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Pictures of Burnley

in the county of Lancashire

Burnley, Lancashire

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About Burnley

A cotton town that is rich in history, Burnley was once the worlds leading producer of cotton cloth. If you walk along the towpath by the canal you will come across an area known as Weavers Triangle. It is an area of spinning mills and weaving sheds; foundaries where steam engines and looms were made; canal-side warehouses and domestic buildings.

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Old Market Cross, Oswaldtwistle

Oswaldtwistle (30 Pictures)

in the county of Lancashire

(7.0 miles, 11.3 km, direction SW of Burnley)

This is a large, typical Lancashire village lying close to the urban sprawl of Blackburn and Accrington...

A picture of Todmorden

Todmorden (11 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

(8.2 miles, 13.1 km, direction SE of Burnley)

Todmorden lies on the historic border between Yorkshire and Lancashire in an area of the Calder Valley ringed by the hills of the Pennines...

Hurst Green

Hurst Green (207 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Lancashire

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction W of Burnley)

This pretty Lancastrian villages the setting for historic Stoneyhurst, a noted school which was founded in the 16th-century...


Ramsbottom (9 Pictures)

in the county of Greater Manchester

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction S of Burnley)

The countryside surrounding the town offers lakes, woods and hills, with distant Winter Hill rising to a height of 456 feet...

Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire

Hebden Bridge (36 Pictures)

in the county of West Yorkshire

(10.4 miles, 16.8 km, direction E of Burnley)

This beautiful old town grew up close to the River Hebden at the point where a stone bridge was built as part of a pack-horse route in the 16th century...

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Towneley Hall, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum (2 Pictures)

(1.7 miles, 2.8 km, direction SE)


Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham

Gawthorpe Hall (3 Pictures)

(2.0 miles, 3.2 km, direction NW)

Gawthorpe Hall, home of the Shuttleworth family for several centuries lies close to the traditional Lancastrian market town of.....

Pendle Hill at sunset taken from the top of Colne

Pendle Hill (58 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction N)


Clitheroe Castle, Lancashire

Clitheroe Castle (41 Pictures)

(7.9 miles, 12.7 km, direction NW)


Sawley Abbey

Sawley Abbey (15 Pictures)

(9.3 miles, 14.9 km, direction N)


Gibson Mill in Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge, West Yorks.

Hardcastle Crags & Gibson Mill (4 Pictures)

(9.5 miles, 15.3 km, direction E)

Beautiful wooded valley with 19th-century Gibson Mill at its heart, an exemplar of sustainable energy. This is the flagship.....

Blackburn Cathedral

Blackburn Cathedral (3 Pictures)

(10.1 miles, 16.3 km, direction W)


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