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
burnley, sailing at clowbridge reservoir

Bart’s Bash at Rossendale Valley Sailing Club

Rossendale Valley Sailing Club are taking part in Bart’s Bash, by joining up with over 550 other clubs around the world to help raise money for the Andrew Simpson Foundation and at the same time entering the Guinness Book of World Records. Andrew 'Bart' Simpson MBE Double Olympic Medalist tragically died in 2013 whilst practicing for the Americas cup. The Foundation was set up in his name to Inspire the next generation to succeed in life! Focused on young people between the age of 5 and 24, and they work to realise the opportunities presented by the unique combination of the challenge of time on the read more>>