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Festival Venues

The Black Bull, Ribchester Potters Barn Cafe, Ribchester Ribchester Village Hall

Ribchester Village Hall

Situated on Riverside, close to St. Wilfrid's Church, the Village Hall is a popular community venue which has been extensively refurbished over recent years. The building celebrated it's centenary in 2014.

Website: www.ribchestervillagehall.org.uk

Postcode: PR3 3XS

Parking: Limited parking for Blue Badge holders next to the building. Other drivers are requested to park in the nearby Pope's Croft public car park (next to the Recreation Ground).

The Black Bull

A welcoming public house located at the junction of Blackburn Road and Church Street. A warm welcome and real ale await!

Website: www.thwaitespubs.co.uk/the-black-bull-ribchester/

Postcode: PR3 2YE

Parking: The Black Bull has it's own private car park available for patrons, accessible from Blackburn Road.

Potters Barn

A charming licensed cafe with gardens and gift shop located centrally, opposite the village's playing fields. Freshly prepared, wholesome food and a wide selection of drinks are served. You can even paint some pottery if you have the time!

Website: www.potters-barn.com

Postcode: PR3 3YE

Parking: Located next to the Pope's Croft public car park.

Ribchester Sports & Social Club

A friendly and popular night-time venue within the village, the Sports & Social Club is situated opposite the Bee Mill complex, alongside the B6245 (Preston Road) as it passes through the village.

Postcode: PR3 3YE

Parking: The Sports & Social Club has it's own private car park available for patrons, to the rear of the building.

St Wilfrid's Primary School

St Wilfrid's Primary School is scenically located where Church Street meets the River Ribble. As the only village primary school, it acts as a true community hub and many villagers enjoy a shared history in it's grounds.

Website: www.ribchester-st-wilfrids.lancs.sch.uk

Postcode: PR3 3XP

Parking: Visitors are requested to park in the nearby Pope's Croft public car park.


St Peter & Paul Parish Centre

Once a primary school, St Peter & Paul's Parish Centre on Stydd Lane is now home to Ribchester Nursery School, as well as the regular meeting place on many local community groups. It has it's own charming garden, which is lovingly maintained by local residents.

Postcode: PR3 3YQ

Parking: There is off-road parking available behind the centre when the nursery is not in session.

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St Wilfrid's Church

An historic and beautifully situated building on Riverside, on the site of the old Roman fort of Bremetennacum. There is evidence of Norman architecture in this building.

Website: www.saintwilfrids.org.uk

Postcode: PR3 3XS

Parking: As above for Ribchester Village Hall


Ribchester Rec (Playing Field)

Ribchester's playing field is famous locally for the diversity and quality of it's facilities and is a popular play and recreation space for both locals and visitors throughout the year. This year's 'Rock on the Rec' event aims to raise funds for a new Football Pavaillion, replacing the present one, which is though to be around 80 years old!

Postcode: PR3 3YE

Parking: Located next to the Pope's Croft public car park.


The White Bull

The White Bull dates back to 1707 and is located in the heart of Ribchester. Serving delicious locally-sourced food and some plendid cask ales. Guest rooms available.

Website: Click here

Postcode: PR3 3SP

Parking: There is very limited parking to the front of the building. If not available, the Pope's Croft carpark is located nearby.

The White Bull, Ribchester