Within the Ribble Valley is the small village of Dunsop Bridge, in the Forest of Bowland. Fell walking is one of the most popular activities in this area with Dunsop Bridge being the perfect starting point to start or finish your walk. If fell walking isn’t your thing then you can enjoy other popular sites such as the Whitendale Hanging Stones and Middle Knoll. For those wishing to experience AA Rosette food, they can do so at the Inn at Whitewell. Travel by car takes up to 30 minutes following the A59, A671 and B6478.
Lancashire’s Forest of Bowland & Dunsop Bridge
Northcote, near Blackburn, was once the family home of a Lancashire textile baron, and it still holds the atmosphere of warmth and well being. There is a fantastic cocktail bar and two separate lounges with roaring fires in the winter, where you can relax before your meal in the Michelin star restaurant. There is also a large terrace with views over the surrounding Ribble Valley where guests can enjoy a drink pre-lunch or dinner in the summer.