Clitheroe

Camping and Caravanning Club Site
from £7.00 to £11.80 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. 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.

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

Nice little shopping town with good market ( tues and thurs) would certainly recommend this...

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Nice little shopping town with good market ( tues and thurs) would certainly recommend this site. Had a lovely meal at the Edisford Bridge pub and not too pricey would revisit this site

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

The site is on the banks of the river Ribble. Brilliant for kids and dog walkers.

This review is for Clitheroe

The site is on the banks of the river Ribble. Brilliant for kids and dog walkers. Hope to be back in May.

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

Clitheroe town is within walking distance a good 30 minutes walk.

This review is for Clitheroe

Clitheroe town is within walking distance a good 30 minutes walk. Children's play area right next to campsite.

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples
  • Friendliness: 5
  • Cleanliness: 5
  • Facilities: 4
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5

After reading some of the reviews about the site, I wasn't sure whether to book at Clitheroe.

This review is for Clitheroe

After reading some of the reviews about the site, I wasn't sure whether to book at Clitheroe. How wrong I would have been! Yes the shower blocks are dated, but they were very clean. The site is a short walk from a brilliant country pub serving excellent food, and Clitheroe is only about a mile away with supermarkets and shops. Over the road is a leisure centre and swimming pool. The site managers were brilliant, I had left my water pump in the 'van over winter and it had split, no problem they loaned me another one. Nothing was too much trouble, I will return!

  • Towing: Easy
  • Location: Town,Country
  • Suitable For: Families,Older couples,Groups,Active break
  • 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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