Directory of Members

Alden Cottage- Alden Cottage is an idyllic 17th Century holiday cottage, offering award-winning Self-Catering accommodation. The cottage is situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty 1 mile north of Stonyhurst College, near Hurst Green and 4 miles south west of Clitheroe in Lancashire's beautiful Ribble Valley & Forest of Bowland. Address:  Alden Cottage, Kemple End, Birdy Brow, Stonyhurst, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9QY, England Website: www.aldencottage.co.uk Telephone: 01254 826468 Email: info@aldencottage.co.uk   Continue Reading
Bashall Barn- Restaurant, coffee shop, ice cream parlour and farm shop in the day amazing marriage and wedding venue at night!  Founded in 2001 as a small rural farm shop the business expanded in 2009 into a Food Visitor Centre. Voted by Rose Prince as one of the top 50 farm shops in the UK, Made in Lancashire as one of the few to hold the Highest Quality Assured Award and most recently voted by industry experts as the BEST ON FARM RESTAURANT… Continue Reading
Bowland Cottage- School House Cottage is a family run luxury holiday cottage, available for short breaks, surrounded by nature and situated in the tranquil heart of the Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. School House Cottage is a fantastic Grade II English country cottage, and has been lovingly restored to the highest standard to make your self catering holiday, vacation rental, or UK short break truly relaxing and memorable. Situated in the delightful village of Newton-in-Bowland, lying at the… Continue Reading
Bowland Wild Boar park- Situated in the heart of the Forest of Bowland National Park, Bowland Wild Animal Park is a short distance from the picturesque village of Chipping. Surrounded by fells and woodland and sat on the banks of the river Hodder, it is a delightful place to enjoy the countryside and local wildlife, have fun in the fresh air and take time out from the hustle and bustle whilst having lots of different activities for the kids to do. Address:  Bowland Wild Boar… Continue Reading
Bramley Farm Cottages- In the heart of the Ribble Valley and converted from a 19th century barn, these holiday homes, all with wonderful views, are situated on the owners’ working sheep farm (owners offer lamb feeding March until May) and set in 170 acres of environmentally managed farmland in the heart of the Forest of Bowland (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). The Barn (ref 27977) and Bramble Cottage (ref 27978) are semi-detached and The Stable (ref 30562) stands detached and are in a… Continue Reading
Brooklyn Guest House- Brooklyn Guest House Clitheroe is an elegant Victorian town house owned and run by Jayne, and daughter Laura, with the help of Grandaugher Ella. It is within a few minutes’ stroll of the centre of the historic market town of Clitheroe, yet is far enough away to enjoy the peace and tranquility of home from home accommodation in an ideal location in the heart of the delightful Ribble Valley. Old fashioned hospitality blends with modern comforts and our aim is… Continue Reading
Browsholme Hall- Browsholme Hall is the oldest surviving family home in Lancashire - is the ancestral home of the Parker Family, who have lived there since it was built in 1507. Browsholme Hall is a nationally important Grade I listed historic house. The Hall has a pre-eminent collection of historically associated antiques, paintings and furniture of museum quality. Furthermore the red sandstone house has a genuine claim to be the oldest surviving family home in Lancashire. Browsholme certainly is an historic house… Continue Reading
Chestnut Cottage- Delightful cottage in the grounds of the owners home, extended in 2017, its own off road parking with spectacular views of Pendle Hill from the new sunroom. Well equipped to a high standard with three TVs, washing machine, free wi-fi and bed linen/towels provided. There are two bedrooms (one twin and one double on ground floor) and a new dining room. The cottage also benefits from a private garden with gazebo and table and chairs. There is a pub located… Continue Reading
Clitheroe Castle Museum- The museum stands high on Castle Hill, in the shadow of the Castle Keep, an image which has dominated Clitheroe's skyline for over 800 years. The historic landmark of Clitheroe, in the heart of the Ribble Valley offers a day of exploration for all the family. Our intriguing galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of history, heritage and geology of the local area. Younger hearts may take an adventure kitted out with rucksack, map and… Continue Reading
Cobden Farm B&B- There is a warm welcome for guests to our farmhouse B&B on our working, family farm, on the hillside overlooking the beautiful Sabden valley and Pendle Hill, in the Forest of Bowland AONB. We are within five miles of Clitheroe, Burnley and Pendle. We have two en suite rooms designed for visitors or business people. Both double and twin-bedded rooms are spacious with countryside views. Cobden Farm 4 Star (Breakfast Award) Bed and Breakfast holiday accommodation is an ideal get-away-from-it-all… Continue Reading
Eaves Hall Eaves Hall- Welcome to Eaves Hall, without a doubt one of the finest exclusive use wedding venues in the North West. A glorious building surrounded by beautiful gardens set amidst the simply stunning countryside of the Ribble Valley. The thoughtfully updated interiors have been designed to bring out the best of the original features, creating a unique, contemporary country house ambience and atmosphere. The 30 bedrooms, ranging from magnificent suites to dinky twins and singles, have all received the same treatment too.… Continue Reading
Fells, Dales & Lakes- We have been successfully running three large self-catering holiday houses for over 10 years, with many guests returning again. In 2016 we took the exciting step to expand and start our own Self-catering Holiday lettings agency focusing on The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. As a small, dedicated team working from our office in Shap, we take pride in what we do and our aim to offer a more personal approach to ensuring your holiday is everything you hoped for.… Continue Reading
