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
Aspinall Arms - They have a large bar at the heart of the pub serving a selection of cask ales, a back bar shelf crammed with malts and gins and an extensive wine list, all sourced and selected locally where we can. Our chef team develop seasonal menus with a spine of freshly prepared, classic British dishes, complemented by more exotic influences from other parts of the world – in other words, modern British cooking. Website www.aspinallarmspub.co.uk Address Aspinall Arms, Mitton, BB7 9PQ Email  aspinall.arms@brunningandprice.co.uk Telephone 01254 826 555
Atelier Arts - Atelier Arts is a dynamic working space for artists in the Ribble Valley. Artists Beverley Chapelhow and Keith Parkinson, who run Atelier Arts have been working from their studios in the centre of Clitheroe since 2012. Atelier Arts is the base for up to 8 working artists and offers a range of Arts services for professional and recreational Artists alike. Address: Bowland Chambers, Harris Court, Wellgate, Clitheroe, BB7 2DP. Telephone: 07742 060273/ 07738 997566. Website: www.atelierarts.co.uk Email: info@atelierarts.co.uk
Bashall Barn Weddings Logo 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 IN THE UK. Bashall Barn is home to several superb artisan food producers and also, unlike most food retailers, we…
Image of the front of the accomodation Bonnygrass Cottage - Bonnygrass is a newly refurbished stone built terraced cottage in the centre of Clitheroe dating back to the 1800’s available for holiday rental. Backing onto the Castle grounds and set back from the road, the cottage is perfect for a luxurious stay in the beautiful Ribble Valley. The cottage strikes a balance of being relaxing, but just a few minutes walk away from all the amenities of a market town. Address: 4 Woone Lane, Clitheroe,  Lancashire,  BB7 1BG. Telephone: 07973730023 Website: https://www.bonnygrasscottage.co.uk/ Email: helen@pacenote.com
Bowland Retreat Lodges Exterior Bowland Retreat Lodges - Bowland Retreat Lodges are offering a collection of self - catered luxury lodges with Jacuzzi hot tubs. ​A contemporary, stylish retreat where you can escape to the stunning countryside as well as access close by amenities. Whether this is indulging in local craft beers, exquisite dining or enjoying famous walking routes. Situated in the heart of the Ribble Valley, we are nestled between the historic market town of Clitheroe and the quaint village of Whalley. With the Forest of Bowland on our doorstep, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, they are surrounded by beautiful scenery. Website www.bowlandretreatlodges.co.uk Address The Beeches,…
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 Park Limited, Chipping, Preston, PR3 2QT Website: www.wildboarpark.co.uk Telephone:  01995 61075 Email: info@wildboarpark.co.uk
Externa; View of Bramley Cottages Bramley Farm - Converted from a 19th century barn, these holiday homes, are situated on the owners’ working sheep farm and set in 170 acres of environmentally managed farmland in the heart of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Barn and Bramble Cottage are semi-detached and the Stable stands detached. We are just 2 miles from Whalley, with its historic buildings, charming shops, cafes and restaurants, it is the perfect base for exploring the Ribble Valley, Pendle and the Trough of Bowland. Address: Clerk Hill Road, Wiswell Website: N/A Telephone: N/A Email: bramleyfarm@hotmail.co.uk
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 unique in so many ways. Set within the Forest of Bowland, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Hall is surrounded…
Calfs Head Calfs Head - Nestled at the foot of Pendle Hill in the conservation village of Worston, seemingly far away from the hustle and bustle but In reality only a quarter of a mile from the A59 is our picturesque country inn at the heart of the village. The Inn boasts stunning views of Pendle Hill and when weather allows, the opportunity to dine and drink in the large gardens or on the decking overlooking the babbling stream. Inside there is a cosy snug with a roaring log fire or diners can choose the glass house with picturesque views of the surrounding countryside and…
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 just 150yds away and shops just one mile away. Perfect for keen walkers. One small dog welcome. This is a…
Chicken Shed - We would be delighted to welcome you for a stay in the Chicken Shed, our luxury boutique self catering on the side of Pendle Hill. We constructed this industrial-chic converted barn on the ruins of an old farm outbuilding and used the original stones as well as beams and structural parts that have been at Knowle Top for many decades. The concept of the Chicken Shed is to immerse our guests in nature, and at times the winds blow down Pendle hard. We think it part of the charm, and made sure the Chicken Shed enjoys perfect insulation so our…
Image of Clerk Laithe Clerk Laithe - Family run Clerk Laithe Lodge in the Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, was newly opened in Spring 2014 offering superior bed and breakfast accommodation in spacious en-suite rooms. Guests will enjoy excellent home cooked food for Breakfast, Lunch or Evening Meals. A warm welcome is assured. There are 5 individually furnished Stylish and Modern Bedrooms. Our newly built Lodge is in a traditional stone built barn style with views across the Hodder Valley. All tariffs include a Full English or Continental Style Breakfast. A Daily Housekeeping Service is provided, within the tariff, for all rooms…
