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A valley campsite on the Lancashire borders.
Set in Lancashire’s glorious Ribble Valley, south of the Forest of Bowland our Clitheroe Club campsite enjoys a parkland setting close to the River Ribble. A tranquil oasis among the trees of the Edisford Riverside Picnic and Recreation Area, this campsite is popular with families.
The 80 pitch site caters for all types of unit and offers a good range of facilities for campers. The adjacent river offers swimming, canoeing and fishing opportunities. You can walk from the site too along the river to Waddington, Great Mitton or further.
A little over a mile from the campsite, Clitheroe is a bustling market town. Its castle dominates the local skyline and within its 16 acre site you’ll find the castle keep, a Labrynth and children’s playground. Clitheroe is also developing as Lancashire’s food town. Cowman’s Famous Sausage Shop is here – choose from over 75 flavours of sausage. And don’t miss the Clitheroe Food Festival in August.
The Ribble Valley is steeped in mystery and legend, fable and folklore. At Pendle Hill follow in the footsteps of the Pendle Witches who were involved in the most famous witchcraft trials in English history and for the younger campers there's a witch hunt held on site.
The Tolkein Trail takes you on a walking tour past Stonyhurst College where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle was schooled and where J.R.R Tolkein penned some of The Lord of The Rings. The historic Whalley Abbey and Sawley Abbey are also worth visiting.
North of Clitheroe campsite, the Forest of Bowland is ripe for exploration on foot or by bike. There’s also horse riding, fishing and bird watching available.
Some pitches are sloping and chocks will be required. Please be aware that the Hardstanding pitches on this site comprise of a grass covered reinforced plastic hardstanding.
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Bashall Barn sells a selection of local produce and includes a small-scale brewery. Roy Porter Traditional and Organic Butchers supplies meat from native British breeds.
has the following facilities on or around the site.
Members' and non-members' caravans welcome
Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome
Hardstanding with electric hook-up
Dedicated accessible facilities
Chemical toilet disposal point
Club Site Wi-fi
Battery charging facilities
Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome
Members' and non-members' tents welcome
Grass pitch with electric hook-up
Grass only pitch (no electric)
Electric shaver sockets
Parent and baby room
Drinking water taps
Ice pack freezing
Grass only pitch for larger tents
The site is very handy for access to the town,good shops & a market 3 days per week.
Peter,Shirley & Tilly the dog (Club Member)
stayed Mar 2015
This review is for Clitheroe
The site is very handy for access to the town,good shops & a market 3 days per week.At the side of the site is a large play area with a miniature railway & easy access to the river ribble.the Eddisford Arms is a 5 minute walk,& serves good food & is children & dog friendly & there are some good walks from the site.This site very good for all,also opposite the site is a SPORT CENTRE with swimming Baths.it is a perfect site with very friendly staff who always make you welcome
- Towing: Easy
- Location: Country
- Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break
We were situated at the bottom of the site
near the river, we were placed on what they
call a hard standing, which is just green
interwoven plastic as it rained for 17 hrs solid
it was nothing but a sea of mud, which is
not what I call a hard standing, but the position
of the site is perfect would go again.
- Towing: Easy
- Location: Country
- Suitable For: Families,Older couples
The wardens on this site are very helpful and friendly. Unfortunately they can only work with what they've got. Which I'm afraid is now sub standard. The shower/toilet block is just too cold at this time of year and frankly not that pleasant. The site itself needs hard standings as it gets quite soggy. But, apart from my moans the area in and around Clitheroe is well worth visiting, as we have for the past 20 years.
- Towing: Easy
- Location: Town,Country
- Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
getting in the site via a key pad that was very hard to make out the numbers in the dark shower block out of use over all site gets water logged
in places you only have the side of the caravan to park your car but can get stuck inthe wet grass mud had to be towed out
only place to leave car is a visiters car park
no room on roads near vans outside of the camp lots to do £3 in a taxi to the centre for a good nite out good food 10/10 good music
- Towing: Moderate
- Location: Town,Country,Secluded
- Suitable For: Older couples,Peaceful break
Nearest bus stop: 500m from Site entrance
Nearest train station: Clitheroe – 1.5 miles
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