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The characterful hamlet of Whitewell, comprising of Upper and Lower Whitewell, is situated in a dramatic rural riverside setting in the heart of the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire.

Forest of BowlandInn at Whitewell

St Michael's, a Chapel of Ease, stands at Lower Whitewell, it was built in the late medieval period, certainly no later than 1400.

The Inn at Whitewell, situated in Lower Whitewell, housed the Forest courts of the Forest of Bowland from the late fourteenth century, and provided lodgings for the Master Forester. Named as one of the so called 24 Great Inns of Britain, antique furniture, prints, paintings and log fires are features of the public rooms. The inn currently provides quality accommodation and serves food.

A walk from Whitewell

Whitewell Forest of Bowland

Nearby Places of Interest

Whalley Abbey- founded by Henry de Lacy, third Earl of Lincoln on the 4th April 1296.

Lancaster Castle founded in the tenth century

Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park, Lancaster was commissioned by James Williamson, Baron Ashton as a tribute to his second wife, Jenny and was built between 1907 and 1909.

Butterfly House, Lancaster

Clitheroe Castle-Norman castle keep and museum, said to be one of the oldest buildings in Lancashire, and one of the smallest keeps in England,

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