Blackburn tourist and travel information

Blackburn tourist and travel information

Blackburn Travel Information

Travel Information Blackburn is the largest town in East Lancashire and is noted for its large shopping malls, celebrated three day market, Thwaites Brewery and its modern Cathedral.


bus and coach travel

Coaches Blackburn - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

M6 Motorway

Roads Blackburn - Travel by road - Blackburn is about 7 miles east of Junction 29 of the M6 Motorway. The M6 Motorway travels north - south and connects to the M1 at Rugby then on to Carlisle. The M6 Toll is north of Walsall and Sutton Coldfield and bypasses the M6 the areas around Birmingham and Wolverhampton. Blackburn is about 95 miles from Carlisle and 140 miles from Rugby.

M6 Motorway

M 61 Motorway

Roads Blackburn - Travel by road - Blackburn is about 7 miles east of Junction 9 of the M 61 Motorway. The M 61 Motorway links Preston to Manchester. Blackburn is about 30 miles from Manchester and 10 miles from Preston.

M 61 Motorway

M 65 Motorway

Roads Blackburn - Travel by road - Blackburn is about 2 miles north of Junction 5 of the M 65 Motorway. The M 65 Motorway takes traffic from Preston to Colne (north of Burnley). Blackburn is about 10 miles from Preston and 16 miles from Colne.

M 65 Motorway

Travel by train

Rail Blackburn - Travel by train - Blackburn Station, Railway Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 1EX. CCTV. Ticket office. Waiting room. Refreshment facilities. Pay phone. Toilets. Wheelchair accessible toilets. Whole station step free access. Wheelchairs available.

Northern Rail. Main regions: North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside. Tel: 0845 00 00 125.

Blackburn Tourist Information


Sport Blackburn - Sport - Blackburn Rovers FC, Ewood Park, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4JF. Tel08701-123-456. ICE SKATING. BLACKBURN ARENA, Lower Audley, Blackburn, Lancs BB1 1BB. Tel: 01254 668686.

Blackburn Rovers FC


Stores Blackburn - Shopping - Marks & Spencer, 43 King William Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 7DN. Tel: 01254 51551. British Home Store Blackburn - 56 King William Street, Lancashire, BB1 7HR. Tel: 0845 8410139. Blackburn boasts one of the largest indoor markets in the country, with more than 300 stalls under one roof.

Town Centre Shopping


Entertainment Blackburn - Entertainment and attractions - King George's Hall, Northgate, Blackburn, BB2 1AA. Tel: 01254 582579. Apollo Cinema, Tel: 01254 695979.


Other information Blackburn - Other information - Lewis Textile Museum, Exchange Street, Blackburn, BB1 7JN, Lancashire. Tel: 01254 667 130. Hoghton Tower Garden, Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0SH. Tel: 01254-852986. The British Commercial vehicle Museum, King Steet, Leyland, Nr Preston PR25 2LE. Tel: 01772 451011.




Blackburn hotels


Guest House bed and breakfast in Blackburn

Blackburn LancashireFor bed and breakfast accommodation in other areas nearby see bed and breakfast in Chorley & bed and breakfast in Accrington
For hotels accommodation in other areas nearby see Bolton hotels & Accrington hotels.

Lancashire Map and Attractions

Preston is 222 miles from London. It is 51 miles from Carnforth to Ormskirk and 49 miles from Blackpool to Colne.

Ferries Ferries indicated are Fleetwood and Heysham.

Airports Airport indicated is Blackpool.

Roads Blackburn is about 7 miles east of Junction 29 of the M6 Motorway.

Lancashire map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is a station in Blackburn.
Attraction 1 - Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-Le-Willows WA12 0HQ. Tel: 01942 402624.
Attraction 2 - Wigan Pier, Wallgate, Wigan, WN3 4EU. Tel: 01942 323666.
Attraction 3 - Pleasure Beach, Blackpool. Tel: 0870 444 5566.
Attraction 4 - Whalley Abbey, The Sands, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9SS - Tel: 01254 828400.
Attraction 5 - Martin Mere Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, Burscough, Ormskirk. Tel: 01704 89518.
Attraction 6 - Samlesbury Hall, Preston New Rd, Samlesbury, Preston PR5 OUP. Tel: 01254 812010

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photos of Blackburn

Blackburn - Local Information. Central Library Blackburn 01254 661221Aston Chemists 01254 680133 - Boots The Chemists 01254 580115 - Co-op Pharmacy 01254 55983 - BLACKBURN ROVERS FC - 01254 698888 - Shadsworth Leisure Centre - 01254 264561 - Blackburn Royal Infirmary - 01254 263555 - Apollo Cinema - 01254 695979 - Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery - 01254 667130 Blackburn Market - 01254 52911

Telephoning Blackburn from abroad - To dial a number in Blackburn from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Blackburn

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