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Clitheroe Castle

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Address: Clitheroe, England
Phone Number: 01200-42-45-68-11-4
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A must if your visiting Clitheroe

Clitheroe is a small town with lots of history behind it. The castle is situation right in the centre of the town and has great vantage points to see all around and Pendle... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Garstang, United Kingdom
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Garstang, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Clitheroe is a small town with lots of history behind it. The castle is situation right in the centre of the town and has great vantage points to see all around and Pendle Hill. You should definitely go for a visit.

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Stafford, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit - the castle itself is very impressive and the gardens and lawns which surround it are beautifully kept.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This gorgeous little castle has perfected the balance of history, fun and beauty with accessible exhibits making the most of the building, kids activities including art and books in every room and gorgeous well maintained flower planting throughout the grounds. We visited with our 3 year old and she didn't want to leave even after four hours of colouring, dressing... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This is a little jewel in Lancashire's crown! The little castle perches over the lovely market town of Clitheroe, providing an free amazing view point.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

There are lovely views from this castle and a great little museum also, together with a café. There is a small fee to cover the castle and museum which is worth it just to get the view. Staff are very pleasant and helpful.

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

There is no charge to visit this small castle but a small charge for the museum. There is a short climb and not too strenuous to the top of the hill. The views are fab, so take a camera. The bonus is that is has a great park which kids love.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great views of the ribble valley and surrounding area, certainly worth the short climb to the top. It has to be one of the smallest castles so don't expect to be there for along time. Has a extensive well kept park. I always combine a visit with other things in the area. Not visited the museum in all the times... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The keep is described as the smallest castle keep in England, and it certainly is small. You can visit the castle itself for free, and be finished visiting it in 5 minutes. The views are certainly worth seeing, as the nearby hills form a backdrop to the town beneath the castle. There are virtually no information boards about the castle... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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

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Additional Information about Clitheroe Castle

Address: Address: Clitheroe, England
Phone Number: 01200-42-45-68-11-4
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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