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Whalley Abbey

Type:Guest House

The Sands, Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9SS
4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation

Tel: 01254 828 400

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Whalley Abbey

Set amongst beautiful and tranquil grounds, Whalley Abbey offers 17 four star en suite comfortably furnished bedrooms which can accommodate 28 guests in singles, twins and doubles. We also have a family bedroom available. Free wi-fi throughout. Guests will also find tea and coffee making facilities.

We are easily accessible off the A59 which links into the M6 junction 31 and M65, offering a peaceful retreat for those wishing to stay close to Preston, Blackburn and Clitheroe, ideal for business guests visiting the area. We have a wide range of conference facilities available for large and small groups.

The Williams Suite on the ground floor is adapted for disabled use.

The area is ideal for walkers and cyclists and there are many walks in this beautiful part of the Ribble Valley. Members of staff would be pleased to share their local knowledge of walking routes with you.


Single B&B £90
Twin B&B £110
Family Room B&B £120
Cottage SC £100 per night

We have a fully disabled suite

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* The grounds are open all year round. The accommodation is closed over the festive period


  • 4 Visit England Stars
4 Visit England Stars


  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • National AwardsCycle Lancashire Cycle Lancashire 2014


Road Directions

From the M6, leave at junction 31 and follow the A59 towards Clitheroe. Whalley (12 miles away) is clearly signposted. Alternatively, from M62 and North Manchester take the M66 and then A56 following signs to Accrington, Clitheroe and Whalley.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest railway station Whalley. Nearest bus station Whalley. For timetable information please contact the Tourist Information Centre on 01200 425566.



  • Conference & Meeting Facilities
  • Cycling Facilities
  • Licensed
  • Protect & Encourage Local Flora & Fauna
  • Recycling Policy - Garden Waste
  • Recycling Policy - Glass
  • Recycling Policy - Paper
  • Recycling Policy - Plastics
  • Recycling Policy - Veg/Food Waste


  • Cater for special diets
  • Serve Breakfast
  • Serve Lunch

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages

Establishment Features

  • Available For Wedding Receptions
  • Cater For Groups
  • Cater For Individuals
  • Conference Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Event venue
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Night porter
  • Ramped or flat entrance
  • Real Log Fires

Leisure Facilities

  • Fishing

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Coaches Welcome
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Haunted
  • Of Historic, Literary or Architectural Interest

Room / Unit Features

  • Freeview Digital television in rooms
  • Ground Floor Rooms Available
  • Radio in All Bedrooms
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities in All Bedrooms
  • TV in All Bedrooms
  • Wi-fi in All Rooms

Specialist Features

  • Special provisions for walkers


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Whalley AbbeyWhalley Abbey, Whalley14th Century Cistercian Abbey ruins set in beautiful gardens and woodland beside the River Calder in The Ribble Valley.

Whalley, Ribble ValleyAn attractive village, with interesting shops and galleries, where old cottages rub shoulders with Tudor and Georgian buildings along the main street. Whalley is famous for its church and Abbey.

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