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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AIR exhibition blows into Burnley

On Saturday, 24th January Towneley Hall unveils the first in a series of 'Generation' exhibitions to inspire a new family audience Giant inflatables mimicking human body parts will feature in this unique exhibition at Burnley’s Towneley Hall. The Generation AIR exhibition inspired by human biology and the cells and organisms inside us is arriving in Burnley later this month from Durham where it broke visitor records. Towneley will house a giant tunnel shaped like a human bone, tactile blood droplets suspended from the ceiling and moveable cushions in the form of giant blood cells. Visitors to Generation AIR will have a multisensory experience, with read more>>