This post was most recently updated on March 15th, 2019
8. Pendle Hill
Pendle Hill near Burnley is famous for the events of 1612.
That year saw the Pendle Witch trials: 11 local women were tried and executed (although one was acquitted) as witches.
These terrible events were the subject of the novel ‘The Daylight Gate’ by Jeanette Winterson.