Swan Court Shopping Arcade

Coordinates: 53°52′18″N 2°23′29″W / 53.8718°N 2.3915°W / 53.8718; -2.3915

Swan Court Shopping Arcade or Swan Courtyard is an open air shopping centre in the town of Clitheroe in Lancashire, England.

Centre information

Although not actually being a shopping centre, the Swan Court Arcade is a secluded, specialist shopping arcade with many shops and cafes. The arcade is located in the centre of town, just on the main street in Clitheroe. There has been plans to roof over the open-air arcade to create a covered shopping centre, with more shops, although this is not confirmed.

Transport links

Being located in the centre of the town, you can walk just about anywhere from the arcade, however Transdev Lancashire United have bus services from Clitheroe Interchange and Market Street bus stop just outside the arcade, and Northern Rail have services running from Clitheroe railway station.


There are many shops in the arcade, including:

  • A Taste in Clitheroe - Delicatessen
  • S Mansell Tea Rooms
  • Clitheroe Beauty Centre - Cosmetics and Beauty advice.
  • Banana News - Newsagents
  • Swan & Royal Hotel - Public House & Hotel
  • Mustoe & Knowles Bridal - Wedding Shop

The Swan & Royal is an ancient coaching inn. The Swan Courtyard used to be the stables for the Swan & Royal.

  • The main square inside the shopping arcade.

  • The exit out to the main street and the Swan & Royal Hotel.

  • The plaque to commemorate the day Rover and Rolls-Royce came to Clitheroe.

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