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March 13, 2024

Lodge Stays at The Forest of Bowland


Situated in Lancashire, the Forest of Bowland is a breathtaking National Landscape that beckons nature enthusiasts and those seeking a tranquil escape. At Holgates Ribble Valley Holiday Park, our luxurious holiday lodges are in the perfect location for exploring this landscape, offering a blend of comfort and style.

Discover the Wonders of the Forest of Bowland

The Forest of Bowland offers rugged fells, ancient woodlands, and rolling hills that stretch across Lancashire. This designated National Landscape is a true gem, boasting some of England’s most stunning and unspoiled landscapes.

From the moment you arrive at Holgates Ribble Valley, you’ll find yourself immersed in the beauty of the Forest of Bowland. Our holiday park is ideally situated to offer easy access to the area’s numerous walking trails, cycling routes, and wildlife-watching opportunities.

Walking and Hiking

Lace up your walking boots and embark on an adventure through the Forest of Bowland’s extensive network of footpaths and hiking trails.  One of the most iconic walks in the local area is the Pendle Hill climb, which offers breathtaking panoramic views across Lancashire. 

For a more leisurely stroll, follow the meandering path along the banks of the River Hodder, taking in the scenery and abundant wildlife.


The Forest of Bowland is a cyclist’s paradise, with numerous quiet country lanes and challenging off-road trails to explore. The Bowland area is crisscrossed by long-distance cycling routes, which offer the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the landscapes.

Wildlife Watching

The Forest of Bowland is home to a rich diversity of flora and fauna, making it a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. For a unique wildlife-watching experience, head to the Bowland Wild Boar Park, where you can observe these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat. 

Unwind in Luxurious Lodges in Ribble Valley

After a day of exploring the great outdoors, return to your own private haven – a spacious holiday lodge. Our lodges are designed with your comfort and convenience in mind, featuring open-plan layouts that create a bright and airy atmosphere.

With room for 4 to 6 people, our stylishly decorated lodges are perfect for families or groups of friends seeking a memorable getaway. Enjoy the added luxuries of en-suite shower rooms and fully-equipped kitchens, complete with dishwashers, allowing you to spend more time focusing on creating cherished moments with your loved ones.

Embrace Nature on Your Doorstep

Step outside your lodge onto your private decking area, where you can savour the fresh countryside air and take in the beautiful views of the Forest of Bowland. This outdoor space is ideal for sipping a morning coffee or simply admiring the tranquil surroundings.

The holiday park itself is a haven for nature lovers, with well-maintained grounds that seamlessly blend into the natural landscape. Take a leisurely stroll through the lush green fields, follow the meandering walking trails, or simply sit back and relax, allowing the peaceful atmosphere to soothe your soul.

Family-Friendly Amenities

At Holgates Ribble Valley, we cater to families of all ages, ensuring that everyone has a memorable and enjoyable stay. Our outdoor play area is a favourite among younger guests, providing a safe and exciting space for them to run, climb, and make new friends.

Located conveniently near the play area, our bar and games room offers a welcoming spot for parents to unwind with a quiet drink while keeping an eye on their little ones. For those seeking more open spaces, our designated playing field boasts stunning views of Pendle Hill and provides ample room for games, picnics, and family fun.

Your Dream Holiday Home

For those who find themselves falling in love with the Forest of Bowland and the Ribble Valley, lodge ownership at Holgates Holiday Parks is the perfect way to make this stunning location your second home. 

With a range of luxurious lodges for sale, you can enjoy unlimited access to this natural paradise, creating a lifetime of unforgettable experiences with your loved ones.

Book Your Luxurious Lodge Stay Today

Ready to experience the ultimate in luxury lodge holidays? Book your family getaway or romantic break at Holgates Ribble Valley today and prepare to be enchanted by the Forest of Bowland’s natural beauty. With flexible arrival options, exceptional amenities, and friendly staff, we guarantee an unforgettable holiday experience.

Don’t miss this opportunity to discover the Forest of Bowland and create cherished memories in the most stunning landscapes of the North West. Book now and let the adventure begin!

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