Surrounded by majestic fells, grazing lifestock and the River Hodder, Dunsop Bridge is a haven for hikers, day trippers and cyclists. Close to Clitheroe and Lancaster, Dunsop Bridge is said to be the centre of the United Kingdom.
Perfect for a day out with family, the Village Green is abundant with ducks eager to be fed and handy to PuddleDucks Tea Room (which is well known for it's delicious food, and ice creams).
Behind PuddleDucks Tea Room is the Dunsop Bridge Playground. Big and spacious, this playground is suitable for toddlers and teens. Take a walk past the playground, and you will be onto the path of one of the many scenic walks that are available in the area.
Dunsop Bridge also has a wonderful small primary school called Thorneyholme Roman Catholic Primary School. Small class sizes, forest skills, afterschool activities, adventure playground and wonderful outdoor learning activities, Thorneyholme Primary School is ideal! St. Hubert's Roman Catholic Church is located a short way from the Primary School. Built in 1865, this beautiful Church is set in an idyllic setting and serves the locals well.
The Dunsop Bridge Village Hall is the main hub of this community. Community groups such as the WI and the local Playgroup, and fundraising activities keep this Village Hall very busy.
Make a holiday of your time in Dunsop Bridge by staying at one the lovely B & B's in the area. We hope you'll enjoy visiting Dunsop Bridge!
Affectionately known as Little Switzerland, Whitewell is mainly owned and run by the Duchy of Lancaster Whitewell Estate. Queen Elizabeth ll is said to be particularly fond of the area.
Steeped in history and tradition, Whitewell is a favourite for hikers, cyclists, hunting and for fishing. Close to Clitheroe, Lancaster and Chipping, this awe inspiring piece of the Hodder Valley will make you want to stay.
The Inn at Whitewell is famous for its delicious food, selection of drinks and stunning bedrooms. A firm favourite for weddings (the quaint and historical St Michael's Church is just next door and the Inn itself is licensed for Civil Ceremonies). The Inn at Whitewell has a very experienced wedding team that will help couples achieve the wedding of their dreams!
Places To Dine and Stay
In Dunsop Bridge And Whitewell
Before booking any accommodation or meals, please do further research to ensure they meet all of your needs.
Wood End Farm
Beautiful bed and breakfast set in Dunsop Bridge, an area ideal for walking, cycling, horse riding and birdwatching. 1 double en-suite and 1 twin en-suite. The farm is part of the Queen's Duchy of Lancaster Estate.
We offer a delicious menu of homemade English classics including corned beef hotpot and cheese and onion pie, alongside a varying choice of homemade cakes. Our village shop on site also boasts a wide selection of Puddleducks merchandise, we cater for tourists but also local customers, guaranteeing there is something for everyone to enjoy.
There is always something to do or see in Dunsop Bridge and Whitewell!
From the historic Churches, wonderful Dunsop Bridge Village Green, PuddleDucks Tea Room, Play Ground to the beautiful Inn at Whitewell and the challenging Inch Perfect Trials, you will never get bored.
Dunsop Bridge Playground
Located just behind the PuddleDucks Tea Room in Dunsop Bridge is this lovely, large playground suitable for toddlers to teens. Swings, slides, see saw and bike/skate board ramp.
Open All Year Round
Bake and Make Girls
The Bake and Make Girls pride themselves on the quality and the beauty of the cakes, desserts and treats they make for all occasions! All budgets and dietary requirements catered for. Experienced and friendly, the Bake and Make Girls specialize in birthday, wedding, anniversary and retirement cakes.
Inch Perfect Trials offers motorcycle trials bike experience days on 100 acres of fantastic trailing land. The best part is, no experience is necessary! They provide the bike, riding gear, full tuition and a hot homemade lunch. Open 7 days a week, check out availability online or give them a call to get booked in.