Foxfields Country Hotel- Situated in the heart of the Ribble Valley, Foxfields Country Hotel has a total of 44 rooms, and a variety of options for guests to choose from to ensure their stay is as comfortable and well-suited to their needs as possible. The hotel has comprehensive spa facilities, including a swimming pool, a sauna, a steam room and a small gym. Address: Whalley Road. Billington. Blackburn. Lancashire. BB7 9HY Website: www.foxfieldshotel.com Telephone:  01254 822556 Email:  enquiries@foxfieldshotel.co.uk Continue Reading
Hackings Caravan Park- For those who seek peace and tranquillity in a delightful country setting this is the ideal location, set in 20 acres of mature parkland in the heart of the beautiful Ribble Valley. Our park is personally supervised by ourselves, (Wendy, Linden and Wendy) as resident owners and our sole aim is to ensure that your holiday home is enjoyable and carefree. You will find yourself surrounded by friendly, like-minded people who create a real ‘community’ feel. We consider our park… Continue Reading
Higher Gills Farm- If you want a complete escape from the stress and strain of modern life, a holiday at Higher Gills Farm could be just what you need. Situated at the foot of Pendle Hill, Higher Gills Farm offers magnificent panoramic views of the Forest of Bowland, and the Ribble Valley from your accommodation. In the distance can be seen the high moors of the Yorkshire Dales including Ingleborough and Penyghent. Also you can see across to Malham Moor and Malham Cove… Continue Reading
Hindelinis (Ribblesdale Park)- Located in the heart of Ribblesdale Park is our stunning gourmet cafe called Hindelinis. It also serves as our reception so this is where you check in. We serve top quality, great value food all day, everyday. We also deliver food directly to your lodge. The cafe has Wi Fi, DVD’s for hire, Sky Sports and BT Sports, a huge wood fire, beer and wine, tourist information point with a PC and internet access. Address: Ribblesdale Park, Mill Lane, Gisburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire. BB7 4LP… Continue Reading
Holmes Mill- Based in the heart of Clitheroe, Holmes Mill is a unique celebration of Lancashire food, drink and entertainment. Featuring a beer hall, hotel, food hall and much more, this former textiles mill is the perfect place to indulge, unwind and explore. Address: Holmes Mill, Greenacre Street, Clitheroe BB7 1EB Website: www.holmesmill.co.uk Telephone: 01200407111 Email: TBC Continue Reading
Inch Perfect Trials- On the back of the success of the display team, and due to a high demand, Inch Perfect Trials also run a full range of experience and training days suitable for aged 7 upwards and all ability levels. Based in the beautiful Ribble Valley, just 20 minutes out of Clitheroe lies 100 acres of fantastic trialling land at the home of Inch Perfect Trials. Let us put you through your paces with and adrenaline filled day out like no other!… Continue Reading
Live Magazines- Our consumer and corporate readers aspire to the finer things in life and enjoy discovering more about the area in which they live, work and play. The Live Magazines Ltd titles deliver original editorials covering the latest in fashion, travel, beauty, business, sport, interiors, motoring, culture and property. Live Ribble Valley and Live Preston & Fylde are the perfect complement to life in one of Britain’s most desirable counties and aims to showcase luxury living to an affluent audience who… Continue Reading
Longridge Heritage Centre Trust- The Heritage and Visitor Centre is situated in the centre of Longridge by the old Preston and Longridge Railway line, which operated from 1840 to 1967. The former station has been thoughtfully converted to house the Heritage and Visitor Centre, along with a cafe and meeting rooms for hire. The Heritage and Visitor Centre is a great place to visit to gather information about Longridge and the surrounding area – you can find out about Longridge's fascinating history; browse the… Continue Reading
Lowsun Lodges- Based in the heart of Lancashire Ribble Valley beneath the infamous Pendle Hill, LowSun lodges are set in secluded countryside within walking distance of Clitheroe Town Centre, with excellent motorway and train links. Address: Lowsun Lodges, Upbrooks Farm, Clitheroe, BB7 1PL Websites: www.lowsunlodges.co.uk Telephone: 01200 428392 or 07973473929 Email: lawseupbrooks@aol.com Continue Reading
Meadow Cottages- Nestled in the courtyard of Hill Top Farm behind secure electric gates and a 200 yd tree lined private drive, Meadow Cottage offers truly luxurious self-catering accommodation for all types of guests. It is a true rural hideaway but with all the comforts of home. Offering a stunning 180 ° panorama across farms, fields and rolling fells – the views stretch as far as North Wales Hills, Fylde Coast, Blackpool Tower, (on clear nights see the famous ‘Blackpool Illuminations’ in… Continue Reading
Melt- Hi there, & a warm welcome to melt – where you’ll not only find our exquisitely fragranced, hand poured candles, but also a small selection of our favourite little luxuries alongside some of the world’s most renowned and beautiful perfumes. Melt have been hand making scented candles and reed diffusers since December 2000 from idyllic and peaceful rural premises in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Since then, Melt have naturally expanded from luxury home fragrances and now also offer… Continue Reading
Mitton Hall- A stunning country house hotel in the heart of the Ribble Valley. A breathtaking wedding venue that redefines romance. A restaurant that exudes charm. Welcome to Mitton Hall. Mitton Hall hosts everything from fabulous cocktail evenings with live music to barbecues, family events and wedding fairs. Address: Mitton Hall, Mitton Road, Mitton, Whalley BB7 9PQ Websites: www.mittonhallhotel.co.uk Telephone: 01254 826 544 Email: TBC Continue Reading

