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 White Swan in the village of Fence received a food review in national newspaper The Observer on 22nd February. The review by celebrity food critic Jay Raynor praised the skills of ex-Northcote Chef Tom Parker and the exquisite dishes being served up by Tom at the White Swan. The article is further recognition of the growing reputation that Burnley and the surrounding area has as a fine dining destination with a growing number of excellent Gastro Pubs in the area, many of which are featured in the Michelin Good Food Guide. The local area also contains one of the only Michelin Starred restaurants read more>>