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PENDLE WITCH HIKE AND SPA

Lancashire

Embark on the perfect Lancashire Countryside away day with an optional overnight stay at the Luxury Crow Wood hotel and Spa .

Follow the famous Pendle Hill Witch trail that travels through the area associated with the Pendle Witch Trials of 1612.

During the trial twelve people from the area were charged with the murders of ten people by the use of witchcraft. Ten were subsequently found guilty and executed by hanging.
The walk visits several local landmarks connected to the accused, while also exposing you to some lovely Lancashire scenery along the way. There's waterside sections along rivers and reservoirs with fine views of the surrounding Forest of Bowland hills to enjoy too.

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RETREAT INFORMATION

 

OVERVIEW

Highlights - 

  • Enjoy magnificent views from the Summit of Pendle Hill

  • Bond with your team in the stunning Lancashire Countryside

  • Learn the History of the pendle witch trials as you explore key locations

  • Improve your teams fitness and moral with a well earned day in the spa after a memorable Hike through Pendle

  • Make the most of the amazing Crow Wood Luxury Hotel and Spa Facilities

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • Walking guide: No need to stress over the navigation, one of our experienced guides will do the hard work for you. We will help you explore the stunning Lancashire scenery whilst visiting some historical locations.

  • Accommodation: enjoy luxury accomodation at Crow Wood Luxury Hotel and Spa. Choose from a range of options From luxury to standard rooms, we will help you tailor the trip to your needs.

  • Full organisation of your Event and tailored to your requirements.

  • Free Consultation to discuss your teams requirements and any ad on services you may wish to choose, eg - Mindfulness session or Fitness class.

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT

To enjoy walking/hiking comfortably and safely, footwear, clothing and equipment needs to be suitable for the conditions. Safety is our priority and conditions can be unfavourable at times, so our advice is to come prepared for all eventualities.

  • Footwear with a good grip on the sole (e.g.Vibram sole) is the key to avoiding accidents

  • Walking/hiking boots providing ankle support and good grip are recommended (ideally worn in), and specialist walking socks to avoid blisters

  • Several layers of clothing, which can be added or removed, are better than a single layer (include spares)

  • Fabrics (lightweight and fast drying) designed for the outdoors are recommended

  • Waterproof jacket and waterproof over trousers

  • Warm hat and gloves. Gaiters are an optional but useful

  • Denim jeans and capes are not suitable on any walks

  • Rucksack with a waterproof liner

  • Thermos flask for hot drink

  • Water bottle (at least 1 litre)

  • Spare high-energy food such as a chocolate bar

  • Small torch

  • First aid kit – your leader’s first aid kit doesn’t contain any medication or blister kits (such as Compeed)

  • OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT

  • Walking poles are useful, particularly for descents

  • Insect repellent

  • Sun hat

  • Sunglasses

  • Sun cream

  • Camera

ITINERY

  • All our trips are bespoke and are built around your requirements, below is an example event itinery:

  • Day 1 - Meet at the arranged accomodation for check in and evening meal. Your guide will meet you to discuss the plans for Day 2

  • Day 2 - An early breakfast then transport to the start point of the Hike. Complete the Pendle Witch Route and Head to the Pendle Inn pub for a lunch and a well earned sample of the local Brew.

  • (Optional 2nd Night at Crow Wood Hotel)

  • Day 3 - Breakfast then head home

  • Note - 2 Day and 1 Day options are available, We tailor the event to your needs

CROW WOOD LUXURY HOTEL AND SPA

This brand new luxury hotel set in 40 acres of private parkland in Burnley, Lancashire, within the Crow Wood resort. With spectacular views of Pendle Hill and the surrounding countryside, a beautiful ornamental lake and fabulous gardens, it is a most wonderful place in which to spend your leisure time.

With 76 luxurious bedrooms and suites, unrivalled wedding and conference facilities, award-winning chefs and the multi award-winning Woodland Spa,

Spa & Wellness

  • Crow Wood is nestled in the centre of East Lancashire’s most exclusive spa and wellness resort. The award-winning, globally recognised spa is just a stroll away. For those of you who want an invigorating workout, a visit to the state of the art fitness gym will tick all the boxes.

  • If you’re looking for a beautiful hotel with a swimming pool in Lancashire you won’t be disappointed. You can enjoy a visit to the steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi following your dip.

  • Furthermore, you will have access to the award-winning health club at Crow Wood Leisure. The fabulous state-of-the-art gym is fully equipped with the latest internet enabled Technogym equipment.

  • There’s also over 100 classes per week to choose from which take place in the fully air conditioned studios. 

Conference Facilites:

Looking for a well-equipped and stylish venue in Lancashire to host your business conference? Look no further than Crow Wood Hotel.

The conference suite, situated within Crow Wood Hotel, boasts impressive theatre style seating which holds up to 600 people.​

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