Local Government

Tatham Parish Council Meets two-monthly, usually in Tatham Fells Old School
Lancaster City Council
Lancashire County Council

Forest of Bowland

Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Friends of Bowland
Champion Bowland
Dales & Vales – Tourist Information


Tatham Fells County Primary School


Church of the Good Shepherd
East Lonsdale Benefice


Tatham Fells Village Society: meets monthly in Tatham Fells Old School
Tatham Fells Women’s Institute Meets monthly in Tatham Fells Old School


Lowgill Sports and Sheepdog Trials – on the second Saturday in June


Greenhall Riding Centre – Riding lessons, hacking, children’s farm rides, livery
North Lancashire Bridleways Society – ensuring the future of the bridleways of North Lancashire
Lancashire Walks – includes 52 walks across the county – Walks and Pubs in the Forest of Bowland
Bentham Bridge Club


Lowgill Studio Flat
Hill Farm Holiday Cottages
Fourstones Holiday Cottages
Usherwoods Dairy (self-catering cottage)
Usherwoods Barn (self-catering cottage)
Spens Farm (self-catering cottage)
Swallow Cottage (self-catering)

Local Produce

Bentham Local Food
Bowland Pork, Beef and Lamb – reared outdoors in Tatham Fells


Richard Hope Wooden Gates


B4RN – Broadband for the Rural North
Websites from the Fells
Nathan Harrison Window Cleaning
Thrushgill Renewable Energy


Lunesdale Arts Trail
Maiden Bridge Arts Centre
John Hatton – Wildlife Paintings, Drawings, and Prints
Susan Parker – Mixed media paintings reflecting local land use
Peter Osborne – Paint, print, stone and garden follies
Lunesdale Decorative and Fine Arts Society


Clearbeck – Four acres, with a “surprise round every corner”. Open 3-4 days each spring


Andy Hornby – Traditional music of Bowland and beyond – tunes you can listen to, sheet music, history and more

Local History

Tatham History Society
Ewecross Historical Society
Vision of Britain
British History Online
GENUKI: genealogy


Brown hare conservation project – record your hare sightings


North Craven Taxibus – part of the Bentham Little Red Bus service; serves Lowgill
LASRUG – comprehensive info on the nearby rail line and services to Bentham and Wennington stations


Bentham Medical Practice
Ashfield House Dental Practice – Bentham

Neighbouring Communities

Slaidburn & Hodder Valley
Bentham – About Bentham
Bentham – The Bentham Directory
Lancashire Villages – links to every village website


Friends of Real Lancashire
Bentham Action on Plastic
Bentham Environmentally Sustainable Town (BEST)
Bentham & District Pet Rescue
Fleet: a collie blog
Fill That Hole – an easy way to report potholes to Lancashire County Council