Grindleton lies in the valley of the River Ribble, between Pendle Hill and the rising fells of the Forest of Bowland. It is a historical village, identified in the Domesday Book in 1086 as Gretlintone. The village is now in the administrative county of Lancashire but historically was in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
Parish Council minutes, accounts, policies, transparency etc., and members' contact details.
‘Grindleton Pavilion’ is the community hall - an outstanding modern facility and the hub for village events and sports. This link is to its dedicated website showing the many regular activities and future special events.
St Ambrose Church, the Primary School and the view to Pendle Hill. Information on local facilities, organisations, businesses, local history and the opportunities for recreation and enjoyment.
The Recreation Ground Charity leads on various fund raising and social events such as Sports Day, Horticultural Show and Bonfire Night. It provides the play-area, football and cricket grounds in association with its Pavilion.
This website has been developed by the Parish Council. Our aim is to offer residents and visitors: a focus for events and activities taking place in the village and its environs, to enable access to Parish Council documents, and to advise residents on local issues. We also seek to promote the village to visitors and to support local businesses.
It highlights to residents and visitors alike, the opportunities for recreation and exercise in our beautiful surroundings. The fells and valleys of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Pendle Hill and the Ribble Valley are internationally recognised as outstanding landscapes.
Grindleton village. The fields in the bottom left are now wooded - Greendale Wood - which is open to the public and managed by the Woodland Trust. The trees were planted in 2000 and the site extended in 2009.