Lune Valley & Countryside

The River Lune meanders through a timeless landscape of lush pastures and ancient stone villages, many of which feature historic churches and wonderful traditional pubs. 

Located between the picturesque town of Kirkby Lonsdale and the historic Lancaster, the Lune Valley is one of the most attractive stretches of river where the Lune meanders through a landscape of outstanding natural beauty. 

Forest of Bowland

The Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covers a large part of the Lune Valley. It offers wonderful opportunities for quiet enjoyment such as birdwatching, cycling, fishing and horse riding, as well as some of the most remote walking in the North West.

Walking in The Lune Valley

The waymarked Lune Valley Ramble and gritstone Clougha Pike provide some of the best views in England with many walks available in the area.

Great Horse Riding Country

The valleys and the fells also make for variable, interesting and at many times breathtaking riding country.

Towns and Villages around in The Lune Valley

We think the Lune Valley is a beautiful place to visit and historic villages such as Hornby, Wray (home of the Scarecrow Festival) and Melling lie around the corner waiting to be discovered. All of these villages offer something different, with inspiring views across the countryside and interesting historical backgrounds.

Once you have experienced the Lune Valley, learn more about the historic city of Lancaster or the coastal destination of Morecambe.