Dunsop Bridge has been identified by the Ordnance Survey as being the village closest to the center of the United Kingdom. The village is only a few minutes walk away.

The area is idyllic for walking, cycling, horse riding and bird watching. The Lake District, Fylde Coast and Yorkshire Dales are all easily accessible for day trips and a spectacular trip on the famous Settle to Carlisle railway is only half an hour away. Clitheroe is the nearest town with its castle and famous sausage shop and wine merchant. For retail therapy, museums, art galleries and nightlife Lancaster, Preston, Whalley and Longridge are also within easy reach.

The Forest of Bowland's upland fells, is idyllic countryside for walking, whether alongside the rivers, or on higher ground for fantastic panoramic views. Many visitors catching a glimpse of the Hen Harriers, Merlin, Curlews, Red Kite, Lapwings, Eagle Owl, Ring Ouzel and Oystercatchers to name but a few and all within walking distance of Wood End Farm. Wherever you travel in the Bowland area you'll be sure to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of this unspoilt area of rural Lancashire.

Things to do…..

Within easy reach of the historic city of Lancaster

The seaside resorts of Blackpool and St Annes

Wood End Alpacas 

Ebikes www.ribblevalley-e-bikes.co.uk

Local general store – Slaidburn

Inch Perfect Trials inchperfecttrials.co.uk

Crossgates Health, Hair & Beauty crossgateshealthhairandbeauty.co.uk

Gisburn Forest www.forestryengland.uk/gisburn-forest-and-stocks

Bowland Wild Boar Park www.wildboarpark.co.uk

Beacon fell

Holden Clough garden nursery www.holdencloughnursery.com

Barton Grange Garden Centre www.bartongrange.co.uk

Browsholme Hall historical house browsholme.com

Stocks reservoir (largest fly fishery in the north west of England) www.stocksreservoir.com

Clitheroe Castle www.lancashire.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/museums/clitheroe-castle-museum

Holmes mill www.holmesmill.co.uk

The Barn at Scorton www.plantsandgifts.co.uk

Places to eat….

We are spoilt for choice in the Ribble Valley whe it comes to eating out but here are just a few of our favourites that are not far away.

Inn at Whitwell www.innatwhitewell.com

Red Pump www.theredpumpinn.co.uk

Hark to Bounty www.harktobounty.co.uk

Higher Buck Waddington www.higherbuck.com

Puddle ducks café www.facebook.com/Puddleduckscafedunsopbridge

Riverbank tearoom www.riverbanktearooms.co.uk

Shopping….

Clitheroe is a small market town with high-street names, independent retailers, boutiques, jewelers and gift shops. Clitheroe is also home to the award winning D.Byrnes wine and spirit merchant, Cowman's Famous Sausage Shop and the Platform Gallery, showcasing contemporary craft in Lancashire. Holmes mill offers drink, food, shopping and Everyman cinema. 

Longridge

Unique shops, delicatessens and places to eat. Retains character of a bygone time with an old fashioned cinema.

Wood End Farm
Dunsop Bridge
Clitheroe
Lancashire
BB7 3BE

Tel: 01200 448223

Ring anytime, please leave a message and Alison will return your call.

Email visitwoodendfarm@gmail.com