Quiet lovely location on Hall Barns Farm in the Ribble Valley, stunning views overlooking the valley and Pendle Hill famous for its history of the witches, other historic sites, village pubs/restaurants 10minutes walk, rivers with shingle beaches for fishing, picnics, walking and cycling routes, tours and even golf courses for those golfers who suffer withdrawal symptoms.
The Ribble Valley has a lot to offer, the wonderful picturesque countryside whether cycling or walking or touring by car and places of interest, the historical market town of Clitheroe with its castle offering stunning views of the valley.
The Ribble Valley is legendary for is historic events, the Pendle Witches who in 1612 were charged with the murder of 10 people by use of witch craft. The 12 witches lived around Pendle Hill and were said to have met at Malkin Tower near the village of Newchurch in Pendle. Guided tours can be taken of Pendle and the surrounding areas.
J R Tolkein based his novel “The Lord of Rings” set in his mythical region of “Middle Earth” on the village of Hurst Green and the surrounding countryside, rivers and woodlands. The notorious highwayman Ned king is also thought to be haunt the area riding his horse in the dead of night through the green.
Conan Doyle the creator of Sherlock Holmes was educated at the nearby Stonyhurst College which is said to be the setting of “The hounds of the Baskerville”.
After a hard day exploring there are nearby well established pubs and restaurant with extensive menus to whet that appetite with locally sourced foods and ales.