The 9 unique historic buildings and venues across Burnley open to the public for free this month

The national Heritage Open Days will see nine venues across town come to life during September.

Tuesday, 10th September 2019, 9:43 am
The 9 unique historic buildings, churches and venues across Burnley open to the public for free this month

The volunteer run event is a once-a-year opportunity to explore some of the area's unique historic buildings, many of which are usually restricted or charge for entry. This year's event is taking place from Friday 13 to Sunday 22 September. Here are the venues which will be open to the public in Burnley. Pre-booking is required for some of the tours and early booking is recommended to avoid disappointment. Further details about each venue can also be found on the Heritage Open Days website www.heritageopendays.org.uk

Gawthorpe Hall, Habergham Drive, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 8UA | Free entry and free guided walk for one day only. Visitors will have access to parts of the Hall not generally open to the public.
Burnley Cemetery, Rossendale Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 5DD | Stroll around the cemetery and learn about its history.
Padiham St. John's Road Cemetery, St. Johns Road, Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 7BN | Stroll around the cemetery and learn about its history.
The Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre, 85 Manchester Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1JZ | Guided towpath walk through a Victorian industrial area, covering 1/2 mile and lasting 1 hour.
Wiseman Street, Westgate, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1RU | A tour around a Cotton mill engine house dating from 1887 with restored steam engine.
Queen Street Mill Textile Museum, Queen Street, Briercliffe, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2HX | Free entrance and tours around the last surviving 19th century steam powered weaving mill in the world.
160 St. James's Street, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1NR | For one day only the Burnley Empire will open its door for the first time since 1995.
Smithsons Farm Camping and Caravan Site, Woodend Road, Reedley, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 9DR | Woodend Mining Museum is a small Museum set up to preserve the History of Coal Mining in the Burnley Coalfield.
The Weavers Triangle Visitor Centre, 85 Manchester Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1JZ | An immersive family adventure, a playful journey inspired by the history of the Weavers Triangle.