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Assheton Arms

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The ideal location for exploring historic Pendle Witch territory, the luxury accommodation at the Assheton Arms in Downham near Clitheroe is perfectly suited to families and couples alike. The Assheton Arms' bedrooms have been completed to an exceptional standard and a relaxing stay is complemented by food served in the Grade II listed pub which is listed in the Good Food Guide and was named County Dining Pub of the Year in the Good Pub Guide. Highlights of the menu include a Goan king prawn curry and Toro pie with slow cooked beef and chorizo, manchego and paprika fries.

What makes a stay at Assheton Arms unique?

Accommodation at the Assheton Arms comprises 12 bedrooms located in the former Downham Post Office and Ash Tree Cottage. Their location in the unspoilt conservation village of Downham offers stunning views of Pendle Hill. The village itself has been a popular TV and film location for many decades, with productions including Whistle Down the Wind, Born and Bred and The Secret of Crickley Hall filmed there.

What style cuisine is on offer at Assheton Arms?

Seafood is a significant piece of the menus at Assheton Arms, with every day changing specials exhibiting the catch of the day, in a row from incredible fish monger Chris Neve. What's more, it doesn't stop there, every one of the menus comprises of a wide scope of dishes utilising privately sourced meat, poultry and game.

What is the signature dish at Assheton Arms?

The fish pie is a real signature dish at the Assheton Arms.

What are the rooms and facilities on offer at Assheton Arms?

All bedrooms come with a TV, seating area, and a work area giving outstanding solace and convenience, and visitors can go online with complimentary wireless internet.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Clitheroe area?

Forest of Bowland, one of England’s 36 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).Clitheroe Castle, said to be the smallest Norman castle in England, is now home to a Museum and 16 acres of landscaped gardens, which houses attractions to appeal to every age group. They include a bandstand, children’s playground, skate-park and Lancashire’s first Labyrinth. The Rose Garden also features quirky metal and limestone sculptures.

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Nearest Airport: Manchester

Nearest Airport Time: 1 hours 4 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 51

Nearest Train Station: Clitheroe

Nearest Railway Time: 9 minutes

Nearest Railway Distance: 2

Vendor Accreditation: AA 5 star

Delta: Yes

Mastercard: Yes

MaestroSwitch: Yes

Visa: Yes

Number of rooms: 12

Single room price from: £80.00

Single room price to: £120.00

Double twin room price from: £120.00

Double twin room price to: £140.00

Suite room price from: £160.00

Suite room price to: £220.00

Arrival information and directions

01200 441227
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Address: Downham, Clitheroe, Lancashire, ClitheroeBB7 4BJ, United Kingdom

Heading east on the A59 turn left on to the A671. At the end of the road turn right on to Chatburn Road towards Chatburn. In front of Hudsons ice cream shop turn right on to Downham Road and follow the road for 1 mile and the Assheton Arms is on your left hand side.

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