The Forest of Bowland is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts just waiting to be explored.

While it does have some densely wooded areas, Bowland is only a Forest in the medieval sense of the term – meaning an area where the nobility could hunt for the big game like wild boar and deer, which roamed free across the area in the middle ages.

This pristine upland landscape in Lancashire’s undiscovered rural hinterland is a hidden gem within easy reach of the towns of East and West Lancashire, Manchester and Leeds.

Walking, trail-running, road cycling, mountain biking, fishing and nature watching are all on the agenda for visitors with a taste for adventure.

From exhilarating hikes over to a gastronomic cycle tour, an enchanting journey of discovery through our outstanding landscape starts here…

COURSES AND EXPERIENCES ...

RECONNECT AND RECHARGE ...

GET CLOSER TO NATURE ...

REWARDING COUNTRY WALKS FOR ALL ABILITIES ...

TAKE TO TWO WHEELS FOR A GRAND TOUR OF BOWLAND ...

ENJOY BOWLAND’S STELLAR NIGHTLIFE ...

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