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Clitheroe Castle

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Address: Clitheroe, England
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Waddow Heritage Group visit

We took a group of enthusiastic young people to visit the Castle yesterday. The youngest (14yr olds) were admitted free and we got a special deal for a party booking for the rest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Bury, United Kingdom
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Bury, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

We took a group of enthusiastic young people to visit the Castle yesterday. The youngest (14yr olds) were admitted free and we got a special deal for a party booking for the rest of us. The exhibition is worth the entrance fee and interesting for a wide age range. A lot of writing but also interactive displays, educational games and... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is well worth the climb to the top as the views are magnificent. The museum is good value and the cafe has delicious cakes.

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York, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Really enjoyed the walk up to this castle and looking around, it's very small but a gorgeous view across Clitheroe at the top

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This was a nice surprise. Castle itself is pretty much what you would expect of a castle although does offer superb views over the town and valley. The accompanying museum is very good, newly refurbished and has some interesting displays. At the time of our visit there was a Dinosaur Hunt which kept the kids suitably amused and the cafe... More 

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bala gwynedd uk
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Clitheroe was a working class town with Cotton Mills and basic shops. It has now turned into a fairly affluent town with many Individal shops to suit many tastes. The Castle is a pleasant attraction and a walk to the top gives a fantastic view in all directions of the Ribble Valley. The grounds have a playing area,Tennis Courts,Putting Green... More 

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Hertfordshire
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We took my dogs so didn't go into the museum or cafe but it was a pleasant walk round the castle with good views over the town. Would be nice in better weather but still a pleasant hour or so. Lots of stairs so avoid if you have difficulty.

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London, United Kingdom
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41 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Not somewhere I would come more than once but it is worth it if it is your first time visiting the area.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
9 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nice way to spend an hour or so when in the town. Views excellent. Didn't do the museum but coffee shop good.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Took my grandsons to the castle they loved it there is a play area on the castle and a walkway on which they can be Sam the Knight there is also a cafe but I have never used it. Below the castle is a large park with a good children's playground and tables for summer picnics, further on is a... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Lovely to walk around. The shop and museum were not open on the day we visited. The park was pretty. Nice view of Pendle Hill.

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