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Blackburn

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A large town that can be found in county of Lancashire is Blackburn, with its numerous activities and landmarks. Included within these sights is the obvious Ewood Park Stadium, the home of Blackburn Rovers.The famous statue of Queen Victoria is also a site to see and is located by the Cathedral, both amazing examples of what can only be described as art.

Blackburn

A popular site for tourists is Witton Country Park, a 480 acre space located to the west of the town, which stands as the ancestral home of the Feilden family and is the largest of all of the other parks and playing fields in Blackburn put together.

Blackburn also hosts a number of great night-life options and shopping locations, as well as being within easy distance of Preston and Bolton, which allows you to explore the outside areas of the town.

Turton Tower, Chapeltown Road, Turton, Lancashire BL7 0HG (01204) 852203
Dating from around 1420, the splendid Tudor mansion of Turton Tower is set against the West Pennine Moors.

A fine place to explore, the Tower and its grounds capture the spirit of the Tudor and Victorian periods. Facilities include a gift shop and a Victorian Kitchen tea room.

Blackburn Cathedral, Cathedral Office, Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA (01254) 503090
Located in the heart of Blackburn town centre; the cathedral’s site dates back to the Norman times.

The cathedral itself underwent significant restoration in the late 1990s and visitors can take a 90-minute tour of the building to view its plentiful works of art.



 

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