Forest of Bowland Food

The Forest of Bowland has a reputation for fine food and local produce, so seek out some local producers and try it yourself? Use the directory to find the food you’re looking for and visit the suppliers and retailers. There are also several farmers’ markets around Bowland where you can meet the producers and try and buy their food.

As the Forest of Bowland is a sheep and cattle farming area, you’ll find delicious local lamb and beef, as well as pork and even wild boar. The area also offers classic and modern varieties of Lancashire cheese, milk and ice cream and supports several organic farms and market gardens.

Growing with Grace

Suppliers of Fresh Seasonal Organic Food

Growing With Grace provides local communities with fresh, locally grown organic foods and sell directly from the farm shop at the nursery at Clapham.

Call in to the farm shop for freshly picked organically grown vegetables, organic fruit, bread, milk, eggs and cheese, and a full range of packaged organic foods.

It’s open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm, Sunday 10:00 – 4pm in the summer and is closed on Monday.

The Courtyard Dairy

The Courtyard Dairy is a multi-award winning, unique, specialist cheese-shop, owned and operated by Andy and Kathy Swinscoe.

There’s a museum telling the history and story of farmhouse cheese, Rind – a contemporary wood-fired pizza restaurant – and a cheese production room at their premises just out of Settle on the A65, with plenty of free parking.

The shop has become a renowned destination, where regulars and visitors enjoy the chance to sample and purchase some of the finest cheese in Europe, whilst benefiting from comprehensive and entertaining cheese knowledge. We highly recommend a trip!

Bakery at Ye Old Naked Man, Settle

Buy the most delicious freshly baked bread, savoury and sweet bakery goods at the Ye Old Naked Man bakery shop in Settle town centre.

This wonderful family-run bakery, cafe and sandwich shop produces high quality food on-site. Find everything from soft white rolls, crusty loaves and bread, pies and sausage rolls to their legendary vanilla slices and strawberry tarts.

Ye Old Naked Man (just known as the Naked Man locally) is open seven days a week from 9am.

Settle Brewing Company

Founded in December 2012, award winning Settle Brewery is a thriving brewery in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.

They brew every day using their yeast, local water, the finest English Malts and leaf hops from around the world to produce their Settle brewery and Nine Standards Craft Ale ranges. The brewery is located in the sidings next to Settle Railway Station on the famous and picturesque Settle to Carlisle line.

Try their ales at the Craven Arms in Giggleswick and at other local pubs.

Yorkshire Dales – Settle Brewery

Town End Farm Shop

Take a trip to Town End Farm Shop at Airton in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales. There’s a celebrated farm shop, tearoom and cafe, which supplies an enviable range of high-quality artisan produce from the local area.
The on-farm butchery produces traditional sausages, cured meats and a range of charcuterie, in addition to the best Yorkshire Dales traditional breed beef, pork and lamb cuts. The butchers work in partnership with local farmers and their own home-bred stock from our Malhamdale Farm to supply top-quality meat.
Town End Farm Shop supplies an excellent selection of local artisan cheeses from the north of England, gorgeous Rosebud preserves from Masham in Yorkshire, locally produced granola, cakes, and gins. The list is endless!