The Ribble Valley in Lancashire is renowned for having many high quality eating establishments and hotels.
Clitheroe is the county’s official food town and hosts the award winning Ribble Valley Food Trail.
Over 18,000 food lovers, from across the UK descend into the town where the focus is purely on the finest food and drink producers in Ribble Valley and Lancashire. It is a FREE to enter event. All producers are screened for provenance by food judges, specialist bloggers and food writers. Further to this and equally of quality, are the Chefs and Presenters who create stunning dishes before their audiences eyes, or talk about their food or drink passion and provide tutored tastings throughout the day – most are complete sell outs within weeks of going on sale.
Around the town you will find a superb offering of fringe events, from the cookery demonstrations, producer talks and tastings, childrens’ cookery school and other activities, small fun fair, history and art exhibitions, treasure hunts and of course music of all genres giving a true festival atmosphere hosted beneath the towns Castle.