Fishing at Clitheroe

A perfect base for discovering Lancashire’s unspoilt landscapes and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) - the Forest of Bowland is a must to explore.

Clitheroe is a traditional market town with a Norman Castle and many specialist shops and restaurants. The campsite is located in the Ribble Valley adjacent to the River Ribble and Edisford Riverside Picnic and Recreation area.

Clitheroe Fishing Fact File

On-site fishing no, fishing available on the River Ribble adjacent to the campsite
Season All year
Licence required yes, a rod licence from the Environment Agency available at the Post Office
Type of fishing Coarse and fly
Where River Ribble
Water depth tidal and varies according to the weather conditions
Type of fish barbell, bream, carp, pike, roach, salmon and brown trout
Is the water well stocked? Yes
Permitted bait any
Number of swims/pegs n/a
Cost per day adult £17.50 / child £7.80
Keep or release Keep
Exclusive to campers No
Any restrictions None
Nearest tackle shop Clitheroe 1.5 miles
Recorded top weight 34lb pike and 15.1lb barbel