Getting There

Travelling to Burnley is relatively easy with great connections to Leeds and Manchester via train and the various motorway networks.

Arriving by rail

Burnley has three separate train stations serving both the local area (East Lancashire Line) and lines between Leeds and Manchester. Visit the National Rail website for service information.

Arriving by bus/coach

Burnley Bus Station is only a short walk away from the start/finish in Towneley Park. We would advise to check services and schedules when planning your journey at Lancashire Bus

Car Parking        

Parking on Sunday 5th June will be available within Towneley Park and can be accessed from both entrances.  All parking is pay and display, with a charge of £1.50 all day. Free parking is available only a short walk away at a number of council car parks in the town centre, although please be aware that some car parks may have access restricted due to road closures in place for the event.  Please click here for details: 

From the West/ Town Centre – For satnav use postcode BB11 3DF

Access is via Parliament Street and Yorkshire Street onto Todmorden Road up until 8.50am.  Should you arrive at this point post 8.50am you should use the town centre car parks or re-route via Centenary Way and Red Leys Road.

Anyone parking in the car park off Towneley Holmes Road can exit from 10.15am onwards, but will be restricted to a left turn onto Todmorden Road.

From the North – For satnav use postcode BB11 3DF

Access is via Belvedere Road/ Yorkshire Street onto Todmorden Road up until 8.50am.  Should you arrive at this point post 8.50am you should use the town centre car parks or re-route via Centenary Way and Red Leys Road.

Anyone parking in the car park off Towneley Holmes Road can exit from 10.15am onwards, but will be restricted to a left turn onto Todmorden Road.

Please note Towneley Holmes Road car park has limited space - once it is full you will be redirected to the car parks located off Park Bridge Road (still in Towneley Park).

From the South and East - For satnav use postcode BB10 4SD

Access is via Red Leys Road/ Brunshaw Road onto Deer Park Road throughout the event

Anyone parking in the car parks off Park Bridge Road can access and exit throughout the event, but please note access to Burnley town centre via Ridge Avenue or Harry Potts Way will be limited until 11:30am.

Access will be signed from Brunshaw Road and into the park via Deer Park Road. 

As with any event, we expect traffic to be busy, so please allow extra time for your journey. 

Road Closures

Please be aware that a number of roads will be affected by closures on the day. Latest road closures details can be found here. Additional advisory information can be found here.

Accommodation            

Whether you're staying overnight or planning a weekend break, you can be sure of a warm welcome in Burnley.            
Take your pick of modern hotels, quirky country houses, self-catering options  or simple bed and breakfast accommodation. For more information take a look at Visit Burnley.