Family days out: Bowland Wild Boar Park
Situated in the heart of the Forest of Bowland National Park it sits on the banks of the River Hodder. Surrounded by fells and woodland teeming with wildlife and wildflowers it is a great family day out for those who enjoy fresh air, fun in the outdoors or simply want to explore the countryside.
Where: Bowland Wild Boar Park
What’s there: From wildlife walks, up-close animal encounters feeding and petting, tractor and trailer rides, and an adventure playground the independent family-run Bowland Wild Boar Park has been inspiring and educating animal enthusiasts for nearly 20 years.
Cost: Summer day ticket prices: Families Adult (two adults/children- £23; child (under two free): £6; adults single: £6.50; O.A.P: £6 family season ticket £115
Dogs allowed: No
Opening times: Summer opening from March 24 to November 6, 10.30am to 5pm
Cafe or picnic: Cafe available s chool holidays and weekends: 10.30 till 5pm; Weekdays term time: 11am till 4pm
How to get there: Chipping PR3 2QT, 10 miles from Preston, head for Chipping and then follow the brown tourist signs. Public Transport Access: visitors can get a bus from Longridge to Chipping then travel on foot from Chipping village,Approx 3.5miles using signage