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The Singing Ringing Tree

Crown Point, Burnley, England
Review Highlights
Interesting art and great views, but wear appropriate clothing.

The Singing Ringing Tree is a fascinating piece of artwork, and is well worth a visit if you are in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Burnley, United Kingdom
Cool but smaller than expected

The tree is only a small walk from the road where you can park in a lay-by for free. It was quite... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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“crown point” (22 reviews)
“short walk” (27 reviews)
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Crown Point, Burnley, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Singing Ringing Tree is a fascinating piece of artwork, and is well worth a visit if you are in the area. The Tree itself can be quite noisy with the wind blowing in the right direction and children find in fascinating. The spot also...More

Thank Y9069KXdanieln
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tree is only a small walk from the road where you can park in a lay-by for free. It was quite windy the day we went but could hear no singing from the tree :(. Great views of surrounding area and lots of paths...More

Thank Ktmenchi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on holiday in the area and and I wanted to visit the singing ringing tree as it appeared in my desk calendar a couple of years ago of 365 places to visit in Britain. Disappointing for us the weather was bad and it...More

Thank Deborah E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is looking over the Lancashire town of Burnley on top of Crown Point and is a stunning collection of pipe work that when the wind is blowing gives a pleasant but sometimes haunting noise depending on the strength and direction of the wind. Even...More

Thank John I
Reviewed 13 November 2017

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 8 November 2017 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 8 November 2017

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

Thank sparkpoo78
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

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

Thank nti3000
Reviewed 26 October 2017

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
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27 December 2017|
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Response from 900Lancasterfamily | Reviewed this property |
Seems like others have given very helpful advice. Not that it was the question but it gets very cold and windy in winter so dress up even for the short walk from the car park
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