Pictures of 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
Blackburn, Lancashire, England (0.5 miles, 0.8 km)
With free Wi-Fi and refurbished bedrooms, Hill View Hotel is a 10-minute walk from Blackburn town centre. Each bedroom at Hill View has a TV and tea/coffee, and the hotel has a TV lounge showing Sky ...
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The Windmill Hotel
Blackburn, Lancashire, England (0.8 miles, 1.3 km)
The Windmill Hotel offers 4-star accommodation 2 miles west of Blackburn town centre. It features free Wi-Fi and free parking on site, and has easy access to Junction 31 of the M6 motorway....
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Blackburn, Lancashire, England (1.6 miles, 2.5 km, direction S)
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Stanley House Hotel & Spa
Blackburn, Lancashire, England (2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction NW)
The Stanley House Hotel is an eclectic 17th-century manor house set in the Ribble Valley. It has a restaurant and a bar, as well as free Wi-Fi and free parking. All the bedrooms at the Stanley have t...
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Premier Inn Blackburn Central
Blackburn, Lancashire, England (2.2 miles, 3.6 km, direction S)
Within easy reach of the M65 and 3 miles (4.8 km) from Blackburn Train Station, Premier Inn Blackburn Central is a family-friendly hotel with a Brewers Fayre restaurant and free parking....
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|Blackburn Station||(0.2 miles, 0.3 km)|
|Mill Hill Station||(1.0 miles, 1.6 km)|
|M65 Junction 6||(2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction NE)|
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|Blackpool Airport||(22.5 miles, 36.2 km, direction W)|
|Manchester Airport||(28.5 miles, 45.8 km, direction S)|
|Blackburn to London||(184.0 miles, 296.0 km, direction SE)||
Did you know? The Battle of Hasting wasn't fought at Hastings, but on Senlac Hill (sometimes known as Senlac Ridge) approximately six miles North-North West of Hastings near the town of Battle.
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