Burnley, nestling in a basin between the River Calder and the River Brun, is a town full of surprises.
With two historic houses at Towneley Hall and Gawthorpe Hall, a bird conservation centre at Rockwater, the best
preserved Victorian industrial townscape in Britain at the Weavers' Triangle, and at Queen Street Mill - the last
steam powered working cotton mill museum in the country, the wealth of contrasting attractions has something
to suit all
tastes and all ages.
You are never more than five minutes away from the beautiful Lancashire countryside which surrounds the town
where you can find walks, including the 40 mile Burnley Way.
Pendle Hill provides
fascinating walks over its springy turf and tussocks of moorland grass. It is home to an abundance of wildlife,
from grouse and curlew to hare and fox, and once you get to the sumit
you can see for miles to the coast, the Lake District and the