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There’s so much to discover and enjoy at Ribble Valley, Lancashire

There’s so much to discover and enjoy at Ribble Valley, Lancashire

The beauty of the Forest of Bowland is hard to match, and the best way to see it first hand, is on foot. Whether you’re a rambler at heart and love nothing more than long walks, knee deep in wild grass or you just want to explore the historical towns close by, Ribble Valley has something to offer everyone.

Local Area

Owning your own holiday home at Ribble Valley gives you a base to explore the whole of Lancashire.

Alexander’s Bar & KitchenLancashire

Alexander’s Bar & Kitchen

Whether you’re in the mood for a slap-up breakfast or brunch, a freshly prepared lunch or a relaxed evening meal, visit Alexander’s Bar & Kitchen and soak up the unique hygge vibe. For a special occasion, be sure to sample the eatery’s luxurious afternoon tea.

Food and Drink
Assheton ArmsLancashire

Assheton Arms

Visit the award-winning Assheton Arms with a loved one while in the local area. The pub is set in a stunning, Grade II listed building and specialises in hearty meat dishes and fresh seafood specialities. Popular meals include Morecambe Bay plaice, Persian chicken and venison haunch, plus a variety of mouth-watering puddings.

Food and Drink
Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw ForceLancashire

Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw Force

Lace up your walking boots, for there are waterfalls to marvel at; Aysgarth Falls and Hardraw Force are must-sees. With walks winding through the wooded valley, breathtaking views of the river and falls are guaranteed. Keep your eyes out for squirrels and deer, as well as wild flowers in the spring and summer.

Local Attractions
Bancroft MillLancashire

Bancroft Mill

Discover Lancashire’s industrial heritage at Bancroft Mill’s Steaming Days where you can discover and explore a vast collection of memorabilia related to the cotton textile industry, including various machine tools for the workshop and several small engines.

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Bertram’s RestaurantLancashire

Bertram’s Restaurant

Take a loved one to the elegant and stylish Bertram’s Restaurant and enjoy adult-only dining with a difference. Start with drinks on the scenic Terrace Bar, followed by a sumptuous meal. Alternatively, opt for one of their popular afternoon teas – the perfect celebratory treat!

Food and Drink
Billy Bob's DinerLancashire

Billy Bob's Diner

A retro American diner serving treats all round! Try their delicious ice cream and soda fountain set in a 50's diner. With an outdoor play area and play barns come rain or shine this is a fantastic day out for the whole family.

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Treat the family to a day out at Brockholes, boasting the UK’s first floating visitor village and the 250-acre Lancashire Wildlife Trust nature reserve. Whilst you’re ambling along the River Ribble and the nearby lakes, keep your eyes peeled for wildlife. What’s more, you’ll be able to visit year-round with free admission!

Local Attractions
Calico Jack RestaurantLancashire

Calico Jack Restaurant

Fan of all things pirate? Then you’re in for a treat! Calico Jack Restaurant focuses on serving freshly prepared Tex-Mex and Italian dishes, with a unique nautical flair. Tuck into the ‘Davy Jones’ or ‘Captain Hook’ burger or opt for one of their mouth-watering pizzas. The eatery also serves a range of themed cocktails to accompany your meal.

Food and Drink
Clitheroe CastleLancashire

Clitheroe Castle

Stood high on Castle Hill dominating Clitheroe’s skyline for over 800 years, Clitheroe Castle Museum is now open after a complete makeover and offers a day of exploration for all the family. Explore the hands-on galleries, collections and displays which reveal amazing stories and take you on a journey through 350 million years of history.

Dunsop BridgeLancashire

Dunsop Bridge

Explore the stunning views and stop for a picnic in the village of Dunsop Bridge, the official centre of the British Isles right in the beautiful Ribble Valley. If you’re into fell walking this is a perfect place to start, rest or finish your walk.

Local Attractions
Gisburn Forest HubLancashire

Gisburn Forest Hub

Gisburn Forest has a network of waymarked forest walks and a cycle trails. If you're feeling adventurous why not try all the routes? Or simply enjoy a gentle stroll in stunning surroundings with your family, you can even tire out the dog before you head home.

Local Attractions
Ingleton FallsLancashire

Ingleton Falls

The famous Ingleton Waterfalls Trail in Yorkshire offers some of the most spectacular waterfall and woodland scenery in the North of England. The trail is 4.5 miles long (8 km) and leads you through ancient oak woodland and magnificent Yorkshire Dales scenery via a series of stunning waterfalls and geological features.

La LocandaLancashire

La Locanda

Treat yourself to authentic Italian food at the relaxed and friendly La Locanda restaurant. You can expect a tempting array of risottos, fresh pastas, meat dishes and seafood specialities served throughout the day for you to enjoy.

Food and Drink
Lake District National ParkLancashire

Lake District National Park

Discover the inspiration for William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Forests, lakes, mountains and quaint little towns and villages: there’s no better time spent than that spent immersing yourself in the spectacular natural beauty of the Lakes. Paddle, walk, cycle, swim or climb your way through this World Heritage site!

Outdoor Activities
Lancaster CastleLancashire

Lancaster Castle

An intimidating, medieval fortress overlooking the city of Lancaster. Steeped in dark history and owned by the Duchy of Lancaster, the castle tells its visitors a brutal and devastating story of crime and punishment dating back to Roman times. From the gaol to executions and witch trials, you’ll be immersed in a fascinating history!

