The Museum explains the fascinating history of Park Hill and the ancient Bannister family, including the story of its modern descendant, Sir Roger Bannister, the first athlete in the world to run a mile in less than 4 minutes.

It tells about the mysterious Pendle Witches of the seventeenth century and of George Fox, whose vision on Pendle Hill inspired the international Quaker movement.

Exhibitions include:

Park Hill a historic Lancashire farmhouse

Dating from the 15th century, Park Hill was a working farm for most of its existence. See how it grew from medieval timber-framed building to the house of today.

The story of the Pendle witches

The story of the notorious Pendle Witches which resulted in their famous trial of 1612.

The history of the Bannister family

The history of the Bannister family, who settled at Park Hill in the 1400s, and the Swinglehursts who occupied part of the house from the late 18th century and built the Georgian extension to the house.

Pendle Heritage Centre
Park Hill, Colne Road
Barrowford, nr. Burnley,
Lancashire  BB9 6JQ

Telephone: 01282 677 150