Local Events

Dale House B & B and Camping Barn

Your ideal base for a Forest of Bowland and Yorkshire Dales Adventure

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Clitheroe food festival – 12th August

Tastings and talks from Lancashires best food producers and chefs

 Events throughout August at Overgound and underground festival, a celebration of the Ingleborough dales 

This festival offers many and varied activities including caving, climbing walking, cycling, photography, films, talks and activities to entertain the kids.

CPC Gaping Gill winch meet – 19th -27th August 

An amazing chance to visit one of the largest caves in the UK. Gaping gill is made accessible via a winch. It is well worth the walk up to the cave entrance and a really special chance to go underground in the Dales. Highly recommended!


The Hodder valley show – 9th September 

One of the best and most traditional local agricultural shows. This year is being held at Langden Holme farm in Dunsop bridge.

Equinox star gazing – 23rd September 

Indoors and outdoors stargazing from the Gisburn Forest hub

Ingleton Folk weekend 29th September -1st October 

A weekend of folk music events based in Ingleton


 Hope PMBA Womens endure MTB -  14th October 

Ladies endure race right here in Gisburn Forest


Bowland meteors – 17th November 

A chance to see the Leonid meteor display through powerful telescopes in Gisburn forest



Festive Winter get away @ Dale house 

A chance to enjoy the beautiful Bowland countryside in winter. We can provide you with great winter walking or riding routes, homemade mince pies on your return and a delicious 3 course evening meal.



Forest of Bowland Events

Explore The Forest of Bowland

Forest of Bowland Discovery and Events Guide (pdf)

Taste Bowland Local Food Directory (pdf)

Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1964 because the landscape was thought to be of national importance and worthy of protection. 


Yorkshire Dales National Park

The Dales are famous for its wonderful scenery.  Deep valleys, known as dales, with roads meandering between drystone walls and a patchwork of hay meadows and field barns.  Up above is heather moorland and distinctive hills, such as the much loved Three Peaks.