The ancient market town of Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley dates back to Saxon times and is a perfect place for visitors wishing to explore Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland, one of England’s designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The scenic Forest of Bowland is to the north of Clitheroe with Pendle Hill to the east. The quiet village of Newton in Bowland is some seven miles from Clitheroe with the River Hodder meandering close by. Clerk Laithe Lodge is on a rise overlooking the village.
Travel by Rail
Clitheroe is the terminus of the Northern Rail service from Manchester (Victoria) to Clitheroe.
Passengers using the West Coast Main Line should change at Preston to the Blackpool to York service and change again at Blackburn for the service to Clitheroe.
Passengers using the East Coast Main Line should change at Leeds to the York to Blackpool service and change again at Blackburn for the service to Clitheroe.
Guests wishing to be collected at Clitheroe Station should call the Lodge - 01200 446989 - to make prior arrangements
Ordnance Survey Grid Reference - SD698509
Post Code - BB7 3EB
Clerk Laithe Lodge is on the B6478 Clitheroe to Slaidburn Road - via Waddington - and is some half a mile north beyond the village of Newton in Bowland.
Local interactive Google Map Below - Links to Trainline and AA Route Planner