Clitheroe Castle

Clitheroe Castle
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Castle Facts:

Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire, England.
Built: 11th-12th century.
Condition: Ruins.
Ownership / Access: Castle open to the public.
Opening times: Check their website for more info.
Price of admission: Check their website for more info.
Notes: Clitheroe Castle is located in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England. The castle is a Norman Motte and bailey design probably built in the twelfth century. Stewards were living in part of the castle in the nineteenth century. Clitheroe Castle Museum can be found in the Steward's House built in the 18th century. It is a museum showing the history of the local area. The Clitheroe Castle Museum underwent a 3.5 million refurbishment and redevelopment and re-opened on 23 May 2009. It was named as a "Quality Assured Visitor Attraction" by VisitEngland in November 2009. The museum is owned by Ribble Valley Borough Council and operated by the Lancashire County Council. Its collection includes the locally found Mitton Hoard. The museum is now located below the keep, and it charges only for adults to enter.The castle is freely open to the public.

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