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Place Category: Activities
Pendle Hill summit is 557 metres (1,827 ft). It is an isolated hill, separated from the Pennines to the east and the Forest of Bowland (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) to the northwest, within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Pendle Hill is famous for its links to three events which took place in the 17th century: the Pendle witch trials (1612), Richard Towneley’s barometer experiment (1661), and the claimed visitation to George Fox (1652), which led to the foundation of the Quaker movement. A Bronze Age burial site has been also discovered at the summit of the hill.
The most popular route for ascending the hill begins in the village of Barley, which lies to the east. This route also provides the steepest ascent. Other nearby villages include Downham, Newchurch-in-Pendle, and Sabden.
Pendle Hill Weather Forecast
Light rain throughout the week, with temperatures falling to 17°C on Saturday.Light rain throughout the day and breezy overnight.Today's Forecast
13->2372% 42% 5 mph
4:51 am 9:24 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Sunday, May 28th
11->2019% 77% 10 mph
4:50 am 9:25 pmLight rain throughout the day.Monday, May 29th
12->1968% 90% 10 mph
4:49 am 9:27 pmMostly cloudy until afternoon.Tuesday, May 30th
10->1844% 54% 12 mph
4:48 am 9:28 pmPartly cloudy until afternoon.Wednesday, May 31st
8->190% 32% 7 mph
4:47 am 9:29 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Thursday, Jun 1st
9->2110% 78% 3 mph
4:46 am 9:30 pmLight rain until afternoon, starting again in the evening.Friday, Jun 2nd
6->1865% 70% 6 mph
4:45 am 9:32 pmDrizzle in the morning.Saturday, Jun 3rd
4->1750% 21% 6 mph
4:44 am 9:33 pm
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