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.
At 11am on Saturday, before the Burnley v Leicester match, Harry Potts Way is set to be transformed to celebrate this great town with the ‘Best of Burnley’ festival, showcasing the best food, drink, entertainment and live acts the town has to offer. Some of the businesses involved have already been showing their support by raising their Burnley FC scarves, and you can still get involved: Simply email email@example.com or tweet pictures of you and your Burnley FC scarf to @burnleyofficial #bestofburnley. And remember, be creative and take the photo at your local pub, out shopping, or at work/school (on your break!), to show your support….the read more>>