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The Assheton Arms

  • Downham
  • Clitheroe
  • Lancashire
  • BB7 4BJ
Restaurant with Rooms


  • Bed and Breakfast
  • Family
  • Historic Romantic
  • Licensed Bar
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Weekend Breaks
  • WiFi

At a Glance

  • 12 ensuite guest rooms
  • Views of Pendle Hill
  • Outdoor seating area
  • Families welcome
  • AA Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence 

About this Pub Accommodation

Perfect for both business and leisure visitors, The Assheton Arms at Downham is a multi award winning village pub boasting stunning views over the Ribble Valley. The wonderful surrounding countryside is a popular film location and has been made famous by productions including Born and Bred, Whistle Down The Wind and The Secret Life of Crickley Hall. Our restaurant is the ideal venue for family meals or business lunches and our traditional country inn comes alive in the evenings with a great atmosphere created by diners and drinkers.

Bedrooms / Bathrooms

Our twelve ensuite rooms offer beautiful views of Pendle Hill which are beautifully furnished in a contemporary theme. We offer a range of double rooms along with family accommodation with views of the garden. Some of the ensuites have a feature freestanding bath and all are well equipped with a flat screen TV with Freeview service, hair dryer, tea/ coffee making supplies, fresh towels, clock radio and ironing facilities. We also have a two double bedroom family cottage which can sleep four. All our rates include a delicious cooked breakfast.


Our 130 cover restaurant is highly acclaimed being mentioned in the 'Good Food Guide' and named as County Dining Pub of the Year in the Good Pub Guide. Enjoy cuisine created using the fish from the Fleetwood Coast, meat from Roaming Roasters and vegetables from Lady Clitheroe's garden. We offer an extensive daily specials board and a choice of menus for lunch, dinner and dessert. We also have a children's menu and buffet menu for private functions. These are accompanied by our extensive wine list and we can cater for special requests such as off the menu meats or seafood with 48 notice when the produce is in season.

Other Facilities

  • Free car parking
  • Free Wi-Fi service
  • Outdoor seating area


We offer both weekday and weekend rates for our standard, superior, deluxe and suite rooms. Our family accommodation is ideal for up to four people. We may also accept well behaved pets by arrangement - please contact us for further details.

Around and About

Beautifully located in the heart of the Ribble Valley, the Assheton Arms is situated just a short drive from Clitheroe and within easy reach of Nelson, Burnley, Accrington, Preston and Blackburn. The wonderful Yorkshire Dales National Park is also just a short drive to the north and local transport routes include the M65 and M6 motorways. Clitheroe train station is also set a ten minute drive away.


Dinner, Bed & Breakfast deal for £70 per couple

Add dinner to your Bed & Breakfast stay for only £70 per couple and we'll treat you to a bottle of Prosecco. Applicable only Sunday to Thursday excluding Bank Holiday weekends.

This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer

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