GETTING TO PADIHAM UNITARIAN CHAPEL.
Address: (Nazareth) Unitarian Chapel, Knight Hill, Church Street, Padiham, Lancashire BB12 8JH. (The Chapel stands on a hill on the west side of the town, next to the entrance to Memorial Park at the junction of the A671 and the A678).
The town of Padiham lies 25 miles north of Manchester, 3 miles west of Burnley and 7 miles east of Blackburn.
Padiham is on the north side of the M65 (which runs east - west) and is easily accessed from the motorway network, which links to the M61and M6 in the west. If travelling directly north from Manchester, the M66 / A56 leads to Padiham. There is car parking behind the Chapel, and in nearby streets. The Chapel is about 40-50 minutes (26 miles) from the centre of Manchester and 35 minutes (25 miles) from the centre of Preston.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
This tends to be more difficult if you are coming from far. Some suggestions:
TRAIN AND BUS:
There are fast train links to Manchester Piccadilly and to Preston.
From Manchester Piccadilly Rail station, walk to the EZ stop in nearby Chorlton Street and board the X43 bus to Burnley Bus Station (this journey takes about 1 hour 20 minutes). Several buses go from Burnley Bus Station to Padiham (ask for Memorial Park stop), including the 20, 26, 46 and 152 (which runs to Preston).
From Preston Rail Station catch a train to Burnley Manchester Road station (33 minute journey), from here walk down to the main Burnley Bus Station and catch a bus to Padiham (as above). Alternately from Preston Rail Station, walk to its main bus station and catch a 152 bus to Padiham (ask for Memorial Park stop) -- this bus journey lasts about 1 hour 20 minutes.