One of the larger settlements within the Forest of Bowland with a population of around 1000 people. Chipping is nestled between Longridge and the southwestern Bowland Fells – Parlick Fell and Wolf Fell.
There’s a decent sized car park and toilets, it’s an ideal place to start exploring The Forest of Bowland.Chipping is an attractive village with lots going on. It has previously won Britain in Bloom and also received a Silver Award 2012. There is an annual steam fair held each summer – which is continuing to grow in popularity.
Nearby there’s the popular beauty spot Beacon Fell Country Park which has a cafe and nature trail. There is also Brock Bottoms – another popular place for picnics and short walks.Chipping is believed to have the oldest shop in the country. It was called Chippenden in the Doomsday Book, which is believed to mean Markeplace.