Welcome to Friends of Burnley Parks

Welcome to Burnley’s official website for all the volunteer Friends of Parks groups. Here you will find all the information you need regarding the volunteer activities, events and find out how you can get involved in parks and greenspaces in your area. 

Currently we have 6 Green Flag parks all with active volunteer groups who are the voice of the community and work with Burnley Borough Council to preserve and enhance Burnley’s Parks.

We’ll be adding content as we go, for now, you’ll find the most content under the Friends of Towneley Park.


Trout at Towneley Hall

🌱🐟 Our baby trout have arrived, and visitors (& the team!) are already loving our new fishy guests! 🐟🌱

β€˜Trout at Towneley’ is a partnership between Ribble Rivers Trust and Towneley Hall. We have been able to welcome a tank of baby trout, known as fry, to the prime position of our shop. Visitors to the Hall will see them grow into adult fish. Once the fish are large enough, they will be released into local rivers to help grow the population of native fish in the area.

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Looking for something to do at half term?

Come and have a go at our ’History, Myth and Mystery Trail!’ Was there really a boggart under this bridge?? The trail starts in the hall and then continues outside. Trail sheets are
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Dead hedge building

Thanks to Henry, the green activities co-ordinator, for putting on a dead hedge building session in Thanet Lee last Friday (9th). We all enjoyed it and were pleased with the start we made.
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