LongridgeCopyright Chris Shaw


County - Lancashire | Map
Population: 7500
Longridge Jobs
Visitor reports

Add your shop free
Folk Customs:
Holcombe Hill Egg Rolling
Preston Gulid
Saddleworth Rush Cart
The Bacup Coco-Nutters

Longridge Events

Goosnargh & Longridge Agricultural Show
Add an Event

Best rates for a Local Hotel

| Events in Longridge | 10 Places to Stay

Longridge is an historic town positioned above the Ribble River, in the county of Lancashire, and is home to just over seven and a half thousand people. It has an interesting history which dates as far back in time as the Bronze Age, the small agricultural settlement grew up around the church and remained the same for centuries until the arrival of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th Century which brought the Railway, steam powered Cotton Mills and the Quarries whose stone was transported for miles around resulting in growth and expansion. Walkers will always be tempted here as there a five Heritage Trails, beautiful surrounding countryside with a network of paths, and it's the gateway to the ancient Forest of Bowland. A stroll around the town will uncover attractive limestone houses that line the roads, a good choice of restaurants and pubs that offer coffee or something a little stronger; and there's an impressive church dedicated to St Lawrence which has stood the test of time. Visitors who wish to stay a while will find B&B's, and comfortable hotels, there's also a good choice of shops, and as Longridge is only three miles or so from the historic Roman village of Ribchester it's ideally placed.


H Burns
N S Richardson


Berry Lane Medical Centre
Stonebridge Surgery

Golf Club


Holiday Park

Beacon Fell View Holiday Park

Pub and Bar

Corporation Arms
Dog Inn
Duke William Inn


Corporation Arms
Francoís Pizzeria
Longridge Restaurant
Paul Heathcoteís
Thyme Restaurant & Cafe Bar


Barnacre Road Primary School
Longridge C of E Primary School
Longridge County High School


Coan & Co Solicitors
Humphreys Solicitors


2b Private Hire

Irelandís Taxis

Sports Clubs

Longridge (Women's Hockey)

Places to Stay near Longridge

map book

Barton Grange Hotel (0.32 miles)

Barton Grange Hotel

More Information

With a convenient location, superb dining and great facilities, Prestonís newest 4-star hotel is stylish and contemporary, whilst simultaneously retaining all the traditional charm of the original manor house.
Just minutes from ... More

map website

Ye Horns Inn (2.26 miles)

Ye Horns Inn
YE HORNS INN has all the comforts of a traditional Lancastrian hostelry.
The Inn is renowned for its warm welcome, traditional style of cooking and top quality accommodation.
Dating back to before the 1780's little ... More | visit website
map website

Haighton Manor Country House Hotel (2.77 miles)

Haighton Manor Country House Hotel
Haighton Manor Country Hotel & Restaurant is one of the finest manor houses in Lancashire offering a unique dining out, wedding, conference and event experience. The hotel is an historic 17th Century country house situated ... More | visit website
map website

Riverside Barn (2.87 miles)

Riverside Barn

We have 2 double bedrooms, 1 ensuite. Both rooms have river veiws and are furnished to a high standard with colour tv, and tea & coffee making facilities. Enjoy our riverside location, large ... More | visit website

map book

Bowford Cottage at Bowford Cottages (3.35 miles)

Bowford Cottage at Bowford Cottages

Click here to book this cottage with Hoseasons

Set amidst truly peaceful countryside in the Ribble Valley and enjoying beautiful rural views to Beacon Fells, these two very comfortable, newly built stone cottages are just ... More

map website

Premier Inn Preston East (3.67 miles)

Premier Inn Preston East
Ideally positioned within easy reach of the M6. For shops and local amenities Preston city centre is only 2.5 miles away. Conveniently located for both business and leisure guests, this hotel is situated between Preston ... More | visit website
map website

Gibbon Bridge Hotel (3.78 miles)

Gibbon Bridge Hotel

The Gibbon Bridge Hotel is located in the heart of a very special part of England. A well kept secret to many, the Forest of Bowland is both a delight and a pleasure with its ... More | visit website

map website

Premier Inn Blackburn North West (3.80 miles)

Premier Inn Blackburn North West
Ideally located for British Aerospace, which is opposite the hotel. Situated for easy access to Preston and Blackburn. Our Blackburn North West Premier Inn has everything you'd expect, incredibly comfy beds in every room, free parking ... More | visit website
map website

Feildens Arms (4.30 miles)

Feildens Arms
The Feildens Arms at Mellor Brook is a beautiful traditional country Inn set in the stunning Ribble Valley. Located just 3 miles from Blackburn, 7 miles from Preston, and only 4 miles from J31 of ... More | visit website
map website

Preston Swallow (4.37 miles)

Preston Swallow

Set in the heart of the picturesque Lancashire countryside and within easy reach of the Lake District, the Preston Swallow Hotel is the perfect setting for a relaxing break.

Each of our 78 rooms has shower ... More | visit website

Brit Quote:
I shouldn't be saying this - high treason, really - but I sometimes wonder if Americans aren't fooled by our accent into detecting brilliance that may not really be there - Stephen Fry
More Quotes

On this day:
George Eliot Publishes Middlemarch - 1871, Locarno Treaty Signed - 1925, Sellotape Goes on Sale - 1937, Grundy Interviews the Sex Pistols - 1976, Channel Tunnel Links Britain and France - 1990
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages