Little Bowland is the ideal location for a cycling holiday in the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty AONB


Loud Mythom Barn, Little Bowland Rd, Chipping, Lancashire, PR3 2TS  SD648431

Tel: 01995 61026 Email:

Local Information

Supermarkets. Clitheroe - Booths ( who try to source many of their products locally) and a Sainsbury's and Tesco.

Market Days - Clitheroe is a historic market town, which has held a regular market since the Norman conquest in the 12th century. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 9am-4pm - General Retail Market, Antique/Flea Market on  Friday. Open all year round, including Bank Holidays.

Dining Out Pubs - Gibbon Bridge, Chipping. The Inn at Whitewell, Whitewell. The Dog and Partridge, Chipping.

Dining Out Restaurants -

The Ribble Valley Food Trail (PDF 3.0mb)

Local Food Producers -

Forest of Bowland Local Food Directory (PDF 6.8mb)

Bowland Forest Foods a Bowland Farmers Cooperative

Robinsons Butchers Chipping

Bowland Brewery at Bashall Barn

Bashall Barn

The owners are committed to selling loca lproducts, these include speciality bacon and sausages, cheese, pickles, preserves and sauces, along with fine local ale brewed on site at the Bowland Brewery.

Little Town Dairy

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

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.

Tourist Information - Clitheroe Tourist Information Office (01200 425111)

Bus and Train Services - Railway Station and Bus Interchange at Clitheroe, bus services from Chipping.

Chemists - Clitheroe - Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy plus two independents.

Library - Church st, Clitheroe. ( Closes at One on Wednesday Afternoon.)

Doctors - Clitheroe Health Centre, Railway View Road, Clitheroe. 01200 425171

Dentists - There are several in Clitheroe.

Post Office - Clitheroe

Outdoor Clothing - Onwards and upwards, Clitheroe and Ken Varey's, Clitheroe.

Banks - Clitheroe is served by Barclays, HSBC , Nat West, Lloyds TSB and Yorkshire Banks.

Churches -  St Bartholomew's Church, Chipping

Opticians - Clitheroe

Swimming Pool and Gym - Ribblesdale Centre, Edisford Bridge, Clitheroe. 01200 424825

....ideal for a walking or cycling holiday