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Tantalise your taste buds and savour the fresh flavours on a gourmet tour of the Ribble Valley, with delicious treats waiting around each and every corner; it really is a haven for foodie fanatics.

With so many fantastic food and drink suppliers right here on the doorstep its no wonder the Ribble Valley offers a plethora of award-winning eating and drinking establishments specialising in high-quality, locally sourced produce. And this spectacular produce is all available to buy locally from the farmers markets, agricultural shows and the many farm shops dotted around the valley.

Ribble Valley Food Trail

The Times Online - Hailed by as one of the country's top food trails, the award-winning Ribble Valley Food Trail is proud to showcase some of the finest food producers, retailers and restaurateurs for miles around. Its aim is to help you explore this premier foodie destination, and what better way to spend a day than meeting local producers, tasting local delicacies or learning how local dishes are prepared?

The trail features food producers, outlets and restaurateurs renowned for their top-quality food and exceptional knowledge and passion which makes their customer service a cut above the rest. The food trail has proved a huge success, winning a raft of awards, critical acclaim and individual accolades for its members.

From picking wild garlic in the local woods to growing their own vegetables, shooting their own game to baking their own bread, Ribble Valley chefs, retailers and producers work tirelessly to bring us some of the best food and drink that the area has to offer. Visit the Ribble Valley Food Trail website to discover it for yourself.

'Taste Lancashire' Your Assurance of Quality

You'll find there's more to Lancashire than hotpot and that Ribble Valley plays an important part in it's offerings! Discover the diversity of Ribble Valley's food and drink on a visit to this scenic area, we promise you won't be disappointed. Dine on succulent meat from Bowland, purchase award-winning sausages in Clitheroe's famous sausage shop, Cowman's and find fresh food and drink in historic market towns like Clitheroe, Longridge and Whalley.

Take a look at the new e-brochure of the Lancashire Food and Drink Guide for more inspiration and listings of Taste Lancashire accredited businesses.

For more details on the Taste Lancashire quality accreditation scheme, visit the website at

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