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Discover glamping with Lantern & Larks.

Enjoy the great outdoors with family and friends, explore fantastic surroundings and relax in all the comfort of home. Our luxury canvas retreats provide the ideal get-away for adventurous children, romantic breaks or family fun; kitted out to the highest quality and situated in idyllic corners of the British countryside.
  • Luxury tents with proper comfort
  • Gas powered shower and WC in each tent
  • Log burning stove and double gas hob
  • Beds made up on arrival plus towels
  • Fully equipped kitchen area
  • Use of your own firepit/bbq
  • Unlimited supply of logs
  • Sleeps up to 6 in comfortable beds

Read our customers' latest reviews on TripAdvisor

Glamping at its best
4 / 5 stars Review score
Lantern & Larks - Bleasdale, Forest Of Bowland, Lancashire
Had a great time at Larks and Lanterns! We had a wonderful welcome and given advice on walks in the area. The walks take you up and round the area and not difficult even for a novice. The...
Written by: travelnut372
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Date published: 20 August 2023

5 / 5 stars Review score
Lantern & Larks - Bleasdale, Forest Of Bowland, Lancashire
This was our first family holiday and oh was it special! Stunning 360 views, plenty of space for the kids to play/bike onsite and surrounding area. Very spacious but cosy accommodation with all the...
Written by: Jacquelyn A
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Date published: 31 July 2023

The perfect retreat
5 / 5 stars Review score
Lantern & Larks - Bleasdale, Forest Of Bowland, Lancashire
This was our third trip to Lanterns and Larks in Bleasdale. We used to camp but i'm completely over that! We love the outdoors, and this is the perfect combination of outdoor lifestyle with...
Written by: jamese519
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Date published: 25 May 2023

Forest of Bowland, Lancashire

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Bleasdale has been rated 5 out of 5 based on 80 customer reviews on TripAdvisor

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Things To Do in Lancashire


Cobble Hey Farm and Garndens

Cobble Hey Farm & Gardens
A working farm and gardens situated in the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a great day out for children,walkers and birdwatchers.

Wild Boar Park

Bowland Wild Boar Park
See and feed the wildlife including deers, llamas and goats. Great for children and great for all the family with lovely walks by the river Hodder.

The Inn at Whitehall

The Inn at Whitewell 

The Inn at Whitewell is an old fashioned-rural pub. Seasonal grouse from Lancashire Moor, pheasant and partridge from Dunsop shoot, Bowland beef and Lonk lamb from Burholme Farm are staples on the menu.

Browsholme Hall & Gardens

Browsholme Hall & Gardens
Browsholme Hall, is the very beautiful 16th-Century family home of the Parker family, open frequently throughout the year but checking the dates is advisable.

Samlesbury Hall

Samlesbury Hall

With almost 700 years of fascinating history in this stately home, from the battle of Bannockburn to its purchase in the 1920s, Samlesbury, together with its ghosts, provides the visitor with an amazing insight into life at Lancashire's historic home: from an ancestral home, to a school, a factory and a pub. Samlesbury Hall is open throughout the year.


For a full list of fantastic walks in and around the Forest of Bowland visit their website:

For more accessible walks ideal for pushchairs and those who prefer a shorter walk (up to three miles) there are a few listed online at

Read more about the best Forest of Bowland walks in our dedicated post

Beacon Fell Country Park

Beacon Fell Country Park

Beautiful panoramic views across Bowland and a great day out with plenty of walks, a sculpture trail and lots of year-round events.

Ribble Valley Sculpture TraiL

Ribble Valley Sculpture Trail

The trail runs through Brungerley Park and Cross Hill Quarry, only a mile from Clitheroe town centre. It's also a lovely walk along the River Ribble. Follow points 1 to 2 of the following walk to take in the sculpture trail: download walk.




Chipping is situated in the Ribble Valley on the edge of the Trough of Bowland. A well-kept secret, this picturesque Lancashire village has won a number of best-kept village competitions including the village section of the Royal Horticultural Society ‘Britain in Bloom' competition in 2009.

Dunsop Bridge

Dunsop Bridge

The small village of Dunsop Bridge is recognised as the village closest to the centre of the British Isles.



Its babbling brook and the beautiful Coronation Gardens have earned this village the title of 'Best Kept Village in Lancashire' on many occasions.


There are plenty of family-friendly events in the area each year including the Claughton Woodland Walk, Discover Bleasdale, Building for Birds, Café Walk and Cobbley Hey.

There are also a number of traditional agricultural shows that take place across the area in villages like Bentham, Chipping, Garstang, Goosnargh and Longridge and the Hodder Valley.

To find out current events visit


Clitheroe Golf Club

Clitheroe Golf Club

Clitheroe Golf Club is situated in the beautiful Ribble Valley just south of the market town of Clitheroe. The course has been improved and extended over the years and now measures 6521 yards from the blue tees. The course is relatively flat and of easy walking and the greens have been reconstructed to USGA specification providing firm and true surfaces all year round.

Pubs and Restaurants

Dog Friendly Pub Dog

The Wheatsheaf

Traditional Pub Food

Dog Friendly Pub Dog

The Derby Arms

Gastro Pub Food / Sea Food

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