• Language
    Language

To build your own Itinerary, click Add to Excursion to add an item to your Itinerary basket.

Already saved an Itinerary?

Chipping

Type:Countryside

CLITHEROE, Lancashire, BB7 2RA

Tel: 01200 425566

Add Chipping to your Itinerary

Chipping
Chipping is a picturesque village on the slopes above the River Loud. In Medieval days no fewer than five water mills were sited along Chipping beck.

This is a conservation area with stone-built cottages, 17th century school and almshouses endowed by John Brabin, dyer and cloth merchant.

The village also has a 13th century church, which was partly re-built in 1505 and in 1706 and again in the nineteenth century. The font has been in use for over 400 years.

Chipping has a cheese maker, a chair factory, and a craft centre. Several attractive Inns are to be found in the village centre. Lizzy Dean was a serving wench at the Sun Inn. She was engaged to be married to a local man. On the morning of her wedding, on hearing the church bells, she looked out of the window of her room in the Sun Inn and saw her bridegroom leaving the church with another bride on his arm. She hanged herself in the attic of the pub. Her last request was that her grave be dug in the path to the church so that her ex-boyfriend had to walk over it every Sunday. She died in 1835 aged 20 and is said to still haunt the Sun Inn.

Directions

Road Directions

Chipping is approximatly 10 miles from junction 31A on the M6

Follow directions for Longridge B6243 for approximately 5 miles. You will pass through the village of Grimsargh before you approach Longridge.

Coming into Longridge you will see the Old Oak pub, here there is a mini roundabout , bear left and continue to the next mini roundabout (Stonebridge). Go straight ahead and continue to the next mini roundabout and go straight over again. You are now on the Chipping road.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train and bus stations are in Preston. For further information and timetables contact Clitheore Tourist Information Centre on 01200 425566.

TripAdvisor

Follow Us

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

What's Nearby

  1. Bowland Wild Boar Park

    Offers a brilliant and fun day out with the family

    1.98 miles away
  2. Beacon Fell Country Park

    A Country Park with 185 acres of extensive conifer woods and moorland. Visitor Centre…

    3.44 miles away
  3. Inch Perfect Trials

    Are you a thrill seeker who enjoys outdoor adventure? Looking for a great day out, party…

    3.77 miles away
  1. The Old Station Longridge

    A great place to visit and gather information about the history of the area and local…

    3.88 miles away
  2. Browsholme Hall


    Browsholme Hall has been the ancestral home of the Parkers, Bowbearers of the Forest of…

    3.96 miles away
  3. The Palace Cinema

    A vintage cinema in the market town of Longridge. Experience cinema as it should be: red…

    3.97 miles away
  4. Dark Sky Discovery Sites

    4 new Dark Sky Discovery Sites in Bowland at Beacon Fell Country Park, Crook O'Lune…

    4.58 miles away
  5. Stonyhurst College

    One of the largest buildings in the North West. This magnificent 16thC manor house is…

    4.86 miles away
  6. Stydd Gardens

    Stydd Gardens is not a typical garden centre. Set amidst the gardens you will find a…

    4.93 miles away
  7. Stonyhurst Enterprises

    Their history, character and unique setting makes Stonyhurst College one of the most…

    4.96 miles away
  8. Potters Barn

    Come for a delicious homemade cake and fairtrade tea / coffee or a bowl of soup with our…

    5.31 miles away
  9. Cobble Hey Farm and Gardens

    Take all the family to Cobble Hey Farm & Gardens, for a great day out in the beautiful…

    5.34 miles away
  10. Ribchester Roman Bath House

    Although long disused, it is still possible to see the remains of the sweating room…

    5.35 miles away
  11. Bowland Brewery - Brewery Tours

    The brewery started life in 2003 when the founder decided to follow his dream to…

    5.48 miles away
  12. Bowland Atelier

    Whether you want traditional art tuition with like-minded people or you are looking for a…

    5.5 miles away
Previous Next

Related

The Gibbon Bridge Hotel, ChippingA luxurious and beautiful privately owned fours-star hotel and restaurant, nestling in 23 acres of beautiful gardens in the heart of the Forest of Bowland. Fine dining, luxurious surroundings, beautiful gardens and wonderful scenery.

Wolfen Mill Country Retreats, ChippingWolfen Mill Country Retreats offers high quality standards of self-catering accommodation. A 300-year-old country mill surrounded by seven acres of garden and woodland with fine views of the fells, complete with its own lake.

Robinson Bros ButchersRobinson Bros Butchers, ChippingFounded in 1906 by the grandfather of the present owners, the family used to have its own abittoir in nearby Longridge.

Wolfen Mill Country Retreats, ChippingWolfen Mill Country Retreats offer the opportunity to provide you with a unique wedding facility. This venue is ideal for a small, perhaps informal, weekend wedding party or a group celebration.

Sign up for e-newsletter

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss

Don't Miss