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Clitheroe Castle

Clitheroe Castle Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA, England
+44 1200 424568
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Stunning Grounds & Museum

We visit the Clitheroe Castle grounds regularly. The main field is great for dog walks and boasts... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rachel H
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Worth a stop off

A really pleasant place to visit. Great gardens, a lovely view and good cafe and visitor info. Very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Adrian B
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Clitheroe Castle Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit the Clitheroe Castle grounds regularly. The main field is great for dog walks and boasts an impressive enclosed childrens play area. The grounds also include a skate park, labyrinth, bowling green, bandstand, museum and a lovely cafe. Behind the museum hidden away are...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A really pleasant place to visit. Great gardens, a lovely view and good cafe and visitor info. Very central in Clitheroe.More

Thank Adrian B
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. We're glad you stopped off and enjoyed your time in Clitheroe. There is no charge to enter the castle grounds and gardens and visit the keep. Great views of Pendle Hill and the Ribble Valley. Did you have time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fabulous place to visit with amazing views of the Ribble valley. Visit the museum and the atrium cafe to complete your day at Clitheroe castle

Thank StephZak
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. As you say, the views over the surrounding countryside are amazing and a visit to Clitheroe Castle offers something for all ages.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

you can see the castle as your approach Clitheroe from the direction of Preston. I didn't know it even had a castle so after grabbing a coffee I climbed the stone stairs to the top to see the fabulous view over Clitheroe and beyond. Interesting...More

Thank Nick L
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Clitheroe Castle stands on a small hill in the centre of the town and offers wonderful views in every direction over the surrounding countryside. There is no charge to visit the grounds, gardens and castle keep. The whole site is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the castle as a follow up trip to our fabulous bonfire night there! The views from the top were beautiful and the castle itself and the grounds are free to enter. The little museum is well worth a trip too especially if...More

Thank Bucketlist R
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. The museum has lots of child-friendly activities - dressing-up clothes. themed competition hunt, brass rubbings (adults enjoy this too) and interactive displays. Did you find time to visit the art exhibition or enjoy the home-cooked food in the Atrium...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not a very big castle but it was nice, trying to go round as many castles in the U.K. as we can do this is another one off our list. The museum was interesting as well.

Thank shellgd
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is a well preserved ruin but don't let it put you off visiting. Built on top of the hill you get spectacular views of the Ribble Valley, there are chrome pictures with arrows so you know what your looking at. My children loved...More

Thank alex s
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your day and found the locals to be friendly. The grounds and the museum offer a range of activities to suit all ages - dressing-up clothes, interactive displays and a themed hunt in the museum;...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While you may have to pay to go into the museum, the castle is free - the only cost is the climb up the hill! But it is worth the effort for the views. There is an excellent, safe viewing platform around the base of...More

Thank Steve L
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. As you say, there is no charge to visit the castle keep and grounds. Views from the keep are amazing. The landscaped grounds and gardens provide a quiet place to sit, relax and enjoy the views. The museum has lots...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After our high tea at Mitton Hall, we took advantage of the sunny day in April to pop by Clitheroe Castle. It was not crowded at all despite it being a Saturday. Built on a hill, it was an easy track and within minutes we...More

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LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. As you say, the views are amazing and the landscaped grounds and gardens provide a lovely spot for an afternoon stroll. There is plenty for children to do - in the museum as...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great to go up on a clear day as the views are brilliant. Nice little cafe at the top also and a good park including a skate park

Thank Jen_Whittaker
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. From the castle keep you have wonderful views over to Pendle Hill and the Ribble Valley. We also have a museum, a café, a gift-shop and an exhibition gallery on site.

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Becca R
What are the opening times for this time of year?
29 January 2015|
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Response from Clint S |
11am - 4pm daily.
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