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.
Burnley cyclists are being encouraged to take part in the South Pennine Walk and Ride Festival. Between Saturday 6th September and Sunday 21st September, with well over 140 events across the South Pennines, with Burnley hosting a number of walks and cycle rides. Walkers looking for a challenge need look no further than Burnley this year. The six part Burnley Way, each 12 miles of strenuous walking, will set a rigorous test for anyone wishing to explore this part of the South Pennines on foot. Walkers do not have to commit to all six sections, although there is a certificate for anyone completing the whole read more>>