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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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Had a look around outside. Didn't pay to go in!

Stumbled upon the castle today while walking round the town. I'm not sure what or where you pay an entrance free but we looked round the gallery, had a climb up the keep and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Samantha P
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Cramlington, England, United Kingdom
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Cramlington, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stumbled upon the castle today while walking round the town. I'm not sure what or where you pay an entrance free but we looked round the gallery, had a climb up the keep and played in the creative space. We then walked down the hill to the labyrinth and park. Nothing we seen was worth paying for but I'm assuming... More 

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Clitheroe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant views across the Ribble Valley - take your camera for a picture perfect shot! Interactive games on the ramparts and the best tea and cake in the museum - a brilliant day out for young and young at heart

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Thank Michaela L
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a couple of kids parties here over the years as well as family visits. Always at a good standard

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Thank Christina L
Cumbria
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32 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came to clitheroe castle and museum as part of the children's university scheme. The idea of the treasure hunt complete with explorer's hat, magnifying glass and rucksack for the children is great, but I would say that the locations of the Pirates and gold are a little tricky- I believe we were way under the actual figure that were... More 

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Thank chloe_smith
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the day at Clitheroe castle and grounds and wasn't disappointed, good educational tour inside the house then a lovely walk around the very well kept gardens, topped off with a picnic,great day out😊

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Thank Paul B
Skipton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We (myself & 2 children ages 8 & 9) landed in Clitheroe late morning (on a Tuesday). Unfortunately, our sat nav seemed a tad reluctant to bring us to the Castle but we eventually found a car park (£1.20 for four hours) next to the park & playground that are situated just below the Castle itself. We enjoyed a really... More 

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Thank Peter W
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27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This ancient castle is accessed from nearby the town centre, we were given a free guide leaflet and you are able to go inside the ruins and explore the grounds free of charge. There is a walkway around the outside with some spectacular views of Clitheroe and Pendle Hill. There is a gift shop and restaurant. Well worth a trip... More 

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Thank Suzie J
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful location, great views, there are concerts in the Castle grounds from time to time which are well worth looking out for. Also, the Castle is right in Clitheroe town centre which has great shops and eateries.

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Thank Ali-Moxon
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband had only ever passed through Clitheroe before . We went to visit the castle which in essence is really a keep, but nevertheless very pleasant and free to visit. Clitheroe is a lovely place to visit with a wide variety of independent shops selling a range of quality goods. The Castle has a superb tea rooms where we... More 

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LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review. Glad you found time to stop off and spend some time in Clitheroe. The grounds, art exhibition and castle keep are free to visit and offer something for all ages - playgrounds and space to run around for the children and landscaped gardens with wonderful views for the adults. Did you visit the museum... More 

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds free to explore. The castle it self is small but there is a museum to explore if you wish. The views across the Ribble valley are stunning

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LMuseums, Site Supervisor at Clitheroe Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the views. More 

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