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Painting of Padiham

Padiham the picturesque town in the heart of Burnley, is becoming the creative hub of Lancashire, with small businesses run by creative and talented people, celebrating the rich history of independent trading that reaches back to 1294.

Padiham is a vibrant and attractive town centre with so much to see and do you will want to come prepared.  Why not take an overnight stay at the beautiful boutique hotel The Lawrence. Visit Gawthorpe Hall, cycle or walk the Greenway, take a stroll along the river Calder or visit the stunning award winning Memorial Park.  


If you haven’t been to Padiham high street recently you’re in for a real treat. Its full of vibrant independent traders, future-friendly plastic free and vegan offers, fine art galleries, boutiques, skilled practitioners plus may other pop up surprises, we prize quality and service above all else.  Our cafes, restaurants, bakeries, bistros and delis will leave you spoilt for choice, so you’ll never leave hungry.

Padiham is the place to come and dine, enjoy a night out, find something original, a one-of-kind gift, or an essential item. With our friendly, informed shopkeepers you will always leave with a smile on your face.

Padiham is well known for it’s lively annual events such as Padiham on Parade 1940’s weekend, Painting Padiham, Duck Race, Party in the Park, Open Air Theatre  plus much more.

Padiham has undergone significant investment which is a major step to attract more businesses and investment by making improvements to enhance the Town Centre visitor experience.

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