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The Coach and Horses

Clitheroe

This award-winning pub is located in the heart of the Ribble Valley and on the edge of the Forest of Bowland where it is close to many visitor attractions including Clitheroe Castle and Pendle Hill.

This award-winning pub is located in the heart of the Ribble Valley and on the edge of the Forest of Bowland where it is close to many visitor attractions including Clitheroe Castle and Pendle Hill.

It was lovingly restored to its former glory by owners’ husband-and-wife team Ko Labeij and Susan Lord in 2017 as a traditional coaching inn.  

It has a two AA rosette dining experience that offers exciting dishes from head chef, Ian Moss, who has previously worked at The Ledbury, Northcote and The Harwood Arms, and has created a menu with a focus on seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. There is an al a carte menu, tasting menu, sandwich menu, Sunday menu and one that caters for children.

It has seven, individually stylish bedrooms for those wanting that get away that have been given a five-star rating from the AA. It has its own microbrewery on site Mice Ales which brews beers using English hops and Bolton-by-Bowland well water.

The pub was winner of the 2021 Lancashire Tourism Awards 'Perfect Stay' category.

It was also a finalist at the Great British Pub Awards for its food offer in 2022.

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