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 magnifying glass! Address: Castle Hill, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1BA Website: www.lancashire.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums/clitheroe-castle-museum Telephone: 01200 424 568 Email: clitheroecastle@lancashire.gov.uk
Clitheroe Chamber of Trade - Clitheroe Chamber are an active business chamber funded by it's members and organised by a dedicated team of volunteers. To contact the chamber please email the secretary on secretary@clitheroechamber.co.uk. Website http://www.visitclitheroe.co.uk/clitheroeChamber/clitheroeChamber.aspx?page=clitheroe-chamber Address 38 Whalley Road, Clitheroe, Lancashire  BB7 1AW  
Clitheroe Market Clitheroe Market - The traditional market town of Clitheroe operates a weekly market on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays between 9am and 4pm. Antique/Flea Market on a Friday open all year round, including Bank Holidays. Address Station Rd, Clitheroe BB7 2JW Website https://www.ribblevalley.gov.uk/info/200286/arts_events_and_tourism/1399/clitheroe_market Telephone 01200 443012 Email clitheroemarket@ribblevalley.gov.uk  
Coach and Horses sign on the front of the pub Coach and Horses Bolton by Bowland - The Coach & Horses, a traditional Coaching Inn with seven beautifully created bedrooms, set in the idyllic village of Bolton by Bowland in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Each of the bedrooms is unique, decorated in a style befitting a traditional Coaching Inn. Ideas, based on impressions of years of visits to many boutique hotels worldwide, have been used to create a memorable experience. To book a table in our restaurant, or to book one of the rooms in the hotel, be sure to get in touch directly for the very best pricing and details on our latest offers…
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 location for visitors or business people but still handy for all road, rail and air routes. Address: Cobden Farm, Sabden, Clitheroe, Lancs. BB7 9ED…
Two caravans in a field Cross Lane Caravan and Camping Park, Waddington - Cross Lane Caravan and Camping Park is situated on the southern fringe of the Forest of Bowland (area of outstanding natural beauty), nestling at the foot of Waddington Fell with outstanding views over Pendle Hill and the Ribble Valley. The site is located at Gannies Farm, Cross Lane Waddington which has been farmed by the Walmsley family since 1923. Ian and Susan are the third generation to run the farm, with their children David and Rebecca. It is a working farm which runs a sheep flock of 230 lambing ewes, around 40 to 50 head of traditional breeds of cattle…
Dale Hey Touring Park - Friendly, privately owned, family run non-residential touring site. Benefiting from open, scenic fields with panoramic views of Pendle hill. Dale Hey offers a fantastic location for families, walkers and those who love the countryside. Our 12-acre broad leaved woodland (planted in 2003) has paths which are clearly marked so that you can enjoy our site fully. Practical Motorhome magazine Feb 2019. We were listed in their top 12 sites to visit. Preston Road, Ribchester, Lancashire PR3 3XL Phone: 07900321372 Email: daleheypark@outlook.com Website: www.daleheyfarm.co.uk
David Johns David Johns Bespoke Guided Tours - David Johns is a Lancastrian born and bred and has lived in the area all his life. With over 25 years of experience in tourist information he has a depth of knowledge which is second to none. Whether you're interested in abbeys and castles, mill shops and markets, tracing your ancestors or simply seeing some of the best that England has to offer, let David give you a day out to remember Address: 3 Breeze Close, Foulridge Email: dpjohns@talktalk.net Telephone: 01282 789047 Website: https://dpjohns2.wixsite.com/djohnstours
dkd cleaning logo DKD Cleaning Services - DKD Cleaning Services is a domestic and commercial cleaning company situated in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Our Company's focus is to achieve and maintain quality cleaning that exceeds industry standards and solidifies our commitment to our customers. This includes our endevour in environmentally friendly cleaning. With DKD Cleaning team on site, we guarantee the ultimate attention to detail and time requirements. By this, we strive for our customers, a solid base for absolute trust and confidence in our company. Website: https://www.dkdcleaning.co.uk Address: Orchard House, Alderford Close, Clitheroe, BB7 2QP Tel: 07786012947    
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. Several rooms are licensed for civil ceremonies making Eaves Hall the perfect choice for small, intimate weddings and bigger blowouts…
Everything Retreat Logo Everything Retreat - Luxury lodge retreat nestled in the beautiful Ribble valley, Lancashire. Concierge service, Couples retreat for those looking for the ultimate break. Address: Everything Retreat, Pendle View Lodges, Primrose Lane, Mellor, BB2 7EQ Website: Everything Retreat - Coming Soon (everything-retreat.com Email: louise@everything-retreat.com
