Blackburn Rovers Football Club
From the North: Leave the M6 at Junction 30 and join the M61, at the first exit join the M65 and head East to Blackburn. Ewood Park is well signposted on the M65, leave at junction 4, join the A666 and head towards Blackburn. Ewood Park is about a mile away on your right.
From the South: Leave the M6 at Junction 29 and join the M65 and head East to Blackburn. Ewood Park is well signposted on the M65, leave at junction 4, join the A666 and head towards Blackburn.Ewood Park is about a mile away on your right.
From the West: From the M6/M62 or M60, join the M61, leave the M61 for the M65 and head East to Blackburn.Ewood Park is well signposted on the M65, leave at junction 4, join the A666 and head towards Blackburn. Ewood Park is about a mile away on your right.
From the East: Travelling from Yorkshire, either on the B6234, the A56 Haslingden by-pass or the Skipton Road, join the M65 and head West. Leave the M65 at junction 4 and head towards Blackburn on the A666, Ewood Park is about a mile from the motorway on the right hand side. From the M62 leave at Junction 18 for the M66 Bury, travel to the end of the Motorway which becomes the A56, join the M65 at Junction 8 and head Westbound towards Blackburn. Leave the M65 at junction 4 and head towards Blackburn on the A666, Ewood Park is about a mile from the motorway on the right hand side.
Pick-up/Drop-off point: Supporters can drop off in the North and South corners of the main Jack Walker Stand. Pick-up is from the same location 15 minutes after the final whistle.
By Train: Blackburn station is approximately a mile and a half from Ewood Park. Mill Hill station is approximately one mile away from the ground. There are direct trains from Manchester Victoria, Salford Crescent and Preston. See the National Rail website for train times.
By Bus: The buses serving Ewood Park are: No. 1 (Bolton - Darwen - Blackburn) and No. 24 (Chorley - Blackburn). The frequency of buses serving Ewood Park is every 10 minutes. For timetables see www.lancashirebus.co.uk.
WHAT TO DO IN BLACKBURN?
Being only 5-10 minutes drive from Ewood Park, The Observatory is a newly refurbished establishment that offers a more modern pub dining experience, whilst sticking to its authentic roots. A great family atmosphere, pool and darts are available as well as live sports, offering entertainment for all!
Address: The Observatory, Old Bank Lane, Blackburn, BB2 3HG
With your mates, your other half, or even with the kids, The Fernhurst is perfect – warm, friendly and inviting. Got a big appetite? You’re in the right place. Whether it’s their burgers or breakfast, hot dogs or roast dinners, they all have one thing in common – they’re big! Please note, The Fernhurst has a limited capacity which when it is reached will mean fans will not be allowed entry until current occupants leave.
Address: The Fernhurst, 466 Bolton Road, Blackburn, BB2 4JP
Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
An arts and crafts style listed building opened in 1874, housing displays and reserve collections, this is the largest icon exhibition outside London's Victoria and Albert Museum. Britain's 2nd largest collection of Japanese woodcut prints, numerous watercolours and oil paintings, ceramics and the outstanding Hart selection of coins, books, medieval manuscripts and prints displayed in special low light conditions. The only permanent gallery of Indian and Pakistani culture in the North West.
Mrs Dowsons Visitor Centre & Farm
Travelling with the kids? Making a weekend of your visit? Why not visit Mrs Dowsons Visitor Centre & Farm? They are passionate about giving their visitors the opportunity to see, touch and engage with their friendly farm animals, explore the countryside and experience a real working farm. Take in the fresh country air with a walk on our nature trail and meet some of their animals, big and small, along the way.
In 1996, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council received approximately £3.7 million from the Heritage Lottery funding, this enabled restoration of many of the features of the park. Corporation Park (18 ha) is a traditional Victorian park close to the centre of Blackburn and has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag award status. The park is now registered by English Heritage as a park and garden of special historic interest.