We would be the first to admit that Blackburn isnít Manchester, but there is still plenty to do! There are a range of local amenities within close distance of Royal Blackburn Hospital. Details and links are given below.
DW Sports Fitness
This excellent facility is within 0.5 miles of the hospital and has a swimming pool, gym, and numerous fitness classes.
Shadsworth Leisure Centre
This is just around the corner from the hospital and has a gym, 25 metre pool, squash courts and a wide range of fitness classes.
This is a large multi-screen cinema and is situated approximately 0.7 miles from the hospital at Peel Leisure and Retail Park.
Blackburn Ice Arena
Less than a mile down the road from the hospital, the Ice Arena has public skating sessions, classes and ice hockey games.
Located within the same complex as Vue Cinema at Peel Leisure and Retail Park. Open till late every night.
There is a wide range of shops in the town centre which is approximately 1.5 miles from the hospital. There is a regular bus service. The following are available nearer to site:
Situated at Lower Audley Retail Park approximately 0.7 miles from the hospital. Open 24 hours most nights.
Towns Moor Retail Park
Approximately 0.75 miles from the hospital, this small retail park includes a Boots with pharmacy, Next and Argos.