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Lancashire

A cottage holiday provides the perfect base for exploring this varied area, whether you''re looking for a restful and relaxing break or an exciting adventure with friends or family Lancashire is a hidden gem and provides a great self-catering holiday destination.

The county has many facets; wild and beautiful countryside, seaside character, bustling cities and remote rural landscapes.

Wherever you choose to stay, there''s plenty to see and do. You could visit Clitheroe''s Norman Keep and enjoy the view over the surrounding area to Pendle Hill, made famous by the legend of its witches. Don''t leave this quaint market town without a visit to D.Byrne and Co. where you can explore the cellars of this quirky Victorian wine shop and choose a tipple to enjoy back at your cottage after supper.

The historic city of Lancaster offers great shopping and tempting restaurants as well as a famous castle, where you can enjoy an exciting tour of the courtrooms, cells and ancient towers. When you''ve finished at the castle, why not take a walk around the beautiful Williamson Park with its butterfly house and copper-topped Memorial.

Lancashire offers plenty of coastline to explore, most famously, the bustling seaside resort of Blackpool with its tower and the Pleasure Beach theme park. You could head South to picturesque Lytham St Anne''s, or North to the massive expanse of Morecambe Bay. Don''t miss the chance to visit Carnforth Station to have a cup of tea in the cafe and play out your own version of ''Brief Encounter'' under the station clock.

Close to the small village of Hurst Green visit the stunning Stonyhurst College. This prestigious school is famous as a film location and has many literary associations: Arthur Conan Doyle is a former pupil and it is also reported that J.R.R.Tolkien wrote part of The Lord of the Rings here.

If walking is your thing you could tackle a section of the scenic Ribble Way during your stay. This wildlife rich trek follows the River Ribble along its valley, traditionally walked from mouth to source. Why not take the little ones along to Bowland''s Wild Boar Park where they''ll feed chicks and see boar, deer, meerkats and even a white wallaby as well as enjoying a tractor ride.

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  • Wolfen Mill Country Retreats - Saddlery

    Chipping, nr. Clitheroe

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    Ref: 30615

    A warm welcome awaits you at Wolfen Mill Country Retreats. Dating back hundreds of years, this former mill sits in stunning grounds with a freshwater lake. Located in the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and a peaceful part of Lancashire’s stunning Ribble Valley, you are guaranteed a relaxing break to do as much or as little as you like. With its lush green valleys and spectacular scenery, Ribble Valley is host to quaint market towns such as Clitheroe and Longridge, as well as numerous picturesque villages including Whitewell, Whalley, Slaidburn and Waddington, which offer great country pubs, cafés and shops. Whilst enjoying a peaceful, rural location, Wolfen Mill is also very accessible making it the perfect base from which to explore all that the area has to offer. Preston is 12 miles away, Clitheroe, 10 miles, and Lancaster, 17 miles. The Pennines, Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Wyre Valley and the Fylde Coast are easily accessible, as well as Blackpool, 24 miles, and Lytham St Annes, 25 miles. The area is great for walking with lots of dedicated trails and footpaths. Other activities available locally include golf, cycling, fishing and horse riding. The area has a great reputation for its pubs and restaurants, or follow the Ribble Valley Food Trail which offers some of the country’s best local produce. Whilst it is the perfect retreat for couples and walkers, there is also lots to do for families, children will enjoy Bowland Wild Boar Park and Clitheroe Castle, as well as Blackpool’s many attractions which include Blackpool Tower, Sealife Centre, zoo, Madame Tussauds waxworks, Sandcastle indoor waterpark and the Pleasure Beach. This is the perfect place to relax, unwind, and discover all that the beautiful north west has to offer. After a day exploring, what better way to come back to a warm, cosy holiday home. Beds will be made using high quality linens, and fluffy white towels will be provided. For extra comfort, bathrobes will also be provided for the adults. There is ample parking on site and access to the shared gardens. There is also fishing available on site, it is free of charge and a licence will be required. Guests also have use of the laundry area, where there is a washer and a dryer. There is an additional shared guest lounge, located on the second floor of the main building, with patio doors leading onto a decked balcony overlooking the lake and fells. Courtyard Cottage (ref 30613) and Beech Tree (ref 30617) are both detached, with Beech Tree enjoying its own private garden. Shop and pub 1 mile, restaurant 3 miles.

    Located on the ground floor, providing a delightful furnished property with a cosy atmosphere and period charm.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower room and toilet.

    Electric fire in living room included.

