Explore The Ribble Valley
Walk in the footsteps of witches, cycle Tour of Britain stages and explore the famous villages, towns and historical features of the beautiful Ribble Valley.
From the unique and wildlife rich Morecambe Bay in the north to the flat and fertile coastal plains around Ormskirk and the Ribble Estuary; and from the world famous seaside town of Blackpool with its iconic Tower in the west to the undulating fells and moorland of the Forest of Bowland and Pennines in the east, visitors to Lancashire are truly spoilt!
Explore The Forest of Bowland
Standing on Crown land owned by the Duchy of Lancaster, The Forest of Bowland AONB covers 312 square miles of rural Lancashire and adjacent Yorkshire. From Hurst Green in the south to Wennington in the North, the Forest of Bowland is dotted with charming stone villages, some of which date as far back as pre-historic times.
Nicknamed 'the Switzerland of England' it was designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1964.