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Top Choice Modern British in Forest of Bowland

Northcote Hotel

One of the finest restaurants in northern England, Northcote's Michelin-starred menu is the unpretentious, delicious creation of chef Lisa Goodwin-Allen and sommelier Craig Bancroft. Duck, lamb, beef and chicken are…
Top Choice Gastropub in Forest of Bowland

Parkers Arms

This unspoilt village pub is where you'll find the simply exceptional cooking of terroir chef Stosie Madi. She's best known for her superb pies, but her menus – which change up to twice daily depending on what's ava…
Top Choice Modern British in Forest of Bowland

Inn at Whitewell

Head chef Jamie Cadman specialises in exquisitely prepared and presented traditional English game dishes such as whole roast Goosnargh corn-fed poussin. Fabulous food in a relaxed atmosphere. The views from the rest…
Historic Building in Clitheroe

Norman Keep & Castle Museum

Dominating the skyline for the last 800 years is this Norman keep, England's smallest and the only remaining castle in the country to have kept a royal garrison during the Civil War. It was built in 1186 and capture…
British in Clitheroe

The Emporium

This combination craft shop, bar, cafe and restaurant is one of the most popular spots in town. The excellent menu in the brasserie keeps the focus firmly on local dishes, with a particular emphasis on meat dishes (…
Food & Drink in Clitheroe

Clitheroe Food Festival

A food festival showcasing local producers that attracts in excess of 20,000 people during the second Saturday of August. One of the highlights is the Pudding Feast, where locals compete for the best homemade desser…