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Shopping and Local Food

Chipping Village - 5 miles

Newsagents and crafts, Butchers, antiques shop and a cafe. For lunchtime and evening dining there is also a choice of two public houses.

Longridge - 8 miles

Supermarket and a good range of food and other shops also Banks, Post Office and Doctors.

Garstang - 8 miles

Our local town is Garstang is a historic market town. It has a population of about five thousand. In 2000 the people of Garstang voted virtually unanimously for Garstang to become the world's first Fairtrade Town.

Garstang is also the cheese making centre of Lancashire

If you need larger stores or are just missing the bright lights then Lancaster and Preston are within easy driving distance.

In the Forest of Bowland there is a growing number of local producers committed to producing fine food of the highest quality so a visit to the Forest of Bowland can also be a feast for your taste buds.

Forest of Bowland Local Food Producers

The Ribble Valley Food Trail (PDF 3.0mb)

Forest of Bowland Local Food Directory (PDF 6.8mb)

Little Town Dairy web site

Specialises in premium products made from the milk of their RSPCA accredited herd. The farm shop also sells freshly baked bread, cakes and pies, a wide range of jams, preserves and local honey, as well as chutneys, pickles and sauces. Logs, kindling and locally produced charcoal are also available.

Leagram Organic Dairy web site

This little dairy takes us back to the first place Lancashire cheese was made commercially. Products range from native Lancashire to a mild cheddar, a buttery Double Gloucester, a smooth Red Leicester and finally a creamy, unique sheep’s cheese, using local sheep’s milk from a nearby farm.

Eating Places

Priory Restaurant Scorton web site

The Derby, Thornley

New Drop, Ribchester web site

Gibbon Bridge, Chipping web site

Visitor Centers

Old Holly Farm visitor centre web site

Bowland Wildboar Park web site

Plant Nurseries and Gardens

Cobble Hey Farm and Gardens web site

Holden Clough Plant Nursery web site

Oak Nurseries, Pudding Pie Nook La, Goosnargh

Arts and Crafts

Chipping Shop and Gallery web site



Chipping Shop and Gallery
Chipping Shop and Gallery


Bowland Wild Boar Park
Bowland Wild Boar Park

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