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2.89km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
A beautiful and formal Edwardian urban park in Burnley, Lancashire which was opened in 1930. Its features include a boating lake, paddling pool, Italian gardens, and a playground. It is more ornamental than Burnley's other parks with large numbers of flower beds and the large rose garden.
4.31km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Towneley Hall historic house, art gallery and museum located in 400 acres of beautiful parkland provides all the ingredients for a fun, educational and adventurous day out. It houses an eclectic collection including an Egyptian mummy, the Whalley Abbey vestments, Lancashire-made oak furniture, Pilkington Pottery and the Towneley Bear. There are also so many other things to see and feel around.
Pendle Heritage Centre
4.86km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
This is a site dedicated to the heritage of Pendle Hill, its Royal Forest, and the Boroughs of Blackburnshire which surround it. The heritage centre occupies Park Hill, a two-story former farmhouse that has a 1661 date stone but was developed over an extended period between the 16th century and the beginning of the 18th century. The center has an 18th-century walled garden and woodland walk and houses the Pendle Arts Gallery.
6.17km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Boulsworth Hill is a large expanse of moorland, the highest point of the South Pennines of south-eastern Lancashire, England, separating the Borough of Pendle from Calderdale. It was one of the beatiful location in this area and it offers a nice trekking area too.
Singing Ringing Tree
6.23km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
This incredible bit of engineering is part sculpture, part musical instrument. It is a 3-meter-tall, wind-powered musical sculpture made of galvanized steel pipes, it stands high above the English town of Burnley. The pipes swirl to form the shape of a tree bent and blown by the wind, and produce an eerie, melodious hum as the constant wind on Crown Point drifts through them.
National Trust - Gawthorpe Hall
6.24km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
A beautiful Elizabethan country house, which was built in 1600-5 for the Reverend Lawrence Shuttleworth whose family had settled at Gawthorpe at the end of the 14th century. Inside the Hall's beautiful historic rooms show life as it was in the Victorian period for the Kay-Shuttleworth family and have a homely feel, despite the grandeur of the building. The hall is financed and run by the National Trust in partnership with Lancashire County Council.
Wycoller Country Park
7.75km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Wycoller Country Park is one of the prettiest Country Parks in Lancashire. The area is famous for its association with the Brontè sisters who referred to many of the nearby landmarks in books such as "Wuthering Heights" and "Jane Eyre". It has many footpaths leading to local beauty spots which include Bank House and Wycoller Beck.
9.06km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Pendle Hill, a prominent limestone hill, rises to 1,831 feet above the towns of Clitheroe and Whalley. It is still an untamed place, full of mystery and infamous as the home of the Pendle Witches who were tried and executed for witchcraft in 1612. The hill is also famous for its links to three events that took place in the 17th century: the Pendle witch trials, Richard Towneley's barometer experiment, and the vision of George Fox, which led to the foundation of the Quaker movement.
11.28km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Top Withens is a ruined farmhouse near Haworth, West Yorkshire which is said to have been the inspiration for Wuthering Heights the novel by Emily Brontë. The ruin lies on the Pennine Way and is a popular walking destination from nearby Haworth and Stanbury. Such is the attraction to Japanese literary tourists that some footpath signs in the area include directions in Japanese.
Haworth Art Gallery
12.72km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Haworth Art Gallery is Lancashire’s finest Arts & Crafts house and garden. It was designed by the architect, Walter Brierley and houses the internationally important Tiffany Glass Museum, Accrington Art Gallery and artists studios in the former stables. The museum also has a collection of mainly 19th-century oil paintings and watercolours including works by Frederic, Lord Leighton, Claude Joseph Vernet, John Frederick Herring and others.
13.02km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Bronte Waterfalls is a 5.8-kilometer loop trail located near Keighley, West Yorkshire, England that features a waterfall and this place is also a nice trekking area and also you can spend some good time enjoying the waterfall. It is an area of outstanding beauty and famous for its association with the Brontë sisters.
13.31km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Hardcastle Crags encompasses deep rocky ravines, tumbling streams, oak, beech, and pine woods, and some of the best examples of upland meadows in the country. Gibson Mill is situated within Hardcastle Crags woodland beside Hebden Water. Approximately half a mile along the valley there is a 19th-century cotton mill called Gibson Mill. The mill was water-powered and has been renovated to demonstrate renewable energy sources and a sustainability strategy.
13.52km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
The ski resort Rossendale is a winter sports centre that the whole family can enjoy whatever the season. It is located in North West England. For skiing and snowboarding, there are 0.7 km of slopes available. 3 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 242 and 285 m.
13.78km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
A beautiful Museum & Art Gallery in the heart of the scenic Rossendale valley. It was set in a beautiful park at the center of the Rossendale Valley, Lancashire. This little 'gem' of the valley was originally built in 1840. You can wander through our museum you will encounter our infamous Tiger and Python scene, the two animals locked in a battle to the death! Discover our changing program of art exhibitions, dine in our café.
Whalley Abbey East Gatehouse
13.94km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
This 14th century gatehouse belonged to the nearby Cistercian abbey, which was once the second wealthiest monastery in Lancashire. The abbey was founded in 1296 by the De Lacy family for monks from Stanlow Abbey in Cheshire and grew to become the second most powerful abbey in Lancashire. The ruins of the abbey are recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade I listed building.
14.2km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Oswaldtwistle Mills is an award-winning shopping village in Lancashire that has something to amaze, charm and intrigue visitors of all ages. We have over 100 retail concessions selling everything from arts and craft supplies to gadgets to furniture to locally produced foods, and everything in between. The company is based in an historic cotton mill in the East Lancashire village of Oswaldtwistle and was one of the first mill shopping villages in Lancashire.
Clitheroe Castle Museum
14.21km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Clitheroe Castle Museum is housed in the listed steward’s house on the picturesque site of the Grade I listed Castle Keep and Scheduled Monument. Its intriguing galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of history, heritage and geology of the local area. Younger hearts may take an adventure kitted out with rucksack, map and magnifying glass.
14.23km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
A majestic castle perched above the town of Clitheroe where it has dominated the skyline for 800 years. This majestic house tells the story of the town, the formation of the landscape 350 million years ago and why the Ribble Valley is a haven for Lancashire's wildlife. Moving through the galleries,
14.97km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Stoodley Pike is a 402 m high elevation in the southern Pennines in the northern English county of West Yorkshire. The exposed hill carries the widely visible Stoodley Pike Monument, a 37 m high obelisk with a viewing platform. The foothills, which are not too conspicuous themselves, have become famous primarily for the striking monument on its northern tip. At first, it was just called Stoodley Pike, just like the hill; later the official name of the monument was changed to Stoodley Pike Monume
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum
16.14km from Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Helmshore Textile Mill tells the fascinating stories of wool, cotton and the Industrial Revolution. Imagine the hard lives of the mill workers and relish the opportunity to see spellbinding historic machinery in motion. Witness Its spellbinding historic machinery in action; where the noisy clicks, clunks, thumps, and distinctive scents will transport you to another era.
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Queen Street Mill Textile Museum
Queen Street Mill, Harle Syke, Briercliffe, Burnley BB10 2HX, UK
Queen Street Mill, a late C19 textile weaving mill with later additions, is listed at Grade I for the following principal reasons: * Rarity: Queen Street Mill is claimed to be the last surviving working C19 steam-powered textile weaving mill in the world. Unique in being the world's only surviving operational steam-driven weaving shed, it received an Engineering Heritage Award in November 2010.