Walking / Cycling / Fishing
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We are so lucky to live within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
We are blessed to have access to Gisburn Forest (full of bike trails, walking paths and the Gisburn Forest Hub Café), Stocks Reservoir which is favourite for fishing and walking, and some of the most beautiful scenery in all of the UK!
Cycling or hiking along and over the fells of the Hodder Valley, exploring the walking trails, watching the wildlife in their natural habitat and fly fishing in the River Hodder, there is certainly something for everybody.
Below is a list of website links to walking routes, cycling and fishing information.
I hope you enjoy discovering all that the Hodder Valley has to offer.
LOCAL WALKING ROUTES
Round the Hodder Valley
Hodder Valley & Dunsop Bridge
Slaidburn Back Lane
Slaidburn and Newton
Various Walking Route Leaflets
Check out: https://www.forestofbowland.com/cycling
Gisburn Forest Bike Trails
Check out: http://www.pmba.org.uk/gisburn-forest/
Stocks Reservoir Bank and Boat Fly Fishing
Check out: http://www.stocksreservoir.com/
The Slaidburn Estate - River Hodder Fishing Rights
The Slaidburn Estate has the fishing rights on the River Hodder (between Newton In Bowland Estate boundary, up to Stocks Reservoir).
Fishing licenses are available from Slaidburn Central Stores and Post Office - Church Street, Slaidburn BB7 3ER (01200) 446 268.
Bowland Game Fishing Association
Check out: https://www.bgfa.org.uk/