Gisburn Forest and Stocks | Day Out With The Kids

Gisburn Forest and Stocks

Clitheroe, Lancashire, England

  • Someone taking a photo of a girl at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail
  • Two kids doing an activity at Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail
  • Trees at Gisburn Forest and Stocks in Clitheroe

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Outdoor

Gisburn Forest, in north east Lancashire, in the heart of the Forest of Bowland AONB, is a great place for mountain biking with 4 fantastic cycling trails to really test your skills. Rather walk? There are 6 different signposted walks you can take. If you’ve got little kids, you should definitely give the A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Glow Trail* a go!

Fascinated by the night sky? Gisburn Forest is a recognised Dark Sky Discovery Site, which means it’s a great place for stargazing. Time to count stars and teach your little ones to spot the constellations! You’ll never see views like these in the city.

For the active families out there, Gisburn Forest offers plenty of options, including horse riding and bike hire.  As you explore the site, you’ll come across various play areas, so the kids will be entertained, no matter where you go.

  • Great stargazing location
  • A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon Glow Trail
  • Picnic areas, BBQs and cafe

    *Running in partnership with Aardman and Studio Canal, in celebration of the new A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (In cinemas from 18th October 2019). To enjoy the Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail –  download the app for free and pick up your activity pack on site.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Gisburn Forestry England, Slaidburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4TS, England


Click here to visit Gisburn Forest and Stocks's website
01200 446387

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00


Free admission

More Information

Parking facilities

Parking charges
Up to 1 hour: £1.50
All day: £3