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
Gibbon Bridge Icon Gibbon Bridge - Gibbon Bridge grew from Janet’s dream of a tea shop to what it is today - 36 years later - a four star country hotel with an established reputation for good food and luxury. It is the ideal place for lunch, or dinner and offers excellent value for money in superb surroundings. The restaurant overlooks the award winning gardens and Longridge Fell, and has a fabulous terrace for relaxing and soaking up the atmosphere. Website www.gibbon-bridge.co.uk Address Chipping Forest of Bowland Lancashire PR3 2TQ Email  reception@gibbon-bridge.co.uk Telephone 01995 61456
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 to be our labour of love and we work tirelessly with its landscape to create a natural haven for visitors…
Office Staff Harrison and Drury - Situated in the heart of the Ribble Valley, Harrison Drury’s Clitheroe office is in the perfect location to provide legal advice for all individuals and businesses in East Lancashire. The opening of Harrison Drury’s fifth office in Clitheroe in late 2014 continued our terrific expansion of services throughout the North West, opening up a whole new area for us to provide legal advice to work alongside our solicitors in Kendal, Lancaster, Garstang and head office in Preston city centre. Our solicitors in Clitheroe are now available to serve clients in many neighbouring towns including Blackburn, Burnley and Colne, as well…
Hedgerow Luxury Glamping Hedgerow Luxury Glamping - When you visit us at Hedgerow we want you to feel truly relaxed, surrounded by nature and able to get away from the rest of the world. Our glamping site is surrounded by lush fields and meadows, hedgerows (of course!) and idyllic country lanes. Onsite we are always innovating, adding new features to the glamping site to make sure your stay is as special as possible. Website: www.hedgerowluxuryglamping.com Address: Hedgerow Luxury Glamping, Knott Lane, Newsholme, Gisburn, Clitheroe, BB7 4JF Email: info@hedgerowluxuryglamping.com
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 and the Aire Valley, and then over into Wharfedale. Higher Gills Farm is surrounded by the villages of Barley, Downham…
Higher Trapp Higher Trapp - Nestled in four acres of magnificent terraced gardens situated in the Pendle Valley, Higher Trapp House enjoys an elevated position and panoramic views across the Lancashire countryside and offers charm, comfort and luxury. Higher Trapp is the perfect choice for business and leisure, ideal for conferences and team-building workshops, luxury weddings or a romantic weekend getaway. Website lavenderhotels.co.uk/hotels/higher-trapp-house/ Address Trapp Lane, Simonstone, Nr Burnley, Lancashire BB12 7QW Email  highertrapp@lavenderhotels.co.uk Telephone +44 (0)1282 772781
Holden Clough Holden Clough Nurseries - Set in the scenic hamlet of Holden near Bolton-by-Bowland, Holden Clough Nursery is known across the country for growing award-winning hardy plants. Whether it is Perennials, Shrubs, Alpines or maybe something a bit more unusual, we grow everything at Holden Clough Nursery!   Website holdencloughnursery.com Address Holden Clough Nurseries Holden, Bolton-by-Bowland Lancashire BB7 4PF Email info@holdenclough.com Telephone 01200 447615
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: Enquiries@holmesmill.co.uk
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! Thrilling and challenging training and experience days are delivered by out professional trials riders in stunning and rugged countryside. Training…
Inside Gallery Knowle Top Studios - Knowle Top Studios is a fine art gallery located in the heart of Lancashire’s market town of Clitheroe. The gallery is home to the photography of Irene Amiet and Duncan Phillips, offering collector’s prints, gifts, fabrics and decor, all uniquely printed with Duncan’s and Irene’s images. Work portrays views of landscapes, wildlife and lifestyle from England’s north, the Ribble Valley, Pendle, the Forest of Bowland, the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District. Address: 14 Castlegate, Clitheroe, BB7 1AZ Telephone:  Duncan: 07575 177 171 | Irene: 07445 555 002 Email: info@knowletop.com Website: www.knowletop.com
Little Biz Marketing - Whether it is the time or the expertise you are lacking, Little Biz Marketing offers you cost-effective, hands-on support, giving you more time to focus on running your business. A Lancashire lass based in the Ribble Valley - a professional marketer who is passionate about understanding businesses helping them succeed and achieve their goals.  Having worked in marketing, public relations and communications for over 25 years covering technical, engineering, government, tourism and retail sectors. Friendly, reliable, down to earth and highly motivated with a wealth of experience to offer.  Every business has a story to tell.  It’s Little Biz Marketing's…
