An area of woodland at Stirk House.



What's on at Stirk House

  • Festive Afternoon Tea
    1st - 24th December
    Treat yourself & someone special to the perfect Christmassy treat here at Stirk House. Our Festive Afternoon Tea is now available and can be enjoyed throughout December in our...
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  • January 2019 Wedding Taster
    11th January 2019 6:30pm - - Onwards
    Friday 11th January 2019 | Arrive from 6:30pm to be seated for 7:30pm £35 Per Person Payable at time of booking. Advance bookings are essential. Join us for our Wedding Taster Event this...
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  • 2018 Christmas Party Night at Stirk House
    Friday 21st December 2018 (6.30pm - Late)
    Christmas Party nights. Three course meal, entertainment from the fabulous Paul Guard and disco.
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  • Christmas Day 2018 at Stirk House
    25th December 2018 - From 2pm
    Spend a magical Christmas Day with us at Stirk House and enjoy great food, drink and company - Without any washing up!  Where better to celebrate Christmas than in a...
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  • Pendle Witch Tours - October 2019
    Tuesday 29th October - Wednesday 30th October 2019
    Enjoy a two-day tour taking in picturesque Ribble Valley while storyteller Simon Entwistle brings to life the local legend of the Pendle Witches.
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Whether you’re looking to explore the local area, have a memorable dining experience featuring the finest ingredients Lancashire has to offer, or simply relax and enjoy the tranquil surroundings with first class service at your fingertips, Stirk House offers everything you could possibly need for ultimate relaxation and escapism.

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Conveniently located close to the A59, yet positioned in a stunning countryside setting, Stirk House is the ideal place to retreat to after a long day. With an ancient, roaring fireplace to relax in front of in the evening, internet access in all bedrooms and an award-winning breakfast, the business visitor is fully catered for.

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Hotel Dining

The award-winning restaurant at Stirk House features menus inspired by the remarkable Lancashire landscape, with ingredients sourced from local, artisan producers or foraged from our own 22 acres of grounds.

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Leisure Club

Work up a sweat in our fully equipped gym or take a lesson in the full sized, professional boxing ring before making some time to relax and rejuvenate in the heated pool and sauna. Our leisure club has an impressive range of equipment, comfortable changing room facilities and personal trainers on hand to keep you motivated.

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Work with our in-house wedding coordinators to make your dream day a reality with a completely bespoke service, individually tailored to you. With the flexibility of several function areas, award-winning food and a magical setting, your perfect day can be exactly how you’ve imagined it.

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Woodland in the Stirk House grounds.
The Grounds

With 22 acres of landscaped gardens, woodland and nature trails, Stirk House is the ideal retreat for walkers, wildlife enthusiasts, photographers and nature explorers alike! Whether you’re spending an hour in our hide-out to watch the wildlife or bringing your laptop to enjoy a working lunch in the gardens, our diverse grounds have something for everyone.

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Stay at Stirk House

Combining 400 years of history with contemporary, luxurious design, Stirk House has acted as an idyllic countryside retreat for visitors to the area for over 80 years. Whether staying in one of our opulent suites or a Classic room, expect to wake up from a restful nights’ sleep to spectacular views and first class service.

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Visit Stirk House

With an award-winning restaurant, 22 acres to explore and a fully equipped leisure centre, Stirk House makes for a diverse and memorable day out. Indulge in a lavish afternoon tea, walk the nature trail to experience local wildlife or relax in the heated pool; Stirk House has something for people of all ages and interests.

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Offers, Rooms & Awards


Sample the best local ingredients Lancashire has to offer and indulge in a little luxury with our seasonal special offers.

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All of the 33 bedrooms at Stirk House reflect our commitment to comfort and combine character, style and luxury to make your stay truly memorable.

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Stirk House has been the proud recipient of many awards, including the coveted Visit England ROSE Award in 2017 and the Taste Lancashire award.

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Functions and occasions

Meetings and conferences

From small, intimate meetings to conferences for up to 200 delegates, our flexible function space can be laid out to suit the style of your meeting, be it a theatre, classroom, banquet or boardroom.

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Our events coordinator will work alongside you to ensure your occasion is just the way you pictured it. From birthday celebrations to school proms, Stirk House can host a large variety of events and celebrations.

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Filming and photoshoots

With history dating back to 1635, Stirk House has character and style in abundance. Outside, there are pretty landscaped gardens, rustic woodland areas and an orchard, all overlooked by the stunning Lancashire landscape.

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Latest News

The Beast from the East Wedding! March 2018

The Beast from the East Wedding! March 2018

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Family fun day a success

Family fun day a success

Our family fun day on 27th July was a great success.

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Supporting the Forest of Bowland

Supporting the Forest of Bowland

For the last year Champion Bowland have been collecting photos via the AONB website from local people and visitors to compile a 2017...

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Our Green Credentials


Acres of grounds


Trees and flowers planted


Reduction in waste last year


Reduction in energy emissions

Contact Us

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  • F: 01200 445744
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  • A: Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant, Gisburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire,
    BB7 4LJ

Situated on the A59 between Gisburn and Sawley turn off.

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