An area of woodland at Stirk House.



What's on at Stirk House

  • Our NEXT Wedding Open Day
    Sunday 18th & - Sunday 25th February
    NEXT WEDDING OPEN DAYS Sunday 25th February 2018 - 11am - 4pm A fantastic chance for you to see this enchanting venue dressed for the perfect Wedding. The expression 'Dream Wedding' applies...
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  • Mother's Day 2018
    Sunday 11th March 2018 (12pm) - Onward
    The perfect treat for Mum this Mother's Day at Stirk House. Enjoy a succulent 3-Course meal from 12pm in our restaurant, PRIME. A beautifully chic and relaxing setting, with home...
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  • Death at Downturn Abbey Murder Mystery
    Friday 16th March 2017 - 7pm - Late
    £32.50 Per Person Evening ticket price only - See below for accommodation packages. Where better for a Murder Mystery evening than a magnificent 17th Century Manor House? Join us this March...
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  • Pendle Witch Tours - October 2018
    Monday 29th October - Tuesday 30th October 2018
    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 have been proud recipients of many awards, including the coveted Small Hotel of the Year 2013/14 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

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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Wedding Fair Weekend is almost here…

Wedding Fair Weekend is almost here…

Our Wedding Fair Weekend is almost upon us and we are so excited about welcoming all the bride & grooms to the hotel...

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

Situated on the A59 between Gisburn and Sawley turn off.

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