Blackburn Hotels

With a bustling cultural scene, beautiful heritage sites and an interesting history, there’s always something to do in Blackburn. The beautiful Anglican cathedral is a must visit—it’s a calm oasis in the heart of the city.

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Things to do in Blackburn

Visit the cathedral

Take in the beauty of Blackburn’s stunning Anglican Cathedral There has been a church on the cathedral site for more than 1000 years and, in 1926, it was raised to cathedral status. The original church now forms the cathedral’s nave.

Discover the Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery

From books and beetles, to mummies and machinery, this museum has something to intrigue all minds. The museum is housed in a striking Grade II listed building, and is known for its unique collection of coins, manuscripts and books.

Go to the theatre

King George’s Hall in the centre of Blackburn is one of the region’s best live entertainment complexes, attracting world-class music, dance, comedy and variety acts.

Explore the West Pennine Moors

Walk, cycle or horse ride - get out in the moorlands for a blast of fresh air and some stunning views.