Clitheroe attractions

Clitheroe attractions

ClitheroeClitheroe lies in the county of Lancashire which takes its name from the city of Lancaster and is sometimes known as the County of Lancaster. To the west of the county are miles of sandy coastline with some of Britain's most popular seaside resorts, while to the east you will find open countryside, rugged fells and moorland. Lancashire is home to the Forest of Bowland, the picturesque Ribble and Lune Valleys, nature reserves and several country parks. The towns of Burnley, Blackburn and Chorley offer visitor attractions that reflect their once important role as the cotton-weaving centre of Britain.

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Attractions Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham, nr Burnley, Lancashire BB12 8UA Tel: 01282 771004 An Elizabethan house with rich interiors and an important textile collection. National trust charges apply. About 7 miles south of Clitheroe.

Gawthorpe Hall

AttractionsClitheroe Castle, Clitheroe Tel: 01200 24635 - Clitheroe Castle is believed to be the smallest keep in the whole of England. It stands on top of a 35-metre outcrop of limestone and is one of the oldest buildings in Lancashire. In the centre of Clitheroe.

Clitheroe Castle

Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museums,

Attractions Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museums, Towneley Hall, Towneley Park, Burnley BB11 3RQ - Tel: 01282 424213. Towneley was the home of the Towneley family for over 500 years but in 1901 it was sold to Burnley Corporation. Today, the Museum houses a variety of displays encompassing; Natural History, Egyptology, Local History, Textiles, Decorative Art and Regional Furniture. www.towneleyhall.org.uk. About 10 miles south of Clitheroe.

Towneley Hall Art Gallery and Museums,

Attractions Whalley Abbey, The Sands, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9SS - Tel: 01254 828400. Standing on the banks of the River Calder, Whalley Abbey has been a focal point for hospitality since the fourteenth century. It began its history as a community of Cistercian monks. The adjacent medieval church has 3 Celtic Scandinavian crosses in its churchyard dating back to the 9th and 11th centuries. www.whalleyabbey.co.uk. About 4 miles south of Clitheroe.

Whalley Abbey

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