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The Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre

Type:Heritage / Visitor Centre

85 Manchester Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1JZ

Tel: 01282 452403

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The Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre
The visitor centre is located in the former Wharfmaster's House and Toll Office at Burnley Wharf and Leeds and Liverpool Canal. It's displays tell about the area now known as the Weavers' Triangle and the canal as well as how cotton is made. Period rooms - a Victorian parlour and a weaver's dwelling show a contrast of two lifestyles.
The Burnley Fair Room, with a working model fairground, illustrates the workers' holidays and there is also a recreated Victorian schoolroom.
A short walk along the towpath is Oak Mount Mill engine house which is open for a number of occasions during the summer. Please visit the website for further details.


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child TicketFree
Group TicketFree
Free AdmissionFree
Senior CitizenFree
Adult TicketFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

The Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre (2 Apr 2018 - 31 Oct 2018)
Monday - Tuesday14:00 - 16:00*
Wednesday - FridayClosed*
Saturday - Sunday14:00 - 16:00*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change


Saturday, 25th August 2018 - Sunday, 26th August 2018

Burnley Canal FestivalThe seventh Festival in 2018 is set to attract visitors from far and wide, who will come to enjoy the colourful display of boats and the FREE family friendly activities and entertainment which will be happening throughout the weekend.
more info


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018


Road Directions

Situated near the town centre - Located on Manchester Road approx 200 yards from the Town Hall.

Public Transport Directions

Manchester Road railway station is only a short distance away.



  • Seasonal Opening Only

Parking & Transport

  • Coaches Welcome


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  • New canal foot bridge installed (2nd July 2014) On The Banks development in the Weavers’ Triangle.

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