Simonstone Local Amenities:

  • St Peter’s CE Primary School is Simonstone’s school, with around 120 pupils. The village is in the catchment area of the Clitheroe Royal Grammar School.
  • St Peter’s Church is the local Church of England building in the village founded in 1841.
  • The Higher Trapp Hotel, a country hotel.
  • The Stork Hotel, the village pub.
  • Outdoor Elements, outdoor activity centre.
  • Spar (incorporating the Post Office and Texaco).
  • Read and Simonstone Community Tennis Club
  • Read and Simonstone Village Hall, community venue.
  • Read and Simonstone Constitutional Club
  • Read Cricket & Bowling Club 
  • Read and Simonstone Pharmacy
  • Golf courses at Whalley, Great Harwood and Clitheroe.

Simonstone Parish Landmarks:

  • Huntroyde Hall or Huntroyde Demesne is a 16th century house and estate. The hall was established in 1576 for the Starkie family. In the mid-19th century, the house was re-built in the Georgian-style. The house and grounds are not open to the public. However, the estate is fragmented by public footpaths, roads and farms.
  • Simonstone Hall dates from the 17th century and was originally the home of the Whitaker family. It is a privately-owned listed building. The house was substantially re-built in the 18th century as an early example of Jacobian revival architecture.

Places to visit near Simonstone:

  • Clitheroe – A market town dominated by a Norman castle
  • Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham – Elizabethan mansion owned by the National Trust
  • Whalley Abbey – 13th Century Monastic Foundation
  • Pendle Hill, The Trough of Bowland