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.
The Rotary Club of Padiham and Pendleside Hospice have joined forces to hold the festive event where families will take a three-mile walk, marshalled by elves, through Padiham on Saturday 6th December. The idea of the Winter Wander is to encourage community spirit and a little Christmas magic, with Santa suits provided for adults and reindeer antlers and red noses for the children, while also raising funds for Pendleside Hospice. The walk starts at 11am with registration opening at 9.30am at Gawthorpe Hall. It’s expected that the walk will take between one and two hours to complete. Anyone can register but all children under read more>>