Tourist guide to Burnley

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: LANDMARK: The oldest part of majestic Towneley Hall dates from the mid 14th century. The central block of the house and the north east wing were completed by the middle of the 15th century

1:20pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

BURNLEY is set in a valley through which run the rivers Brun from which the town takes its name but the Don and Pendle Water also cut into the area.

Tourist guide to Padiham

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: PARK LIFE: Memorial Park in Padiham which provides an oasis of green for the town

12:00pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

It is wrong to label Padiham as a Burnley suburb because it has Saxon roots and for many years was a market town in its own right and set on the banks of the Lancashire Calder.

Tourist guide to Worsthorne

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: RURAL SPLENDOUR:the tranquil approach to the heart of Worsthorne village

1:00pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

Worsthorne is an attractive amalgam of 16th century and 17th century cottages plus blocks of millworkers dwellings dated to the early years of the Industrial Revolution.

Tourist guide to Cliviger

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: HISTORIC: St John's Church was consecrated in 1787 and contains ancient pews

12:00pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

NOW that the coal mining and cotton industries have declined, the Burnley village of Cliviger is idyllically rural in parts.

Tourist guide to Hapton

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: SO PICTURESQUE: Some of the stunning scenery which belies Hapton's reputation as an industrial revolution off-shoot

12:00pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

SITUATED around three miles from the rest of Burnley on the way to Accrington, Hapton is often underrated.

Tourist guide to Hurstwood

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: DELIGHT: Hurstwood reservoir

4:48pm Tuesday 18th May 2010

THE unspoilt Burnley hamlet of Hurstwood is one of Lancashire's most remote gems of history and natural history, reached by narrow roads and field paths.

Tourist guide to Nelson

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: PENDLE THRILLS: Marsden Hall

1:00pm Monday 29th March 2010

It is often stated that Nelson is a modern town sandwiched between the two ancient settlements of Burnley and Colne.


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