    All properties: Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Halogen hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Dishwasher. Shared laundry area with washing machine and tumble dryer. Wi-fi. Shared 7-acre grounds. Shared barbecue. Parking. No smoking. NB: Stream and lake in grounds.

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  • Valley View

    Quernmore, near Lancaster

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    Ref: 29530

    This terraced, converted barn has spectacular views of the Cumbrian Fells and Morecambe Bay. In a picturesque setting, on the owner’s working beef and sheep farm, it lies on the edge of the beautiful Trough of Bowland, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in great walking territory. It has a patio area with picnic benches, where guests can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area, and lies in the parish of Quernmore, just a short drive from the historic town of Lancaster with many pubs and restaurants. Leisure facilities nearby include golf courses and the historic Williamson’s Park, which has the beautiful Ashton Memorial and the Butterfly House. Lancaster also has a castle, where the Pendle witches were brought for trial. Other places to visit include the seaside resort of Morecambe, 8 miles, Ingleton and the Yorkshire Dales, 18 miles, Kendal, known as the Gateway to the Lakes is 27 miles, Blackpool, 35 miles, and the cities of Manchester and Liverpool are just over an hour’s drive. Shops, pubs and restaurants 4 miles.

    Step to entrance.
    Open plan living space: With tiled floor.
    Ground Floor:
    Living area:
    With Freeview TV, DVD player and double sofa bed for flexible sleeping arrangements.
    Dining area.
    Kitchen area:
    With electric cooker, microwave and fridge.
    Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
    First Floor:
    Galleried bedroom:
    With zip and link super kingsize bed (can be twin beds on request).

    Gas underfloor central heating (ground floor), electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Shared utility room with washing machine and freezer. Shared patio with garden furniture. Shared 800-acre natural grounds. Shared bike store. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a bore hole and there is a stream in the grounds.

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  • Rooten Brook Farm - Clougha View

    Quernmore, nr. Lancaster

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    Ref: 29531

    These three, terraced, converted barns (refs 29529, 29530 and 29531) have spectacular views of the Cumbrian Fells and Morecambe Bay. In a picturesque setting, on the owner’s working beef and sheep farm, these holiday properties are situated on the edge of the beautiful Trough of Bowland, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and in great walking territory. Each property has a patio area with picnic benches, where guests can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area. In the parish of Quernmore, the properties are just a short drive from the historic town of Lancaster where there are numerous pubs and restaurants. Leisure facilities nearby include golf courses and the historic Williamson’s Park, which has the beautiful Ashton Memorial and the Butterfly House. Lancaster also has a castle, where the Pendle witches were brought for trial. Other places to visit include the seaside resort of Morecambe, 8 miles, Ingleton and the Yorkshire Dales, 18 miles, Kendal, known as the Gateway to the Lakes is 27 miles, Blackpool, 35 miles, and the cities of Manchester and Liverpool are just over an hour’s drive. Shops, pubs and restaurants 4 miles.

    Ground floor: Living room with double sofa bed (for alternative sleeping)/kitchen with breakfast area and tiled floor. Shower room with toilet. First floor: 1 double galleried bedroom.

    All properties: Gas underfloor central heating (ground floor), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Shared laundry room with washing machine and freezer. Wi-fi. Shared patio with sitting-out area and furniture. Shared 800-acre natural grounds. Parking (1 car). Shared cycle store. Natural water supply from borehole. No smoking. NB: Stream in grounds.

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  • The Keep

    Pendleton, nr. Clitheroe

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    Ref: 28784

    This pretty detached holiday cottage, accessed by a rough track, is situated in a beautiful position close to the Ribble Valley. Arranged to take advantage of the views over the countryside, the living room is on the first floor of the property with open views towards Pendle Hill and the surrounding countryside. Walkers and cyclists will delight in this lovely location with a bridleway and footpaths leading directly from the cottage. The picturesque village of Pendleton has a stream running down the centre of the village and nearby Clitheroe has a castle, individual shops, a weekly market, supermarket, pubs, tea rooms and restaurants. Shop and restaurant 1 mile, pub 500 yards.

    Ground floor: Kitchen with tiled floor. 1 twin bedroom. Shower room with toilet. First floor: Living room.

    Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric central heating (underfloor on ground floor), electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Enclosed courtyard with sitting-out area. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). No smoking.

