Pubs and Inns
Aspinall Arms, Mitton, BB7 9PQ
01254 826 555
We have a large bar at the heart of the pub serving a selection of cask ales, a back bar shelf crammed with malts and gins and an extensive wine list, all sourced and selected locally where we can. Our chef team develop seasonal menus with a spine of freshly prepared, classic British dishes, complemented by more exotic influences from other parts of the world – in other words, modern British cooking.
Top Row, Downham, BB7 4BJ
01200 441 227
Winner of a number of awards, including Lancashire Life Dining Pub
of the Year, Lancashire Tourism Awards Pub of the Year and Ribble
Valley Tourism Team of the Year, this historic Grade II listed village pub
is in the untouched conservation village of Downham. Boasting stunning views of Pendle Hill, 12 bedrooms are available for bookings.
The perfect location for a break business and pleasure. The Assheton Arms is 5 star rated.
Calf’s Head, Worston, Clitheroe, BB7 1QA
This picturesque village pub just a few hundred metres off the A59 and within 2 miles of Clitheroe in the conservation village of Worston, offers an extensive range of dishes to suit all tastes from their famous ‘Worston Whale’ (fish and chips) to locally sourced Pendle lamb, a variety of real ale and probably the widest selection of desserts in the Ribble Valley. Boasting a glass house dining area and large beer garden with stunning views of Pendle Hill, 12 bedrooms are available for booking.
The Inn is the perfect place to stay. Treat a loved one to a special night, or use as a base for walking or cycling the great Ribble Valley countryside.
Coach and Horses
Coach and Horses, Bolton by Bowland BB7 4NW
01200 447 331
The Coach & Horses, a traditional Coaching Inn, is set in the idyllic village of Bolton by Bowland in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Newly renovated to restore its original glory, this Grade II listed inn comes with its own on site micro-brewery. Let the head chef take your tastebuds on a journey, with new and exciting dishes, offered alongside pub classics done right. The menu is varied, using seasonal ingredients, locally sourced where possible.
The Derby Arms
Chipping Road, Thornley, PR3 2NB
01772 782 370
This striking village pub and restaurant, located between Longridge and Chipping, features a central bar leading into three relaxed dining areas. The food is a wonderful experience and promotes the very best of the Ribble Valley products.
An atmospheric experience the Derby Arms also has a traditional tap room for bar games, whilst the outside areas provide a perfect location for a drink in the heart of some of the most beautiful countryside. The Derby Arms is 4 star rated.
Shireburn Arms Hotel
Whalley Road, Hurst Green, BB7 9QJ
01254 826 678
The Shireburn Arms is an historic 17th Century inn of great warmth and character at the heart of the Ribble Valley and home to the Tolkien Trail. Here you’ll find a superb selection of Bowland beers on the bar, warm hospitality, great food, good company and comfortable accommodation in one of our 18 individually designed bedrooms. The walking is great from our doorstep, oh, and dogs and muddy boots are always welcome too!
The Red Pump Inn
Clitheroe Road, Bashall Eaves, BB7 3DA
01254 826 227
Fast gaining a reputation for its superb 40 day dry aged chargrilled steaks, Fran and Jonathan’s ethos is seriously good, simple food, uncomplicated while incredibly tasty. Classic provincial dishes also feature along with local cask ales, good value wines and log fires.
Check out Trip Advisor reviews, Sawdays & Good Pub Guide. Tue to Sat 12-2pm, 6-9pm, Sun 12-7pm
The Spread Eagle
Sawley, BB7 4NH
01200 441 202
This lovely inn uses a delicate palate of colour for its furnishings but also has open stonework, fireplaces, flag floors and oak beamed ceilings. Serving food all day along with hand pulled ales.
The Spread Eagle is truly at the heart of the community. The dining room has delightful views looking over the Ribble Valley and the River Ribble. The Inn serves delicious award winning food, excellent wines and where possible all produce locally sourced.
Clitheroe Road, Clitheroe, BB7 3HP
01200 423 262
Standing in the middle of the village from which it takes its name The Waddington Arms is very much at the heart of life in the fabulous Ribble Valley. It is the perfect place to eat, to drink, to sleep and most importantly for a village inn, it is also the perfect place to meet, relax and catch up with friends old and new. We also have a number of great walks direct from our doorstep.
The Inn at Whitewell
Inn at Whitewell, Clitheroe, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, BB7 3AT
Jamie’s ethos is to use only the best of local ingredients, cooked simply to let the real quality shine through. Seasonal grouse from Lancashire Moor, pheasant and partridge from Dunsop shoot, Bowland beef and Lonk lamb from Burholme Farm are staples on the menu, all easily seen from the Inn’s windows. We carefully source a range of fabulous drinks from local cask conditioned ales to organic ginger beers. With our in house vintners we are able to offer extensive and interesting range of wines, with up to twenty available by the glass.