Clitheroe Town Trail - Ribble Valley

Introduction to Walk 2217

Photo from the walk - Clitheroe Town Trail - Ribble Valley

County/Area - Lancashire

Author - Ribble Valley Borough Council

Length - 1.0 miles / 1.6 km

Ascent - nominal or unknown

Grade - easy

This town stroll covers the history of Clitheroe, an important Lancashire town. The walk covers the older part of the town particularly the area that was essentially developed between 1100 until 1800. This includes the land between the castle and the church, each positioned on a prominent outcrop of limestone rock.

Walk Description

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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