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Gisburn Forest Hub

Type:Forest Area / Park

Gisburn Forest, Gisburn, Lancashire

Tel: 01200 425566

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Gisburn Forest Hub
All year round, Gisburn Forest offers different experiences for different people. Explore on foot, on horseback, by bike. Find popular trails and quiet glades.

The largest forest in Lancashire, Gisburn Forest has a network of waymarked forest walks and a cycle trail. These are based on existing forest roads offering a variety of routes, with the total length of the cycle newtork at 16km.

Cycle Hire and group tours are available (by prior arrangement) from Cycle Bowland and Cycle Adventure.

Gisburn Forest has two fantastic mountain bike trails, the moderate graded Bottoms Beck for younger or novice riders and the red graded 18km "The 8" for those with a higher level of experience and skill. At Gisburn Forest hub you'll find a new Skills Loop to practice riding mountain bike trail features.

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free entryFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • National AwardsDark Sky Discovery Site Dark Sky Discovery Site 2016

Directions

Road Directions

From Clitheroe: follow B6478 North.

From Settle: A65 South then B6478 west.

From Lancaster: Minor road to Abbeystead and Newton South. At Newton B6478 North.

Facilities

Other

  • Open All Year
  • Outdoor

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking

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Video

  • Gisburn Forest MTB
  • Cloudspotting Festival Official Promo

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What's Nearby

What's Nearby

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credit Robert Ince Dark Sky Discovery Sites, Dunsop Bridge4 new Dark Sky Discovery Sites in Bowland at Beacon Fell Country Park, Crook O'Lune Picnic Site, Slaidburn and Gisburn Forest Hub. There's no better time to explore Bowland's dark skies.

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