Clitheroe CastleThe ancient market town of Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley is a perfect place to stay for visitors wishing to explore Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland, one of England’s 36 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). With its extensive range of accommodation including B&B’s, hostels, self catering and camping and caravan sites, your visit to Clitheroe can suit your budget and preferences. Clitheroe actually 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.

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Lancashire Stories Pop-up Art Exhibition
September 27, 2023 - November 30, 2023    
12:00 am - 4:00 pm
This free pop-up exhibition features all seventeen participating authors in Lancashire Stories and showcases the artwork created to represent each unique tale. Lancashire Stories is [...]
Lancashire Stories Pop-up Art Exhibition at Clitheroe Castle Museum
October 1, 2023 - November 30, 2023    
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lancashire Stories is a collection of short stories celebrating folktales, mythology, heritage, people, and places that make up the Red Rose County. Featuring stories from [...]
On Track – A Glimpse into Lancashire's Railways Past and Present
October 1, 2023 - January 31, 2024    
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
“Trains are wonderful.... To travel by train is to see nature and human beings, towns and churches, and rivers, in fact, to see life.” Agatha [...]
Christmassy Reindeer Crafts at the Castle
December 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023    
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Make your very own cute Christmassy reindeer decoration and discover fun facts about reindeers. Did you know that some reindeers live in huge herds of [...]
Gnomes and their Homes Children's Competition Hunt
December 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023    
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Search for our festive gnomes and their Medieval village homes hidden around the museum. How many can you find in the galleries? Enter our competition [...]

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Diamonds in the Landscape

Diamonds in the Landscape

February 10, 2024 - April 28, 2024    
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Originally designated in 1964, the Forest of Bowland celebrates 60 years in 2024 and starts the New Year with a new name – Forest of [...]
Discover the Medieval Monasteries of Lancashire with Lancashire Adult Learning

Discover the Medieval Monasteries of Lancashire with Lancashire Adult Learning

March 5, 2024    
1:30 am - 4:00 pm
The course is for everyone who is interested in history and the history of ideas and everyone who has ever wanted to know more about [...]
10 Mar

Night Patrol Live @ Read & Simonstone Con Club

March 10, 2024    
3:15 pm - 7:00 pm
Read & Simonstone Con Club are proud to present Night Patrol on Sunday 10th March, All welcome
Painting and Potting at Clitheroe Castle Museum

Painting and Potting at Clitheroe Castle Museum

March 16, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Step into Spring with our special children's planting activity. Your young horticulturalists can paint their very own ceramic plant pot, plant a sunflower seed then [...]
Rat Pack & Swing Night

Rat Pack & Swing Night

et ready to swing and sway the night away at our Rat Pack and Swing Night! Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with timeless [...]
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Location List

The Gibbon Bridge Hotel,

Green Lane,
Chipping,
PR3 2TQ
No upcoming events

3 mile radius of Longridge

Old Station Buildings, Berry Lane
Longridge, Preston
Lancashire
PR3 3JP
No upcoming events

Art Decor Gallery

6 The Arches
Whalley
Lancs
BB7 9SG
No upcoming events

Assembly Rooms, St Michael & St John\'s

Lowergate
Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7 1AG
No upcoming events

at Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley Memorial Hall, Hurst Green

Avenue Rd
Hurst Green, Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7 9QB
No upcoming events

Bar and Grill at Holmes Mill

Holmes Mill
Clitheroe
BB71EB
No upcoming events

Barton village hall

Garstang road
Broughton
Lancashire
No upcoming events

Bashall Barn

Bashall Town
Clitheroe
BB73LQ
No upcoming events

Beatherder

Gisburn Rd
Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7 4LH
No upcoming events

Bolton by Bowland & Grindleton

Main Street
Bolton by Bowland, Near Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7 4NW
Ribble Valley
No upcoming events

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Enjoy

Surrounded by glorious, unspoilt landscapes, there are opportunities for everyone to enjoy in the Ribble Valley. From shopping and entertainment, to history filled family days out exploring the Ribble Valley's rich heritage and great places for food and drink, to walks in the countryside and quiet, idyllic villages just waiting to be explored. Learn More»

Taste

Ribble Valley boasts an abundance of award-winning eateries with friendly and professional staff just waiting to welcome you. From cosy cafés and tearooms to gastro pubs, contemporary mill conversions and a Michelin-starred manor house restaurant, there is somewhere to suit all tastes here in ther Ribble Valley. Learn More»

Stay

Whether you are travelling with family, friends or alone, Ribble Valley has high quality accommodation to suit everyone. You will love the diversity of places to stay, from fully serviced luxury, to the freedom of self-catering and camping or glamping. Set in scenic splendour, you can choose to be close to a town or to hide away in pure peace and tranquillity. Learn More»
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