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 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
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Opening times

Open on all days when the hall is open and first Sunday in the month for our Bowland Farmers Market and Craft Fair.

See our opening times page

Awards

2012 Winner Rural Business of the Year Lancashire Business View Red Rose Awards.

2011 Commendation Historic Houses Association/Sotheby's Restoration Award.

2011 Best Small Commercial Development Tithe Barn, Conversion and Extension of Disused Barn.

Highly Commended in the inaugural Hudson's Restoration Awards 2011.

The Tithe Barn Tea Room, an ideal starting point for your Ribble Valley and Forest of Bowland day out.

The Hall and grounds are open today (03/09/2014) Gardens and Tea room open from 12.00, Hall tours 1.30, 2.15 and 3.00pm.

Tea Room

Drop in to the Tithe Barn Tea Room for, afternoon tea or a cup of our own-brand Bowland Bowbearer coffee.

Customers are free to park and go for a walk, or bring your bikes and explore our local quiet lanes.

In the tea room we have a comprehensive range of walking leaflets plus you can download many of them from our walking and cycling page.

You can also explore our own private nature trail through the gardens and around the lake. Lakeside Nature Trail (pdf)

Located in the heart of the Forest of Bowland and the Ribble Valley there are many other attractions you can visit, for some ideas take a look at our Forest of Bowland page.

Bowland Bowbearer jams, chutneys and coffee are available in our gift shop and make the ideal present or memento of your visit to the Forest of Bowland and the Ribble Valley.  We also have a permanent display of work by local artists.

The gift shop also has a range of souvenirs, guidebooks and tourist information leaflets to help you plan the rest of your day out, or Forest of Bowland holiday.

The Tithe Barn

The Tithe Barn is 300 years old. It gets its name from the ancient practice of rent (tithe) being paid in produce, which then needed to be stored in the 'Tithe Barn'.

 

Sustainable Tourism in the Forest of Bowland

As part of our commitment to help preserve the natural beauty of the Forest of Bowland for current and future generations, we are committed to making our activities as environmentally friendly as possible. To that end we have joined the Green Tourism Business Scheme and the Forest of Bowland Sustainable Tourism Network.

We also want to help you enjoy this wonderful part of the country in the most sustainable way, so please try some of our suggestions for other places to visit and things to do on our Forest of Bowland page.

Green Tourism Business Scheme

Forest of Bowland Sustainable Tourism Business Network

Bowland Experience Supporting Forest of Bowland Tourism Businesses

If you are interested in all the green measures we have taken, please have a look at our environmental policy.

 

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