How To Find Us

The Festival is at Finsley Gate Wharf, Finsley Gate, Burnley. BB11 2FG.  Google map here.

If you’re a fan of What3Words, the words for Finsley Gate are: edge.issues.panic

There is NO PARKING at Finsley Gate Wharf on Festival day. FREE parking can be found at Burnley Borough Council car parks near the Bus Station (no. 11), on Centenary Way (no.12), on King Street (no. 13) and at Finsley Gate (nos. 15 & 16).  All council car parks are FREE to use on Sundays. Car Park map here.

Finsley Gate (nos. 15 & 16) The Finsley Gate car parks are the closest, at only a 3 minute walk away. You could take a longer stroll along the towpath (15 mins) to the Festival. Join the towpath at Burnley Wharf on Manchester Road. On your way to the Festival why not pop in to the Weavers’ Triangle Centre at the Wharf, where you can step into the past with a Victorian schoolroom, an Edwardian bathroom and an authentic weaver’s dwelling – you can even have a go at weaving yourself!

King Street (no. 13) – the Festival is approximately 10 minutes walk along the road or 20 minutes walk along the towpath. If you’re using the towpath leave the car park heading towards St James’s Street, turn left onto Sandygate (the steep hill). Join the towpath from Sandygate Square, turn left under the bridge and keep walking until you see all the Festival fun! You can stop off at the Weavers’ Triangle Centre (see above) on the way. Or if you passing between 1-4pm you can visit the Engine House on Wiseman Street (see What’s On page for details).

If you’d like a longer stroll along the towpath you can park near the Bus Station and join it near the Centenary Way car park (no. 12). Follow the steps up the embankment and turn right on to the famous Straight Mile.

If you are travelling to the Festival by train Manchester Road train station (BB11 4HU) is about 10 minutes walk away. Burnley Central station (BB11 1DA) is a bit further at approx. 20 minutes walk.

There is bicycle parking at Finsley Gate Wharf.

If you are a Blue Badge holder with accessibility needs please get in touch and we will advise you on the options, email for information.

Our team have used Burnley Crown Taxis 01282 455555 and Maxi Taxis 01282 431922. We are not affiliated with or recommending them, just providing information if you want to take a cab to us.