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Clitheroe Castle

Clitheroe Castle Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1BA, England
+44 1200 424568
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Small but interesting

Climbed the castle after a pleasant walk through town. Don't expect a large castle with lots of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brianinsydney
Quick visit

Nice walk around the castle and grounds! Nice views from the castle, good exercise climbing up to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Cammy777
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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 5 days ago

Climbed the castle after a pleasant walk through town. Don't expect a large castle with lots of things to see except lovely views.

Thank Brianinsydney
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. As you say, the views from the castle keep are amazing - well worth the walk up the hill. Did you find time to visit the museum, the art exhibition and the café?

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice walk around the castle and grounds! Nice views from the castle, good exercise climbing up to get the best view! Had a walk round the grounds, well kept and litter free!

Thank Cammy777
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit. The grounds and keep are free of charge. We also have a museum (admission charges apply), a café and an art exhibition on site. Plenty to keep the whole family amused.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice walk round the castle and surrounding area! Lots to see for a few hours away from it all. Nice view from the castle!More

Thank Cammy6666
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. The castle grounds provide an opportunity to sit and relax and enjoy the gardens and the views. In the museum there is plenty to keep the whole family amused. We also have an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting for a quick look around. Good views from the highest points. Walk down to the Pinnacle too.

Thank pollyoppy
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. We have something for the whole family here at Clitheroe Castle - beautiful grounds and castle keep with amazing views (free of charge), a museum with lots of activities for children (admission charges apply), a café and an art exhibition.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely castle grounds. Great playground for kids. Free access to the castle keep and amazing 360 views

Thank Gemma D
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Did you have time to visit the museum and the art exhibition?

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to pay a trip to Clitheroe today, with the intention of visiting the village and castle. The walk up to the Castle is a little steep, but the walk up to the castle is worth it. The views are stunning, especially the views...More

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

Thank you for your review. As you say, the steep walk up to the Castle is rewarded with amazing views over the Ribble Valley and Pendle Hill. There is no charge to visit the castle keep, the art exhibition, the grounds, gardens and play areas....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views from the walkway around the moat area of the castle ~ nice walk up the hill to reach it. get's the heart pumping a little bit.More

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

Thank you for your comments. The steep climb up to the castle is rewarded with amazing views over the whole of the Ribble Valley and Pendle Hill. There is no charge to visit the castle keep, the art exhibition, the grounds, gardens and play areas....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live in the town and enjoy a walk around our local landmark. There is a safe childrens' play area and also a skateparkMore

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

Thank you for your comments. We're glad that you enjoy the castle and the grounds. There is no charge to visit the castle keep, the gardens, grounds and art exhibition. Have you visited the museum (currently admission is £4.30 for adults and £3.20 for concessions,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle keep dominates the skyline of the town and is well signposted. There is parking nearby and it is a short walk up the hill to the castle. The castle is free to walk around - to be honest it only takes a few...More

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

Thank you for posting a review. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit to Clitheroe Castle. Admission charges for the museum are currently £4.30 for adults and £3.20 for concessions. Accompanied children (0-12 years) and young people (13-18) are free of charge. We also have...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only looked around the castle and didn't go into the museum. The views are fantastic and it was a lovely sunny day. When you are there you can't help but wonder what it was like back in the day when the castle was used....More

Thank Paul175T
LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for posting a review. We're glad that you had a sunny day for your visit and that you enjoyed the wonderful views. The museum has plenty to keep the whole family occupied - dressing-up clothes, interactive displays, craft activities and a hunt competition...More

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Daniel B
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Response from MikeySunderland | Reviewed this property |
To walk around the outbuildings, yes. To go into the museum there is a charge, but we didn't want to go in. It's a very small place with 2/4 info boards. In the courtyard, there are some plaques showing the history of... More
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Becca R
29 January 2015|
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