A bustling Lancashire market town


The bustling market town of Clitheroe is located in the picturesque Ribble Valley in Lancashire. Clitheroe is an ideal base for those looking to explore the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Clitheroe is home to a 12th Century Norman castle that looks over the town, though the town itself dates back to the Saxon times. Clitheroe Castle is one of the smallest Norman castles in England and is a must-see attraction when visiting Clitheroe, home to a museum and beautiful landscaped gardens. As well as the attractions, there are plenty of accommodation options in Clitheroe and lots of fantastic restaurants, bars and cafes. Plus Clitheroe and the surrounding Ribble Valley area are famous for weddings, recently featuring in the Channel W show, Wedding Valley. 


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Clitheroe Restaurants

If you’re looking for vibrant restaurants and bars in Clitheroe and the surrounding area, our restaurants offer something for everyone. From a brewery tap house in the centre of Clitheroe to country pubs just a short drive out of the town and dog friendly restaurants available too. You’ll be spoilt for choice with our selection of Clitheroe restaurant.

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Romantic break at the Assheton Arms

Clitheroe Hotels

If you’re looking for a base to explore Clitheroe, our stunning hotels offer accommodation like no other. With a 39-bedroom hotel located in Clitheroe town centre as well as country inns with rooms just a short drive our of Clitheroe, there is plenty of choice for your next stay. Plus, a number of our hotels are dog friendly so you can bring your four legged friend on a well-deserved break.

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Clitheroe Walks

Located near the Forest of Bowland AONB, there are plenty of walks in Clitheroe for you to enjoy during your visit. Hike up Pendle Hill and take in the breath-taking views of Clitheroe and the surrounding countryside or enjoy a relaxed walk along the River Ribble.

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Wedding Venues in Clitheroe

Clitheroe is home to some our award-winning wedding venues, from a historic converted Mill in the centre of Clitheroe to a Georgian mansion located just a short drive out of the town. Clitheroe town centre is also home to lots of wedding suppliers including wedding dress shops, wedding florists and cake shops.

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