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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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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Small but perfectly formed

A damp day but this didn't spoil the fantastic views from the keep. Nice gardens, places for kids to let of steam. Will look at the museum and try the cafe on our next visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
tracybuxton
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Southport, United Kingdom
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Southport, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A damp day but this didn't spoil the fantastic views from the keep. Nice gardens, places for kids to let of steam. Will look at the museum and try the cafe on our next visit

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fresh air, exploration, great view, exercise and free admission. What's not to like. Lost a star because you can't get to the very top. If you are passing on foot, take a diversion through the grounds instead of walking the high street.

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Thank Chris B
Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wealth of Local History. The museum has undergone a revamp and modernisation, which works well with the Atrium Cafe . Sadly the fossils that used to be on display have been filed away from view and very few remain, they could have made so much more of this area, with hands on experiences for our future generation. Despite my... More 

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Thank Janet G
Southport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The grounds to the castle are superb, I visited here with my 10 year old we parked up at the long stay car park next to the railway station and took a 5 minute stroll through the shops to the castle. I didn't realize the grounds were so big with gardens, playgrounds and more. Once at the top of the... More 

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Thank gazken1981
Widnes, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clitheroe town an unexpected gem with free access to the castle and its excellent grounds a highlight (but not the average museum which you have to pay for).

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Thank Christopher B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to clitheroe castle and the views were amazing. Free to look round the castle and they have a museum as well, which we didn't visit. Would thoroughly recommend a visit if you are in the area.

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Thank Janinecorcoran310
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small castle but in better condition than many ruins I've seen. A great view of the town and surrounding countryside from the top of this castle. A bit of a walk getting to the top but worth it. Nice gardens around it and plenty of visitors. Overall a nice hour visiting the place.

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Thank Ludwik D
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

what a great place to go on a sunny day----top views from the castle walls,nice little museum and clitheroe's not bad either.

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Thank jeffhutchy
england
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and Myself visited Clitheroe Castle today. It has fantastic views of the surrounding countryside, a brilliant museum, a lovely cafe, and a nice gift shop. You can sit in the well maintained gardens and have a picnic, or just sit and take it all in. It was less than £10 to get in, for the two of us,... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a couple of hours in the museum, Castle and gardens had a lovely day hunting for the nights and princesses in the museum. Staff friendly and helpful. Facilities available for toddlers needs. Will visit again.

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