Places to visit, things to see and do in the Forest of Bowland, Lune Valley and Caldervale

Caldertop Cottage
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Local Events

Festival of Bowland

Festival Bowland is a ‘year-round' calendar of events that celebrate the birds, wildlife, landscape and culture of the Forest of Bowland AONB.  Festival Bowland events showcase the area's special qualities and shares with others what makes it such a special place for people and wildlife and provides a wealth of events and opportunities for people to explore the area's special qualities throughout the year.  The Festival of Bowland (3mb PDF)


Chipping Show celebrates all aspects of farming and rural life with a variety of attractions for all members of the family.


Scorton Vintage & Country Fayre.

Garstang Agricultural show is held every year on the first Saturday in August and is seen as one of the best one day shows in the country.

Garstang Arts and Music Festival

The Arts and Music Festival has been running in Garstang for nearly 15 years. The festival takes place in August for one week. Please check for details.

Garstang & District Children's Festival, May Spring Bank Holiday

Great Eccleston Agricultural Show, second weekend in July.

The Hodder Valley Show

A traditional agricultural and horticultural show and a perfect family day out, with something for everyone to enjoy. Every year upwards of 3000 people, experience a slice of rural life in an idyllic setting.This year the show is on 12th September. Visit The Hodder Valley Show for Details.


Footpath from Caldertop Cottage to Cobble Hey
Footpath from Caldertop Cottage to Cobble Hey

Beacon Fell Visitor Centre
Beacon Fell Country Park

Brock Valley
Brock Valley

Cafe at Chipping

Clitheroe Castle
Clitheroe Castle

Parlick Hill
Parlick Hill, Bleasdale

Hodder Show
Hodder Valley Show

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