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A Bewitching Short Break

Famous for its links to the Lancashire Witch Trials of 1612 held at Lancaster Castle, Pendle Hill dominates the countryside of east Lancashire and the Ribble Valley, and is the subject of much local folk law and spooky tales, guaranteed to send a shiver up your spine!

Start your journey in East Lancashire at Pendle Heritage Centre before driving towards Pendle Hill, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Even though the witches are long gone their presence can still be felt in the Lancashire landscape from Pendle Hill to Lancaster Castle. Climb to the 557 metre submit of Pendle Hill to savour the spectacular views that stretch all the way to the coast.

Afterwards relax with a pint of locally brewed ale, Black Cat or Pendle Witch in the Barley Mow Inn and stay the night in one of their boutique rooms. Find out more about the so called witches in Pendle Heritage Centre and following the Lancashire Witches driving trail.

Finish your trip with a guided tour of the Lancaster Castle to find out how the accused witches spent their final weeks.

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