Get your freedom. Get your free bus pass

1 year ago Thu 15th Dec 2022

Get your freedom. Get your free bus pass

The possibilities for days out by bus are endless, whether it's for shopping, sightseeing, visiting family, or just getting out and about. Passholders of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme can travel for free on our buses.

Already have your pass? Great!

There are so many places to go and enjoy, and when you can get there for free, what's stopping you? Get your freedom and check out some of our favourite places to go with your free bus pass below.

Need to get your pass? No problem

It's easy to apply for your free bus pass and even easier to use on our buses.
When you board the bus just hold your pass on the ticket machine card reader until it beeps, then take your seat.
The times you can use your pass, are set by your local authority. 
In Lancashire, Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire, you can use your pass on between 9.30am and 11pm Monday to Friday, and all day Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays.
In North Yorkshire, you can use your concessionary pass after 9am on our buses, Monday to Friday, and at any time at weekends and bank holidays. 
Who can apply for a pass is also set by your local authority. Follow the link to see if you're eligible and to apply for your bus pass if you live in Lancashire, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire or North Yorkshire.

Where will your freedom take you? Here's some of our suggestions.

Boundary Outlet

Recently refurbished, Boundary offers a much simpler shopping experience, filled with famous name brands at outlet prices, including Cath Kidston, Jaeger and Regatta. There is also a fabulous selection of delectable dining options. You’ll find everything you’re looking for under one roof.

Boundary Outlet

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Get off at the Crown Hotel just a short walk away.

Burnley Mechanics

A vibrant venue in the heart of Burnley town centre, showcasing a variety of music, theatre and entertainment shows. There are also pre-show dining experiences to help make for a really special night. By day you can even find home cooked food in the thriving bistro.

Burnley Mechanics

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Get off right outside at Burnley Mechanics on Witchway, Rossendale Rovers 8, The Burnley Bus Company 1, or just a short walk away at Burnley bus station on any bus to Burnley.

Pendle Heritage Centre

A popular and beautiful Edwardian park, recently restored using a Heritage Fund, is an excellent choice for a day out with the family or a leisurely stroll. The park features a rose garden and flower beds, a beautiful boating lake, playground and even a miniature railway which takes you around a section of the park.

Pendle Heritage Centre

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Get off at Bank Fold, just a short walk from the centre entrance.

Thompson Park

A popular and beautiful Edwardian park, recently restored using a Heritage Fund, is an excellent choice for a day out with the family or a leisurely stroll. The park features a rose garden and flower beds, a beautiful boating lake, playground and even a miniature railway which takes you around a section of the park.

Thompson Park

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Get off at Prestige Park, just a short walk from the park entrance.

The Weavers' Triangle 

Take a trip back in time at Burnley’s historic and visit the original mill engine in motion, old Victorian schoolroom, Edwardian bathroom and weaver’s dwelling. Find out how cotton was made and even have a go at weaving! Display rooms house changing exhibitions of artwork, crafts and local history. Light refreshments are also available in the parlour.

The Weavers' Triangle

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Get off right just down the road at Burnley Mechanics on Witchway, Rossendale Rovers 8 and The Burnley Bus Company 1, or just a short walk away at Burnley bus station on any bus to Burnley.

Been there, done that? We've got even more inspiration for places you can explore all over Lancashire, and great discounts at plenty of them when you go by bus, just ask your driver for a Transdev Treats voucher. Explore more here 

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