Picture of a bedroom Little Oakhurst - Get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a glamping holiday and unwind in our cosy and luxurious Yurts. Set within a friendly working Farm in the heart of the Ribble Valley. We offer 2 secluded  Yurts which are on a small meadow, that offers chilled out days that's in tune with nature. There's plenty to do and explore, or take a slower pace and enjoy the nature and peace, with woodland and the Tolkien's walk right on our doorstep. Address: Overhacking Farm, Stonyhurst, Nr Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9PY. Telephone: 07908614736. Email: overhackingfarm@googlemail.co.uk. Website: www.littleoakhurst.com
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 enjoy the compelling editorial content, which has been carefully tailored to their profiles. Live Ribble Valley and Live Preston and…
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 old photographs on the Town Archive; or view one of our regularly changing exhibitions. Talks on local heritage topics are…
Exterior Photo of Lower Buck Lower Buck - The Lower Buck is an independent, English Country Inn in our wonderful village, Waddington, that is family owned.  The family have a group of chefs, restaurateurs, and designers who collectively believe in delivering wonderful service and hospitality. Joined together by their love of home cooked food, cask ale, travel and design, The Lower Buck offers something truly unique for the traveller.  Harking back to 1760, live the history with three real fires, wonderful discussions at the bar and well-behaved dogs in this true pub. Address: Edisford road, Waddington BB7 3HU. Telephone: 01200 423342 Email: hello@thelowerbuck.com Website: www.thelowerbuck.com
Living Room Lower Buck – Accommodation - The Lower Buck has two king sized double rooms with ensuite and a holiday cottage offering three rooms that can accommodate six people in the heart of Waddington Lancashire. The rooms and holiday cottage are perfect for couples and families who love stunning scenery, good food and great walking quite literally on the door step. Address: Edisford road, Waddington BB7 3HU Phone: 01200 423342 Email: hello@thelowerbuck.com Website: www.thelowerbuck.com
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 Website: www.lowsunlodges.co.uk Telephone: 01200 428392 or 07973473929 Email: lawseupbrooks@aol.com
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 September, October & November) Morecambe Bay, Beacon Fell, Parlick Fell, Chipping and Dunsop Bridge. On certain days one can even…
Melt - 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 organic body, skincare and perfumery products. Website www.themeltco.com/ Address Melt, Twitter Lane, Waddington, Lancashire, BB7 3LQ Email  info@themeltco.com Telephone 01200 443377
Exterior view of Middle Flass Lodge Middle Flass Lodge - Welcome to Middle Flass Lodge. We are situated in the peaceful Ribble Valley at the heart of the Forest of Bowland. Surrounded by beautiful open countryside, abundant with many species of birds and wildlife, this is the perfect place for anyone to relax and unwind. The Lodge was originally a barn and cow byre which we converted into beautiful accommodation with a restaurant in 1996. We are the owners, Joan and Nigel, and we look forward to making your stay an enjoyable one. Address: Settle Road, Bolton-by-Bowland, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4NY Telephone: 01200 447259 Email: middleflasslodge@btconnect.com Website: www.middleflasslodge.co.uk
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: events@mittonhallhotel.co.uk
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. Address: Hawkshaw Farm, Longsight Road, Clayton-le-Dale, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 7JA Website: www.mrsdowsons.com Telephone: 01254 812407 Email: info@mrsdowsons.co.uk
Mydas Touch - Christopher Perkins is the creative artist behind Mydas Touch…it’s a wonderful world of beautifully illustrated comical creations and home to a wonderous range of unique gift ideas, appealing to all ages. These fantastic fun-loving artworks are lovingly illustrated from pencil sketch to the finished article by Christopher and are totally unique to Mydas Touch. Website https://www.mydastouchcreative.co.uk/ Email  info@mydastouchcreative.co.uk Telephone 01254 822140
Mytton Fold Golf Club - Mytton Fold Golf Club is widely regarded as one of the most scenic and enjoyable 18 hole golf courses in the heart of the Ribble Valley, Lancashire.  The golf course is ideally situated between Blackburn and Clitheroe and just 20 minutes from Preston or Chorley and Burnley. Website www.mytton-golf.co.uk/ Address Mytton Fold Golf Club, Whalley Road, Langho, Nr Blackburn, Lancashire BB6 8AB Telephone - Golf Shop Tel: 01254 946546
Mytton Fold Lounge Bar Mytton Fold Hotel - Mytton Fold Hotel is a family owned, private hotel with a stylish new look. Contemporary spaces have been created and the hotel now enjoys modern, luxurious comfort whilst retaining the character of its stone buildings. Situated in the heart of the glorious Ribble Valley, the hotel boasts 34 en-suite bedrooms and 3 Suites. Mytton Fold Hotel is set within 100 acres of its own beautifully landscaped grounds and boasts panoramic views of the Ribble Valley. The Lounge Bar with its 150-year-old cast iron Lancashire range is the perfect setting to relax and unwind after a long day, or to enjoy…
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. Address: Northcote Road, Langho, Blackburn, Lancashire, England, BB6 8BE Website: www.northcote.com Telephone: 01254 240555 Email: reception@northcote.com
