Things to do in Blackburn

There’s plenty to see and do in Blackburn, here are a few ideas to inspire your adventures:

Jubilee Tower

Situated on Darwen Hill overlooking Darwen town centre was built to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.

Hoghton Tower

A fortified Grade II listed manor house with stables and Great Barn. With stunning gardens and event space.

The Mall Shopping Centre

Shops, food, drink and events, what more could you ask for when visiting Blackburn. Go on spoilt yourself with a visit to The Mall.

Ewood Park

Cheer on The Blue and White at one of the oldest football grounds in England. Hotel 99 is just a 30-minute walk away.

King George's Hall

Enjoy a spectacle at one of the finest venues in the North West. From stand-up shows to classic children’s characters, there’s plenty to do.

Witton Country Park

Explore 480 acres of woodland, grassland and parkland. Kids will love the playgrounds and large musical instruments or enjoy a leisurely stroll.

Photo of Jubilee Tower, Darwen, Blackburn 

Blackburn Cathedral

Located in the heart of the regenerated Cathedral Quarter, the Blackburn Cathedral is an example of Gothic Revival architecture and dating back to 1820.


East Lancashire Railway

Hop aboard and enjoy a scenic ride through the North West. Enjoy a day out with Thomas and friends or more grown-up passengers can tuck into a dining experience.