Mrs Dowsons Farm Park

For the past 60 years the Dowson family have traditionally farmed the gently rolling hills of the Ribble Valley. Their aim is to produce the tastiest ice cream possible. As well as using all natural ingredients, and milk from our own cows here on the farm.

W: www.mrsdowsons.com

 

Mytton Fold Hotel & Golf Club

Mytton Fold at the heart of the Ribble Valley, and winner of Lancashire’s Small Hotel of the Year, is a privately owned hotel and golf course located in Langho, Blackburn and a member of Best Western Hotels – the largest hotel group in the world.

W: www.myttonfold.co.uk

 

Northcote

Northcote is a renowned country house hotel situated on the edge of the Ribble Valley. Offering 26 imaginative and inspired rooms which exude highly individual character. Enhance your dining experience with an overnight stay and wake up to one of Northcote’s famous Lancashire breakfasts.

W: www.northcote.com

 

Oakdean Cottages

Oakdean Cottages are the perfect place from which to enjoy special interest holidays. Much of our Ribble Valley location lies within The Forest of Bowland, an official Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Fishing breaks are available and we are perfectly located for the River Loud, River Hodder and River Ribble.

W: oakdeancottages.co.uk/location

 

Outdoor Elements

Lancashire based Outdoor Elements, established in November 2001, offers team building and outdoor activities to all ages and abilities.

Outdoor Elements is flexible to your needs and can organise anything from half-day activities to full residential experiences.

W: www.outdoorelements.co.uk

 

Park House Boutique B&B

Park House is a luxury Boutique Bed and Breakfast combining Georgian elegance with touches of contemporary style.

W: www.parkhousegisburn.co.uk

 

Precious at Whalley

PRECIOUS is a small independent boutique shop, situated in the picturesque Ribble Valley town of Whalley, Lancashire. Handpicked items from all across Europe, make this shop unique in jewellery, clothing, accessories and much much more.

W: www.preciousatwhalley.co.uk

 

PuddleDucks Tearoom

A small cafe at Dunsop Bridge.

W: www.puddleduckscafe.co.uk

 

Red Pump Inn

Amidst the outstanding natural beauty of the Forest of Bowland this picturesque country inn sits at the heart of the tiny village of Bashall Eaves. We offer a luxury B&B experience and are fast establishing a fine reputation for the quality of our steak restaurant.

W: www.theredpumpinn.co.uk

 

Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues

Ribble Valley Jazz & Blues hosts an annual Jazz festival in Clitheroe and a programme of jazz club gigs throughout the year.

