalls stocking everything from jewellery to garden furniture and hand carved garden ornaments. So if you really want to experience the traditional tastes of read more>>