Northwood Leisure - Walter and Lisa welcome you to their small, picturesque, adults only holiday park situated in the Ribble Valley. Open from 8/3-6/1.In a fantastic scenic location a 10 minute drive from the Trough of Bowland AONB and conveniently a 10 minute drive from the M6 motorway. Brilliant local restaurants a 3 min walk!  The site has 28 landscaped, hard standing touring caravan / tent / motorhome pitches. 10 of these are fully serviced pitches. Seasonal pitches available. 11 static caravans available to hire for holidays or short term lets. The brand new amenities building will open March 2021. Address: Northwood Caravan…
inside number 10 Number 10 Literature and Lifestyle -   Based in Clitheroe, Lancashire, Number 10 is one of only two independent bookshops in the UK specialising in contemporary and classic crime and thriller fiction, together with true crime. … Number 10 also stocks books for babies, children and young adults and can order any book for you, not just crime! Website www.insidenumber10.com Address 10 Castle Gate, Clitheroe BB7 1AZ Email enquiries@insidenumber10.com Telephone +44 1200. 422599
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. Address: TBC Website: oakdeancottages.co.uk/location Telephone: 07899 798 673 or 01254 248675 Email: info@oakdeancottages.com
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. Address: Pump House Dean Wood, Trapp Lane, Simonstone, Lancashire, BB12 7JD Website: www.outdoorelements.co.uk Telephone: 01282 416396 Email: info@outdoorelements.co.uk
PLM Health & Fitness - PLM Health & Fitness is the brainchild of Phil Lawrence Moss, considered an undisputed leader within the region’s fitness industry. An advocate of structured training regimes which promote not only fitness but also health and wellbeing through tailored exercise and healthy nutrition, Phil offers simple membership options along with bespoke training packages formulated by himself. PLM Health & Fitness’s purpose-built facility in Whalley offers a luxury feel throughout. Taking inspiration from Italy, the boutique fixtures and fittings are sourced from Casa Ceramica in Modena, the equipment has been supplied by Technogym from Cesena and there is even fresh Italian coffee,…
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. Address: 33 King Street, Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9SP Website: www.preciousatwhalley.co.uk Telephone: 01254 822620 Email: info@preciousatwhalley.co.uk
Primrose Nature Reserve - Primrose Community Nature Trust owns and manages the Primrose Nature Reserve for the benefit of the community and wildlife. It is perhaps the most exciting development of a community space in the town since the Castle Grounds were purchased by the Council in 1920. Despite being severely neglected, the site is already listed as a Biological Heritage Site. The extensive restoration work has now been carried out by the Ribble Rivers Trust making this a beautiful natural sanctuary for wildlife that includes walkway and bridges that connect Whalley Road to Woone Lane. The Dam has been made safe and prepared for the…
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. Address: Clitheroe Road, Bashall Eaves, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 3DA Website: www.theredpumpinn.co.uk Telephone: 01254 826 227 Email: enquiries@theredpumpinn.co.uk
Exterior View Ribble Valley Country Cottages - Nestled within the beautiful Ribble Valley and Bowland Hills, in the picture perfect village of Waddington, you will find two charming Ribble Valley holiday cottages, lovingly created with character and attention to detail. The Granary and Fellside Cottage are both luxurious and cosy at the same time, letting you sink into blissful relaxation from the moment you arrive. Your every need has been carefully considered, so all you have to think about is enjoying your stay and planning your next adventure. Address: Mill Lane, Waddington, Lancashire, BB7 3JJ Telephone: 01200 429805 or 07918 150279 Email: stay@ribblevalleycountrycottages.co.uk Website: www.ribblevalleycountrycottages.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. We are a small community-based charity, run entirely by volunteers. Our aim is to develop and promote the best in live jazz, and particularly to foster aspiring young talent. We arrange regular live jazz gigs and festivals involving leading UK jazz musicians at first-class venues mainly in Clitheroe, the heart of Ribble Valley. But we also encourage up-and-coming talent, especially among younger players by providing opportunities for playing in public and organising coaching and workshops by professional trainers…
Ribble Valley Retreat - Luxury Glamping Accommodation in Ribble Valley. Ribble Valley Retreat gives you the perfect blend of a natural hideaway and a base to discover all this area has to offer. Take advantage of the train station opposite the entrance with the short rail connections to neighbouring Whalley and Clitheroe. Website www.ribblevalleyretreat.co.uk Address Croasdale Farm, 1 Whinney Lane, Langho Lancashire. BB6 8DQ Email stay@ribblevalleyretreat.co.uk Telephone 01254 240719
