"Burnley - A Town Amidst the Pennines" Burnley by MartinSelway
Burnley Travel Guide: 27 reviews and 77 photos
Well, Burnley is our home town and that's why we feel obliged to put something down here!
It's not one of the UK's top tourist attractions, but if your comming this way there are a few gems that you may want to visit. Take a look at the attractions tips for my recommendations.
Burnley is set on th edge of the south Pennine Moors.
The main highlights of the Town, in our view are:
Good Town Centre
History e.g. Queens Mill and the Weavers' Triangle
Historic Houses of Towneley Hall and Gawthorpe Hall
- Pros:History, countryside, fine buildings, friendly folk.
- Cons:Run down housing, weather (rain!)
- In a nutshell:A town of contrasts.
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