Statement on Persecution of Birds of Prey
Festival Bowland Fun in Autumn
From family crafts to Equinox stargazing – join us as the leaves turn and the weather starts to get nippy!
Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership
Celebrations as Stage 2 application to the Heritage Lottery Fund now submitted!
Music of the Forest
The Lord of Bowland commissioned acclaimed Lakeland composer Christopher Gibbs to produce The Music of the Forest - a four-part song cycle celebrating the history of Bowland - listen now!
Faces of Bowland - Margaret Breaks
'Autumn sees the waders returning south and thousands of ducks, geese and winter thrushes passing through..'
Read all about the exciting project work of the AONB partnership over the last 12 months!
Welcome to the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Discover 803 sq km of rural Lancashire & North Yorkshire. Designated in 1964, Bowland provides some of the most peaceful and remote walking, riding & cycling in the country.
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- What is an AONB
- Rate My View
- History, Culture & Heritage
- Environmental Education
- Sustainable Tourism
- Visitor Photo Gallery
- Faces of Bowland
- Forest of Bowland map
- Festival Bowland Events
- Star Gazing
- Walking Information
- Walking Routes
- NEW ViewRanger App Walking Routes
- Lancashire Witches Walk
- Access for All Information
- Tramper Routes
- Cycling Information
- Cycling Routes
- Electric bike locations
- Electric Bicycle Network Information
- Family Fun
- Dog Friendly Bowland
- Horse Riding
- Take to the Skies
- Consent for Recreational Events on SSSIs
- What’s on
- Where to stay
- Local produce
- Arts, Crafts & Rural Skills
- Travel Information
- A Leap in the Park App
- Looking After
- Who looks after the Forest of Bowland AONB
- Management Plan
- Current Projects & Activities
- Planning and Development in the AONB
- Plans, Strategies & Reports