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The Singing Ringing Tree

Crown Point, Burnley, England
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Blow the cobwebs away

You can spend all day walking up to the tree, there are various well documented works of various... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michele B
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Visit on windy/rainy day

Best to visit this during bad weather - it really comes into its element when it’s the worst of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris B
Burnley, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“short walk” (27 reviews)
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Crown Point, Burnley, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can spend all day walking up to the tree, there are various well documented works of various abilities, or take the short route from the car park, dependant on your ability. The path is both wheelchair and child buggy friendly, although a bit bumpy....More

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best to visit this during bad weather - it really comes into its element when it’s the worst of weathers. The rain hitting it hard makes it like a large wind chime and the wind brings eerie sounds alive. Remarkable structure and the views are...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the sounds that come through on a breezy day and the view across Burnley and the surrounding hills

Thank sparkpoo78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk up to sculpture. Nice itself. Doesnt really whistle. Great views of burnley worth a visit.

Thank nti3000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been meaning to visit this for a while, there is a car park for approx 10 cars and a short walk to the tree, uneven ground not suitable for a wheelchair. Incredible monument and quite and eerie sound. Would recommend.

Thank Mayling J
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

What an amazing sound from this sculpture! The views across the area are stunning but it's the music from the tree that makes it even more special. We went on a windy day so we had great sound, but I guess being up so high...More

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Our French visitor enjoyed the visit and thought it unual piece, we felt it could be do with a tidy round, the base is rusty.

Thank joannwhittaker
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Good small car-park to use and pathway to it. It was raining and windy but you need the wind to appreciate it so not really an issue. Good views of the area.

Thank Adrian J
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely place for a picnic on a nice day! Great views, funny sounds, quirky attraction to visit if you are in the area.

Thank Robjoey
Reviewed 5 September 2017

During the 1960's a very strange East German TV series called The Singing Ringing Tree was often repeated. It was a children's series but it terrified me. A Prince who was turned into a bear by an evil dwarf. A sulky princess. A very unconvincing...More

Thank 900Lancasterfamily
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Ivan K
3 June 2017|
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Response from PAUL M | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delay in replying. The path from the car park parking area is not tarmacked or surfaced & as it follows the line of the hill you would encounter some differences in gradient & in some places an uneven... More
Stephanie Y
10 July 2015|
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Response from MartinShort | Reviewed this property |
Copy and paste this and using Ordnance survey map listed you can find your way as described. I hope this was of some help. Start: Towneley Park Burnley End: Towneley Park Burnley Country: England County: Lancashire Type... More
cal s
26 March 2015|
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Response from Denise S | Reviewed this property |
Just park along the road.