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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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    Bar

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    Clitheroe

    The beautifully renovated former textiles mill is pretty hard to miss and is home to the fabulous new showcase and tasting parlour for Bowland Brewery the Beer Hall.

  2. 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...

  3. 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.

  4. Add Derby Arms to your Itinerary

    Derby Arms

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Longridge

    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.

  5. Add The Fenwick to your Itinerary

    The Fenwick

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    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Lancaster

    This 250 year-old country inn has been refurbished as an atmospheric gastro-pub with large open fires, low-beamed ceilings, oak planked floors and a signature range of food that spans Lancashire classics alongside world food dishes.

  6. 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.

  7. Add 3 Millstones Inn to your Itinerary

    3 Millstones Inn

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    The 3 Millstones Inn is a Grade II listed building with a welcoming relaxing atmosphere situated in the picturesque village of West Bradford, they are easy to find, being only minutes away from Clitheroe and the A59.

  8. Add Breda Murphy Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Breda Murphy Restaurant

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Whalley

    Award winning Food by Breda Murphy has a growing reputation for distinctive, top quality cuisine presented with a unique personal touch.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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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.