Reconnect and Recharge
Escape the ‘chatter’ of the 21st Century and tune in to the slower rhythms of nature on a digital detox in the the Forest of Bowland
About the Forest of Bowland National Landscape
The Forest of Bowland may be a long way off the beaten track, but Ordnance Survey cartographers have identified it as the centre point of Great Britain.
Where to Stay
There’s plenty of fun activities to cram into a day trip to the Forest of Bowland, but making a weekend of it opens up all sorts of options. Whether you’re ...
A Diamond Year to Discover Bowland
Walkers negotiating the stepping stones over the river Hodder at Whitewell, Clitheroe, Lancashire. 2024 marks 60 years since the designation of the Forest of Bowland as an Area of Outstanding ...
Forest of Bowland set to sparkle in February
The Forest of Bowland National Landscape (formerly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and is marking the occasion with a brand-new photography exhibition alongside its ...
Welcome to England’s new National Landscapes!
Today marks a very special occasion when all designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) in England and Wales - including the Forest of Bowland – become National Landscapes. This ...
Get closer to nature
The Forest of Bowland is an oasis for wildlife where visitors can still see species which have become scarce in the rest of England
Choose your adventure
On foot, by bike, by day or by night, the Forest of Bowland is a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts just waiting to be explored.
A truly delicious destination
Discover specialist independent food retailers, thriving markets and artisan producers on a foodie foray through this mouth-watering corner of England.