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Fence Gate is blessed to be located in a beautiful part of the country with many local attractions, days out and leisure activities nearby. Explore what our local area has to offer as part of your stay.

Pendle Hill

Pendle Hill is famous as the home of the Pendle Witches who were trialled and executed for witchcraft in 1612. Combine history with stunning scenery, as this beautiful landscape welcomes walkers and countryside enthusiasts to par-take on a variety of walks.

Townley Hall

Wanting a fun, educational, and adventurous day out? Why not visit Towneley Hall? A historic house that dates back to the 14 century and is situated in over 400 acres of beautiful parkland.

Gawthorpe Hall

Referred to as the ‘Downton of the North’, Gawthorpe, is an Elizabethan Gem in the heart of industrial Lancashire. Built between 1600 and 1605 as a home for the Shuttleworth family for over 300 years.

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

Take a trip back in time to when steam ran the world. Built in 1894 for the Queen Street Manufacturing Company and finally closing in 1982, visit one of the world’s last working steam powered weaving mills.

Boundary Mill Stores

A short drive from the lodge, you will find one of the largest quality mill outlet stores within the UK. Boundary Mill offers its consumers quality clothing, homeware and electronic branded goods for a fraction of the price.

Burnley Football Club

Why not visit Burnley’s ‘Happy Place’? A perfect day out for football enthusiasts, to visit one of the founding members of the Football League, and attend pre-match tours.

East Lancashire Heritage Railway

Hop onboard one of the oldest steam powered railways and take a trip along the 12 mile line track and take in all the breathe taking scenic views that Lancashire has to offer.

Singing Ringing Tree & Panopticon

Why not take a stroll to Crown Point, where you will see Burnley’s Panopticon. A unique musical sculpture that overlooks Burnley from a high altitude.

Newchurch in Pendle

Visit this beautiful small village located in Pendle Hill and its famous link with the Pendle Witches. Reimagine the village being caught up in the largest witch hunt in English history.


Just a 30 minute drive from the lodge is this lovely North Yorkshire market town, that offers a selection of independent cafes, restaurants and shops. On the bustling cobbled streets, you will find a lively outdoor market available on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Hebden Bridge

This small mill town has been named “the greatest town in Europe” by British Airways’s High Life magazine. Its welcoming atmosphere, quirkiness, strong community and creativity are some of its key characteristics for being so unique and inviting.

Clitheroe Castle

Perched above the town of Clitheroe where it has dominated the skyline for 800 years, this ruined medieval castle is surrounded by 16 acres of land and offers stunning panoramic views of the Ribble Valley. Beyond the castle walls, visitors will find a museum, gift shop and café.

Michelle B

Are you craving the ultimate shopping experience where you are treated like a true VIP? Why not visit the award-winning Michelle B boutique. You will be greeted by the lovely team who provide outstanding service and friendly advice to assist all your needs. Furthermore, you will have a selection of hand-picked clothes over two floors to choose from, resulting in the perfect shopping experience.

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