Livving Room Area Ribble Valley View - Our stylish and contemporary designed lodges feature all the comforts of home and much more. Perfect for a romantic break or family holiday. Enjoy fully-furnished kitchens, king-sized beds, fluffy towels and fresh cotton linen. Sit back, relax and make yourself at home. Address: Old Langho Road, Old Langho, Lancashire, BB6 8AW Telephone: 0800 181 4044 Email: hello@ribblevalleyview.com Website: www.ribblevalleyview.com
Ribchester Roman Museum - The idea of a museum in Ribchester was conceived by Margaret Greenall, originally from Warrington and a member of the famous brewing family, in the early years of the twentieth century. Her objective was to stem the flow of artefacts out of the village that had occurred ever since Ribchester was first recognised as a site of special historic interest. Ribchester Museum of Roman Antiquities was thus opened under Miss Greenall’s direction in 1915. The original museum building comprised one room, which was added to in the 1960s by a temporary prefabricated extension. This annexe increased the Museum’s storage and…
Rimington Leisure Park - Located in the heart of the Ribble Valley and rural Lancashire, Rimington Leisure Park offers a location that provides peace, tranquillity and relaxation. Offering a variety of services such as Holiday Home Ownership, Holiday Home Hire and Touring Pitches, Rimington Leisure Park is the ideal country escape. Plenty of surrounding market towns offer unique days out, whilst nearby facilities for cycling, hang-gliding and archery will keep the adventurers entertained! Now under new ownership by family holiday park operator Holgates, Rimington Leisure Park is due to receive significant investment in electrics, landscaping and road surfaces; elevating the standard across the park.…
View of front of Saetr Cottage from garden Saetr Garden Cottage - Saetr Garden Holiday Cottage is a delightful hideaway retreat for two within the award winning Bowland hamlet of Harrop Fold near Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley. Enjoy the stunning garden, watch trout jumping in the lake and the view of Grindleton and Harrop Fells beyond. The Saetr Garden Holiday Cottage in Harrop Fold was formally a tiny barn annexed to the farmhouse and comprises of a warming wood burning fire in the cosy open plan lounge. Enjoy the beautiful sweeping views of our stunning garden & Harrop Fell while you sit at the new and well-equipped kitchen & breakfast bar.…
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Scare Kingdom - Scare Kingdom Scream Park is officially the UK’s number one scream park and best Halloween attraction, featuring multi award-winning scare mazes, scare attractions and haunted attractions. Located in Lancashire, Scare Kingdom Scream Park is the north west’s top Halloween destination featuring immersive sets, live scareactors and special effects. Website www.scarekingdom.com General Contact via facebook page  
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. Visitors can explore every corner of this impressive history-rich castle, which withstood a three-year siege during the Civil War. View the Banqueting Hall, the Kitchen, the Bedchamber and Privy. Climb from the depths of the Dungeon to the top storey of the Watch Tower. Imagine what life was like when Skipton Castle provided protection and security from invaders. Relax in the picnic area or in the new tea room…
View of the Spinning Block Bar area Spinning Block Hotel, Bar and Grill - Welcome to the 1823 Spinning Block Hotel at Holmes Mill – a stunning conversion of the oldest building within the site to create 39 individually designed and decorated bedrooms in the centre of Clitheroe, and at the heart of the Ribble Valley. Celebrate the renaissance of a landmark building lovingly restored to showcase the best of local food and drink in an inspiring setting that honours Lancashire’s rich industrial heritage and fine culinary traditions. Address: Holmes Mill, Greenacre Street, Clitheroe BB7 1EB Website: www.holmesmill.co.uk Telephone: 01200 407111 Email: hotel@holmesmill.co.uk
Stanley House Stanley House - Stanley House Hotel is a stunning, award winning hotel, set in 54 acres of Ribble Valley countryside in Mellor, Lancashire. Situated in Mellor (in between Preston and Blackburn), the hotel is privately owned and run by the Walker family and opened in 2004 following a spectacular conversion of the ruins of a 17th century manor house, titled Stanley House. The Grade II listed building, demonstrating its heritage is now complemented with opulent modern additions and also benefits from unspoiled views of the Ribble Valley countryside. This refreshing fusion of the conventional and contemporary makes Stanley House the number one destination of…
Stay in Clitheroe Interior Stay in Clitheroe - Luxury self-catering in the heart of Clitheroe. A grade 2 listed Georgian building has been beautifully restored to provide accommodation sleeping up to 8, 4 in each 2 bed, 2 bath apartment. Original features, including high ceilings, spacious rooms and stunning windows house very modern, stylish and well equipped interiors. The location in the centre of town is ideal for exploring the local range of bars, restaurants and high quality independent shops. But it is also easily accessible to the beautiful Ribble Valley countryside, village pubs and Michelin starred food.   Website www.stayinclitheroe.com  Address Lowergate, Clitheroe BB7 1AD Email  Tina@stayinclitheroe.com
