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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 Derby Arms to your Itinerary

    The Derby Arms

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Preston

    In the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding national beauty, the Derby Arms matches the friendly atmosphere of a traditional British pub with a creative menu serving seafood specialities and pub classics.

  2. 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.

  3. Add The Red Pump Inn to your Itinerary

    The Red Pump Inn

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    If you’re looking for the best steak in the region then head for the Red Pump Inn, which has exclusive honour of serving beef supplied by the revered Ginger Pig. The variety of steaks on offer include Fillet, Sirloin, Rump, Rib-eye, Picanha (a speciality rump cut popular in Argentina) and their...

  4. Add Bay Horse Inn to your Itinerary

    Bay Horse Inn

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Lancaster

    The Bay Horse Inn is proud to be well recognised in all the leading restaurant and pub guides and has gained several awards proving their consistency and their passion to provide the very best of locally sourced produce.

  5. Add La Locanda Ristorante Italiano & Wine Bar to your Itinerary

    La Locanda Ristorante Italiano & Wine Bar

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Gisburn

    No garlic bread or pizza! Expect only truly authentic Italian cuisine when you visit this multi-award winning restaurant, nestled in the heart of Lancashire’s beautiful Ribble Valley. A warm welcome and friendly atmosphere awaits you at La Locanda.

  6. Add Freemasons Country Inn to your Itinerary

    Freemasons Country Inn

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Wiswell

    A slice of country refinement with a twist of creativity and flair awaits you in The Freemasons Country Inn where the menus combine the freshest and finest of ingredients that create a playground on the palate and a work of art on the plate.

  7. Add The Priory Inn, Scorton to your Itinerary

    The Priory Inn, Scorton

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Nr Preston

    Popular restaurant situated in the beautiful village of Scorton serving hearty British cuisine in a charming and cosy atmosphere.
    They offer delicious contemporary dishes as well as traditional favourites made by their chef using only fresh ingredients supplied by local farmers and producers.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Add Pendle Inn to your Itinerary

    Pendle Inn

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Burnley

    Home cooked food using local produce and how better to end the day or enjoy lunch during the course of it than with a meal at The Pendle Inn. Serving five different real ales and award winning food with real Lancashire friendly hospitality.

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    Clough Head Farm

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    Foxfields Country Hotel

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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.