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Waddington is amongst the most attractive of the Ribble Valley villages. Picture perfect – scenes from the village appear on many postcards and magazine covers.

You will find a post office and village shop, two other pubs, two churches, a social club, a bowling green and a very well used village playing field. In fact, everything you might need to keep body and soul together.

Eco Escapes

Discover Bowland have created a collection of bespoke Eco Escapes itineraries to help visitors make the most of their time in Lancashire’s outstanding natural landscapes! Eco Escapes are all about travelling light and treading carefully in the precious but fragile rural landscapes of Lancashire. They are about leaving the car at home and taking the time to explore new places by public transport, on foot or by bike.

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Brungerley Bridge Circular

Enjoy the Brungerley Bridge Circular Walk on your next visit to the Waddington Arms. A lovely, riverside walk through Brungerley park on the edge of Clitheroe and close to the village of Waddington. Explore the Sculpture Trail through Brungerley Park, which leads you into Crosshills Nature Reserve. The route is 5.2 miles and takes just over two hours to complete! …

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Edisford Bridge to Brungerley Bridge Walk

Clitheroe’s first cotton-spinning factory was built at Low Moor in 1782 and it grew to have over 1,000 looms. The village was extensively developed in the 1820s to provide housing for the mill workers. Some of these houses remain but the mill itself was demolished in the 1960s and the Riverside housing complex now occupies the site.

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Things to do in the Forest of Bowland

The Forest of Bowland is an area of outstanding beauty, which runs mostly across north east Lancashire, with a small part located in North Yorkshire. Once described as the Switzerland of England, it makes a great place to visit for a day trip or a few days when you’re planning on getting away from it all. …

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A weekend walk: Explore Waddington’s natural beauty

This walk links the two linear settlements via field paths and passes by Eaves Hall, now a wedding venue, built by the Burton family who made their money in Lancashire cotton. The Victorian house was rebuilt between the wars and from 1941 to 1961 it was the northern office of the Brooke Bond tea company. This walk has much of historic interest including the old parish church in Waddington. The fields and woodlands passed through on this walk are a good place to spot hares and deer running across the hedged pastures. Sections of this walk can be boggy after wet weather!…

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A Classic Walk from the Waddy

This challenging 9-mile circular route heads up onto the fells above the picture postcard village of Waddington for breathtaking views of Pendle Hill and the Ribble Valley. The route follows the ancient tracks of the Lancashire Witches’ Walk almost to the summit of Bradford Fell before dropping back to the village and returning via gently rolling pastureland.

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