Local Information

The Ribble Valley and the Forest of Bowland has some spectacular scenery and great local produce.

You will have wide variety of shopping facilities available locally both in Longridge and Clitheroe.

Longridge has both a Sainsburys and Booth's (who specialise in selling local foods) supermarkets along with good local butchers.

Clitheroe also has a large Booth's supermarket as well as a Sainsbury's,Tesco and Lidl. It has a weekly market and Cowman's famous sausage shop!
In nearby Chatburn, you will also Roy Porter's butchers - famous for thier handmade pork pies.

The Ribble Valley and The Forest of Bowland is famouse for both it's local food and restaurants. Download the Taste of Bowland guide for more information.
It is the home to such famous chef's as Nigel Haworth and Paul Heathcote - so why not try the following the Ribble Valley Food Trail.

Lancashire is also famous for it's cheese and there are seven traditional cheese producers here in the PR3 postcode area alone!

The Forest of Bowland; It is the ANOB at the 'heart of the kingdom' and www.forestofbowland.com is the official website which is packed with useful information on what to see and where to go.

There are a number of local golf courses, and for the more seroius golfer, we also have Royal Lytham St Annes nearby!

Walking, biking or horse riding - we have them all here on your doorstep! You can download a large selection of giudes here