Pendle Heritage Centre

Summer walled garden (1)Visit the Heritage Centre to enjoy Pendle Hill and the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You will find a Tea Room overlooking a restored Eighteenth Century Walled Garden – always a lovely place to relax with a home-cooked lunch, whatever the weather. The Pendle Art Gallery has jewellery, silk scarves, ceramics and prints by local artists and the Parlour Shop is a great place to find that perfect gift, book or greeting card.  The centre also has a Museum on Pendle life, focusing on life in the 1600s, the Pendle Witches, George Fox and the Quakers and the Bannister family.


Learn about:

  • The history of Park Hill
  • The Bannister family
  • The Pendle Witches
  • George Fox, whose vision on nearby Pendle Hill inspired the international Quaker movement.
  • The vernacular buildings of Pendle Forest and how they have been conserved by the heritage centre

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Pendle Heritage Centre has a lovely cottage garden and a restored eighteenth century walled garden. Box parterres and historic plant varieties create a beautiful old-world character with changing scents and sensations throughout the year.

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Tea Room

Our Tearoom, open daily from 10am, overlooks the 18th Century Walled Garden. We serve home made cakes, soups and traditional Lancashire dishes. There are also ‘Slimmers Choice Lunches’ on Thursday between 12 noon and 2pm.

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Latest events and news


Good morning , the snow has cleared in Barrowford and we are open and ready to see you, hot soup in the pan, a roaring fire on the go and Pendle Artists will be opening their exhibition at 11am, ...

Sir Roger Bannister, who was the first person to achieve the 'impossible' by breaking the four minute mile, has died at the age of 88. We offer our sincere condolences to his family and all who knew him. Sir Roger was a descendant of the Bannisters of Park Hill and a great supporter of the Heritage Centre since its inception. ...

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Yes, Art Lovers, the Shape Shifters are back, admiring the arty wonders produced by the Pendle Artists, now showing at the Heritage Gallery, Barrowfiord. Don't miss this quality experience!! Warning, the appearance of the Shape Shifters, is not guaranteed!! ...

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