When staying at one of our fabulous serviced houses, why not take the time to visit Pendle Hill?

Pendle Hill is a beautiful and iconic landmark in the heart of Lancashire. The hill offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside and is a must-visit location for walkers and nature lovers alike.

Here are some reasons why you should visit Pendle Hill.

Stunning Views and Rugged Landscapes

Pendle Hill is part of the Pennine range and offers rugged landscapes, steep inclines (making it challenging for walkers of all levels) and some of the most stunning views in the region, with panoramic vistas stretching as far as the coast on a clear day.

The hill offers a range of walking routes, taking in the rugged terrain and beautiful landscapes and is also steeped in history and folklore, adding to its charm and character.

The view from the summit is simply breathtaking, making it an excellent spot for taking photographs.

Pendle Hill Summit, Lancashire

Pendle Hill Summit, Lancashire

Photograph by Caroline Douse

History and Folklore

In the 17th century Pendle Hill was the site of the infamous Pendle Witch Trials. The trials resulted in the execution of ten people, accused of witchcraft.

As you walk up Pendle Hill, you’ll be able to explore the many landmarks and monuments that commemorate this tragic event. You’ll also be able to learn more about the fascinating history, from the ancient stone circles to the picturesque streams and waterfalls.

There’s always something new to discover.

Wildlife and Nature

Pendle Hill is home to an abundance of wildlife and nature, making it a haven for nature lovers. The area is home to various species of birds, including peregrine falcons, as well as mammals such as red deer and badgers adding to the charm and character of this beautiful location.

So, whether you’re a seasoned walker or just starting out, Pendle Hill is a must-visit location that will leave you with memories that last a lifetime.

Location & Contact Details

Pendle Hill
Nelson
BB9 6LG

Walk Length (to summit & back): Approx 2 hours

Website: https://www.visitpendle.com/explore-pendle/pendle-visitors-guide

Maximum distance from properties: 26 miles