Eat & Drink

Pendle Inn - Within Walking Distance

The Pendle Inn is a well-established country watering hole for many walkers, cyclists, groups and families who have enjoyed the local area and all it has to offer.

Set in The Forest of Bowland, the village of Barley has great facilities for those with outdoors at mind and plenty for the children to keep them entertained with special sculpture walks, parks and ice creams the little ones will go home happy!

The Inn itself is at the heart of the village serving 6 real ales and a full menu of quality meals.

The Barley Mow, Barley - Within Walking Distance

With its hunt-lodge style interior, the popular country pub sits at the foot of the famous Pendle Hill, the famous landmark notorious for the witch trials of 1612.

Steeped in history, the area is also home to a bronze-age burial site which was the inspiration behind the foundation of the Quaker religion.

Barley Mow has a selection of quality ales and prides itself on serving hearty pub classics, perfect for those looking to enjoy a rustic rural retreat.

The Cabin, Barley - Within Walking Distance

A cosy and welcoming log cabin / tourist information set at the foot of Pendle Hill. The Cabin serves fantastic homemade food and snacks 7 days a week.

The selection of homemade cakes are the perfect start or finish to any walk.

A selection of hot & cold food and drink to reward yourself after a long walk or treat yourself after a short one.

The little ones will love the ice cream as well.

The Cross Gaits - A Short Drive

The Cross Gaits is a traditional, family run inn, nestled in the heart of the charming Lancashire village of Blacko.

Set in rolling countryside close to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, The Cross Gaits is a Grade II listed building and has been operating for over 300 years.

We are amidst some of the most beautiful scenery in a rural yet accessible location.

We source the majority of our produce from the local area and our menus reflect the diversity and flavours of Lancashire and the surrounding areas.

The Fence Gate, Fence - A Short Drive

Sit back and relax and enjoy the great tasting, feel good food, wines, gin selection and traditional ales.

Great tasting, feel good food, wines, gin selections and traditional ales. Sunday lunch to seasonal dishes or celebration dinners.

Our menus offer the perfect combination of traditional classics, chef’s daily specials, and eclectic mix of modern British dishes, fused with influences from around the world.

The White Swan, Fence - A Short Drive

The White Swan in Fence is a small lively local pub that serves great food, great wine and Timothy Taylors award winning real ales.

Chef Tom Parker is rapidly gaining a deserved reputation for outstanding food. Awards include a Michelin Star and 2 AA rosettes whilst The Good Pub Guide and Casque Mark also recognise the quality of real ale that is being served.

The White Bear Barrowford - A short Drive

White Bear is a grade II listed building and so has a great deal of character to share with all its customers.

We always have a choice of 6 cask ales to choose from, both from the local area and more national ales.

The team offer all a warm welcome whether for a special occasion, food or just a quick drink.

We have great menus, including our popular Sunday Roast, and we have all the sports channels you could want so that you can keep up with your favourite team’s actions even while they’re away or you’re away.

The Inn at Whitewell - A Little Further Afield

The Inn at Whitewell is an old fashioned rural Inn, welcoming to all, providing 23 rooms of some glamour, seriously good local ingredients cooked well and a noteworthy selection of drinks.

We aim to offer a relaxed and friendly service.

The Inn deservedly has a good reputation and many awards for its food. Head Chef Jamie Cadman, now in his twentieth year, runs a crew of ten producing brilliant local food.

Ales from the area and old favourites fill the bar, not forgetting the extensive wine list sourced from our very own on site vintners, Bowland Forest Vintners.

Northcote Restaurant, Langho - A Little Further Afield

The traditional and the modern are weaved into the fabric of Northcote, from the luxury garden lodge to the traditional manor house rooms, from the sunny terraces to the cosy corners warmed by roaring log fires.

This is a place to relax, reset, reconnect and indulge in outstanding food and award-winning wines.

Northcote is nestled in the Ribble Valley hills on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, so precious that it is safeguarded in the national interest. These wide open spaces of pure natural beauty are just waiting to be explored.

Our Executive chef Lisa successfully retained Northcote’s Michelin Star for 2021.  She was also the first chef in the history of the Great British Menu series to take 3 dishes to the final banquet! Winner of 2019 Hotel Chef of The Year and shortlisted for the AA Chef’s Chef of The Year, Lisa is striving forward as one of the UK’s leading chefs.


The Spreadeagle, Clitheroe - A Little Further Afield

Nestled within the Forest of Bowland on the banks of the river Ribble we’re a dog-friendly coaching inn with stylish accommodation, an amazing menu and a warm Lancashire welcome.

Wonderful menus – for a special occasion, a quiet lunch or an evening meal, we’ve got a menu for every occasion. All prepared using fresh & local, seasonal produce.

We think we offer one of the best pub restaurant menus in the Ribble Valley, with something for everyone. Don’t forget to try one of our legendary Sunday roasts.