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The barn nestles in an enviable picture-postcard setting on the banks of the River Ribble, in the historic village of Ribchester. The village lies on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Explore and discover over 300 square miles of sublime upland scenery and unspoilt villages.

Clitheroe Castle

Clitheroe Castle

Through eight turbulent centuries, Clitheroe Castle has stood high up on Castle Hill, a remarkable landmark which now houses an intriguing gallery and fascinating museum. Take a trip to the Museum, and spend the day learning interesting new facts about the history, heritage and geology of the local area - a journey which will take you through 350 million years of history. Once you're done, head to the top of the castle, and take in the mesmerising views of Clitheroe and the Ribble Valley.

Bowland Wild Boar Park

Bowland Wild Boar Park

Enjoy a picnic and take a ramble in beautiful wooded counrtyside. View wild boar, longhorn cows and deer in a scenic Ribble valley park. Wander through the small animals and feed them if you wish. 30 acres of woodland area to explore nature and walk in amongst woodland birds, flowers and wild life.

Ribchester Roman Museum

Ribchester Roman Museum

Built in 1914, the museum is situated above the remains of the Roman fort headquarters. The museum is crammed with treasures excavated from the Roman site over the past few hundred years including pottery, leather, woodwork and carved stone inscriptions. Exhibits are beautifully presented and explore what Roman and Celtic inhabitants may have looked like and how they lived. A must see for anybody interested in Roman history in Britain

Ribble Way Walk

Ribble Way Walk

The Ribble Way is a 73 mile footpath following the River Ribble along the beautiful Ribble Valley from its mouth to its source. The footpath traverses the counties of Lancashire and North Yorkshire and is divided into 7 sections each approximately 10 miles long. Itstarts at Longton to the west of Preston and follows a gentle course through Ribchester and Clitheroe before reaching Gisburn. The Ribble way then crosses from Lancashire into North Yorkshire and continues to its source at Gavel Gape.

 
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