Scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find that Pendle is an area rich in heritage. Why not take a boat trip along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and see some of the incredible feats of engineering such as the Mile Tunnel and Foulridge Wharf, or walk one of the many heritage trails in Pendle, including Walks Around Barnoldswick, the Barrowford Trail, Brierfield Trail and the Colne Heritage Trail.
Visit Bancroft Mill with its working steam engine, or follow a trail around Barnoldswick and journey through time from water power, to steam and on to jet power on the Stream & Steam Trail. Unearth the truth behind the legend of the Pendle Witches, and follow one of the witches trails and see for yourself where these bizarre events took place.
You can find out more about the Pendle Witches and about the fascinating heritage of Pendle at the Pendle Heritage Centre. The Centre is the family home of the famous record-breaking athlete Sir Roger Bannister. As well as Sir Roger, there are a number of famous people associated with the Pendle – find out more in our Explore Section on this site, where we have a feature on Pendle’s Famous Folk. Or why not discover the area's rich heritage by going on one of our heritage trails below....