What to see while staying in central Blackburn for the night, weekend...
Sightseers will find plenty of entertainment in the city. Cultural enthusiasts will enjoy ballet and operatic performances at King George's Hall, or the Thwaites Empire Theatre. Looking to make some new friends on your trip? Visit the Wellybobs Adventure Farm Park! Kids will find excitement in interacting with the alpacas, and experiencing the pony rides, or jeep safari rides.
Those looking to experience the town's historical aspects, will appreciate the Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery for its presentations of the region's rich history. The main Cathedral's architecture and spiritual art collection will have sightseers reaching for their cameras.
Turton Tower, a stately manor home, will enchant visitors with its cultivated lush grounds, and regal furnishings. Travellers on a budget should visit the Heritage Town Trails. These self-guided tours are ideal for light hiking or bicycling.
The Witton Country Park Heritage Trail makes for a romantic picnic spot, while the Huntington Heritage Trail adorns itself with various sculptures, ranging from a Victorian parlour to a wallpaper tree.
Cheap Places to Stay - hotel and b&b rooms in city centre !
Visitors desiring to stay for the night or weekend within the town centre will find many cheap hotels to fit their budget, even if they reserve a guest room at the last minute. Regardless if you need to stay for 1 night or more, most hotels will offer the option of single or double occupancy rooms. Although amenities vary by hotel, the majority will provide multiple services for their guests.
Those include room service, complimentary wireless Internet (Wifi), and onsite restaurants or cafes. Check ahead to see whether your hotel will offer additional facilities such as spas, business centres, and kitchenettes if you want to prepare your own meals. Budget-conscious guests wishing to stay at a more private accommodation should enquire about rooms at a bed and breakfast.
There are many cheap b&bs located in the town centre, and near the bus and train station. If you require transportation, taking the railway or bus are affordable and quick ways to reach your bed & breakfast location.
Well priced b&b's and low cost hotels are ideal for those desiring to stay only for 1 night. At a bed and breakfast the meal consists of breakfast, but there is a wide variance of restaurants and dining establishments in proximity to most places to stay.
Many bed and breakfasts will provide their guests with amenities such as free Wi-Fi, HD television, and private bathrooms as well. Whether you choose an economically-priced hotel or inexpensive bed and breakfast, your overnight stay in central Blackburn Lancashire will be pleasurable without burdening your financial budget.
A very popular place to stay is 4 star rated The Fernhurst. This luxury accommodation has good access to the M65 motorway and the town centre. It's located near by Ewood Park football stadium. A very cheap accommodation is low budget 2 star The Millstone At Mellor. This cheaper property offers charming guest rooms and home-cooked, good-quality food.
If you want to stay in a bed and breakfast, check our cheapest rates for highly recommended Rose Cottage Bed & Breakfast. This b&b is family run and offers cosy, comfortable rooms with Freeview TV, an iPod dock and a fridge. The bed and breakfast is located midway between Preston and Clitheroe, 4 miles north of Blackburn. The M6 is about 5 miles away, making the property a good stopover en route to Scotland.
Check our cheapest (last minute) rates in our database !