Welcome to Roughlee Village

Hi, we’re a friendly community based in the beautiful and historic village of Roughlee, East Lancashire. We’re at the foot of Pendle Hill, six miles north of Burnley and about a mile from Barrowford. Roughlee is situated in the stunning Forest of Pendle, an outlier of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

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Roughlee Christmas Fayre 2017

Roughlee Christmas Fayre

Roughlee’s popular annual Christmas Fayre returns on Sunday 3 December 2017 from 11am to 3pm at Roughlee Village Centre. With arts and crafts, stalls, cafe, Santa’s Grotto, carol singing and much more. Santa arrives at 12pm, so don’t miss it!

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Running along the stream of Pendle Water, Roughlee is known for its white railings and links with the Pendle Witches – one of whom, Alice Nutter, has been immortalised as a statue in the village. Explore our village history here or find out more from the local History Group, who are happy to try and answer any of your questions.

The Roughlee Village Centre offers a vibrant events programme to welcome both residents and visitors. Roughlee has several accommodation providers to suit all budgets: Bed and Breakfast, Caravan Parks or self-catering cottages. They make the village an ideal base for exploring Pendleside and the Forest of Bowland AONB.

Roughlee Parish News

Nov 2017 – Parish News

Bay Horse Inn Work towards reopening the Bay Horse is progressing well. A combination of village volunteers, professional tradesmen and the new tenants has done…