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The Singing Ringing Tree

Crown Point, Burnley, England
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Out of Tune

Lovely place for a picnic on a nice day! Great views, funny sounds, quirky attraction to visit if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robjoey
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Who remembers the TV series?

During the 1960's a very strange East German TV series called The Singing Ringing Tree was often... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
900Lancasterfamily
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“short walk” (26 reviews)
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Crown Point, Burnley, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Swinging and Hanging Tree might be a better name. I can't think of a better place to have public hangings, people would come from miles around to watch local miscreants being dispatched. Factor in a beer tent and hog roast and what more could...More

Thank Laura R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice sunny afternoon, went for a drive with the children and partner. Been meaning to go here for ages! Easy to find, car park and a short walk to the tree. My son thought it sounded like an aeroplane as was making low rumbling sounds...More

Thank linds24
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

As we were camping near Burnley we had a look to see what was nearby and all the family were intrigued by the singing, ringing tree. It's a short walk from the small car park but well worth it. The views across the valley are...More

Thank MisterMonster77
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are in the area. It was quite breezy when we went so the tree was singing! Stunning views on a clear day but I feel more could be made of the area surrounding the tree with more seating and possibly...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It was a rather dreary day when we visited but, although this restricted the views, it somehow made the visit all the more atmospheric, especially as it was quite windy and the tree was at its musical finest. This is a very unusual piece of...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The walk is really nice, good footwear recommend. The views down at the tree are fantastic and could spend ages there just looking out across the countryside

Thank Hilary D
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I was told about this place and thought I'd give it a go and what a view fantastic not many people about but hey it was worth it you cam see pendle hill clearly as well as the football ground of Burnley thankfully for me...More

Thank carlwatson2015
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Nice slow walk and lovely setting for family pictures, Can even make a picnic day out of it if weather is nice.

Thank Andrew J
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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
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Stephanie Y
11 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
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cal s
27 March 2015|
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Response from Denise S | Reviewed this property |
Just park along the road.
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