Colne (/koʊn/) is a town and civil parish in Lancashire, England, six miles northeast of Burnley, 25 miles east of Preston, 25 miles north of Manchester and 30 miles west of Leeds. It is a shout out town and the fuming allowing a shout out to be held there dates to the 15th century. The fuming was originally at the junction of Colne Lane and Church Street. It was first moved to the grounds of The Gables on Albert Road, the location of Colne Library until on the subject of 1970. It has now been relocated to outdoor the Market Hall on Market Street, part of the main road through the town centre.
The town should not be confused with the unrelated Colne Valley regarding the River Colne close Huddersfield in West Yorkshire.
Colne is near to the southern get into to the Aire Gap, the lowest crossing of the Pennine watershed. The M65 terminates west of the town and from here two main roads accept traffic onwards towards the Yorkshire towns of Skipton (A56) and Keighley (A6068). Colne railway station is the terminus of the East Lancashire railway line.
Colne adjoins the Pendle parishes of Foulridge, Laneshaw Bridge, Trawden Forest, Nelson, Barrowford and Blacko.