Shopping in Clitheroe is a treat for those seeking unique finds and locally crafted goods. The town boasts a variety of independent shops and boutiques, showcasing everything from handmade crafts and artisanal gifts to vintage treasures and designer fashion. Visitors can wander along Clitheroe’s quaint streets, browsing the eclectic mix of stores that line its historic thoroughfares. From quirky homeware stores to stylish boutiques, there’s something to suit every taste and preference. There really are some delightful shops in Clitheroe, ranging from the Cowman’s Famous Sausage Shop to Dawson’s Department Store, The Emporium to the Food Hall at Holmes Mill. The independent shops provide a traditional range that showcases the outstanding local produce.

One of the highlights of shopping in Clitheroe is the town’s bustling market. Held every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday in the shadow of Clitheroe Castle, the market offers an array of stalls selling fresh produce, local delicacies, handmade crafts, and more. Visitors can sample delicious treats from artisanal food producers, pick up unique gifts and souvenirs, or simply soak up the lively atmosphere of this traditional market.

After a morning of shopping, visitors can refuel at one of Clitheroe’s many eateries, which cater to every palate and preference. From quaint tearooms serving traditional afternoon tea to stylish bistros offering contemporary cuisine, there’s no shortage of dining options to choose from.

For those craving a taste of Lancashire’s culinary heritage, Clitheroe boasts a number of traditional pubs and eateries serving hearty fare made with locally sourced ingredients. Visitors can sample regional specialties such as Lancashire hotpot, black pudding, and Eccles cakes, washed down with a pint of locally brewed ale. Be sure to check out the fantastic bar at the Bowland Beer Hall, which is one of the UK’s largest bars, featuring over 40 ales on tap!



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