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Gisburn is a Lancashire village with an interesting past, the Medieval church of St Mary The Virgin takes centre stage, and pretty stone cottages are peppered throughout. The River Ribble provides magical views for walkers who explore the Ribble Way, and woodland walks in Gisburn Forest. For a link with the past the Museum Of Yorkshire Dales Lead Mining is housed in an old 16th Century school, or maybe Pendle Heritage Centre will be first choice as it has thought provoking exhibits set in an ancient farmhouse showing what life was really like during the 17th Century, the trial of Lancashire witches, and, if that not enough there's a charming walled garden where the scents of herbs and flowers linger. For architecture of a different kind there is the magnificent Elizabethan Gawthorpe Hall with sumptuous rooms, costumes, and textiles from across the globe, or how about the Norman legacy of Clitheroe Castle. Artists will enjoy the ruins of Sawley Abbey, or there is always Whalley Abbey set on the River Calder. For the sights and sounds of steam, Queen Street Mill will please the most discerning of visitor, as this steam powered Weaving Mill offers an invitation to see 300 19th Century Looms rattle back to life.


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Stirk House Hotel (2.27 miles)

Stirk House Hotel

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The Stirk House Hotel, a 16th Century Manor House Hotel on the Lancashire Yorkshire boarders is in an excellent location just off the A59 ideal for both our Business Guests ... More

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Middle Flass Lodge (3.36 miles)

Middle Flass Lodge
Friendly, welcoming owners in a delightfully located barn conversion. Plenty of beams add to the rustic effect. Pleasantly decorated,comfy rooms with countryside outlook. Blackboards eclectic menu boasts local seasonal choices. Set in beautiful countryside ... More | visit website
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The Spread Eagle Hotel (3.68 miles)

The Spread Eagle Hotel
An unassuming but attractive coaching Inn nestling within the Forest of Bowland, an Area of outstanding natural beauty, in the heart of the Ribble Valley. On one side of the building flows the River Ribble, ... More | visit website
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Throstle Hall (3.76 miles)

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In a wonderful position on the slopes of Pendle Hill, this superbly renovated farmhouse and its acre of grounds boast breathtaking views over the Ribble Valley and ... More

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Fernside Cottage (4.60 miles)

Fernside Cottage

Fernside Cottage is a deluxe one bedroom new build, furnished and decorated to a particularly high standard. The cottage is a character property in an elevated position, offering delightful accommodation encompassing wonderful far-reaching views ... More | visit website

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The Old Stone Trough Country Lodge (4.74 miles)

The Old Stone Trough Country Lodge

Situated in the Lancashire hills in the heart of Pendle Witch country, the hotel is an ideal base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales, the canals, many beauty spots and ancient monuments for which the area ... More | visit website

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Plough Inn (The) (5.12 miles)

Plough Inn (The)

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Very friendly, family run 18th century Inn with spectacular views. Ideal base for touring/walking Yorkshire Dales, Forest Bowland, Lakes. 9 well-appointed en-suite rooms, ... More
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The Craven Heifer Inn (5.15 miles)

The Craven Heifer Inn
Situated in the rural village of Kelbrook, The Craven Heifer Inn has been a popular hostelry for locals and visitors alike for over 150 years. Now, having undergone many alterations and uses, the pub has ... More | visit website
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The Pendle Inn (5.47 miles)

The Pendle Inn
The Home of the Pendle Witches where Log fires and a warm welcome awaits. We offer good, honest Lancashire pub food, fine local ales and en suite holiday cottages to rest your tired legs. We source ... More | visit website
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Eldon Country Hotel (5.69 miles)

Eldon Country Hotel

In 1842 The Country House was built as one of the Grand Vicarages of the Craven Area.It now combines the elegance and charm of Victorian Country House with all the requirements of a modern hotel.Sauna ... More | visit website

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