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The Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre

The Weavers Triangle Visitor Centre 85 Manchester Road, Burnley BB11 1JZ, England
+44 1282 452403
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The Weavers Triangle Burnley

The visitor centre is located at Burnley Wharf and Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Run by very friendly... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Sid S
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Burnley, United Kingdom
Canal Festival

The first visit to the Weavers Triangle was at the Burnley Canal festival, what a gem it... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Peter M
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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The Weavers Triangle Visitor Centre 85 Manchester Road, Burnley BB11 1JZ, England
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The visitor centre is located at Burnley Wharf and Leeds and Liverpool Canal. Run by very friendly and knowledgeable volunteers who are happy to answer any question. Do drop in when you are in the area and it's free. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Sid S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The first visit to the Weavers Triangle was at the Burnley Canal festival, what a gem it is,staffed by well informed and enthusiastic volunteers,this is a seam of our rich industrial heritage which many local youngsters have no knowledge of,this is a must for school...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

again, a neat place to visit. however, I was amused to hear it described as a 'work in progress' as that is exactly what I was told it was the last time I was here in 1979.

Thank Lizheywood
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Run by volunteers, this is a great little place. Enthusiasm of the guides and helers enriches the experience. Burnley Wharf is a jewel of the industrial age. The centre is well worth a visi to get a small scale and local insight into another era.

Thank tom c
Reviewed 22 April 2017

If its raining and you need to get a bit of shelter good spot to stop if not avoid as dry biscuits doesn't' quite cover it. Kids may be tricked into thinking its a day trip and it is free and local to Rawtenstall.

Thank honestbob2017
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great costing the toll house and visitor centre st Weavers Triangle. The volunteers (sadly the council have yet another gem that isn't funded) are very friendly, knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. Layout is great - very interesting to see the difference between downstairs...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Went with my family to this maze yesterday and from the outside we just thought it was two rooms, turns out it's got rooms upstairs as well, some have 'dress up stuff' in - sadly didn't fit me! The staff are very helpful and full...More

Thank forever-ill
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Well worth one visit it you are in town.You need to spend time on reading wall info and asking staff questions.Very pleasant on a sunny day with nearby pub and canal.

Thank Geoff T
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lovely man told us a lot of history of the area. The visitors centre is brilliant. Several rooms fitted out in character, including a school room, dining room and model fairground. A walk into the basement takes you onto the toll path. Another chap told...More

1  Thank EdwinaA
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Enjoyable small museum, with excellent period photos, recreated living and working rooms, fascinating short historical films and a fun heritage fair. Take a look in the insect cabin: amazing!

Thank Alan1_10
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