Darwen Tower is also often called Jubilee Tower, but it's worth noting that there are quite a few 'Jubilee Towers' scattered around the UK. Look through the information and directions below to ensure you get to the right one!

By car

Darwen Tower is not accessible by car, the nearest car park to starting points of walks can be found near Sunnyhurst Woods (Sunnyhurst Woods Car Park), though be aware that it's a small car park. There is plenty of car parking space in Darwen - so if you are travelling by car, why not explore the shops and other amenities Darwen has to offer. If you're planning to stay in the area - look at our page on places to stay in Darwen.

By train

Darwen sits on the line between Manchester to Clitheroe and there are regular trains back and forth along this line. You can check train services on this up to date timetable

By bus

Buses to Darwen town centre are quite frequent from the surrounding towns of Blackburn and Bolton. If you are coming from a little further away coaches make regular stops in Darwen - find out more about coaches to Darwen

How to get to the tower

The two main start points for walking to the tower (if starting from Darwen) are the top of Bold Venture Park, or from the corner of Sunnyhurst Lane and Tockholes Road.

It should be noted that there are relatively steep inclines whichever path is taken to access Darwen Tower and, if walking, will take some physical effort. However, there are lots of benches on the way to the top of the hill!


Places to stay in Darwen

There are a number of bed and breakfasts and hotels in Darwen and in the surrounding towns and villages which would make a great base for takling walks around the beautiful Lancashire countryside, including Darwen moors and the tower. Take a look at our hotels and bed and breakfast in Darwen page.