State of the art leisure facilities are here in Burnley. The central St Peters Leisure centre features a vast 25 metre pool, gym and fitness suite, squash, health suite and more. Visit nearby Pendle and tread in the footsteps of the Quaker George Fox and climb the 1831 feet of Pendle Hill for spectacular views. The accused Pendle witches came from small villages around the hill – find out more in the Pendle Heritage Centre at Barrowford.
Burnley Mechanics – Festivals & Events
Hub venue for the arts in the centre of Burnley is the character Burnley Mechanics offering a packed programme of CAMRA Beer Festivals and internationally acclaimed Blues Festivals, comedy nights, concerts and tributes. The town’s most celebrated event is the Burnley International Rock & Blues Festival annually in early May. The event has been running in Burnley for years and attracts major Blues artists alongside up and coming rock and Blues acts. The Mechanics serves as main hub venue, with various pubs and clubs across the town also serving as live music venues.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.