Nestled amidst the rolling hills of Lancashire, Worsthorne is a quaint village that captivates visitors with its timeless charm and picturesque surroundings.

From scenic walks to historic landmarks, this hidden gem offers a plethora of activities for travellers seeking a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Here are some delightful things to do in and around Worsthorne:

Wander Through the Village…

Begin your journey by strolling through the narrow lanes of Worsthorne, where charming stone cottages and centuries-old buildings line the streets.

Take in the tranquil atmosphere and admire the quaint architecture that reflects the village’s rich history including the historic St. John the Evangelist Church, which dates back to the 13th century. Marvel at its magnificent stained glass windows, intricate woodwork, ancient gravestones and peaceful surroundings.

Worsthorne Walks – Explore the Surrounding Countryside

Lace up your hiking boots and embark on a scenic walk through the beautiful Lancashire countryside. Follow footpaths that wind through lush green fields, tranquil woodlands, and rolling hills, offering breathtaking views at every turn. Be sure to bring a camera to capture the natural beauty of the landscape.

View The Singing Ringing Tree Walk.

Enjoy a Pint at one of the Worsthorne Pubs

After a day of exploration, unwind with a refreshing pint at one of Worsthorne’s charming award winning pubs.

Chat with friendly locals, sample traditional British fare, and soak up the cosy atmosphere of a traditional English pub. It’s the perfect way to relax and immerse yourself in village life.

The Bay Horse Inn (next to the Church) dates back to 1899 and offers a freshly prepared and locally sourced menu. (visit: https://thebayhorseworsthorne.co.uk)

The Crooked Billet is your traditional country pub. It is Cask Marque accredited and serves an excellent range of cask real ales, along with ‘hot pies and peas.’ They have regular events including a weekly quiz night. (Visit: https://www.crookedbilletworsthorne.co.uk)

Worsthorne Pubs

Discover Local History at Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

Just a short drive from Worsthorne lies the Queen Street Mill Textile Museum, a fascinating attraction that offers insight into Lancashire’s industrial heritage. Explore the historic textile mill, learn about the region’s cotton industry, and see working machinery from a bygone era.

For more information, visit: https://www.lancashire.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums/queen-street-mill-textile-museum/

Venture to Nearby Attractions…

Worsthorne serves as an ideal base for exploring the wider Lancashire region, or perhaps pop over the border to Yorkshire and explore Hebden Bridge.

Take a scenic drive to nearby attractions such as Towneley Hall, a stunning historic house set in beautiful parkland, or the picturesque village of Hurstwood, known for its scenic reservoir and walking trails.

Attend Local Events and Festivals…

Throughout the year, Worsthorne hosts a variety of events and festivals that celebrate the village’s rich culture and heritage. From traditional fairs to music festivals and agricultural shows, there’s always something exciting happening in Worsthorne.

In Summary

Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or simply a peaceful retreat in the English countryside, Worsthorne offers something for everyone.

So, pack your bags, escape the hustle and bustle of city life, booking into the fabulous Stag Cottage and immerse yourself in the timeless charm of this hidden gem in Lancashire.