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Address: Clitheroe, England
Phone Number: 01200-42-45-68-11-4
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Clitheroe Castle can be visited as a one off or by using Lancashire County Council's Xplorer card which can bought at and used at this location, Lancaster Castle, Judges Lodging... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Clitheroe Castle can be visited as a one off or by using Lancashire County Council's Xplorer card which can bought at and used at this location, Lancaster Castle, Judges Lodging, Fleetwood Museum and other at £12 per year or £20 for two adults and children for the year. There are themed activities for children on may days as well as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Lovely views over Clitheroe and surrounding Ribble Valley countryside and of Pendle Hill. Very interesting museum.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

It's really quite small / tiny but well worth a visit. only takes a minute or two to reach the top for some stunning views of Clitheroe and the surrounds

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great fun for the Grandchildren. Places to dress up during their trip round the museum. They want to go to Grandma and Grandads castle every time they come and visit, so a good place to go if the weather turns wet. Loads of grounds to play safely. Open air music during the summer. Pleasant small cafe in the museum to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I love visiting Clitheroe and often go upto Clitheroe Castle. As well as being the smallest Keep in England it is surrounded by fantastic grounds. In recent years it has had an Atrium added including a cafe. They also have the ability co hold weddings! The castle has a museum which is only a few pound to get in. Doesnt... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Fairly steep paths up to the castle but worth it on a clear day for the views over the town and further afield. All the castle gardens are well maintained and the grandchildren loved the enclosed playground on the level area below the castle. Not much of a castle to see but the views make it worth the effort.

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Heysham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Visited this small but interesting castle standing over an ancient market town. The views, museum and cafe make it well worth a visit.

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Bury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We visited today with my 6 year old granddaughter. The castle is free to visit as it is only a shell. Lovely views from there, looking out over Clitheroe and Pendle. There is a cafe selling snacks, toast, cakes, soup. I was pleased that they did gluten free toast or sandwiches. We also went in the museum which had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Great views of Clitheroe from the top. Also there is a nice cafe next to the museum. Well worth a visit and it's free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Fun day out for little ones. A nice and not to far walk up to the castle from the town the. A small interactive play area and courtyard to eat your picnic. The little ones loved exploring the castle and us adults loved the views! We went round the museum very reasonable £4.10 each and free for children. There was... More 

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