Clitheroe is a town and civil parish in the Borough of Ribble Valley.Population 14,697.
Forest Of Bowland only 2 miles away.
Notable Building is Clitheroe Castle.(Suggested to be one of the smallest Norman keeps)(Stands high because perched on a large Limestone Crag.)
Pendle Hill(only 3 miles away)1831 Feet High.4 miles walk along its back though.The home of Pendle Witches.
Banks,Supermarkets and Special Shops.
Banks are Santander,Barclays,H.S.B.C.,Lloyds TSB,Natwest,Yorkshire Bank.Supermarkets are Tesco,Sainsbury,Booths and Lidl.
Special Shops are D. Byrne & Co Wine Merchants.Cowmans Famous Sausage Shop.Dawsons Department Store.
Nearby Villages.Waddington,Pendleton,Barrow,Chatburn,Gisburn,Wiswell,Bashall Eves,Hurst Green,Whalley.
There are many pubs serving meals.(Some special beverages.)
W.H.Smith are here. Also Cafe Nero.Maxwells ,The Emporium.
A desired place to live.Indeed they say if Our Queen is to Retire she would be seen many more times in the Forest of Bowland Area.(particurly Dunsop Bridge Area)
The railway line was closed in 1966 i think by Dr.Beeching.Now reopended in 1994.Clitheroe- Manchester is the important rail link.
Buses to Preston,Skipton,Blackburn,Burnley,Accrington along with the village Buses.
The River Ribble runs through Clitheroe.
2 Cricket Clubs namelly:-Clitheroe Cricket Club and Ribblesdale Wanderers.
Cltheroe Football Club.
We have many caravan sites nearby.
On the River Ribble there are many excellent fishing areas.(But you might see some and many are privately owned.)
On the banks of the River Ribble at Edisford.Popular area for kids with their Mums and Dads.
IN CLITHEROE NOW 16 PUBS.(In Alphabetical Order.)
5.)Dog and Partridge.
6.)Edisford Bridge Inn.
7.)Horse Shoe Inn.
10.) New Inn.
11.)Rose and Crown.
14.)Swan and Royal.
15.)Waggon and Horses.