‘Walk for miles without seeing a soul’
Forest of Bowland Camping
Forest of Bowland Stargazing
‘The essential landscape character is one of grandeur and isolation’
Questions and Answers
How big is The Forest of Bowland? 312 square miles. Or 803 sq km.
Are there any mountains in The Forest of Bowland? Not quite, a mountain needs to be 600 metres above sea level. There are however a number of Bowland Fells over 500 metres.
What is the highest point of The Forest of Bowland? Ward’s Stone at 561 metres.
Is The Forest of Bowland a National Park? No, it is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, of which there are 46 in the U.K.
Is The Forest of Bowland in Lancashire? Mostly, but a small section is in Yorkshire.