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County - Lancashire | Map
Tel code: 01282 | code search
Postcode: BB8 | code search
Population: 20100
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Hauntings and Ghosts:
Wycoller Hall’s Weird Hunter-Killer
Folk Customs:
Holcombe Hill Egg Rolling
Preston Gulid
Saddleworth Rush Cart
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Pendle Walking Festival

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Pendle Walking Festival
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Colne is to be found nestling in one of the valleys of the Pennine hills north of Manchester in the County of Lancashire. It can trace its history back to the Stone Age, and whilst there is no direct evidence that the Romans settled here Roman artefacts have been found in the area. The area around the church, which dates back to around 1100AD, is where town commenced its growth, by the mid 16th century the local population had grown to around 1500 relying on local resources and water power weaving, sheep farming, tanners and brewers were all establishing themselves in the area and it was this wealth of local resources that saw massive growth here in the 18th century. With the dawning of the Industrial Revolution mills started to spring up, with the coming of the railways and canals Colne became an important centre for textile production using the transport network to export its products throughout the country and the world. Today the layout of the town is very much as it once was – straddling the main road that runs through the valley, where once there were mills and manufacturing to attract the industrialist today its visitors are more likely to be tourist coming to appreciate the spectacular and dramatic scenery that only this part of the Pennines can offer.

Attraction

British in India Museum
Wycoller Country Park

Care Home

Peel Gardens Nursing Home
The Grange Care Home

Classes

Yoga - Kit Hartley

Estate Agent

Harris & Moss
Petty & Co

Farmers Market

Colne Farmers Market

Golf Club

Colne

Inn

Alma Inn

Market

Colne Farmers Market
Colne Indoor Car Boot
Colne Market Hall
Colne Open Market

Pub and Bar

Cotton Tree Inn
Little Glen

Taxi

A 2 B Taxis
Colne Cabs
Eagle Star

Sports Clubs

Colne F.C. (Amateur Football)

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Colne&Nelson RUFC (Rugby Union)

Shops

Foto Fast
Arteology
Rowlands Pharmacy

Activities

Foulridge Canal Cruises(Boat Trips and Cruises)
Pendle Forest CC(Cycling)

Places to Stay near Colne

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Alma Inn (1.85 miles)

Alma Inn

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Nestled in Pendle's magnificent countryside, located on the Lancashire-Yorkshire border above the village of Laneshawbridge, this rural coaching inn was originally built in 1725. Following our very careful and sympathetic ... More

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Rye Flatt Farmhouse (2.13 miles)

Rye Flatt Farmhouse
Rye Flatt is a period stone farmhouse in the delightful village of Laneshawbridge in Lancashire on the edge of Wycollar Country Park. It has been awarded a 4 star rating from Visit Britain. It is ... More | visit website
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The Craven Heifer Inn (2.94 miles)

The Craven Heifer Inn
Situated in the rural village of Kelbrook, The Craven Heifer Inn has been a popular hostelry for locals and visitors alike for over 150 years. Now, having undergone many alterations and uses, the pub has ... More | visit website
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Oaks Hotel (3.70 miles)

Oaks Hotel

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Nestled amid 4 acres of landscaped gardens, this renovated Victorian mansion offers attractive accommodation, an effortless drive away from junction 12 of the M65.
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The Old Stone Trough Country Lodge (4.06 miles)

The Old Stone Trough Country Lodge

Situated in the Lancashire hills in the heart of Pendle Witch country, the hotel is an ideal base for exploring the Yorkshire Dales, the canals, many beauty spots and ancient monuments for which the area ... More | visit website

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The Pendle Inn (4.13 miles)

The Pendle Inn
The Home of the Pendle Witches where Log fires and a warm welcome awaits. We offer good, honest Lancashire pub food, fine local ales and en suite holiday cottages to rest your tired legs. We source ... More | visit website
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Stone Head House (4.27 miles)

Stone Head House

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Welcome to Stone Head House. Built in 1596 this beautiful Manor House later served as a working farm, and now a guest house in the small valley of Stone Head ... More

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Premier Inn Burnley (4.90 miles)

Premier Inn Burnley
Ideally located within easy reach of the M65 and national rail links. For shops and local amenities, Burnley town centre is less than a mile away. Local attractions include Turf Moor football stadium, a cinema, ... More | visit website
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Fernside Cottage (5.14 miles)

Fernside Cottage

Fernside Cottage is a deluxe one bedroom new build, furnished and decorated to a particularly high standard. The cottage is a character property in an elevated position, offering delightful accommodation encompassing wonderful far-reaching views ... More | visit website

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Sparrow Hawk Hotel (5.25 miles)

Sparrow Hawk Hotel

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Situated in the very heart of Burnley, adjacent to the retail and commercial centre, this hotel exudes traditional Victorian charm and offers all the comforts ... More

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