YOUR SPACE IN BARNOLDSWICK
PICKLES COTTAGE is waiting for you. Waiting for you to come and stay in comfort. Whether you're taking a short break away from it all, enjoying a week of walking in the Pennines, visiting relatives, or not doing very much at all, Pickles Cottage is your ideal base. It's close to the edge of town so right next to beautiful countryside - but still only ten minutes' walk to the town centre.
SO CLOSE TO THE DALES
Pickles Cottage is on the northern edge of Barnoldswick. Look north from there and you can see clear across to Ingleborough Hill and Pen y Ghent, two significant Pennine peaks. You're just a few minutes' drive away from exploring all this fantastic countryside and the rest of the Yorkshire Dales
A HOME AWAY FROM HOME
You'll be comfortable in Pickles Cottage and will find it the perfect place to relax after a long day out. Whip yourself up a meal, order a takeaway or nip out to a pub or restaurant. It's all there!
SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
As well as amazing countryside, Barnoldswick and the surrounding area abounds with industrial heritage. The mills have gone but you can still see an old mill engine under steam locally at Bancroft Mill. Why not take the historic Forty Steps footpath from town to get there? Queen Street Mill in Burnley is now a working museum and should be under steam again once the chimney has been repaired. Industry isn't quite dead yet, however. Rolls-Royce, Esse Stoves and Silentnight Beds all manufacture locally, as well as Hope Technology's high-end bicycle components.
It's not all about mills and factories. If you head west to Colne and Nelson, you'll run into the big mill shops like Boundary Mill and Pendle Village, where you can buy pretty much anything. Barnoldswick itself is home to many independent retailers, with minimal chain presence in town. However, you'll still find an Aldi and a Co-op.
If you fancy an easy walk, you can walk along the towpath of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in either direction. Going east, you pass Greenberfield Locks, and then traverse beautiful countryside, eventually arriving at the lovely market town of Skipton, gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. You can of course, drive but if you'd rather not, the Witch Way X43 bus has it covered.
Train buffs are not neglected either. Take the spectacular Settle and Carlisle line, joining the train at Skipton or Gargrave, to experience the very best of Pennine scenery. If' you're a steam nut, take a ride on the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway through Brontë Country, or travel by steam from Embsay near Skipton to the ruined Bolton Abbey.
It really doesn't matter which way you head when leaving town. You're going to hit beautiful countryside. There's literally no getting away from it. For example, to the west is Pendle Hill with all its witchy connotations. There's also the Forest of Bowland Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Go north and it's unbroken countryside for over 200km until you hit the North Sea coast east of Edinburgh.