Stirk House Stirk House - A destination dining experience offering all-day dining to both residents and non-residents of the Stirk House hotel. We only use fresh, seasonal ingredients produced by the finest artisan suppliers in the area or foraged from our own 22 acres of grounds. Our food is earthy, honest and completely representative of the stunning landscape we work within, the fantastic local suppliers we use and our head chef’s dedication to creating spectacular food. If you were to take a bite out of Lancashire, this is how it would taste Website www.stirkhouse.co.uk Address Stirk House Hotel and Restaurant, Gisburn, Clitheroe BB7 4LJ Email …
Stonyhurst College - Stonyhurst College is a coeducational Roman Catholic independent school, adhering to the Jesuit tradition, on the Stonyhurst Estate, Lancashire, England. It occupies a Grade I listed building. The school has been fully co-educational since 1999. The college was founded in 1593 by Father Robert Persons SJ at St Omer, at a time when penal laws prohibited Catholic education in England. After moving to Bruges in 1762 and Liège in 1773, the college moved to Stonyhurst in 1794. It provides boarding and day education to approximately 450 boys and girls aged 13–18. On an adjacent site, its preparatory school, St Mary's…
The Emporium - Housed in an imposing former chapel in the heart of town, the Emporium is part restaurant, part interior design superstore. Whether it’s a latte or a lunchtime glass of fizz, this elegant old building has been lavishly converted to create three glorious floors of eating, drinking and shopping. Pop in for a coffee and freshly baked pastries, meet friends for lunch, toast a successful shopping trip with a cheeky afternoon glass of fizz or step out in style for a special celebration dinner. Address: The Old Methodist Chapel, Moor Lane, Clitheroe BB7 1BE Website: www.theemporiumclitheroe.co.uk Telephone: 01200 444 174 Email:…
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. The Grand is one of the most incredible live performance spaces in the north of England. The alchemy between artist and audience is heightened by the intimacy of the room and the clarity of the acoustics. Artists love performing here. We set high standards in production, always ensuring that artists and participants have the best possible stage to express their talent. A former Victorian cinema, The Grand is a Grade…
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. Address:Inn at Whitewell, Clitheroe, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, BB7 3AT Website: www.innatwhitewell.com Telephone: 01200 448222 Email: reception@innatwhitewell.com
The Longitude Gallery - Welcome to the Longitude Art Gallery – Clitheroe’s contemporary art gallery presenting international, national and local artists. Longitude Art Gallery is based in the heart of Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley. Opening Hours Weekdays 10-4pm Saturdays 12-4pm   Address: Lee Carter House, Off Castlegate, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 1AZ Website: www.thelongitudegallery.co.uk Telephone: 01200 538385 Email: mail@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. The Out Barn is family owned and run. It is part of Clough Bottom Farm and is available 50 weeks of the year for celebrations. The Out Barn has its original roots in the 17th Century as a traditionally stone built barn. It has now been lovingly restored and developed to incorporate an elliptical shaped function room, contemporary in design. The cedar clad oval extension provides a light and airy space to hold your celebration. The design…
The Platform Gallery - Clitheroe Visitor Information Centre and the Gallery Shop sells work by local and national makers. The Clitheroe Visitor Information Centre is in the Platform Gallery Alongside the main exhibition space and Tourist Information centre The Platform Gallery is also home to our wonderful Contemporary craft shop. Website www.ribblevalley.gov.uk/platformgallery Address Clitheroe Lancashire BB7 2JT  
The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let - This detached beautifully presented Shippon has been tastefully converted by the owners, with close attention to detail, including oak engineered flooring, exposed brick walls and beams. Added to this is the benefit of a contemporary wood burning stove, fully equipped modern kitchen, an outdoor hot tub and complimentary Wi-fi.All the things you need to make your stay enjoyable and a bit more special. The property is located in Thornley and is within walking distance of the Market Town of Longridge. There is an excellent Seafood Restaurant on its doorstep and a local country dining pub with beer gardens. A short…
shireburn arms front The Shireburn Arms - Located in the picturesque village of Hurst Green, The Shireburn Arms is a 17th Century hostelry offering stunning views, beautiful accommodation and locally produced food. Original architectural features cosy up to contemporary fittings and fabrics to create a unique yet homely feel. Address: The Shireburn Arms Hotel, Whalley Rd, Hurst Green, Clitheroe BB7 9QJ Website: www.shireburnarmshotel.co.uk Telephone: 01254 826 678 Email:info@jamesplaces.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. On one side of the building flows the River Ribble, on the other are the remains of the C12th Cistercian Sawley Abbey, and from a distance the magnificent and brooding Pendle Hill casts its shadow. This lovely Inn uses a delicate palette of colour for its furnishings but also has open stonework, fireplaces, flag floors and oak beamed ceilings. Open all day serving food and hand pulled ales the Spread Eagle is truly at the…
