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Clitheroe Castle

Clitheroe Castle Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA, England
+44 1200 424568
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Magnificent castle with 360 degree view

This castle is one of the best of England which you should not miss. Clitheroe is a small town but... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Porsche W
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worth a visit !

I had a day out in Clithroe with my mum and girls , we saw the castle and thought we would have a... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
brandes123
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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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  • Average10%
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Clitheroe Castle Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is one of the best of England which you should not miss. Clitheroe is a small town but plenty with magnificent places and amazing small little things to visit. The castle contains restaurant for good and drinks. You can view Clitheroe by climbing...More

Thank Porsche W
LMuseums, other at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very positive review - we're glad that you enjoyed your visit to Clitheroe. The Castle Keep offers wonderful views over the whole of the Ribble Valley and Pendle Hill. The castle grounds and the museum provide a great day out for...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

I had a day out in Clithroe with my mum and girls , we saw the castle and thought we would have a walk up and look around , it was almost lunchtime and we were all hungry so hoped there would be somewhere to...More

Thank brandes123
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your response. We're glad that you enjoyed your lunch n the Atrium café and I will forward your comments to the café manager. Did you find time to visit the museum which has lots of child-friendly activities?

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Located in the heart of Clitheroe city, the old castle on Castle Hill is a place to visit ! There is a Castle Museum which stands high on Castle Hill and which tells the story of Clitheroe and its surrounding area. There's a parking area...More

Thank Francois Franki... P
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. The castle grounds and museum offer a fun day-out for the whole family. There is plenty to keep the children occupied inside the museum - interactive displays, craft activities, dressing-up clothes and a...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is a friendly cafe for people to visit year round but dont bother expecting to go inside with your dog. You can sit outside which is fine on a summer`s day but otherwise a bit of a washout if you have been walking your...More

Thank knnbx
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I have just spoken with the Atrium café manager and it is café policy to allow dogs inside the café. Lots of people walk their dogs in the castle grounds and enjoy lunch or a drink in the café with...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018

lovely casle, grounds, park, museum, cafe, maze So much to do on these grounds, child friendly, dog friendly. great walk

Thank veebee20
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. As you say, we have something for the whole family here at Clitheroe Castle with plenty to keep the children entertained inside the museum as well as outside in the grounds.

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Brilliant love all historical places visited the cenotaph from here and also the gardens well worth the climb up the stairs for the view alone

Thank k20nel
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed the castle gardens and the view from the castle keep. We also have a museum on site as well as an art exhibition and a café.

Reviewed 5 December 2017

We stumbled across the castle on a walk around the town. It is pretty well hidden if you don't know where it is. Up a pathway which leads onto the most breathtaking views of the surrounding hills. There is a museum which we didn't enter...More

Thank sallyp098
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to the castle grounds. There are wonderful views of the Ribble Valley and Pendle Hill from the castle keep and lovely gardens in which to sit and relax. For children there are play...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Free entry to walk around the castle with a charge to view inside the museum , some activities for the children, a great cafe and shop.More

Thank QueenslandTommy
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Thank you for posting a review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. Clitheroe Castle offers a great day out for the whole family with lots to keep the children amused - play areas and parks outside and dressing-up clothes, craft activities and a competition...More

Reviewed 30 November 2017

The cafe located at the Clitheroe Castle serves delicious home made food. I nipped in for a snack with the children after playing on the park and walking around the beautiful grounds. To my surprise they were serving delicious Sunday Roast dinners. The prices are...More

Thank Emma M
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Thank you for your review. I will forward your very positive comments to the Atrium Café. Did you find time to visit the museum? - lots of activities for children, including dressing-up clothes, a competition hunt, craft activities and interactive displays.

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

A great place to walk to dog or let the children have a run around. There's a small museum which you have to pay a little extra to go into, but other than that the grounds are free to roam around. Some great views from...More

Thank Matt C
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed the castle grounds and the wonderful views. As well as the museum, we have an art exhibition and a café on site.

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megstermoo
11 January 2018|
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Response from Francois Franki... P | Reviewed this property |
It's on the top of a hill, but it takes less than 5 minutes to walk to the castle, or a bit more than 5 minutes if you stop here and there to enjoy the view.
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CliffAll
29 October 2017|
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Response from MikeySunderland | Reviewed this property |
There is paid parking there, but not a lot. Depending on how mobile you are, park in one of the car parks and have a good walk round the town # it's very nice!
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afleming2017
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