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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 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.

  4. Add The Priory Inn Cafe to your Itinerary

    The Priory Inn Cafe

    Type

    Café

    Location:

    Nr Preston

    Contemporary country cafe/bar providing the perfect place to meet and catch up with friends over a quality cup of coffee, a good glass of wine or a glass of local real ale. A welcome drink can be complemented by one of their range of fresh pastries, breads or cakes baked that morning in their own...

  5. Add Puddleducks Tearoom to your Itinerary

    Puddleducks Tearoom

    Type

    Tea Room/Coffee Shop

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    Traditional tearoom owned by Her Majesty, the Queen located in the exact geographic centre of Great Britain, Dunsop Bridge in the Ribble Valley and within the Forest of Bowland an area of outstanding natural beauty.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Add The Tithe Barn to your Itinerary

    The Tithe Barn

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Garstang

    Th'Owd Tithe Barn is a characterful canalside pub situated in the market town of Garstang.

  10. 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.

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    Dalmeny Hotel

    ‘Play and Stay’ from only £135 per family.
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    Damwood Bed & Breakfast

    3 night stay for £200
    A three night stay for £200 per double room.

  3. Wrightington Hotel & Country Club

    Wrightington Hotel & Country Club

    3 Course Valentine's dinner and overnight stay for £150
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    Wrightington Hotel & Country Club

    Steal Away Sunday –  Afternoon Tea & Dinner - £134
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    Wrightington Hotel & Country Club

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    Wrightington Hotel & Country Club

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  9. Ribby Hall Village

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  10. Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant

    Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant

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    Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant

    Sunday Escape Package
     
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  12. The Bayley Arms

    The Bayley Arms

    Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £49 per person
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  13. The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

    The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

    Three night Seasonal Break17th April until 15 December 2017
     
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    The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

    Easter Break
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    The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

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    The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

    New Years Special Rates
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  17. The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

    The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

    Last Minute Stay for 2
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  18. Shaw Hill Golf Resort & Spa Hotel

    Shaw Hill Golf Resort & Spa Hotel

    SPRING 2017 OFFER - £149 per room
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    Shaw Hill Golf Resort & Spa Hotel

    Spa Indulgence Mini Break £69pp
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  20. South Lakeland Leisure Village

    South Lakeland Leisure Village

    Free Leisure passes and free pets when you stay over February half term...

  21. Foxfields Country Hotel

    Foxfields Country Hotel

    I Love Sundays £135
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  22. The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    Spring To Life: New Spa Package £167 Per Person  Awake from...

  23. The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    Two Night Spa Break - £249pp
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  24. The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

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  25. The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

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    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

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  27. Brickhouse Holiday Cottages

    Brickhouse Holiday Cottages

    Book a break in Jan, Feb or Mar and get a £40 discount
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  28. Samlesbury Hotel

    Samlesbury Hotel

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  29. Derby Arms

    Derby Arms

    Stay the Night
     
    Add dinner and a glass of Prosecco to your stay for £27...

  30. Derby Arms

    Derby Arms

    Snooze in Style Sunday's
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  31. Barley Mow

    Barley Mow

    Snooze in Style Sunday's
    Includes 2 course dinner, a glass of prosecco and...

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    Barley Mow

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    Add dinner and a glass of Prosecco to your stay for £25...

  33. The Assheton Arms

    The Assheton Arms

    Snooze in Style Sunday's
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  34. The Assheton Arms

    The Assheton Arms

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    Add dinner and a glass of Prosecco to your stay for £29...

  35. School House Cottage

    School House Cottage

    Book 2 nights or more and receive a free bottle of wine.
    Stay in a 4* self...

  36. The Royal Hotel

    The Royal Hotel

    2 Night Dirty Boots Midweeker
    From £260 per couple*
     
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  37. The Fenwick

    The Fenwick

    Snooze in Style Sunday's
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  38. The Fenwick

    The Fenwick

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  39. The Paddock

    The Paddock

    Book to stay this April and save up to £65 per night or £245 on a 7 night...

  40. Best Western Glendower Hotel

    Best Western Glendower Hotel

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

    Guy’s Canalside Lodge at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet

    Enjoy a Romantic Friday Evening at Guy’s Lodge for only £80 a couple.
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    Guy’s Canalside Lodge at Guy’s Thatched Hamlet

    SUNDAY SAVER - Stay a Sunday night at Guy's Lodge for only £65 a couple...

  43. The Borough Rooms

    The Borough Rooms

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    The Borough Rooms

    Luxury stay for two with Prosecco Dinner Bed & Breakfast - £214Overnight...

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    The Borough Rooms

    Fizz Dinner, Bed & Breakfast - £138

    Overnight stay for two in an...

  46. MacDonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa

    MacDonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa

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  47. MacDonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa

    MacDonald Kilhey Court Hotel & Spa

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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.