Lose yourself in the rural haven of Ribble Valley….And find yourself at The Avenue.

The Ribble Valley is for people who want to “escape”. It is filled to the brim with the finest aspects of nature, including wooded glades,
tinkling streams, magnificent hills and
breathtaking valleys.

Not surprisingly the majority of the area is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
It’s for people who want traditional English villages to explore, old churches, quaint tea shops and beguiling speciality shops. There are two market towns in the area and 44 villages to visit! Yet the Ribble Valley is close to the motorway network in the Nort hWest – including the M6 – and just a short car ride away from PRESTON, BLACKBURN and that very different leisure destination – BLACKPOOL!

A Bit Of History…

Visit historic Whalley Abbey or the famous village of Downham where whistle Down the Wind and Born and Bred was filmed. Why not visit the beautiful market town of clitheroe and visit the dramatic castle. There are wonderful restaurants just minutes away, so your dining options are endless. For example, how about the multi-award winning Northcote – which has a Michelin star – with the amazing Nigel Hawthorn at its helm. But it doesn’t have to be fine dining, as the local cafes and restaurants are incredible They take full advantage of the Ribble Valley’s finest organic yoghurts and cheeses, ice-cream and handmade chocolate. Fishing at the wonderful Stocks Reservoir, Walking on Pendle Hill or exploring the Forest of Bowland or Cycling around the Ribble Valley, It is all on offer to you in the Ribble Valley. Just ask the team at the avenue and they will help you find the places that suit your tastes.