Pubs and Inns
Address: Top Row, Downham, Clitheroe BB7 4BJ
Website: The Assheton Arms
Telephone: 01200 439 699
This iconic Lancashire country inn is located in the picturesque village of Downham in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Enjoy a selection of Bowland Brewery’s award-winning ales, warm hospitality, delicious food and a great night’s sleep in one of our 12 beautifully designed bedrooms. Breathtaking views and countryside perfect for exploring, right on our doorstep!
Address: Aspinall Arms, Mitton, BB7 9PQ
Telephone: 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.
Address: Calf’s Head, Worston, Clitheroe, BB7 1QA
Telephone: 01200 441218
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
Address: Coach and Horses, Bolton by Bowland BB7 4NW
Telephone: 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. Recently renovated to restore it to its original glory, this Grade II listed inn comes with its own on site micro-brewery. Let head chef Ian Moss take your tastebuds on a gastronomic journey, with new and exciting dishes, offered alongside pub classics done right. The menu is varied, using seasonal ingredients, locally sourced where possible.
Freemasons at Wiswell
Address: 8 Vicarage Fold, Wiswell, Clitheroe BB7 9DF
Telephone: 01254 822 218
Set in this quaint Ribble Valley village, Freemasons at Wiswell provides a slice of country refinement with a twist of contemporary creativity and flair. Our aim is to provide the ultimate gastronomic experience in a stylish pub setting that feels as relaxed as your own front room.
Address: Waddington Road, West Bradford, Clitheroe BB7 4SX
Telephone: 01200 443339
The 3 Millstones is a small but perfectly formed restaurant which offers a warm, welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel right at home.
All of the food at the restaurant is locally sourced and prepared using local ingredients from local suppliers, Matthew works hard and ensures all food that leaves his kitchen is the very best.
The Millstone, Mellor
Address: The Millstone, Church Ln, Mellor, Blackburn BB2 7JR
Telephone: 01254 813333
A former 17th-century coaching inn, bursting with character, The Millstone at Mellor offers a truly authentic home-away-from-home culinary experience.
With soft hues, cosy interiors and at the centre of it all, a grand fireplace, the inn’s AA Rosette-awarded restaurant and lounge areas offer a relaxing environment, whatever the occasion. The main menu offers a mix of daily, bistro-style specials as well as traditional classics to suit varying tastebuds. Using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, signature dishes include Thwaites beer-battered fish and chips, Tandoori chicken breast with homemade curry sauce and its Sunday roast. For those overnight guests looking for a less formal dining experience, The Millstone also offers a dedicated room service menu which offers everything from light bites including artisanal sandwiches to more substantial meals.
The Millstone has recently launched a new private dining experience – whether it’s a business lunch or family celebration – catering for up to 24 people. Featuring maximalist décor, ambient lighting, country-style artwork and a rustic fireplace, the private dining room also offers a tailored menu for guests to enjoy.
Address: Blackburn Road, Ribchester PR3 3ZP
Website: The Ribchester Arms – Ribchester, Lancashire
Telephone: 01254 820888
Beautifully appointed Country Inn set in the stunning Ribble Valley, the Ribchester Arms offers great homecooked food, wines and ales to our customers. This pub is traditional in style and has an excellent function room. Externally there is an attractive beer garden and patio area.
Shireburn Arms Hotel
Address: Whalley Road, Hurst Green, BB7 9QJ
Telephone: 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 Derby Arms
Address: Chipping Road, Thornley, PR3 2NB
Telephone: 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.
The Inn at Whitewell
Address: Inn at Whitewell, Clitheroe, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, BB7 3AT
Telephone: 01200 448222.
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.
The Lower Buck Inn
Address: Edisford Road, Waddington BB7 3HU
Telephone: 01200 423342
The Lower Buck is an independent, English Country Inn in our wonderful village, Waddington, that is family owned. The family have a group of chefs, restaurateurs, and designers who collectively believe in delivering wonderful service and hospitality. Joined together by their love of home cooked food, cask ale, travel and design, The Lower Buck offers something truly unique for the traveller. Harking back to 1760, live the history with three real fires, wonderful discussions at the bar and well-behaved dogs in this true pub.
The Red Pump Inn
Address: Clitheroe Road, Bashall Eaves, BB7 3DA
Telephone: 01254 826 227
Fast gaining a reputation for its superb 40 day dry aged chargrilled steaks, Fran and Jonathan’s ethos is tasty, simple dishes with superior ingredients cooked exceptionally well.
Built in 1756 with character by the bucket load, The Red Pump Inn stands out from the crowd. Inside you’ll find stone flag floors, crackling fires, local cask ales and a warm welcome for guests, dogs and muddy boots alike.
Not only with a reputation for serving the best steak in Lancashire, the Inn offers a south-facing terraced beer garden with superb views and a choice of first-class accommodation.
Open Tue to Sat 12-2pm, 6-9pm, Sun 12-7pm.
The Spread Eagle
Address: Sawley, BB7 4NH
Telephone: 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.
Eleven Luxury Bedrooms with each room individually different makes the spread eagle an ideal place to stay, whether it is business or pleasure.
The White Bull
Address: Church Street, Ribchester, Preston PR3 3XP
Telephone: 01254 878048
The White Bull is located in the centre of the historic village of Ribchester a former Roman settlement on the original Watling Street now home to a busy community and lots of attractions for visitors to the beautiful Ribble Valley with its fantastic scenery, great walks and lots of things to do. The White Bull has recently reopened following a major refurbishment focussed on recovering all the original features to present a traditional British village pub serving its community and visitors with quality fresh food menus and an extensive range of drinks.
Address: Clitheroe Road, Clitheroe, BB7 3HP
Telephone: 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.