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Visit Blackburn and discover a range of shops, cafes, restaurants and more. The town is famous for its history in the cotton industry, providing much of the country with cotton in previous years.
The town centre offers a variety of independent shops, as well as the famous brands, offering a complete assortment of products, such as food, clothing, gadgets, etc. The main shopping area in Blackburn is The Mall, which is home to a good number of stores, providing items for your every need, as well as cafes and restaurants, to provide that much needed break.
The local football team is Blackburn Rovers, who play their home matches at Ewood Park, which is only a short distance from the town centre. Alternatively, there are many pubs and bars in the town, for you to sit and enjoy the game alongside a cold drink, or view other sporting events which may be on TV.
Blackburn Market is open six days a week in the town centre, and offers a wide variety of fresh fruit and vegetables, meat, fish, fabrics, and so much more, and is open all year round.
The local train station provides easy access to Preston, Leeds and Colne, whilst Blackburn itself is situated close to Wigan, Burnley, Chorley, and Bolton, which can be reached by the local bus services in the area.