Walking, cycling, horse riding and mountain biking are all popular activities with wooded valleys, the Dean Clough reservoir and heather clad Pine Forests on our doorstep. 

If you’re a keen walker you’re spoilt for choice. Pendle Hill, Stonyhurst, Marles Wood to Dinckley Bridge, Longridge Fell, Three Rivers, Dunsop Bridge and The Tolkien Trail are a few of the many walks on offer. For those with an appetite, here are 10 great routes which all finish with a great pub at the end:

Whalley Walks

The county is an angler’s paradise. We are right next to some of the best fishing rivers including River Ribble which is currently one of the best salmon and sea trout rivers in the UK. Here is a list of other rivers nearby:

Fishing Lancashire

For animal lovers, we are surrounded by beautifully kept, family run farms which offer a whole host of activities ranging from feeding the animals to tractor rides and safari tours to zip wires!

For golfers, there are a number of well-respected golf courses nearby. Mitton Fold Golf Club is the nearest (0.9 miles), followed by Whalley Golf Club (1.9 miles), Wilpshire Golf Club (2.5miles), and Clitheroe Golf Club (3.9miles).

Places to Visit


We are perfectly positioned for the best and biggest tourist attractions in the UK, fun for all the family.

Due to Covid-19 we strongly advise checking all venue websites for up to date information.

Places to Eat

Here are a few of our favourite local pubs and restaurants.