Reasons to visit Burnley

Here are a few reasons why to visit Burnley and the beautiful Lancashire countryside!

Get out and explore!


Boundary Mill

still offers a great range of discounted goods and is undergoing further construction improvements to provide even more retail space.


Towneley Hall

is only a short drive away. From the Priest’s Hole to the attic Towneley Hall is fascinating with period rooms covering several centuries of life at the hall. See the cat fast asleep by the range in the Victorian kitchen, stroll along the long gallery past bedrooms dating back to the 16th century, imagine the glamorous parties held in the regency rooms or have a quiet moment in the Towneley Chapel.

Gawthorpe Hall

Take a stroll through the grounds around the Hall. Marvel at the inspiring Shuttleworth textile collection. Enjoy coffee and a slice of cake in the tearoom See the original 17th century panelling in the Drawing Room.



Skipton’s award-winning Market

(voted as the UK’s Best Small Outdoor Market 2017) plays a huge part in the life of the town.
Very few places of a similar size have as many regular market days as Skipton and very few have a market located in the very heart of the town, on the High Street. The Market operates every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday throughout the year.


where do we start, from sandy beaches, Blackpool tower, illuminations (1st September – 5th November) Tower ballroom, hosting strictly come dancing, winter gardens, shows, pleasure park and much more.


numerous theatres, fantastic shopping at the Trafford Centre, Arndale Centre and City Centre, Visit Old Trafford for a
tour of the stadium, Christmas German markets not to be missed.



Lake District

England’s largest National Park is now a World Heritage Site, home to Scafell Pike – its highest mountain, Wastwater
– its deepest lake and thriving communities like Keswick and Bowness-on-Windermere.

Tatton Flower Show

Show times Wednesday – Saturday (18 – 21 July) 10am – 6.30pm Sunday (22 July) 10am – 5pm*.

Haworth 1940’s weekend

The Haworth 1940s Weekend attracts over 25,000 visitors a day throughout the event. Visitors are encouraged to arrive in 1940s costume reflecting life in Yorkshire from the 1940’s. Each year the event has developed a war time theme. During 2016 the weekend focused on the strategic importance of the Airborne Forces. During 2017 the theme will draw on the contribution made by the Special Forces.


Burnley Football Club

only 10 minutes away from the hotel makes Holiday Inn. The ideal venue for a long weekend of sport and attractions in the North West.

Samlesbury Hall

Watch your heads as the King of England takes you on a guided tour of the Hall. Tours begin in the Great Hall at 11am and 2pm.
The Sunday tour as always is now free of charge along with free admission. If you enjoy your visit, there are several donation boxes
dotted around the Hall and your contribution, large or small, goes towards the upkeep and preservation of our wonderful hall!