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Destination guide

The friendly area of Burnley awaits your stay

Enjoy the culture and other features of Burnley. Well known for its spas, gardens and football games, this welcoming city won't disappoint. The Rock and Bronte Parsonage Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Burnley

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Burnley has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Inside Spa (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Baxenden and District Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Accrington and District Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Cronkshaw Fold Farm (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Gaddings Dam (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Wilpshire Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Burnley

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Burnley is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wycoller Country Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Gaddings Dam (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Thornton Hall Farm Country Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Greenbooth Reservoir (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Healey Dell Nature Reserve (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Witton Country Park (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Burnley

The nearest airport is in Leeds (LBA-Leeds Bradford), located 24.2 mi (38.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Manchester (MAN), which is 29.9 mi (48.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Burnley Central Station, Burnley Barracks Station and Burnley Manchester Road Station are the main stations that serve the city.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Burnley?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Burnley:

  • Northern Quarter: 123 holiday homes
  • Belle Vue: 73 holiday homes
  • Spinningfields: 94 holiday homes
  • Chorlton-on-Medlock: 54 holiday homes
  • Castlefield: 70 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Burnley?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Burnley. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Burnley Central Station: 592 holiday lettings
  • The Singing Ringing Tree: 720 holiday lettings
  • Hapton Station: 518 holiday lettings
  • Burnley Barracks Station: 582 holiday lettings
  • Queen Street Mill Textile Museum: 634 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Burnley listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.