Welcome to Pendle Heritage Centre


Our Autumn header photo is of Pendle Hill seen through the Sawley Abbey Arch, taken by Tony Grist.

PENDLE HERITAGE CENTRE is a museum, tea rooms and shops set in beautifully restored farm buildings overlooking Pendle Water at Park Hill, Barrowford, near Burnley. We are open seven days a week all year round, except Christmas Day. Check out our events, posts and Facebook page.









PENDLE HERITAGE MUSEUM is about the history of local people and the buildings where they lived. Discover the Bannister family, builders of Park Hill in the 1400s and their most famous descendant, Sir Roger Bannister the first person in history to run a mile in under 4 minutes! Find out about George Fox and his vision on Pendle Hill in 1652 which inspired the international Quaker movement. Watch a film about the mysterious Pendle Witches of 1612 and follow the Pendle Witches trail to Lancaster.

PHC Garden


Enjoy the sights and scents of our lovely heritage gardens.  The WALLED GARDEN is stocked with old plant varieties from the 18th Century. A garden museum is in the original tool shed.






From the walled garden you can take a short walk to the medieval CRUCK BARN and then stretch your legs around PARK HILL WOOD which provided firewood and timber for Park Hill in years gone by.




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

Telephone: 01282 677150

E-mail: pendleheritagecentre@htnw.co.uk