Find out what Burnley has to offer for all the family…

14th May 2024

Burnley, a vibrant market town in the heart of East Lancashire, offers breathtaking views of the Pennines and is surrounded by moors that attract hikers, cyclists and tourists.

Perfect for commuters situated 25 miles from Preston, there’s excellent road connections, the M65 provides quick links to the M60 and M66 to Manchester, the M6 and M65 to Preston, coastal resorts, the Lake District and the M62 or A646 to Leeds.

Burnley has two railway stations: Burnley Manchester Road offers services west to Preston and Blackpool and east to Leeds and York, while Burnley Central provides local services west to Blackpool and Preston and east to Nelson and Colne, with connections to major destinations across the country.

For younger members of the family, the town offers a range of primary and secondary schools, there’s Burnley College for further education and a University Campus on Princess Way.

The town centre boasts a host of modern amenities like a shopping centre, cinema, bowling alley, leisure centre, art gallery and vibrant nightlife. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy a variety of activities at nearby sports centres and golf courses. Whilst football fans can catch live matches at Burnley FC's Turf Moor stadium.

There’s so much to do in Burnley, you can explore Towneley Hall, interact with historical characters, participate in fun runs along Padiham Greenway, enjoy theater performances at The Mechanics or in the park, and visit sculpture and painting exhibitions at Gawthorpe Hall. The town also hosts the National Blues Festival, a two-day event that is one of the largest Blues festivals in the country.

We know what a fantastic place Burnley to live, with three of our developments situated here. Our popular development Valour Park has it’s last few homes remaining, visit now to snap up one of our last homes. We also have our Harrogate Fold development, which boasts 3 & 4 bedroom homes priced from £215,995. That’s not all, our coming soon development, is located off Standen Hall Drive and is set to launch later into 2024.

To discover all 3 of our Burnley developments and find out how the town could be a match for you, visit https://www.mcdermotthomes.co.uk/developments/