28th April – 7th May – Wray Scarecrow Festival
1st – 7th May – ‘Ride 2 Stride’ Settle Carlisle Walking Festival
2nd May – ‘Discovering Long Preston’ walk
3rd – 7th May – Ribble Valley Jazz and Blues Festival
Sunday 6th May – Birds and Breakfast in Bowland (5.30am start at Dunsop Bridge)
5th – 7th May – Skipton Waterways Festival
5th – 7th May – Scorton Bikes and Barrows Festival
Sunday 6th May – Local musician Daniel Orr playing live at Crowtrees Inn
Sunday 20th May – Annual Tosside Tractor Run
26th – 28th May – Open Garden (Clapham Village)
10th June – Annual Settle Saunter – (entry fee will go to charity, booking essential)
Sat 16th June – Crowrees Inn Gin Night (tickets available in advance £25 from park office or bar)
16th – 17th June – Middle Earth Beer Festival at Waddow Hall
On the doorstep
Bowland Fell is set in 130 acres, ideal for walking, cycling and spotting wildlife (regulars include roe deer, rabbits, sparrowhawks, hedgehogs, squirrels and foxes).
Explore what Settle has to offer by catching the bus from the park office. The bus runs 3 times a day 6 days a week.
Gisburn Forest is just 5 minutes away, ask in the office about local bike hire.