Local Attractions
Le Bistro De AmisLancashire

Le Bistro De Amis

Savour the best cuisine of both France and Yorkshire at the elegant Le Bistro De Amis. Pop in for a coffee and sweet treat, relish a freshly prepared salad or sandwich or treat a loved one to a meal from their A La Carte offering. Menu specialities include chargrilled venison, pan roasted chicken breast and twice-cooked pork belly.

Food and Drink
Malham TarnLancashire

Malham Tarn

This outstanding area of limestone pavements, upland hill farms and flower-rich hay meadows provide a marvellous setting for walking, cycling or just enjoying the great outdoors. The National Nature Reserve is home to a unique community of rare plants and animals - the bird hide in particular is worth a visit.

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Pendle Heritage CentreLancashire

Pendle Heritage Centre

The Pendle Heritage Centre sits right at the heart of Lancashire’s hill country beside an ancient crossing of Pendle water. The gallery and craft shop offer displays of work and exhibitions by professional crafts people and artists, while the museum contains a wealth of information about the history and development of the farmhouse.

Pendle HillLancashire

Pendle Hill

There’s an incredible history behind Pendle Hill, a Bronze Age burial site. This breathtaking landmark maintains a strong association with witchcraft thanks to the witch trials of 1612. For walkers, access to the hill is most commonly from nearby village of Barley. Those at the top will be rewarded with unbelievable views!

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Pendle Ski CentreLancashire

Pendle Ski Centre

Located in the heart of the Ribble Valley, Pendle Ski Centre has ski facilities that cater for all abilities. Test out your ski skills on one of the country’s best dry ski slopes, open to new members, from beginners right through to advanced skiers, there really is something for everyone and the kids will love it!

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Rhubarb RestaurantLancashire

Rhubarb Restaurant

Enjoy a true taste of the Dales by visiting the elegant Rhubarb Restaurant. Menu specialities include fresh fish dishes, juicy steaks, homemade pies, fish & chips and warm salads. Just be sure to save a little room for their signature chocolate fondant!

Food and Drink
The Black Horse Hotel RestaurantLancashire

The Black Horse Hotel Restaurant

Step into the beautiful restaurant of The Black Horse Hotel and receive a warm and friendly welcome. As well as British classics, the eatery focuses on serving fresh pizzas, Italian favourites, home-smoked burgers and BBQ-style bites. On the dessert menu, toffee apple crumble and chocolate orange fondant are extremely popular.

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The Brasserie at The CourtyardLancashire

The Brasserie at The Courtyard

Sit back and relax in The Brasserie at The Courtyard; a welcoming and friendly country pub situated in the heart of Settle. Whether you visit for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a luxurious afternoon tea, it’s sure to be a memorable experience.

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The Buck InnLancashire

The Buck Inn

The Buck Inn is just a short stroll away, with its fabulous homecooked food and friendly atmosphere, dinner by the fire is a delightful way to relax in the evening. A lovely traditional English pub which is proven by its ‘Taste Lancashire Highest Quality Assured’ accolade.

The Coach & HorsesLancashire

The Coach & Horses

Enjoy exquisite food and service at The Coach & Horses, based in the heart of the Ribble Valley. Pub classics include Lancashire cheese & onion pie, while main courses showcase the best in local meat and fish. Alternatively, feast on their classic Sunday lunch with the whole family.

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The Coniston Hotel RestaurantLancashire

The Coniston Hotel Restaurant

The Coniston Hotel offer a range of dining experiences to suit everyone. With 3 restaurants to choose from, the cuisine varies from a fine dining experience, informal and hearty pub style foods and finally a 'Nourish Brasserie' focusing on health and well being.

The Drum & MonkeyLancashire

The Drum & Monkey

Head to The Drum & Monkey in Harrogate and taste some of the best seafood in Yorkshire. Share some oysters with friends, indulge in a succulent Lobster Thermidor or opt for a tempting dish from the restaurant’s a la carte menu. The eatery also offers a superb selection of desserts and a varied wine list.

Food and Drink
The Forest of BowlandLancashire

The Forest of Bowland

Explore the ‘Switzerland of England’. It’s not hard to see why this breathtaking spectacle has earned the accolade - over 312 square miles of unspoiled barren gritstone fells, deep valleys and peat moorland to walk, climb or cycle. That’s not to mention remarkable views aplenty and historic stone villages dating to prehistoric times.

Outdoor Activities
The Tolkien TrailLancashire

The Tolkien Trail

Discover the inspiration behind The Lord of The Rings. J.R.R. Tolkien was renowned for his love of nature and wooded landscapes and he regularly stayed at Stonyhurst College, where he spent a lot of his time working on the famed novels. Take the peaceful 9km walk to explore this breath-taking countryside

Yorkshire Dales National ParkLancashire

Yorkshire Dales National Park

The jewel in Yorkshire’s crown. Experience spectacular waterfalls and ancient broadleaved woodland contrasted with scattered remains of former mine workings and other rural industries. With a rich industrial heritage, The Yorkshire Dales are famed for glorious limestone scenery, crags and winding paths as well as an underground labyrinth of caves.

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