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About Blackburn

Blackburn is the largest town in East Lancashire and is notable for its large shopping malls, celebrated three day market, Thwaites Brewery (one of the biggest independant brewers of real ale in the North-East of England which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2007) and its modern Cathedral. Once the largest weaving town in the world Blackburn was visited by Mahatma Gandhi when he toured the area to study Lancashire's textile Industry. Blackburn was mentioned in the Doomsday Book and was originally an agricultural community before producing wool and then cotton cloth. St Mary's Church which was built in 1826, although there has been a church on the same site since 597AD, became a cathedral in 1926.

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Hill View Hotel in Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Hill View Hotel

Blackburn, Lancashire, England (0.4 miles, 0.6 km)
This small, family-run bed and breakfast offers free WiFi. Hill View Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Blackburn's town centre. Each bedroom at Hill View has a TV and tea/coffee, and the hotel has a TV ...
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The Fernhurst in Blackburn, Lancashire, England4 stars

The Fernhurst

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The Fernhurst offers 4-star guest accommodation, free Wi-Fi and free parking. There is good access to the M65 motorway and Ewood Park, Blackburn Rovers' football grounds, is a 2-minute walk away....
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Premier Inn Blackburn South in Blackburn, Lancashire, England3 stars

Premier Inn Blackburn South

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Stanley House Hotel & Spa in Blackburn, Lancashire, England4 stars

Stanley House Hotel & Spa

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The Millstone At Mellor- a Thwaites Inn of Character in Blackburn, Lancashire, England5 stars

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Dunromin Cottage

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