We hope that you have a pleasant visit and that you will have time to enjoy a walk around the Ribblesdale Loop.
1 mile walk (from your lodge)
A 9km/ 51/2 miles circular walk starting and finishing at Hurst Green in Ribble Valley, Lancashire.
5.5 mile walk (25 mins away)
The village of Downham has hardly changed over the past two centuries. It boasts Elizabethan weavers’ cottages of fine honey-coloured gritstone. Of special interest are the stone carved window frames and the attractive
overhanging stone slab porches. The traditional appearance of the village owes itself to the work of the manorial family of Downham, the Asshetons.
Downham Circular Walk 1
0-3 mile walk (10 mins away)
Downham Circular Walk 2
3-6 mile walk (10 mins away)
Downham Circular Walk 3
6-8 mile walk (10 mins away)
There are 7 Lancashire Cheese Makers all situated within a 10 mile radius in and around the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. All 7 cheese makers make Lancashire Cheese in the traditional method using Lancashire milk. In most cases they are family businesses and are 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation.