Now that we’re finally seeing some sun, why not take advantage of the beautiful weather and go for a walk around Clitheroe? With plenty of luscious green fields and scenic river views, it’s a great place for a wonderful days walking.
The Shireburn Arms stands in the beautiful Ribble Valley village of Hurst Green, the very place where J.R.R. Tolkien discovered his inspiration for Hobbiton and the starting point for the world famous Tolkien Trail.
The Tolkien Trail takes you on a tour of the stunning countryside, past the magnificent Stonyhurst College and back along the riverside.
Riding along quiet country lanes you can forget the hassle and bustle of modern day life. On the cycle routes of Lancashire you will discover a treasure trove of well preserved villages, such as Hurst Green, Mitton and Waddington.
Starting in the heart of Lancashire’s most glamorous little village you can begin one of the most picturesque circular walks in Lancashire through what Tolkien described as ‘Middle Earth’ with some Hollywood excitement.
Stayed at this hotel the night before my wedding with family. Possibly i should have checked out the rooms - but turned out I had nothing to worry about as the rooms themselves were lovely. The water...