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Bancroft Mill Engine Museum
"Bancroft Mill Engine Museum gives a wonderful view of Victorian Lancashire's cotton industry. The engine is well presented and runs for most of the three and a half hours planned. ..." More

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Barnoldswick is an interesting old Mill town positioned at the foot of Weets Hill in the Pendle area of Lancashire, and is home to just over ten thousand people. This fascinating town has a rich industrial heritage woven throughout the lanes and streets. It dates far back in history to the Saxons and Vikings who lived here, Cistercian Monks arrived to build a monastery in the 12th Century, but left a few years later after problems with the locals. There are rows and rows of attractive mellow stone cottages and houses lining the streets, with old weaving cottages in Crow Foot Lane. The town nudges the border of Yorkshire with the Dales close by which tempts walkers and holiday makers alike with beautiful countryside all around, the Leeds and Liverpool Canal is close by and the Stock Beck flows through the town. The arrival of the Industrial Revolution changed the industry from wool to cotton which led to the growth of the town and the building of many cotton Mills; Bancroft Mill was the last Mill in operation and is now a fascinating museum. There's a fabulous choice of shops in Church Street and the pretty Town Square; there are restaurants of course and enough pubs and Inns to quench any thirst.


Bancroft Mill Engine Museum


Barnoldswick Dental
Diamond Smiles Dental Centre


Earby Surgery

Estate Agent

Black Horse Agencies
Black Horse Agencies - Entwistle Green
Greenbank Property Services
Harris & Moss
S Harrison

Golf Club


Pub and Bar

Cross Keys Hotel
Fanny Grey Inn
Fosters Arms Hotel
Rainhall Cellar Bar
Red Lion


Jade Palace
Jesters Restaurant
Mareos Ristorante Pizzeria


Barnoldswick C Of E Primary School

Gisburn Road Community Primary School
West Craven High Technology College


Steele & Son
Sterratt & Co
Walker Foster


Border Cars
S D Cars
Yellow Cars

Sports Clubs

Barnoldswick United (Amateur Football)


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The Old Stone Trough Country Lodge (1.57 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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Fernside Cottage (1.91 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 Craven Heifer Inn (1.96 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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Alma Inn (4.29 miles)

Alma Inn

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Nestled in Pendle's magnificent countryside, located on the Lancashire-Yorkshire border above the village of Laneshawbridge, this rural coaching inn was originally built in 1725. Following our very careful and sympathetic ... More

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Rye Flatt Farmhouse (4.69 miles)

Rye Flatt Farmhouse
Rye Flatt is a period stone farmhouse in the delightful village of Laneshawbridge in Lancashire on the edge of Wycollar Country Park. It has been awarded a 4 star rating from Visit Britain. It is ... More | visit website
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Stirk House Hotel (4.90 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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Throstle Hall (4.96 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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Stone Head House (5.02 miles)

Stone Head House

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Welcome to Stone Head House. Built in 1596 this beautiful Manor House later served as a working farm, and now a guest house in the small valley of Stone Head ... More

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The Pendle Inn (5.32 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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Premier Inn Skipton North (Gargrave) (5.46 miles)

In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, alongside the Leeds Liverpool Canal, this Premier Inn makes an ideal base from which to explore the local surrounds. For shops and local amenities the market town of ... More | visit website

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