Artwalk Clitheroe highlights the hub of galleries based within the market town of Clitheroe allowing visitors to start their journey anywhere along the route. Ribble Valley is home to some extraordinary artistic talent, much of which is showcased in Clitheroe’s many galleries.

Each venue involved has its own individual and inspiring style, allowing visitors to experience an abundant variety of artwork within a short walking distance. A full day can be spent ambling along the route of galleries, taking in the cultural atmosphere of the town. Be prepared to fall in love with an original work of art, this is your chance to take home an everlasting memento of your visit to the Ribble Valley.

With a great selection of cafés, pubs and restaurants along the route, why not make a day of it?

Clitheroe, the perfect destination to immerse yourself in the Arts. All you need is a pair of comfortable shoes and an healthy appetite for art! The walk is mainly along pavements but there is a steeper section up to the castle and through the castle grounds following well-surfaced footpaths.

This walk can be undertaken at any time throughout the year, check the galleries individual websites for opening times to avoid disappointment. Come and join us for one of our special openings. This years events are:


March 24th 11am – 4pm

September 29th 11am – 4pm

On these dates the galleries will be open specially for the Artwalk

Current Galleries Include;

Knowle Top Studios,

Longitude Gallery,

Platform Gallery,

Atelier Arts,

The Steward’s Gallery,

Trinity Gallery Hub.

Pick up a leaflet at any of the venues or contact the Clitheroe Visitor Information Centre on 01200 425566, 10 -4.30pm Mon – Fri, 10 – 4pm Sat, seasonal Sundays 11 – 4, Closed Bank Holidays.

On Sundays parking is free on many car parks across town.

Many of the galleries are also dog-friendly so there’s no need to leave Fido at home.