Bolton-by-Bowland

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Bolton-by-Bowland
Bolton-by-Bowland is located in Lancashire
Bolton-by-Bowland
Bolton-by-Bowland
 Bolton-by-Bowland shown within Lancashire
Population 498 (2001 census)
OS grid reference SD785495
Civil parish Bolton-by-Bowland
District Ribble Valley
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CLITHEROE
Postcode district BB7
Dialling code 01200
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Ribble Valley
Website www.bolton-by-bowland.com
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire

Coordinates: 53°56′28″N 2°19′44″W / 53.941°N 2.329°W / 53.941; -2.329

Bolton-by-Bowland is a village and civil parish in the Ribble Valley district of Lancashire, England. Before 1974, the village was part of Bowland Rural District in the West Riding of Yorkshire.

In medieval times, it was known as Bolton-in-Bowland, reflecting the shifting boundaries of the ancient Forest of Bowland on whose south-east flank the village sits. The manor of Bolton-by-Bowland, however, was not included within the Lordship of Bowland, being a part of the Percy family fee from earliest times.[1]

Bolton-by-Bowland

The village is on the Tosside Beck, near its confluence with the River Ribble. The Beck has for many centuries marked the boundary between Bowland and Craven.

The village has a car park, toilet facilities and a tourist information centre, is the starting point for many of the area's walks. According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 498.[2][3]

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The village also has two pubs, the first, the Coach and Horses is situated in the middle of the village and is the centre of village life. The second, The Copy Nook, is a bar and restaurant and is situated a short distance from the centre of the village.

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