Friends Of Towneley Park

Charity no. 1144988

The main activities of the group are to:

  • Promote the benefits of Towneley Park for all visitors and users.
  • Contribute to events in the Park.
  • Meet and discuss with Park users, issues relating to the Park.
  • Help maintain and improve all aspects of the Park.
  • Support the Council’s role in the Park.
  • Publicise the Park.
  • Help improve visitors’ understanding and enjoyment of the Park’s heritage.

Members meet four times a year to organise activities and events which are available to all who care about Towneley Park.


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The Friends group is a registered charity whose purpose is to improve the facilities and the environment of Towneley Park by working in partnership with Burnley Borough Council.

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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