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Trough of Bowland

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Address: minor road from Lancaster towards Skipton, Lancaster, England
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England at its best

What a beautiful place to go, the scenery is wonderful and it is so peaceful. This is England at its best with some of the most wonderful views

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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English first
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful place to go, the scenery is wonderful and it is so peaceful. This is England at its best with some of the most wonderful views

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Lancashire England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I grew up being taken to 'the Trough' on Sunday outings, then took my kids and now take g.daughter. it is simply a road through a pretty valley with a stream for kids to paddle in and places to park and picnic. in one spot you may find an ice cream van, otherwise it is simply a beauty spot. one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The trough of Bowland is an awesome place to ride your motorcycle stunning views nice quiet country side to enjoy as you follow the winding meandering road excellent place to ride and relax The road surface is very good and well suited to adventure type bikes sports bike riders may find the roads a little bumpy in places and may... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This to mess the most beautiful rugged place. I'm pleased to call it home, and love the solitude and the views in winter or summer.

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Gloucester
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A area often overlooked by travellers and they miss a gem. The views of the hills are spectacular but as you travel little streams and rivers seem to follow you enticing you to stop and breath it in. Plenty of spaces to stop and admire the view. Buildings of wonderful architecture are all around. Places to eat and drink are... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Great place to explore and some fine walks to be had. The views are amazing and lots of quaint villages dotted around.

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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Dont take this route if you want to get from A to B quickly. If you however want a lovely drive following mainly more of a babbling brook than a river then this is for you. There are lots of stopping places and places where you feel very remote indeed. Everyone should travel this way once if you are in... More 

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

weekend we spent driving through the Trough, no better way of escaping from the rat race of life and partaking in some of the most scenic and remote walking paths and exploring some of the many unique villages. Stop at the Jubilee tower for superb views over moorland, then down into the valley and along the river. We went from... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Trough is looking wonderful this year. The magnificent beeches are looking wonderful in their new leaf. There are some amazing swathes of bluebells on some of the slopes at this time of year. Watch out for the sheep and lambs on the road.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We alwYs go cycling round here. There's lots of different routes Togo on. They do have different areas to park too. Great wildlife around, if your quiet... Take food and drink with you, but always take it back home with you. A great place at anytime of year. We do also like going mid week cos its quieter.

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Address: Address: minor road from Lancaster towards Skipton, Lancaster, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster

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