Clitheroe Castle

Visit our award winning museum and let us take you on a journey through 350 million years of history.

Discover the spectacular Norman keep, uncover the clues to the Clitheroe Dragon or re-enact the Year 1066 with our experienced museum


Clitheroe Castle Museum, Castle Hill, Clitheroe BB7 1AZ
Tel: 01772 530382



  • Limited Accessibility
  • Toilets
  • Lunch Facilities
  • Loan Boxes
  • Coach Drop Off (NB Coach drop off at castle gates only)
  • Gift Shop
  • Goody Bags

Booking & Details


Half day session (2 hrs)
£3 Lancashire County Council pupil  / £4 Academy or non Lancashire County Council pupil

All day session (4 hrs)
£6 Lancashire County Council pupil  / £8 Academy or non Lancashire County Council pupil

Accompanying adults free.

To book:

To start the booking process, contact the Heritage Learning Team via their online enquiry form

Learning Sessions & Activities


1066 and the Last of the Anglo Saxon Kings

This immersive and experiential session gives pupils the chance to be an active part of the events of 1066.

  • KS 2
  • KS 3
  • History
  • Normans
  • Saxons
  • Vikings
Clitheroe Castle

Castles and Keeps

Find out all you ever needed to know about building castles in our fun and interactive session. Discover why castles were built, what they were built out of, and why.

  • KS 1
  • KS 2
  • KS R
  • History
  • Local History

Myths and Legends

In this exciting and immersive session pupils will be taught all the skills they need to become a SWORD Ranger. Pupils will discover the secret history of SWORD, how to identify different dragons, discover where they live, what they eat, their likes and dislikes and how to care for them.

  • KS 2
  • KS R
  • Drama
  • History
  • Local History
  • Storytelling

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