Blackburn Cathedral
Cathedral Close

Blackburn Cathedral is located at the heart of Blackburn town centre and is easily accessible for pedestrians, cars, bikes, buses and trains.

By Car

Blackburn is easily accessible from the motorway network including the M6, M65 and M66. Blackburn town centre has numerous parking spaces including street parking, open and multi-story car parks. All council operated car parks are FREE all day Saturday.

By Bus

The new Blackburn Bus Station is close to Church Street at the side of Blackburn Cathedral and direct buses are available from Accrington, Darwen, Burnley, Clitheroe, Preston, Bolton, Chorley and Manchester. You can search for your bus routes and times by visiting Traveline Northwest

By Train

Blackburn Train Station is situated just a short walk from the Cathedral and regular direct train services to the Northwest’s major towns, makes visiting the Festival easy. Direct trains are available from Preston, Colne, Burnley, Nelson, Clitheroe, Accrington, Burnley, Blackpool, Bolton, Salford, Leeds, Bradford, Halifax and York. Train services to Blackburn are operated by Northern Rail and you can visit their website here

More information

More information will be published nearer the Festival regarding accessibility, disabled parking facilities and parking for coaches.