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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Canal Festival set to be biggest and brightest yet!

Burnley’s fourth Canal Festival is set to take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend, Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th August, and is set to be the biggest and brightest yet! This year’s festival is set to attract visitors from a wide area, who come to enjoy the colourful display of boats and to enjoy the FREE family events and entertainment which will be happening throughout the weekend between 11 am and 4 pm each day. The weekend will be packed full of colourful entertainment, centred on the canal, for all the family to enjoy. A large collection of working, trade and pleasure narrow read more>>