Welcome to Gisburn Forest, an amazing place for biking with far reaching views of the Forest of Bowland.
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Forest Den Cafe
The Forest Den Cafe is closed for a little while, due to staffing problems being experienced by the cafe operator. We hope that the cafe will open again soon.
Gisburn Forest Hub
The new car park, viewpoint, trails, toilets and new Skills Loop are now fully open.
Gisburn Forest Hub is located at: Stephen Park, Gisburn Forest, Slaidburn, Lancashire BB7 4TS.
At Gisburn Forest Hub explore the all ability trail that leads to a panoramic view of Stocks Reservoir and the Forest of Bowland. The forest is criss-crossed with lots of footpaths and there is a reservoir walk that starts from School Lane car park.
Gisburn Forest has two fantastic mountain bike trails, the moderate graded Bottoms Beck for younger or novice riders and the red graded 18km "The 8" for those with a higher level of experience and skill. At Gisburn Forest hub you'll find a new Skills Loop to practice riding mountain bike trail features.