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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back of the bus

‘Back of the bus’ dance extravaganza

Prepare for a dance extravaganza...on a bus! New Zealand company Java Dance will bring their entertaining show ‘Back of the Bus’ to six Lancashire towns this June. ‘Back of the Bus’ is a magical mystery tour of the unexpected as dancers propel themselves down the aisles and hang from the roof on the top deck of The Lancashire Way bus, provided by Transdev. During the week of 22-27 June 2015, the bus will move to a new town each day beginning with Burnley on Monday 22 June, followed by Darwen, Colne, Accrington, Nelson and finishing in Blackburn on Saturday 27 June. The Lancashire tour read more>>