In and Around Burnley

Things to do in Burnley

Whether you’re seeking old country houses, coastal walks, tranquil countryside or vibrant towns, there’s a fantastic choice of things to do and places to see in Lancashire – and specifically in the Burnley area.

Places to Visit in Lancashire

On this page you can access our latest blogs, offering you some inspirational ideas for weekend breaks and places to visit in Burnley and across Lancashire. Whether you’re spending a week here, or just a couple of days, were sure you’ll love this unique area.

And by staying in one of our 102 clean, modern rooms, you’ll be guaranteed fantastic comfort at a great price. So why not spark some weekend or day trip ideas with our selection of blogs?

Colne Music and Food Festival

Colne Music and Food Festival – 25th-27th August 2017 The Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival returns to Colne on August Bank holiday for three days and will celebrate its 28th consecutive year. From Friday, 25th August to Sunday, 27th August you will see great artists such as Joanne Shaw Taylor, Janiva Magness, Lisa Mills, […]

Summer in Lancashire

Stay with your friends and family and enjoy wonderful Lancashire! With 102 comfortable rooms and a hot buffet breakfast, we have it all to offer you a relaxed stay. JUNE Accrington Food and Drink Festival – 3rd June 2017 Throughout Town Centre, Accrington, BB5 1LA Prepare your taste buds for everything culinary on 3rd June. Something […]

Stonyhurst Food Festival

Stonyhurst Food Festival 21st – 23rd April 2017 Adult £8 (Seniors £7) Children £5 (5yrs-16yrs) Under 5’s free VIP ticket £20 Family £25 If you are in love with food, there is no better place than the Stonyhurst college food festival. The place itself is stunning by its architecture and history. Over the weekend of […]

Burnley Mechanics

What does her Majesty the Queen Elisabeth and Alan Carr have in common? And its not the same tailor. No – they both have been to the Burnley Mechanics. The Queen opened this charity funded and operated venue in the heart of Burnley in 1986 and Alan Carr was one of its famous performers besides […]

⚓ Final Countdown to Burnley Canal Festival 2016 ⚓

Burnley Canal Festival 2016 returns for its 5th year on 27th – 28th August 2016 Stay with us with your friends and family and enjoy the wonders of Burnley! With 102 comfortable rooms and a hot buffet breakfast, we have it all to offer you a relaxed stay. Holiday Inn Express Burnley is situated 1.5 […]

Star Wars Fan Fun Day strikes back

Return of the fans at Burnley Football Club The Star Wars Fan Fun Day (also known as SWFFD) strikes back at Burnley Football Club on 1st May 2016 instead of 2nd of May due to an unusual situation. Don’t worry about your ticket dated for the 2nd as it will be valid for the 1st. […]

Discover Lancashire’s Stately Homes

Located in the midst of beautiful country side Stately homes are usually surrounded by history and stories dating back centuries as part of their English Heritage and culture. These homes all have their own unique personality which attracts tourists to visit from near and far. Burnley has number of stately homes within easy reach of […]

Canal Cruises – a different short break

Are you looking for a different short break? Do you like watching life go by? Do you want to slow down and experience life from a different perspective – maybe the water? Why not book a canal cruise and spend a day in the beautiful Lancashire countryside and watch the world go by while cruising […]