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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 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.

  2. Add The Shireburn Arms Hotel to your Itinerary

    The Shireburn Arms Hotel

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    The Shireburn Arms is a historic 17th Century inn of great warmth and character, at the heart of the Ribble Valley, and home to the Tolkien Trail. Located in Hurst Green, it is a stone’s throw from Stonyhurst College, and boasts far reaching views.

  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 Ferraris Country House Hotel & Restaurant to your Itinerary

    Ferraris Country House Hotel & Restaurant

    Type

    Restaurant

    Location:

    Longridge

    The restaurant, with its stunning views over our beautifully laid out gardens and the surrounding Lancashire fells, makes the perfect back drop for any occasion. In the summer, why not enjoy a drink or coffee on the terrace?

  5. Add The Spread Eagle to your Itinerary

    The Spread Eagle

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    The Spread Eagle at Sawley is a 17th Century Grade II listed country inn full of character and situated on the edge of the Forest of Bowland with unrivalled views over the River Ribble. Food served includes – Lancashire Tapas and regional dishes with a twist, famous afternoon teas or light bites.

  6. Add Holmes Mill to your Itinerary

    Holmes Mill

    Type

    Bar

    Location:

    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.

  7. 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.

  8. Add The Fenwick to your Itinerary

    The Fenwick

    Type

    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.

  9. 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.

  10. Add The Three Fishes to your Itinerary

    The Three Fishes

    Type

    Pub/Inn

    Location:

    Clitheroe

    The Three Fishes is everything a true English pub should be... so come and relax in the toasty warmth of our crackling log fires with friendly and knowledgeable service and a line up of the best cask ales, ciders and guest beers, plus fine wines.

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  1. Wrightington Hotel & Country Club

    Wrightington Hotel & Country Club

    Weekend Retreat - DBB - 2 nights
    £239
    Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for two...

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    Wrightington Hotel & Country Club

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

    FIZZ FRIDAY 2017 - £199 for two people
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  4. Mitton Hall

    Mitton Hall

    Dirty Boots Midweeker Gift Card £135
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  5. The Waddington Arms

    The Waddington Arms

    £125 DB&B Offer
    Good beer, good food, a good pub! 
    Located beside the...

  6. Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant

    Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant

    Winter Wine & Dine
    Back by popular demand!
     
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  7. Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant

    Stirk House Hotel & Restaurant

    Sunday Escape Package
     
    Escape to Stirk House on a Sunday Evening and...

  8. The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

    The Gibbon Bridge Hotel

    Mid Week Break from £95 per person Dinner, Bed & Breakfast.
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  9. Bartle Hall Hotel

    Bartle Hall Hotel

    Bartle Hall Hotel and Blackpool Zoo family stay - £145
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  10. The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    Sunday Spa Break only £109pp
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  11. The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    Spring Awakening Break from £187pp
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    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

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    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

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

    Spring Zen Spa Day only £34pp
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    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    Thursday Treat On Us
    Book a Thursday night Spa Break and recieve a bottle...

  16. The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    The Spa Hotel at Ribby Hall Village

    Perfect Night In
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  17. The Borough Rooms

    The Borough Rooms

    Save £10% off your stay!

    Use the offer code 'STAY10' and save 10% off...

  18. Derby Arms

    Derby Arms

    STAY FOR FREE Sunday to Friday in January
    Simply spend £100 on food and...

  19. Barley Mow

    Barley Mow

    STAY FOR FREE Sunday to Friday in January
    Simply spend £100 on food and...

  20. Barley Mow

    Barley Mow

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

  21. The Assheton Arms

    The Assheton Arms

    STAY FOR FREE Sunday to Friday in January
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  22. The Red Pump Inn

    The Red Pump Inn

    Book your Midweek Room Deal Only £140!
    Enjoy dinner, bed and breakfast...

  23. School House Cottage

    School House Cottage

    A bottle of wine with every stay
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  24. The Royal Hotel

    The Royal Hotel

    Lazy Sundays Dinner Bed & Breakfast from £145
    Dinner bed and breakfast...

  25. The Fenwick

    The Fenwick

    STAY FOR FREE Sunday to Friday in January
    Simply spend £100 on food and...

  26. The Red Pump Inn - Glamping Yurts

    The Red Pump Inn - Glamping Yurts

    Midweek Yurt deal: £75.00 night
    Stay in one of the amazing yurts mid week...

  27. Fence Gate Lodge

    Fence Gate Lodge

    Lazy Sunday For Two People
    Lazy Sundays at The Fence Gate, extend your...

  28. Fence Gate Lodge

    Fence Gate Lodge

    Enjoy Dinner Bed and Breakfast From £155
    Enjoy dinner for two at Fence...

  29. Wigwam Holidays Ribble Valley

    Wigwam Holidays Ribble Valley

    10% OFF WHEN YOU BOOK 5 NIGHTS OR MORE!
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    Woodclose Park

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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.