WHALLEY ABBEY GATEHOUSE

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WHALLEY ABBEY GATEHOUSE
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Looking for: Heritage, Historical
Address: The Sands, Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 9TN
Postcode: BB7 9TN
Age Group: All Ages
Kids Activity: Outdoors
Mobile: 0370 333 1181
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This 14th century gatehouse belonged to the nearby Cistercian abbey, which was once the second wealthiest monastery in Lancashire. The first floor was probably a chapel.


BEFORE YOU GO
Access:  A road known as The Sands runs directly through the gatehouse.

Other Information: There is no access to the interior.


PLAN A GREAT DAY OUT
Nearby Sawley Abbey was also a Cistercian foundation. Set against dramatic hills, the grounds are a great place for a picnic.


OPENING TIMES

1 MAY 2017 - 24 MARCH 2018
Open any reasonable time during daylight hours
25 MARCH 2018 ONWARDS
Opening times will be available nearer the time