Blackburn is a town with a young spirit, where the hustle and bustle of modern life give way to a more relaxed pace. Blackburn has also grown from an industrial town to one that flourishes in technology, commerce, and education. Blackburn was founded on Blackburne House which used to stand near the crossroads by the church. It expanded rapidly during Victorian times when it became a mill town with cotton mills powered by water from Blackburn Brook. Preston, UK can be seen here.

Blackburn was founded on Blackburne House which used to stand near the crossroads by the church. It expanded rapidly during Victorian times when it. Click here to read about A Trip to Chorley, UK.

Blackburn is a town in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen and has its own electoral ward. It sits on the southern bank of the Rivers Ribble and Lune just east of Preston. Blackburn was an important market town in medieval England, due to its location at a natural ford over one arm of the River Darwen; Blackburn’s bridge was built by King Edward I as part-financing for his wars against Scotland. The recent closure of Pinfold Street marked the end, not only to this centuries-old tradition but also to Blackburn’s historic connection with these animals – until now!