Embrace the new season with Daniel Thwaites’ rustic inn, The Pendle Inn at Barley. Whether it’s a spring-inspired Sunday lunch or a two-night mid-week getaway, now’s the time for longer days and (hopefully) nicer weather.

Sunday night getaways

Beat the Monday blues and escape for a Sunday night break this spring. Check-in, unwind and enjoy a glass of wine – or a pint of Thwaites ale - before heading out to explore the local area.

For those experienced walkers looking for a challenge, The Pendle Way is a 45-mile circular walk that features some of the area’s most gorgeous scenery, with roving hills and varied forestland galore. The trail is also home to some of the area’s most historic landmarks, including the famous lairs of the Pendle Witches in Newchurch, and the village of Wycoller, the site of the “Spectral Horseman” and one of the Brontës’ favourite spots. The

After a busy day sightseeing, nestle down in the inn’s restaurant for a hearty, homecooked meal before slipping off for a cosy night’s sleep. Small details make a big difference, which is why Daniel Thwaites ensures every room comes with a few little extras including deliciously crumbly biscuits and fresh milk for a morning brew.

Based on two people sharing, prices for a one-night Sunday getaway start from £125 per room*

*Subject to availability and prices may vary.

Lancashire Telegraph: The pub was voted Pub of the Year at the Lancashire Tourism Awards

Dog-friendly rooms

As dog lovers, the teams across Daniel Thwaites’ inns take care of canine companions from the moment they check-in to the moment they ‘wag’ their tail goodbye. The inns have a dedicated number of dog-friendly rooms and beloved pets receive their very own comfy bed as well as an exciting ‘Waggy Tails’ welcome pack – complete with food bowl and dog biscuits*. 

All four-legged guests are welcome in the bar areas while also enjoying the outdoor space surrounding the property.

*£20 charge. Subject to availability and welcome packs may vary.

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Taste the season

The Royal at Heysham has a range of menus available. Whether you want to sink your teeth into the Pendle pie, savour the chicken Sinatra, or just indulge your sweet tooth with a coffee and a cake, you’ll find something that takes your fancy. For hungry little eaters with big appetites, they also have an action-packed children’s menu.

Traditionally, Sunday is a day of rest, so it makes perfect sense to let the inn’s team of chefs do all the hard work. Whether it’s a quick re-fuel or part of a longer staycation, Sunday lunch is always a good idea. Packed full of tempting flavours and locally sourced ingredients, the offering includes a choice of different cuts and of course, they have all the traditional trimmings, from homemade Yorkshire puddings to a medley of seasonal vegetables*.

*Prices and ingredients may vary.

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Things to do this spring

At the foot of Pendle Hill, Barley is a popular starting point to summit one of Lancashire’s most iconic peaks. At 557 metres in height, it provides a wonderful view of the surrounding countryside.

Designed to represent the infamous women accused as part of the Pendle Witchcraft trial, the Pendle Sculpture Trail tells the fascinating true story through an innovative and highly detailed pathway. Created by artist Phillippe Handford, the trail features ten ceramic plaques, each with its own unique symbols.

About Daniel Thwaites

Established in 1807, Lancashire-based, family-owned Daniel Thwaites boasts a unique collection of award-winning inns, hotels, and spa hotels across England.

Spring adventures await you across Daniel Thwaites’ portfolio of four- and five-star inns - https://www.thwaites.co.uk/inns/