With origins dating back to 1756 the Red Pump enjoys stunning views across the Ribble Valley to the legendary Pendle Hill and Longridge Fell as it sits on the historic Clitheroe to Lancaster route just 2 miles north of Clitheroe and along which, it is said, the famous Pendle Witches were carried to trial in Lancaster. Ask us and we’ll tell you more.

Places of Interest near Us

Clitheroe Town (3.7 miles)

Thriving little market town retaining a great variety of boutique shops and outdoor market held regularly since the Norman conquest in the 12th century. Click here to visit their website

Clitheroe Castle Museum (3.7 miles)

800 yr old Castle, great visitor centre telling the history, heritage and geology of the local area. Click here to visit their website

Browsholme Hall (1 mile)

Privately owned Elizabethan house, claimed to be the oldest surviving family home in Lancashire. Open to the public Browsholme Hall is also an exclusive wedding venue and home to our local friend the Parker family. Click here to visit their website

Bashall Barn 

Cafe, Art gallery, Gift shop Click here to visit their website

Bowland Wild Boar Farm

Family theme activity farm Click here to visit their website

Stoneyhurst College 

Roman Catholic boarding school founded in 1593, famous old boys include Sir Arthur Conan Doyle & JRR Tokein’s sons John and Michael (as a teacher of Calssics) Click here to visit their website

Whalley Abbey – former 

Exploring around us

Trough of Bowland

wonderful drive through moorland countryside with stunning views toward the Fylde coast

Tolkein Trail 

Centred around Stonyhurst College and the meeting of the Rivers Hodder & Ribble

Pendle Hill

Magnificent walking and home of the legend of the Pendle Witches

Longridge Fell

 Great hiking country dropping down to the River Hodder

Centre of the Great Britain 

Whitendale Hanging Stones at Dunsop Bridge

Other things to spend your time doing:

Fishing on the River Hodder