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At the Centre of the Kingdom lies the hidden gem that is Ribble Valley. With its picturesque villages, soul-soothing countryside and warm-hearted inhabitants, Ribble Valley is somewhere rather special—and certainly worth a visit.

Ribble Valley Guide 2020

Slaidburn – A walk through the village
Booklet available in Central Stores, Slaidburn or St Andrew’s Church
Slaidburn a walk through the village

Bolton by Bowland Circular
Bolton by Bowland is one of the prettiest and best preserved villages
Bolton by Bowland Circular

Chatburn – A circular walk
Booklet available in Central Stores,
Chatburn circular walk

Tolkein Trail
In the footsteps of J R R Tolkein,
Tolkein Trail

Gisburn Forest & Stocks Reservoir
Gisburn Forest & Stocks
Walking & cycling trails. The Hub Cafe.

Ingleborough Cave & Nature Trail
Ingleborough Cave & Nature Trail
Nature trail, spectacular underground cave tour. James O’Brien’s favourite walk in England.

Walking with Witches
Walking with Witches Trail
A walking trail exploring the story of the Pendle Witches – 2 loops or join them together!

Driving with Witches (hopefully not literally!)
Lancashire Witches Driving Trail or A Motor Tour of Pendle
A 45 mile drive from Barrowford to Lancaster or a shorter Motor Tour of Pendle

Walks with Taste in Ribble Valley
Walks with Taste in Ribble Valley
Routes vary in length from a leisurely three-mile ramble to a more challenging six-mile hike, and free route cards include a map and easy-to-follow directions – no map-reading should be required!

Forest of Bowland – View Ranger Walking Routes
Forest of Bowland Walking
A range of walking routes from B for Barley to W for Wennington

The Hodder Way – circular walks along the Hodder
Forest of Bowland Walking
A range of walking routes from B for Barley to W for Wennington

Rainy Day Places – check opening times
Clitheroe Castle Museum, Skipton Castle, Samlesbury Hall, The British India Museum, Browsholme Hall