Welcome to the Roughlee Village Website


The village of Roughlee, Lancashire is situated 6 miles north of Burnley in the Pendleside area of East Lancashire. Roughlee is famous because of its location near to Pendle Hill, its white railings and of course, its links with the Pendle Witches – one of whom, Alice Nutter – has been immortalised as a statue in the village.

Roughlee is situated in the Forest of Pendle, an outlier of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Follow this link to find out more information about the Forest of Bowland.

fob-logoRoughlee has a small population of around 265 residents and is home to the Roughlee Village Centre, Roughlee Primary School, and Roughlee Fishery.

The Bay Horse public house is currently closed following a kitchen fire. It is expected to re-open by Easter 2017 when it will also offer accommodation. Bed and Breakfast Accommodation is available at Dam Head Barn and also Thorneyholme. Click here for more details. A new Holiday Let ‘The Rookery” is due to open in January 2017.
Accommodation is also available at Forest of Pendle Leisure Park.

There is an active History Group locally who will happily attempt to answer any related questions at www.pendleforesthistorygroup.co.uk