Walking, cycling and places to visit in the forest of Bowland and Ribble Valley Lancashire Walking, cycling and places to visit in the forest of Bowland and Ribble Valley Lancashire Walking, cycling and places to visit in the forest of Bowland and Ribble Valley Lancashire Walking, cycling and places to visit in the forest of Bowland and Ribble Valley Lancashire Walking, cycling and places to visit in the forest of Bowland and Ribble Valley Lancashire

Local Villages and other places to visit

Dunsop Bridge (pdf 2.3mb)

Chipping Village (pdf 2.85mb)

Slaidburn Village (pdf 2.9mb)

Hodder Valley Show A traditional agricultural and horticultural show see www.hoddervalleyshow.co.uk.

Four Historic Lancashire houses and gardens. Plus fine food and magical shopping all within an hour's drive of each other see www.hiddenlancashire.co.uk.

Waddow Lodge Open Garden website

Riverbank Tearooms Slaidburn website

Holden Clough Plant Nursery website

Silverwoods auctions weekly and fortnightly antiques sales. Rural and domestic bygones, and carriage and harness sales see www.silverwoods.co.uk.

Bus Services

Bowland by Bus (pdf 1.92mb)

B11 B10 Clitheroe - Slaidburn Circular

Before traveling confirm times and availability with North West Traveline website

Nearest Rail

Clitheroe (4.09mi, 6.58km)

The Tithe Barn Tea Room, an ideal starting point for a Ribble Valley and Forest of Bowland walk or cycle

Explore our own lakeside Nature Trail (pdf)

Walking

Tolkien Trail, Walk in the footsteps of author J.R.R. Tolkien (pdf 380kb)

Slaidburn to Dunsop Bridge (pdf 1.8mb)

Dunsop to Chipping (pdf 1.3mb)

Dunsop Bridge (PDF 2.3mb)

Gisburn Forest Guide (pdf 3.1mb)

Stocks Reservoir Walk (pdf 610kb)

Slaidburn Local Attractions & Activities (pdf 4.8mb)

Cycling (also good walks)

If you've not brought a bike, they can be hired and delivered to Browsholme through Cycle Adventure.

Gisburn Forest Mountain Bike Trails (pdf 5.7mb)

Dunsop Bridge - Dunsop Valley 8km (1 hour) (pdf 279kb)

Gisburn Forest Family cycle route leaflet (pdf 232kb)

Grizedale and Bleasdale (pdf 2.7mb)

Bowland By Bike (pdf 3.4mb)

Ribble Valley Villages (pdf 3.3mb)

North Lancashire Bridleway (Chipping to Lancaster) (2.48mb PDF)

The Pennine Bridleway (pdf 2.73mb)

Lancashire cheese trails

Creamy Lancashire Cheese trail leaflet (pdf 865kb)

Crumbly Lancashire Cheese trail leaflet (pdf 752kb)

Tasty Lancashire Cheese trail leaflet (pdf 745kb)

Forest of Bowland general information

Forest of Bowland AONB Map (pdf 4.5mb)

Forest of Bowland AONB General Information (pdf 4.9mb)

Forest of Bowland AONB Access Land (pdf 6.4mb)

Forest of Bowland AONB Treading Carefully (pdf 268kb)

 

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