The Swan at Whalley - The perfect place to eat, drink, sleep and adventure in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Open daily with food served from breakfast through to 9pm. Join us in our traditional bar serving up the best hospitality. Hand pulled cask beers, premium lagers, ciders, wines and spirits available. Fancy a freshly made cup of coffee or a proper Lancashire cuppa? We offer a tempting range of homemade pub dishes. From hearty breakfasts to light lunches and delicious evening meals. Something to celebrate? Let us take care of your special occasion. Our cosy ensuite bedrooms are the ideal resting place while…
Three Rivers Woodland Park - Set in 22 acres of its own ancient woodland, with stunning views of Pendle Hill and the surrounding countryside, Three Rivers is a real country escape and still only a couple of miles from the picturesque market town of Clitheroe. The sites 50 week holiday home or year round residential licences make it the perfect place to own your own little piece of the Ribble Valley.   Address: Eaves Hall Lane, West Bradford, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 3JG Website: threeriverspark.co.uk/ Telephone: 01200 423523 Email: enquiries@threeriverspark.co.uk
Top Hat Tours - The Ribble Valley has mystical legends and Simon Entwistle, dressed in his authentic Victorian costume, will be delighted to recount some of his favourites as he accompanies you on his guided walks exploring the haunted ginnels, cobbled streets and burial grounds in Clitheroe, Whalley, Blackburn, Accrington, Colne, Skipton, York and Kendal. Simon conducts the tour in his own graphical style, complete with resident ghosts and sound effects whilst recounting the history of these fascinating towns. He also carries out guided heritage coach tours for groups for all the above towns and cities. In addition to this, he also provides tours…
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. Located beside an ancient stone bridge over a babbling brook at the heart of the picture postcard village of Waddington, the Waddington Arms is the hub of this vibrant little community. It’s the perfect place to eat, drink, relax and catch up with friends. Come rain or shine, the ‘Waddy’ is the ideal venue for celebrations large and small. Sit outside in the sunshine on the terrace or beer garden or…
Waddow Hall front view with lawn Waddow Hall - Waddow Hall is a 17th-century manor house set in 180 acres of beautiful parkland overlooking the River Ribble. We provide: Catered or self-catering indoor accommodation Fully equipped or unequipped campsites Excellent conference rooms and training facilities An extensive range of exciting outdoor activities under supervision of qualified instructors A well-stocked shop selling Girlguiding publications and other souvenirs A licensed bar and catering options. Waddow Hall is within easy reach of some beautiful trails, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales, so is a perfect base for interesting trips and scenic walks. Address: Girlguiding Waddow Hall Waddington Road Clitheroe Lancashire BB7…
Whalley Chamber of Trade - Formed almost twenty years ago, Whalley Chamber of Trade is a thriving ‘club’, growing in popularity. Run by a group of enthusiastic local business people and enjoying the unswerving help and support of Councillor Joyce Holgate, the Chamber continues to expand each month. With its members from Whalley and the surrounding villages, the Chamber draws its businesses together at lively monthly meetings. Website www.visitwhalley.com Email  enquiries@visitwhalley.com  
Whalley Warm and Dry - Situated in the picturesque village of Whalley in the Ribble Valley, we are a multi-award winning, family run outdoor shop and one of the best places in the country to purchase footwear and clothing specifically designed for the very changeable British weather. Founded in 2000 by Jon Smith, Whalley Warm and Dry has come a long way since it’s humble beginnings. By continually investing in footwear and insoles, along with the latest innovative technology and specialised training, we now attract customers from across the country for our Specialist Boot Fitting Service, our expertise and boots available in 5 different width…
Camping Pod at Wigwam holidays Wigwam® Holidays Ribble Valley - If you are looking for a beautiful rural location for relaxing and getting away from it all, look no further, Wigwam® Holidays Ribble Valley have just what you are looking for. Gorgeous views across the valley looking at the majestic Pendle Hill, Longridge Fell and Hurst Green the area that provided much inspiration to J.R.R. Tolkien. Go for a walk or paddle in the River Ribble only a 5 minute walk from our beautiful site. Set on our family farm our 8 luxury heated en-suite Wigwam® Cabins will provide a perfect base to explore all the area has to offer…