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Whalley Abbey

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   centre of Whalley village | just off the A59, Clitheroe BB7 9SS, England
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Whalley Abbey
Ranked #2 of 6 hotels in Clitheroe
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Malvern Wells, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A group of us from a Wildlife Trust spent 4 nights based at Whalley Abbey. Everyone in the Abbey contributed to making our stay such a good and memorable one. Without exception, members of the group commented on the wonderful place that Whalley Abbey is and the special atmosphere both in and around it. Both the food and the accommodation... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An amazing place to stay and absorb the atmosphere. Set in the grounds of a medieval abbey, with remains still to be seen. Part of the abbey was rebuilt as a house - itself steeped in history and complete with its own park and river. Situated in the beautiful village of Whalley, with the countryside of the Ribble valley and... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just had our wedding here and it was absolutely amazing,the staff,the venue, the food all perfect.Every person commented on how friendly and relaxed everything felt which we believe was down to the way the staff run the place and take all your worries away to let you have a wonderful day.The food was amazing and served out to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My 11 year old daughter and I spent the weekend at Whalley Abbey for a friends wedding. The hotel is truly beautiful, the architecture of the building and the stain glass windows are stunning,it is well worth taking a look around the rooms to see all their wonderful features. The grounds and ruins are just breathtaking, take time to explore... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is most definitely a hidden gem!!! The staff are all friendly and ever so helpful. The venue is amazing . The bedrooms are gorgeous, clean, modern and so comfortable. Every detail in the rooms has been thought out including welcome pack which was lovely. They have not left anything out. Food was fresh and perfect. Wedding itself was... More

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taken there by our friends, we were not expecting such a lovely hidden gem. The receptionist was very helpful. we ate a picnic in the grounds and soaked in the atmosphere. The guide is very informative and allows you to have information on all of the ruins as you progress around the site. It has an evocative atmosphere.and one can... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whalley Abbey is a charming place to stay. It is in a beautiful setting with splendid grounds. The rooms are clean and comfortable. Breakfast is good. The staff are helpful and charming. Whalley has plenty of places to eat and is a 5 minute walk. Worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We held our daughters wedding at whalley abbey and it was a perfect day. The building itself was very impressive to ourselves and our guests. We could not of picked a better venue. The location was breath taking. The grounds were excellent for the photographer and the guests as they were able to take beautiful photographs. The building itself was... More

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Manchester, England
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were very pleasantly surprised when we first saw the Abbey; it looks very grand and is in a beautiful setting. This contrasts starkly with the room we were given, which was very small, cheaply furnished with very tired decor. I had to ask for a bedside lamp as there was only one in the room, and there was no... More

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projector, Manager at Whalley Abbey, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we truly value the opinions of our visitors and apologise that we didnt meet your expectations on this occasion. Due to the age, history and nature of the building we have a grade 1 listed building status which hinders our limits when it comes to decor however,we feel that our rooms offer a good standard... More

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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I visited Whalley Abbey with colleagues on a work funded retreat and was immediately charmed by the drive up to the venue. Once through the gateway I was impressed by the beauty of the architecture and the splendour of the grounds. The location was most impressive and the interior of the building was equally stunning, the team on Reception were... More

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Address: centre of Whalley village | just off the A59, Clitheroe BB7 9SS, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Clitheroe
Hotel Class:4 star — Whalley Abbey 4*
Also Known As:
Whalley Abbey Hotel Clitheroe
Whalley Abbey Clitheroe, Lancashire

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