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New Year's Eve in Blackburn in 2013/ 2013 - destination: the Pennine Moors

A large industrial town in Lancashire, England, Blackburn lies to the north of the West Pennine Moors, only 30 km northwest of the city of Manchester and 14 km east of Preston. One of the first industrialised towns in the world, Blackburn kept expanding and developing, coming to reach a population of 105,000 at the last census. Its fast-beating rhythm and multi-cultural background make it fascinating to spend the New Year's Eve in Blackburn in 2012/ 2013.

The town's long-lasting prominence, which began as early as the 13th century, means that numerous styles and époques have left their mark on the place. That is why tourists coming to celebrate the New Year's Eve in Blackburn in 2012/ 2013 will be amazed by everything the town has to offer. At the very heart of the city, there is the unmistakable centuries-old Blackburn Cathedral, a true landmark of the place, but also the Italian renaissance style Town Hall, completed in 1856. Sports lovers will definitely want to take a look at Ewood Park stadium, home to the town's football club ever since the late 19th century. The numerous parks, such as Corporation Park, provide plenty of entertainment and leisure facilities, whereas the affluent markets and shopping centres are ideal for finding souvenirs. Last but not least, Indian and Asian cuisine, along with local specialties, is sure to add the perfect touch to a memorable celebration.