Clitheroe

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.15 to £12.15 Per person/night
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Overview

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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. Amongst 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.

Please note that due to local but off-site development and building works, some noise may on occasions be audible from site.

Worth Noting

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.

WiFi

100% coverage cannot be guaranteed due to rural location, weather conditions and changing flora. These can cause variable signal strength. Hotspots are available. Prices.

Eat Local

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.

Facilities

Clitheroe has the following facilities on or around the site.

  • Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

    Members' and non-members' caravans welcome

  • Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' trailer tents welcome

  • Hardstanding with electric hook-up

  • Seasonal Pitches

  • Flushing toilet

  • Washbasins

  • Dedicated accessible facilities

  • Chemical toilet disposal point

  • Motorhome stop-off

  • Dishwashing facilities

  • Gas cylinders

  • Pets welcome

  • Club Site Wi-fi

  • Battery charging facilities

  • Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

    Members' and non-members' motorhomes welcome

  • Members' and non-members' tents welcome

    Members' and non-members' tents welcome

  • Grass pitch with electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch (no electric)

  • Showers

  • Electric shaver sockets

  • Parent and baby room

  • Drinking water taps

  • Washing Machines

  • Ice pack freezing

  • Payphone

  • Electric hook-up

  • Grass only pitch for larger tents

Reviews

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4.7

My towing was a trailer with my gear on it behind a bike.

This review is for Clitheroe

My towing was a trailer with my gear on it behind a bike. Welcoming Lady on reception, but the Guy was a bit distant. Nice level area for us small tents by the loo/shower block. Site seemed peaceful. A walk along a mainish road into town, but not busy and there were pavements. Had a pint of ale in the pub just before the site seemed pleasant.

  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 4
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5
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4.7

Stayed for four nights in August, as expected weather was variable to say the least.

This review is for Clitheroe

Stayed for four nights in August, as expected weather was variable to say the least. Staff on site could not be more helpful and friendly, check in was easy and simple. I had requested a pitch whilst booking in the hope it would be available, which it was. This is my second visit to Clitheroe, joined the club after the first visit as I was impressed with the staff and the site.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town,Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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4.7

As above plus approx 20 mins walk to town centre with all the shops and a castle to visit...

This review is for Clitheroe

As above plus approx 20 mins walk to town centre with all the shops and a castle to visit which is free to enter, the only charge is to enter the museum. Outside the site entrance is a swimming pool somewhere to go with the children on a wet day?. The only minor niggle I have is the motorhome service point I feel is in the wrong place it should be near the exit. To access it you either have to go the wrong way round the site and then turn round to exit site after dumping your waste water or leave the site and find somewhere to turn round and return to the site to dump your waste. I emptied my waste with a bucket before anyone says anything.

  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

The staff were very friendly and welcoming.

This review is for Clitheroe

The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The facilities were spotlessly clean and the showers were nice and hot! It was easy to walk along the river toward a very nice pub! Lots of geocaches to be had in the area. We will be back.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Active break,Peaceful break,Younger couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 5

Travel

Local Travel

Nearest bus stop: 500m from Site entrance

Nearest train station: Clitheroe – 1.5 miles

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