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Clitheroe Castle

Clitheroe Castle Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA, England
+44 1200 424568
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Lots to see museum excellent the art gallery even kept my granddaughter occupied with all the local... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jimtbg
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Good place ...

With or without children. A special tour for kids, good volunteers who explain a lot, but you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wil283
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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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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 the family. Our intriguing galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of history, heritage and geology of the local area. We have lots of activities for children in the museum - a competition hunt, dressing-up costumes, explorer back-packs (with hat and magnifying glass), craft activities and various interactive displays. Come and enjoy a fun-filled day of exploration and learning.
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Clitheroe Castle Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots to see museum excellent the art gallery even kept my granddaughter occupied with all the local artists work for sale, cafe good food and clean good choice menu for adults and children there pirates hunt kept my granddaughter busy throughout they visit,the view from...More

Thank jimtbg
Reviewed 1 week ago

With or without children. A special tour for kids, good volunteers who explain a lot, but you can also walk around freely in the museum. Good explanation of exhibited things. Nice displays, also for kids (interactive). Missed the explanation outside though - where the musical...More

Thank Wil283
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your time at Clitheroe Castle.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great visit castle was nice to see with great views all for free apart from the museum which was 4.50 per adult worth a look around really nice cafe too drinks were nice

Thank Scott L
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. As you say, there is no charge to visit the grounds, gardens and castle keep. We also have a free art exhibition on site.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A local who always wants to visit the Castle and it's grounds again and again. The grounds are full of paths that are fun to explore. The castle itself shows outstanding views of Pendle Hill, The forest of bowland and the Dales.More

Thank lucyfew
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoy visiting the castle. As you say, the grounds are very attractive - with winding paths, landscaped gardens and shady places to sit and admire the views. Have you visited the museum? We also have an...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With friends we went for an afternoon out to Clitheroe,it's a lovely place ,Very picturesque. We had to visit Clitheroe Castle as it was so inviting and definetly a place for some great pictures.Great views from the wall surroundingvwhats left of the Castle.More

Thank Bornabrit
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your day in Clitheroe. The Castle sits in the town centre and is easily accessible from the main shopping street - a bit of a climb but well worth it for the views. There is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good day out in all. Museum was good if a little overpriced. You would have to venture into Clitheroe at some point, as the whole day is done in approx 1 hour. Not managements fault though. Castle and view is great.More

Thank JohnBanks365
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. Museum admission is currently £4.30 for adults, £3.20 for concession and free for children/young people up to the age of 18. The museum and grounds provide a variety of activities for the whole family - landscaped grounds with fantastic views,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small castle with only a basic ruined building. Pleasant gardens and views. Atrium café in the grounds pleasant for drinks and light meals

Thank tibbytwoshoes
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. The castle offers wonderful panoramic views over the surrounding countryside - Pendle Hill and the Ribble Valley. There is also a museum and art exhibition on site.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle [which is just the ruined keep] is free but there is a charge for adults to go into the museum. Not a huge number of actual exhibits but lots of information on a variety of topics set in the context of Clitheroe's history....More

Thank Sarahweb1
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The museum collection covers the history of the local area and has lots of activities for children - interactive displays, dressing-up clothes, a hunt and craft activities. The grounds and keep are free of charge and offer wonderful views over...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a damp and dreary day unfortunately and couldn't get the nice photos we'd like to. Nice walk with the dog although the locals don't seem to clean up after their dogs so much. 😣. I could imagine a nice day would've been...More

Thank Doug D
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you had a wet day for your visit. The views from the castle keep are amazing (especially if you are lucky enough to visit on a sunny day). We also have a museum on site as well...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great view over the town from the castle walls, and a museum full of variety and interest for everyone. Not overpriced and staff very friendly and welcoming. The museum is well laid out on two floors, just follow the green arrows as Harry will tell...More

Thank billhodge2016
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We're gad that you enjoyed your day at Clitheroe Castle. As you say, we have something for all ages and when you need a break the Atrium restaurant offers a range of home-cooked meals and delicious cakes.

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