Tourist Attractions

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The Emporium Clitheroe


Visit The Emporium Clitheroe for a truly intoxicating lifestyle experience. Half coffee shop, wine bar and brasserie; half interior design superstore. The Emporium is genuinely unlike anywhere you have seen or been before. Its Parisian Grand Cafe style appeals to everyone.


Mrs Dowsons Farm


Step into the farming world where nature and family-friendliness combine. Come and join the farmer for some of the most exciting events on the farming calendar, from Lambing Live to Nature Walks and Tractor Rides – be sure to finish the day off with one of Mrs Dowsons award winning Ice Creams.

Clitheroe Castle

The historic landmark of Clitheroe, in the heart of the Ribble Valley offers a day of exploration for all the family. Our intriguing galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of history, heritage and geology of the local area. Younger hearts may take an adventure kitted out with rucksack, map and magnifying glass!


The Tolkien Trail

People come from all over the world to walk the famous Tolkien Trail (Hurst Green) and follow in the footsteps of J.R.R. Tolkien himself and see how he was inspired by the beautiful landscape of Lancashire. Immerse yourself in this wonderful part of the countryside. As Tolkien himself once said, “Not all those who wander are lost”.

Stonyhurst College

The view as you arrive to Stonyhurst is beautiful and the Great British Food Festival organizers are very clever in choosing such a fantastic setting. It really entices you to go as it was lovely to see the college, The buildings have been used in many films and tv shows.