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Welcome to Forest of Bowland

Food & Drink in the Forest of Bowland

Whether it is simply enjoying a well earned piece of cake in a traditional village tea room after a walk or sampling the very best seasonal, local ingredients in a michelin-starred restaurant, you will find something to suit all tastes in Bowland.

There is a wonderful array of country pubs, serving quality, local beers and food.   Bowland is a sheep and cattle farming area, so you'll find delicious local lamb and beef as well as pork and even wild boar!  You might want to purchase the ingredients to make your own meal or a picnic by visiting a farm shop or deli or seeking out an award-winning village butcher.

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  1. Add The Assheton Arms to your Itinerary

    The Assheton Arms

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    The Assheton Arms at Downham - Lancashire Life’s Dining Pub of the Year - is an historic Grade II listed village pub in the untouched conservation village of Downham with stunning views across the Ribble Valley.

  2. Add The Garden Kitchen to your Itinerary

    The Garden Kitchen

    Type

    Café

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    An enchanting destination not just for those who love gardening but for those who simply want a great day out! All the food is sourced locally, so whether you are looking to start your day with a hearty breakfast, maybe a tasty lunch or try out the take on the traditional afternoon tea.

  3. Add Brady's Wine Bar to your Itinerary

    Brady's Wine Bar

    Type

    Bar

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    Come and relax in the Ribble Valley’s most unique Wine Bar – with stunning food, great atmosphere and the widest choice of draught beers for miles around.

  4. Add Escape with Coffee and Cocktails to your Itinerary

    Escape with Coffee and Cocktails

    Type

    Café

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    Come along and escape to your own Elysium, with a rustic and industrial atmosphere which has lots of heart!

  5. Add Barley Mow to your Itinerary

    Barley Mow

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Pendle, Burnley

    Situated at the foot of Pendle Hill, the Barley Mow is a pub that serves cracking food and great beer.

  6. Add Cocktail Masterclasses to your Itinerary

    Cocktail Masterclasses

    Type

    Bar

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    A hands on experience with the opportunity to make some delicious cocktails whilst having lots of fun. You will be treated to a prosecco Bellini on arrival to get comfortable and prepare for what's in store.

  7. Add Mitton Hall - Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Mitton Hall - Restaurant

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Whalley

    If you are looking for a fabulous dining experience, superb service, stunning food and an interesting and extensive wine list you will love it here.

  8. Add Stepping Stones Riverside Bar & Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Stepping Stones Riverside Bar & Restaurant

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Cabus, Preston

    Where time drifts by watching the river Wyre or admiring the view, relax enjoying a peaceful meal or drink. Our Riverside Bar & Restaurant has been designed to cater for families, groups and and it can be exclusively hired for functions.

  9. Add Middle Holly Cottage Tea Room to your Itinerary

    Middle Holly Cottage Tea Room

    Type

    Tea Room/Coffee Shop

    Location:

    Preston

    Overlooking beautiful countryside across to the Forest of Bowland, Middle Holly Cottage Tea Room offers a delicious menu comprising of light lunches, toasted sandwiches, soup and omelettes along with home-made cakes and scones using locally sourced produce.

  10. Add Potters Barn to your Itinerary

    Potters Barn

    Type

    Tea Room/Coffee Shop

    Location:

    Ribchester

    Come for a delicious homemade cake and fairtrade tea / coffee or a bowl of soup with our homemade Artisan Bread. Let your creative juices flow by creating your unique piece of pottery and have a fun afternoon painting.

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  10. Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant

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  12. The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

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  17. Clough Head Farm

    Clough Head Farm

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  24. Derby Arms

    Derby Arms

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  25. Barley Mow

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  31. Merrybent Hill Luxury Bed & Breakfast

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    Hallmark Hotel Preston Leyland

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  36. Guy’s Canalside Lodge at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet

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Whether it is simply enjoying a well earned piece of cake in a traditional village tea room after a walk or sampling the very best seasonal, local ingredients in a michelin-starred restaurant, you will find something to suit all tastes in Bowland.

There is a wonderful array of country pubs, serving quality, local beers and food. Bowland is a sheep and cattle farming area, so you'll find delicious local lamb and beef as well as pork and even wild boar!  You might want to purchase the ingredients to make your own meal or a picnic by visiting a farm shop or deli or seeking out an award-winning village butcher.