The Pendle Inn
“Log-fire-warmed home of the Pendle Witches” - AA Inspector
The brooding, whaleback shape of Pendle Hill looms up behind this imposing, stone-built inn. They specialise in home-made Lancashire pub favourites here, such as steak and ale pies; battered Fleetwood haddock; and chicken Sinatra on a bed of wild rice. Equally, thoughts might turn to double-stack chicken burger; or Cumberland sausages and mash, or with egg and chips. Burnley's Moorhouse brewery and Marston's supply some of the bar's six cask ales, while all the wines are available by the glass.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Sports TV
- Open all year
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About The area
Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.
The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.
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