Discover the hidden history of Blackburn with free ‘hop-on, hop-off’ guided bus tours taking you from Eanam Wharf to Corporation Park and all stops in between. Time travel aboard one of four vintage buses including three fully restored northern single deck buses and a Blackburn Corporation double deck bus.

‘Harriet’ 1954 Leyland PS2 Tiger, Originally with Burnley, Colne and Nelson Corporation.

‘Daisy’, 1950 Leyland Tiger Ex-Crossville Motors.

‘Rosie’, 1946 Leyland Tiger Ex-Preston Corporation (quite a star in herself, Rosie featured in the popular BBC ‘Call the Midwife’ series).

‘Henry’, 1949 Guy Arab III Ex-Blackburn Corporation.

Capture the sights, sounds and smells of the past with costumed drivers, conductors and trained storytelling guides who will point out the past for you. There’ll be stops along the way so that you can disembark and visit some of the venues opening especially for the weekend as part of Blackburn Heritage Festival and Heritage Open Days weekend.

There’s even an eye spy quiz for kids which should keep the little ones and the ‘young at heart’ happy!

Every twenty minutes (approximately) from Penny Street, (near to the temporary bus station) for the inner circle – stops include Eanam Wharf, Railway Station, Holy Trinity Church, St John’s Church/Town Hall/Museum, King Georges Hall & Victoria Building, Blackburn Cathedral and by request.

Every hour (approximately) from Penny Street (near to the temporary bus station) for the outer circle – stopping at Corporation Park, Witton Park and Ewood.