Accrington Tourism

Accrington is a town in the Hyndburn borough of Lancashire, England. It lies about 4 miles (6 km) east of Blackburn, 6 miles (10 km) west of Burnley, 13 miles (21 km) east of Preston, 20 miles (32 km) north of Manchester city centre and is situated on the mostly culverted River Hyndburn. Commonly abbreviated by locals to "Accy", the town has a population of 45,600 according to the 2001 census and the urban area has a population of over 80,000. Accrington is a former centre of the cotton and textile machinery industries. The town is famed for manufacturing the hardest and densest building bricks in the world, "The Accrington NORI" (iron), which were used in the construction of the Empire State Building and for the foundations of Blackpool Tower; famous for Accrington Stanley F.C. and the Haworth Art Gallery which holds Europe's largest collection of Tiffany glass.

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Find crucial information and trip planning details about Accrington, which is a city in United Kingdom. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Manchester, United Kingdom. Manchester, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Accrington.

  • Know the pollution level of Accrington before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 6.25 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Accrington for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Accrington.

    • Burglary and Theft 53.57 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.93 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 55.36 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 64.29 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 69.64 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 39.29 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 60.71 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.57 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 51.79 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 50 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 90.03 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 14.22 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 78.51 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.42 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Accrington

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.13 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.4 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 60.67 USD

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