SLAIDBURN

Set in a stunning location, the small village of Slaidburn attracts visitors far and wide.  With so many facilities and attractions surrounding Slaidburn, there is something for everybody!  A favourite for walkers, cyclists and for fishing, Slaidburn is close to Stocks Reservoir, Gisburn Forest and is on the Land End's to John O'Groats route.   Gisburn Forest is well known for it's many mountain bike trails and walking routes and Stocks Reservoir is a favourite for fishing competions and ramblers.  
Slaidburn has a strong farming community, is close knit and prides itself on quality farm produce!  On the many walks or cycle routes available in the area, you are sure to get up close to one of the many sheep or cows bred by our local farmers.
The community of Slaidburn is well known for the many events that takes place in the village.  From the May Queen Festival, Slaidburn Steam and Vintage Vehicle Display, Brass At The Bounty and the Hodder Valley Show (which the hosting is shared with Dunsop Bridge and Newton-In-Bowland), Slaidburn is a vibrant and interesting village to visit and live.
Why not stay and experience it for yourself?  The beautiful B & B's, camp site, Youth Hostel and Inn caters for all tastes and needs (from the top of the fells to the heart of the village).  Dine in the Riverside Cafe (just by the Village Green) or the historic country pub the Hark To Bounty Inn for great quality, locally resourced meals. 

Places To Stay In Slaidburn

Before booking any accommodation, do further research to ensure they meet all of your needs.

Hark To Bounty Inn

The Hark to Bounty is a family run country pub. A perfect centre for walkers, cyclists, fishermen and those who just enjoy the great outdoors.  Being slightly off the beaten track it's also ideal for a quiet break.  Dog friendly.

The Inn has 9 beautiful, ensuite bedrooms.

Hark To Bounty Inn

Townend

Slaidburn, Lancashire, BB7 3EP

(01200) 446 246

Slaidburn Youth Hostel

Formerly the Black Bull pub, King’s House (YHA Slaidburn) is one of YHA’s oldest hostels and has plenty of rural charm. A rustic home from home, it makes a comfortable base for ramblers and cyclists alike. You'll find plenty of local shops and services nearby, and our cosy hostel sits in the centre of the village, near to an excellent pub.

Slaidburn YHA

Church Street (Opposite Hark To Bounty Inn)

Slaidburn, Lancashire, BB7 3ER

Merrybent Hill Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Merrybent Hill Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Beautiful views and luxury accommodation.  

Idyllic and peaceful. 

2 rooms, one superking ensuite and one double with private bathroom. 

Also serves home made suppers.

Contact: Helen Shaw

Merrybent Hill Luxury Bed & Breakfast

Catlow Road,

Slaidburn, Lancashire, BB7 3AQ. 

(01200) 446722 / 07733 010915

 

Laythams Cottage

The Laythams Cottage provides self-catered holiday accommodation with easy access to both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District.  This three-star holiday cottage can sleep up to five people, with a large double room, a cosy single and a high quality sofa bed that provides a comfortable night’s rest.

Laythams Cottage

Back Lane

Slaidburn, Lancashire, BB7 3AJ

01200 44 66 77 / 07787 171 107

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Things To Do In Slaidburn

ST ANDREW'S CHURCH

Sitting on the site of a more ancient church, the current church was built in the 15th century.  Beautiful and historic décor, triple decker pulpit and wonderful sounding organ.

Church Street, Slaidburn, BB7 3ER

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EAT, DRINK AND SLEEP

AT THE HARK TO BOUNTY INN

Freshly made, homecooked food, wide range of cask ales and bottled ciders.  Dog friendly and family friendly, the Hark To Bounty has 9 ensuite bedrooms.  Close to Stocks Reservoir and is on the Land End's to John O'Groats route.

Townend, Slaidburn, BB7 3EP

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TAKE A HIKE OR CYCLE TO GISBURN FOREST

Fun for all the family!  There is plenty to do such as the Highway Rat Activity Trail, nature cycling, hike through the forest, take a picnic or visit the Gisburn Forest Hub Cafe for something to eat and drink.  Bikes and mobility scooters are available from the Hub Cafe.

Slaidburn  Lancashire  BB7 4TS

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JOIN A CLASS OR WATCH A PERFORMANCE

AT THE SLAIDBURN VILLAGE HALL.

Slaidburn Village Hall is a high quality and stylish village hall, that caters for local community events and groups, as well as corporate functions and weddings.  Licensed for civil ceremonies.

Chapel Street, Slaidburn, BB7 3ES

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VISIT THE HISTORIC (OVER 300 YEARS OLD)

BRENNAND'S ENDOWED PRIMARY SCHOOL 

One of the oldest schools in Lancashire, Brennand's Endowed Primary School is set next to the beautiful St Andrews Church.  Caters to Preschool to Year 6, the facilities include a Forest School, before and after school clubs and specialist IT equipment.

Church Street, Slaidburn  BB7 3ER

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SLAIDBURN CENTRAL STORES & POST OFFICE

Need groceries or to post a parcel?  No problem!  Slaidburn Central Stores & Post Office stocks a wide range of groceries, fruit/vegetables, toiletries, household items, newspapers/magazines, greeting cards, stationery, firewood/kindling and takeaway exchange coffee. (Fishing licenses are also available).

Church Street, Slaidburn, BB7 3ER

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PLAY LAWN BOWLS AT THE VILLAGE

BOWLING GREEN

Become a member or simply hire out for a party, either way the Hodder Valley Bowling Club is a wonderful way to spend a couple of hours!

Chapel Street, Slaidburn, BB7 3ES

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Places To Dine In Slaidburn

Before booking to dine, do further research to ensure they meet all of your dietary requirements.

Hark To Bounty Inn

We pride ourselves on being a real pub (family friendly), serving quality freshly made homecooked meals using local produce wherever possible.  We make everything here on the premises.  We are open all day for drinks both hot and cold.  In winter the fires will be roaring, whilst in summer there are a number of tables outside to enjoy a drink or a bite to eat. Hearty breakfast also available 8 am - 11.30 am.  Open 6 days a week (Closed Tuesdays).

Hark To Bounty Inn

Townend

Slaidburn, Lancashire, BB7 3EP

(01200) 446 246

Riverbank Tearooms

Fully licensed, the tearoom serves top quality, locally sourced produce from a three course meal to a simple, but delicious snack. Choose from our range of homemade soups, sandwiches, and vast array of cakes.

Riverbank Tearooms
23 Chapel St
Slaidburn, Lancashire, BB7 3ES

(01200) 446 398

Gisburn Forest Bike Hub & Cafe

Whilst exploring the beautiful surroundings of Gisburn Forest either on foot or by bike, come and sample the delicious food at the Gisburn Forest Hub Café.

Gisburn Forest Hub Cafe

Stephen Park
Slaidburn, Lancashire, BB74TS

(01200) 446 387

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