The Garden Cottage Self Catering Accommodation, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire

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Clitheroe, Settle and Skipton

Booths (Clitheroe, Settle) Co-op (Settle) Sainsbury (Clitheroe) Tesco (Clitheroe, Skipton) Morrisons (Skipton).

Settle market on Tuesdays has several food stalls including organic vegetables.

Local Food

Clitheroe market on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday with stalls of locally produced food & plants.

Gazegill Organics just down the lane sell organic pork, lamb and highland beef raised on their own farm.

Roy Porter Butchers, traditional village butcher in Chatburn and in Clitheroe the award winning Cowmans sausage shop.

There is also a mobile butchers and a fruit and veg. stall at Gisburn Auction Mart every Thursday.

Coffee Exchange Company
24 Wellgate
Tel: 01200 442270.
Stocks more than 35 coffees and 60 specialist teas. Cafe.

D Byrne & Co Wine Merchants
12 King Street
Tel : 01200 423152.
Visit our famous wine cellar containing over 1500 of the World's finest wines. Malt whiskey specialists.

Local Health Shops

Health & Wholefoods, herbal remedies, vitamins and minerals, organic fruit veg, milk and eggs,aromatherapy and natural beauty goods. Green Cleaning products. Freindly service and sound advice "Our Aim Is Your Good Health"

Wellspring - Clitheroe Health Store
35 Castle St
Tel: 01200 429777

Second-Hand Book Shops

Clitheroe Books,  29 Moor Lane, Clitheroe BB7 1BE  tel  01200 444242

Open - Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9 till 5 and by appointment. A haven of tranquillity ...

Pubs and Restaurants

Gisburn has a pub and Italian Restaurant  plus two cafes and the Delicious Deli & Cafe, open to 7pm Mon. to Sat. In Downham there is the Assheton Arms and at Barley just over Pendle Hill is the The Pendle Inn, Barley Tea Room and The Barley Mow restaurant.

There are plenty of other fine eating places accross the ribble valley many featured in The Ribble Valley Food Trail (PDF)

Further afield the market towns of Clitheroe, Settle and Skipton each have a wide range of eating establisments.

Banks Clitheroe, Barnoldswick

Cash points Gisburn, Barrowford and Clitheroe.

Post Offices Downham, Gisburn.

Doctors, Dentist, Vets, Pharmacy and Opticians Clitheroe.

Cycle and outdoor equipment shops Clitheroe, Settle and Skipton.

Railway Colne (3.82mi, 6.15km) Sus services at Gisburn and Barnoldswick North West Timetable Finder and Journey Planner

Local cycle hire available.

Higher Gills Farm, Rimington, Clitheroe, Lancs. BB7 4DA

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