Chipping is a charming village located in the picturesque Ribble Valley, within the Forest of Bowland area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Besides regularly winning awards at the Britain in Bloom competition and hosting the annual Chipping Steam Fair and Agricultural Show, it’s conveniently located just 5 miles from Longridge and 10 miles from Clitheroe, putting all the local amenities you need within easy to reach.
The perfect setting for family life.
Nestling within miles of open rural countryside, forests and working farmland, Chipping is surrounded by fells, rivers and leafy country parks and is also home to Chipping Cricket Club, established in 1950. Chipping is home to two excellent highly Ofsted rated primary schools , both of which also runs Breakfast and/ or After School Clubs. There are several options for Secondary Education; with St Cecilia’s RC and Longridge High School both in Longridge, as well as a choice of highly rated grammar, selective and day/boarding schools within a 10-mile radius , making Chipping the ideal location for family living. Chipping is also just 10 miles from junction 31A of the M6 and 15 miles from junction 7 of the M65, making it extremely well connected to the road network. There is also a convenient bus service that links Chipping with Clitheroe, Longridge, Whalley and Ribchester.
An outstanding location for contemporary living
We believe in creating unique communities which preserve and reflect the beauty of village life through sympathetic construction, contemporary thinking and smart design. A fact which is very much in evidence at Fellside. Our single-minded approach to creating outstanding living spaces ensures that every detail is meticulously planned and carefully considered, from planning the optimum location for each plot to the way we insist on using the finest materials at every stage of construction. Whichever one of our 39 luxury 3, 4 and 5 bedroom detached family homes you choose, you’ll enjoy the added benefit of having a Grade II listed building on your doorstep. Fellside is the latest phase of the £19 Million Kirk Mill Scheme, a 4.4-acre development designed to reflect and complement Chipping’s natural surroundings and heritage. The Arkwright Mill itself has recently completed the initial phase of restoration work, and plans have been approved to re-develop the site into a hotel, restaurants, gym and café.
The Forest of Bowland An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, literally on your doorstep. Beacon Fell Country Park Discover spectacular views and the joys of walking and cycling in idyllic countryside. Gisburn Forest Lancashire’s largest forest with walking and mountain biking trails galore. Longridge Golf Club Enjoy stunning views at one of Lancashire’s oldest and most welcoming clubs.
Food & Lifestyle
The Sun Inn Reputedly the home of ghost Lizzie Dean and a favourite haunt for lovers of traditional ales and fine food. Cobbled Corner Café Perfect for cake connoisseurs, thirsty cyclists and refreshment-seeking ramblers. Bashall Barn An award-winning restaurant, shop and wedding venue with accommodation set within stunning surroundings. Gibbon Bridge Be it afternoon tea or à la carte dining, there is something to whet the appetite of everyone at Gibbon Bridge. The Inn at Whitewell One for the foodies – Head Chef Jamie has been serving up the best local produce for over twenty years. Derby Arms A quintessentially British pub with a menu laced with founder, Joycelyn’s passion for seafood.
Browsholme Hall Romantic gardens, remarkable collections and the perfect choice for a unique day out. Ribble Valley Music Festival With a range of talented artists performing at numerous venues, there’s something for all musical tastes. Clitheroe Castle & Museum A historic landmark with fascinating galleries covering local history and geology.
Farmers Market at Hoghton Towers
Located in the grounds of the historic Hoghton Tower, this market offers the best of British produce. Meander through the artisan stalls to find beautiful handmade crafts and delicious street food.
3rd Sunday of every month
Hoghton, Nr Preston
Longridge Palace Cinema
“More than just a cinema” the Palace is one of the oldest surviving cinemas in the North West. It’s retro luxury feel attracts all movie lovers to see the latest films and live events.
Market Place, Longridge
An award-winning destination in the Ribble Valley, the textile mill has been transformed into a rustic beer and food hall with a real buzz. There are also characterful function rooms for wedding party hire etc