W: www.rvjazzandblues.co.uk

 

Ribchester Roman Museum

ribchester

Lancashire’s Only Specialist Roman Museum

W: www.ribchesterromanmuseum.org/index.htm

 

Rimington Caravan Park

“A quiet, select, five star family run static holiday home and touring caravan park in Lancashire set in the heart of the beautiful Ribble Valley deep in the heart of rural Lancashire.”

W: www.rimingtoncaravanpark.co.uk

 

Salar Media

Marketing and media consultant.

W: www.salarmedia.com

 

Skipton Castle

Over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit at any season of the year.

W: www.skiptoncastle.co.uk

 

Stanley House Hotel And Spa

Stanley House Hotel is a stunning, award winning hotel, set in 54 acres of Ribble Valley countryside in Mellor, Lancashire.

W: www.stanleyhouse.co.uk

 

Stonefold Holiday Cottage

This 16th century farmhouse and barns have recently been converted into a family home and luxury self-catering holiday cottage.

W: www.stonefoldholidaycottage.co.uk

 

Stonyhurst College

stonyhurst edit

Stonyhurst has a strong reputation for academic excellence rooted in the Jesuit belief that excellence in education and learning is Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam, for the greater glory of God.

  W: www.stonyhurst.ac.uk

 

The Emporium

Half coffee shop, wine bar and brasserie; half interior design superstore. The Emporium is genuinely unlike anywhere you have seen or been before and its Parisian Grand Cafe style appeals to everyone

W: www.theemporiumclitheroe.co.uk

 

The Fromm Shoppe

Wedding and fashion Photographer Claire Fromm based in Whalley, Ribble Valley. Covering Lancashire, Manchester, The Lake District & North West UK .

W: www.thefrommshoppe.com

 

The Grand Clitheroe

The smart, contemporary setting – complete with 38-foot sprung stage – lends itself to virtually any style of performance and makes a superb location for creative workshops or business conferences.

W: www.thegrandvenue.co.uk

 

The Inn At Whitewell 

The Inn at Whitewell is an old fashioned rural Inn, welcoming to all, providing 23 bedrooms of some glamour, seriously good local ingredients cooked well and a noteworthy selection of drinks.

W: www.innatwhitewell.com

 

The Longitude Gallery

Longitude

Welcome to the Longitude Art Gallery – Clitheroe’s contemporary art gallery presenting international, national and local artists.

W: www.thelongitudegallery.co.uk

 

The Out Barn at Clough Bottom

The Out Barn at Clough Bottom is a unique, exclusive, away from it all location ideal for hosting Private Functions, Events and Conferences.

W: www.cloughbottom.co.uk

 

The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let

The Shippon offers accommodation in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire , a newly converted cottage with a modern feel.

W: www.theshipponluxuryholidaylet.co.uk

 

The Shireburn Arms

A historic 17th Century inn of great warmth and character at the heart of the Ribble Valley and home to the Tolkien Trail.

W: www.shireburnarmshotel.co.uk

 

The Spread Eagle

An unassuming but attractive coaching Inn nestling within the Forest of Bowland, an Area of outstanding natural beauty, in the heart of the Ribble Valley.

 W: www.spreadeaglesawley.co.uk

 

The Three Fishes

Welcome to The Three Fishes

The Three Fishes, situated in the tiny picturesque hamlet of Mitton in the rural haven of the Ribble Valley celebrated its tenth anniversary as an award-winning Ribble Valley Inn in September 2014.

W: www.thethreefishes.com 

 

Three Rivers Woodland Park

Mixed residential & holiday park set in47 acres of woodland within the Forest of Bowland AONB, 2miles from Clitheroe.

W: www.facebook.com/Three-Rivers-Woodland-Park-205651336128897/

 

Top Hat Tours

Simon Entwistle, dressed in his authentic Victorian costume will be delighted to take you on tours of Ribble Valley to discover some of the mystical legends 

W: www.tophattours.co.uk

 

Waddington Arms 

Waddington Arms

Standing in the middle of the village from which it takes its name The Waddington Arms is very much at the heart of life in the fabulous Ribble Valley.

W: www.waddingtonarms.co.uk

 

Waddow Hall

Waddow Hall is a 17th-century manor house overlooking the River Ribble and set in 178 acres of enchanting Lancashire countryside.

W: www.www.waddow.org.uk/home.aspx

 

Whalley Abbey

The Retreat and Conference House is set in the stunning grounds and ruins of a 14th Century Cistercian Abbey

W: www.whalleyabbey.org