Downham Road, Chatburn, Clitheroe BB7 4DL

01200 441517

This traditional market town dates back to Saxon times so by the time the imposing 12th century Norman Castle that towers over the town had been built, Clitheroe had already been around for nearly 1,000 years! Clitheroe Castle, said to be the smallest Norman castle in England, is now home to a Museum and 16 acres of landscaped gardens, which houses attractions to appeal to every age group. They include a bandstand, children’s playground, skate-park and Lancashire’s first Labyrinth. The Rose Garden also features quirky metal and limestone sculptures.

Golf fans might want to enjoy a day at Clitheroe Golf Club, one of the countrys best inland courses. Clitheroe is well known for its specialist shops. The most recent attraction to open in Clitheroe is Holmes Mill a unique celebration of Lancashire food, drink and entertainment. Featuring a beer hall, and food hall www.holmesmill.co.uk.

The Ribble Valley is a great place for walks in the countryside and exploring quiet, idyllic villages such as our own Downham Village, Chipping, Sawley and Waddington are just some you should add to your itinery. 

Clitheroe Castle and Museum www.visitlancashire.com/things-to-do/clitheroe-castle-and-museum-p7129

Clitheroe Castle