Explore Picturesque Pendle with the Pendle Inn at Barley Review

Explore Picturesque Pendle with the Pendle Inn at Barley Review: September 2019

Located in the beautiful Forest of Bowland, Pendle is not only known for once being the home of the Pendle witches, but also has a well-connected and established walking territory with connections on the Bronte way.

The Pendle Inn at Barley is the perfect place for you to enjoy the outdoors and see all what the Forest of Bowland and the surrounding areas has to offer.

Pendle Inn is based in the heart of the village of beautiful Barley with the iconic and distinctive Pendle hill practically on their doorstep.

The Inn is cosy with real wood log fire and ideal for a drink, as they are famous in the local area for their 6 cask ales, as they use local breweries like Moorhouses, Marstons and some Micro brands.

Where to Stay

Get cosy in style and why not stay at the Pendle Inn to make the most of your time, as there is so much to see and do in the area you are spoilt for choice.

The rooms at the Inn are set in a spacious annex just a few meters from the pub itself with onsite parking.

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East Lancashire Railway Mid-week Luncheon – Review

East Lancashire Railway Mid-week Luncheon – Review: September 2019

The Bolton street station stop at Bury’s East Lancashire Railway has a rich historic industrial past, with story’s telling of the drastic decline of the traditional railways, and the heart-warming heroic struggles, both past and present, to keep a dying part of Britain’s railway heritage alive for future generations.

The atmosphere on the platform is electrifying, as the steam engine pumps and churns, excitement and anticipation build, as you prepare to be taken on an amazing journey back to the Golden Age of Steam.

Step on the platform and enter a bygone era of transportation and travel, board the vintage train and embark on a special and sophisticated kind of travel experience.

The vintage carriages are perfectly presented, immaculate and are a real breath-taking beauty.

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Harry Ramsden Blackpool Review

Harry Ramsden Blackpool Review: August 2019

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside…well when the sunshine is out, the blanket blue sky setting makes beautiful Blackpool a breath-taking sight.

Rock up to Harry Ramsden Blackpool, no bucket and spade required, to enjoy Fish & Chips inside Blackpool’s most prestigious and iconic landmark – Blackpool Tower.

From Beach to bar, Harry’s has taken Blackpool’s signature seaside theme, as the inspiration for their new look restaurant.  Why not enjoy a martini or a virgin Pina colada at the bar before you chow down?

Décor a classy chic vibe with intimate booth style seating, ideal for family, friends or a casual date night out.

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Wildwood Restaurant Skipton – Review

Wildwood Restaurant Skipton – Review: August 2019

Wonderfully warm and welcoming Wildwood Skipton really had good vibes about the place.

The restaurant boasts airy, contemporary décor which gives a chic cool vibe to the place.

Gabriella and her team; Aaron, Freya, Katie, along with our delightful server David have created that relaxed home away from home feel.

Super scrummy starters began with their brilliant baked brie and one of my ultimate fav Wildwood dishes bruschetta Caprese.  Along with some marinated olives, this makes for the perfect starter.

Marvellous mouth-watering mains included the tasty tagliatelle alla norma, I can not walk in a Wildwood without ordering this dish! Also, their signature Smokey bbq ribs which my plus one scoffed in full and washed down with a Day Time!

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The Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa: A Destination, Not just a Hotel – Review

The Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa: A Destination, Not just a Hotel-Review: April 2019

The Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, located on the edge of the beautiful West Pennine moors, whose origins date back to farm buildings from the 17th century, is now a four-star hotel, Spa & experience.

In 1964 owner Carlton Walker, was offered “the last drop” of a bottle of wine, to mark the completion and celebrations of the restaurant, hence the hotels current name.

The Last drop Village Hotel & Spa, is set within beautiful grounds, and you may even spot a bit of wildlife too, but this is more than just a hotel it’s a destination.

Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa A Destination Review 4The executive package is well worth the upgrade, as this includes perks such as welcome drinks, Lilly O’Brien’s chocolates, bottled water, extra toiletries, robes & slippers all to make your stay extra special.

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Fun without the rum at Turtle Bay Blackburn – Review

Fun without the rum at Turtle Bay Blackburn – Review: October 2018

Bring on the good vibes, without the booze, at Blackburn’s Turtle Bay located in the Cathedral quarter development.

Follow the bold bright lights and make Turtle Bay your “One Love”. Plenty of warm welcomes from the GM Heather, Abs, Ben, Shania and all the team, who did a fab job looking after us all evening.

The bar offers a chilled casual Caribbean style service, why not wrap your lips around a can of super refreshing ting, the national Caribbean soft drink or opt for a non-alcoholic cocktail and staff will shake things up.  The lush Virgin Kolada a fab frozen blend of coconut milk, coconut syrup and pineapple juice.  The Virgin Passion Punch was packed with fresh passion fruit, lemon & orange juices.

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Gioia Blackburn Restaurant Review ***UPDATE – THIS RESTAURANT HAS NOW CLOSED***

Gioia Blackburn Restaurant Review: March 2018

Newly launched in November 2017, Gioia located in Blackburn town centre is an Italian inspired Café Bar, that is an ideal hub, to catch up with friends, family or work colleagues.

An illuminated bar, awaits your arrival, so why not soak up the atmosphere and enjoy a pre-dinner mocktail or two.  My strawberry mojito mocktail was light, fresh, fruity and fabulous.

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