Burnley is a large market town in the borough of Burnley Lancashire and has a population of around 73,000 people; the town lies 11 miles east of Blackburn and 25 miles east of Preston in a natural three forked valley at the confluence of the River Brun and River Calder. Its majestic setting on the edge of the South Pennine Moors provides the rich landscape for the many Burnley Hotels that provide for the business traveller, the honeymoon couple, and the family group and for those on a tight budget.
Burnley was originally a small market town during the early medieval period until its expansion during the Industrial Revolution making it the largest producer of cotton cloth. Today the public sector is the town's largest employer. The town is found on the edge of the South Pennine Moors, its wonderfully wild landscapes and fast running streams invites those that love the great outdoors, many arrive here to walk, to cycle, to horse ride, to hike and to fish.
Today Burnley is the perfect place for visitors, besides its fascinating industrial history, the town has two historic houses namely Townley Hall and Gawthorp Hall home of one of the North's great Victorian philanthropists Sir James Kay Shuttleworth and a great friend of Charlotte Bronte who was one of the many visitors to the hall. Gawthorpe Hall is the highlight on the route of the long distance Bronte Way, one of the many beautiful country walks through Burnley's surrounding countryside. It is not only history that attracts tourist but its shopping found through its markets and mills shops beside the town centre shopping hosting up market brand names.
The Burnley Hotels offer many different images and aspects from town center to city surrounds to those flanking the motorways perfect for the business guest. The five star hotels offer airport transfer directly to Hotel steps; alternatively guests may be delivered by luxury Limousine or take advantage of car hire from the arrivals halls at the airports allowing independence and convenience.
Burnley hotels may present modern streamlined images and may be preferred by the business guest these are most often found edging the motorways offering easy access to local business centres and communication links. The Hotels fringing the town and providing guests with a country outlook are found over many acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, these hotels are most often presented in heritage buildings that are elegantly restored to provide luxurious accommodations and sophisticated amenities and facilities.
The country Hotels play to their strengths and focus on country pursuits providing their guests with scenic walking tours, horse riding, hiking, clay pigeon shooting, hunting and fishing. The town centre hotels offer doorstep location to the energetic hub and easy access to all its restaurants, pubs and pavement cafes. The town hotels may be housed in ancient Coaching Inns dating back hundreds of years boasting mounting blocks outside entrances and hosting low slung ceilings, timber framed walls, open log fires and uneven flag stone floors, lead windows frame views of the quaint streets.
Accommodations offer en suite rooms dressed in tonal palettes hosting ergonomic study areas complemented with sophisticated communication devices the top choice of the business guest. Multi roomed suites found in country retreats are home to antique furniture and French doors opening onto small balconies overlooking delightful gardens, seating and dining areas.
The Hotels offer luxury health Spas and gymnasiums, exquisite restaurants boasting international cuisines and welcoming bars and wine bars.
The Burnley Hotels offer their guests delicious comforts and wonderful locations and ensure returns through the warm and welcoming service.