A traditional market town surrounded by rolling countryside, perfect for a walking holiday and with a packed calendar of events and performances. The Reedley Marina is a great base for hiring a boat to explore the rivers and canals of Burnley. Also if walking along the waterways pop by the famous Weavers Triangle which gives further interesting information on the towns history and steam engines.
The stately home of Towneley Hall is worth a visit, where visitors can tour the period rooms and enjoy the stories re-enacted of past historical characters that have lived on the estate. Perched above the town on Crown Point is the Panopticon sculpture, known as the Singing Tree this site is also nearby to the Forest of Burnley which also links with several local walking routes and bridleways.
The Queen Street Textile Museum has the last steam powered weaving mill, and demonstrations of the cotton weaving and looms. For a picnic or a quiet stroll there are plenty of nice gardens to choose from such as Queens Park, Ightenhill Park and Thompson Park. Gawthorpe Hall has a large collection of portraits with gardens and woodlands for the younger ones. The Mechanics Theatre hosts a variety of entertainment including musicals, theatre and comedy.