Discover Padiham’s hidden history as you put your detective skills to the test and follow the Trail Map to find the clues! An educational and exciting experience that the whole family will enjoy. Discover some of the town’s historical highlights.
Pick up a Heritage Trail Map from either of our locations:
• Padiham Library (Town Hall, Burnley Rd, Padiham, Burnley, BB12 8BS)
• Gawthorpe Hall (Burnley Rd, Padiham, Burnley, BB12 8UA)
Once you’ve completed your trail map, fill in your contact details and drop off at Padiham Library or Gawthorpe Hall by Monday 17th Sep 1700 where a winner will be chosen at random on Wednesday 20th September to receive a £50 Padiham Shop Local Voucher.
Catch a ride on the FREE vintage bus on Sat 9th Sep from Padiham Town Centre up to Gawthorpe Hall open from 1200-1600 where you can explore the fabulous historic rooms and paintings. Learn about the Shuttleworth family home and discover the Victorian Kitchen where you can have a go at polishing the cutlery or write out a dinner menu with a feather pen!
Vintage Bus Times (Stopping opposite So Floral, 28 Burnley Rd) 1330, 1430 & 1530.
Don’t forget to pick up your free Padiham Shop local bag from Padiham Library. Unfortunately, we can’t guarantee bags for everyone but it’s still a fantastic way to spend a morning or afternoon!
If the trail has inspired you to discover more about Padiham’s unique heritage, head over to the Padiham.org.uk website for more information or visit the Padiham Archives Museum – Open every Tuesday 1000-1400 in Padiham Town Hall.