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This Ribble Valley hill is famous for its links to three events which took place in the 17th century: the Pendle witch trials (1612), Richard Towneley's barometer experiment (1661), and the vision of George Fox (1652), which led to the foundation of the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) movement.

The most popular route for ascending the hill begins in the village of Barley, which lies to the east. This route also provides the steepest ascent. Other nearby villages include  DownhamRoughleeNewchurch-in-PendleSabden and Pendleton.



SEE: Pick any route you want but just make it to the top of the hill the views are stunning.

DO: You can't come all the way to Pendle hill and not do the Witch tours, discover the tales of witchcraft, trails and executions.

EAT: The Barley Mow in Barley is a great stop off point for a bite to eat with its warm fires and outside eating area and their dog friendly.

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