Burnley Area Guide

Burnley is an old mill town full of natural beauty, and its location on the fringe of Pendle Hill boasts fabulous far reaching views and many historical, beautiful buildings, such as Towneley Hall with its acres of surrounding parkland, the Elizabethan Gawthorpe Hall otherwise known as 'The Downton of the North' and is home to the infamous 'Singing Ringing Tree' - a sound sculpture powered only by the wind. An exciting long awaited addition due to open shortly is the direct rail link to Manchester.

A variety of properties ranging from terraced cottages that once belonged to mill workers, Victorian and Edwardian residences, and rural retreats all representing great value for money and caters for all types of buyer. Burnley has a large investor market with many properties ideal for a buy to let investment at very reasonable prices.

The University College of Football Business based at Turf Moor, home to Burnley Football Club and a campus of the University of Central Lancashire, brings droves of students to the area every year. The area is perfect for all types of residents from first time buyers, to people wishing to be within commuting distance of Manchester and investors.

The area is wonderful to live in because of its friendly, welcoming, and always grounded Lancashire folk. The fabulously located Burnley is a gateway to many beautiful natural places, whilst still being great for commuters. It boasts a vibrant, close knit centre with an array of high street shops and indoor market and is home to Turf Moor, premier league’s Burnley Football Club's ground.

Burnley's historic canal side, on the banks of the Leeds Liverpool canal has been regenerated with funds from The Princes Trust. You can now explore the area and can still find many buildings from the days when the town led the world in the production of cotton.