All you need to know about Darwen

Darwen is a market town located south of Blackburn. Together they form the borough of Blackburn with Darwen. The town is popular with businesses travellers to the area as the town’s quiet location within proximity of major cities and routes make it the perfect commuter destination. Serviced apartments in Darwen provided a great base for those staying on business.

Darwen’s origins can be traced back to the early Bronze Age, with artefacts being found in and around the area dating back to 2000 BC. During the industrial revolution, Lancashire was a powerhouse of textile manufacturing, and Darwen was no different. The town became a centre for manufacturing and as a result, the town developed, with more railroads and the development of the Liverpool Canal. Between the years of 1850 and 1900 is when the town really took shape and in 1931 the town hosted a visit from Mohandas K. Gandhi.

The town is now focused around a variety of businesses with most of it being commercial retail. Many of the town’s residents commute to the nearby cities such as Blackburn, Manchester, and Preston for business. Darwen serviced apartments offer more space, flexibility, and privacy than most other accommodation options in Darwen. Complete your corporate stay in Darwen with a serviced apartment.

There is plenty to do in this beautiful market town. Due to its location, the town benefits from the beautiful countryside where guests can find hikes, walks, and cycle paths. Due to its rich history, the area is abundant with historic sites including Jubilee Tower, Houghton Tower, and Rivington Pike. Serviced apartments in Darwen offer close proximity to these attractions and allow business travellers to experience this market town during their stay.

Darwen has regular train services to Blackburn, Manchester, and Preston, with main roads linking many of the surrounding areas. The nearest airport is Manchester International Airport which is located 30 miles south of the town centre.

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