Stay in Clitheroe holiday rentals for an authentic northern English experience
Clitheroe is a town and civil parish in Lancashire. Self-catering Clitheroe holiday cottages are an increasingly popular choice amongst holidaymakers as the town and its surrounding area have so much to offer, regardless of your interests. Thos seeking natural beauty are in the right place when they choose holiday rentals Clitheroe. Cumbria is not far away. As such, one could use Clitheroe as a base for exploring the Lake District and the various walks available there. Even closer is the Forest of Bowland. This is an excellent place for people who enjoy lovely views and active holidays such as cycling, walking and rambling. Yet there is so much more to see and do and when you stay in a Clitheroe holiday cottage you can discover the town and its surrounding area independently and on your own schedule.
Clitheroe Castle is the most notable building in the town. This 12th century motte-and-bailey castle has one of the smallest keeps in the country. This attraction is free to the public, but for more information about the castle and indeed the history of the town in general, it is recommended to visit the Clitheroe Castle Museum. For some more spectacular architecture, pay a visit to Stonyhurst College. Founded in 1593, the magnificent architecture is matched only by the glorious grounds, through which it is worth taking a stoll. Golfers can visit the Valynette Golf Club and practise their drive on a lovely course. If you have rented a Clitheroe holiday cottage as part of a family holiday, there is plenty to do for people of all ages. One family-fun attraction is Paint Pot, a paint your own pot studio which makes for an enjoyable experience for all ages.
A tip for your next holiday in England: Once you've really got to know Clitheroe, try something totally new and head to Cockermouth. Visit Cockermouth in nearby Cumbria and see even more of northern England's glorious landscape. It's also worth staying in Burnley, the main town in Lancaster.