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Clitheroe Castle

Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Clitheroe views

Its free!!! The kids liked the see and explore part of the castle and the views

Reviewed 22 November 2011
Chorley, United Kingdom

A must for a wonderful panorama of Clitheroe. Free to enter and gives a spectacular view from the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2011
South Pacific
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“ribble valley”(35 reviews)
“fantastic views”(18 reviews)
The museum stands high on Castle Hill, in the shadow of the Castle Keep, an image which has dominated Clitheroe's skyline for over 800 years. The historic landmark of Clitheroe, in the heart of the Ribble Valley offers a day of exploration for all...more
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Clitheroe Castle Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA, England
+44 1200 424568
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Reviewed 22 November 2011

Its free!!! The kids liked the see and explore part of the castle and the views

Thank daveppearson
Reviewed 25 October 2011

A must for a wonderful panorama of Clitheroe. Free to enter and gives a spectacular view from the ramparts of the main st of Clitheroe

1  Thank beenaroundthailand
Reviewed 28 August 2011

There really isn’t much to see of Clitheroe Castle itself (which is set high above the market town of Clitheroe in the heart of the Ribble Valley) as it’s pretty much nothing more than a four walled keep which was once part of a motte...More

3  Thank LittleLaroo
Reviewed 14 August 2011

My husband and I visited Clitheroe Castle last Friday and what an excellent attraction it is. The staff were so helpful and children visiting got to take part in a quiz and dress up for the tour round the museum which is adjacent to the...More

1  Thank alexanderjames45
Reviewed 11 August 2011

A very good visit especially form our 6 year old grandson. However the visit was spoiled by the appalling service in the cafe.

Thank BoltonMusicman
Reviewed 27 July 2011

Set in beautiful park grounds the castle keep which is the smallest keep in England stands high above the town of Clitheroe. The keep only takes a few minutes so look around but has beautiful views in every direction for miles around. Attached to the...More

4  Thank izyboo
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27 July 2018|
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Response from DottieInDubai | Reviewed this property |
Dogs can be walked in the castle grounds but cannot go in the cafe.
13 April 2018|
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Response from James H | Reviewed this property |
The Musuem and Atrium cafe is accessible by lift and ramp to both levels ant the terrace. You can drop of and there are some spaces and disabled parking also.
10 January 2018|
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Response from LMuseums | Property representative |
The castle is on top of a small hill in the town centre - about a 5 minute walk from the main street. It is an attractive walk through landscaped gardens with lots of benches and resting places. We have limited parking up by... More