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  • Folly Cottage

    Slyne, near Lancaster

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    Ref: UKC471


    Enjoying a rural location but within easy access to the M6, Folly Cottage is the perfect base from which to explore the beautiful county of Lancashire and beyond. Attached to the owner’s home and set in lovely gardens, this superb two storey annexe offers bright and comfortable accommodation ideal for couples. Outside there is a seating area which is perfect for al fresco dining or watching the cows in the neighbouring fields. Ideal for those who love the great outdoors there are lots of pleasant riverside and canal side walks in the area as well as various cycle routes. The feat of engineering that is the Lancaster Aqueduct, which spans the mighty river Lune is just a twenty minute walk away.
    Wildlife in the area is abundant and there are owls, woodpeckers, rabbits, buzzards, herons, kingfishers and many other species of birds within a few hundred yards.
    Folly Cottage is conveniently located between Lancaster and Morecambe making it a great touring base. For those who prefer country to the coast, the Lake District is only 40 minutes away by car or why not visit Lancashire’s beautiful Ribble Valley or the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Shop and pub 1 mile, restaurant ½ mile.

    Step to entrance.
    Ground Floor:
    Open plan living space.
    Living area:
    With 40" Freeview TV and sofa bed (for child).
    Kitchen area: With breakfast area, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge, freezer and washing machine.
    Shower room:
    With shower cubicle, toilet and heated towel rail.
    First Floor:
    Bedroom:
    With double bed.

    Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Sitting-out area with garden furniture. Adult bikes available. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There is a covered well in the garden, 2 yards away.

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  • Swan House - 1 bedroom

    Burton-In-Kendal, Carnforth

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    Ref: E4823


    This exclusive contemporary development of stone faced town houses and apartments, each with its own terrace to make the most of the waterside location, is excellently situated alongside the canal basin. The setting is delightful – swans and ducks swim amongst the pretty narrow boats moored along the canal, which runs south to Lancaster and beyond. Canoeists and canal boat enthusiasts enjoy their pursuits and towpath walks are a favourite with visitors, who can take in the tranquillity of the water or join in the friendly boating banter of the canalside. The surrounding views are over a rural landscape and in the distance are the majestic Lake District fells. An excellent base for holidays and relaxing breaks, with good connections to fast roads nearby, these luxuriously appointed properties (refs E4821 & E4823) offer easy access to some of Britain’s best loved countryside – the southerly edge of the Lake District National Park is a 15 mile drive and the market town of Kendal, gateway to the Lakes, is only 13 miles, whilst the beautiful Yorkshire Dales are also under half an hour’s drive. Close by, the historic university town of Lancaster (9 miles) with its castles, museums, theatre and parks is well worth a visit and the breathtakingly lovely open water of Morecambe Bay at the charming village of Arnside lies just 8 miles distant. Golfers will head to the pretty village of Silverdale (5 miles), which is also the location of RSPB Leighton Moss. Just 500 yards away is a welcoming inn serving good food and within easy walking distance there is a farm village where visitors will find a shop selling crafts and local produce, a good café and even animals to pet.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with French doors. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Both properties: Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. Freeview TV. DVD. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Drying facilities (at cost). Canal side terrace. Shared grounds. Child’s adventure swings. Private parking for 1 car. No smoking. Accommodation will be allocated on arrival (layouts may vary). NB: Drops to canal.

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  • Challan Hall Mews

    Silverdale, nr. Carnforth

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    Ref: 28202

    On the Lancashire/Cumbria border, and tucked away in the Silverdale/Arnside AONB, this ground floor apartment offers homely, holiday accommodation. The property is situated in a bird watchers’ and nature lovers’ paradise, adjoining Gait Barrow Nature Reserve and just under a mile from RSPB Leighton Moss. The picturesque Silverdale Golf Course and local station are also close by. The pretty coastal villages of Silverdale, 1½ miles, and Arnside, 2½ miles, both offer shops, restaurants and pubs. The rich diversity of habitats in the immediate area offers many miles of varied walks. The stunning scenery of the Lake District lies to the north of Kendal, which is approximately 15 miles away. Other destinations within easy reach are Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancaster and Windermere. Shop, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Economy 7 central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

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  • Bramley Farm Cottages - The Stable

    Whalley

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    Ref: 30562

    In the heart of the Ribble Valley and converted from a 19th century barn, these holiday homes, all with wonderful views, are situated on the owners’ working sheep farm (owners offer lamb feeding March until May) and set in 170 acres of environmentally managed farmland in the heart of the Forest of Bowland (AONB). The Barn (ref 27977) and Bramble Cottage (ref 27978) are semi-detached and The Stable (ref 30562) stands detached and are in a perfect location for wedding ceremonies, providing ideal accommodation. Just 2 miles from Whalley, with its historic buildings, charming shops, cafes and restaurants, it is the perfect base for exploring the Ribble Valley, Pendle and the Trough of Bowland. With walks from the doorstep, the area is also popular for cyclists and mountain bikers. There are several fisheries nearby including trout and fly fishing, and Whalley Golf Club is less than a mile away. Situated on a bridle path, there is stabling available on site (to be arranged directly with owner). Children will love Brockholes Nature Reserve, Bowland Wild Boar Park and the Roman museum at Ribchester. There is also a dry ski slope nearby at Pendle. Other places of interest include Gawthorpe Hall, Samlesbury Hall, Townley Hall and Clitheroe with its castle and museum. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are both within an hour’s drive. There is a golf course approximately 1 mile away which is open to non-members. Shop, pub and restaurant 2 miles.

    Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with beams and stone floor. First floor: 1 double bedroom with beams and en-suite shower room with toilet.

    Electric heaters (underfloor on ground floor) included (£20per week, £10 per short break November-March). Parking (2 cars).

    All properties: Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared sitting-out area and furniture. Shared 170-acre of environmentally managed farmland. Shared barbecue. Cycle store. Natural water supply from borehole. No smoking. Couples and family bookings only.

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  • The Retreat at Monk’s Lodge

    Sawley, nr. Clitheroe

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    Ref: 26448

    Set in the historic village of Sawley where the ruins of a Cistercian abbey remain, in the spot where the monks’ fishpond once lay, this ground floor annexe forms part of the owners’ detached house. As such it enjoys shared use of half an acre of gardens with a pond and summerhouse – ideal for lazy sunny holidays. The bustling market town of Clitheroe with its shops, pubs and restaurants is just 3 miles. On the border of Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales, with a wealth of wonderful countryside to explore on foot direct from the door or by car. Sawley is blessed with a lovely pub serving good food. Fishing available nearby. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 100 yards.

    3 steps to entrance. All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/ kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

    Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. DVD. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Washing machine. Fridge/freezer. Shared ½-acre garden with summerhouse. On road parking. No smoking. NB: Pond in garden.

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  • Harrop Fold Cottages - The Granary

    Harrop Fold, nr. Clitheroe

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    Ref: W43319

    Rural Ribble Valley location.

    Located at the end of a well maintained country road lies the small hamlet of Harrop Fold which has a history dating back to the 12th century and has been judged ’Best Kept Hamlet’ in Lancashire for 3 consecutive years. There are good garden centres and an equestrian centre nearby.
    The beautiful unspoilt villages of Bolton by Bowland and Slaidburn are only 3 miles away and the impressive Trough of Bowland, the market towns of Clitheroe and Skipton, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District are all within easy driving distance.
    A great holiday base for walkers, cyclists and families. Shop 4 miles, pub, 2.5 miles and restaurant, 4 miles.

    7 steps to entrance. All on first floor: Living room. Kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

    Electricity fire in living room.

    All properties: First £20 electricity and electric heaters included (first £10 for short breaks), remainder by meter reading. Bed linen and towels included. Cot and high chair on request. Freeview TV. DVD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Shared 50-acre natural grounds. Parking (1 car). Cycle store. No smoking.

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  • Tewitfield Marina - Lapwing

    Tewitfield, nr. Kirkby Lonsdale

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    Ref: 24550

    Excellent base to explore both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District

    Forming part of a hamlet next to the Tewitfield Locks on the Lancaster canal these holiday homes have been carefully furnished throughout to provide guests with every comfort. With private rear courtyard they provide a relaxing holiday atmosphere.
    With easy access to the motorway they make an excellent base from which to explore both the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District, together with the seaside town of Morecambe and the historic city of Lancaster close by. The market town of Kirkby Lonsdale is just 7 miles and offers a wealth of individual shops, pubs and restaurants. Nearby are golf, fishing, clay pigeon shooting, with walking available direct from the door. Shop 500 yards. Pub and restaurant on site.
    Lapwing and Teal properties enjoy views over the marina. Accommodation will be allocated on arrival (layouts may vary).

    All on ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet. Decked area and furniture.

    Freeview TV. DVDs. Parking (1 car). No smoking.

    All properties: Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. NB: Unfenced marina and canal.

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  • Burrow Meadows

    Kirkby Lonsdale

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    Ref: CC131134
    The Meadows development in the grounds of the Whoop Hall Inn is set in stunning surroundings within the beautiful Lune Valley and on the fringes of the popular market town of Kirkby Lonsdale which has an excellent choice of shops, restaurants and traditional inns. An ideal base to explore some of England’s most beautiful countryside, the site is within easy reach of both the Lakes and the Dales. All guests enjoy full, complimentary use of the state of the art leisure facilities including 18 metre swimming pool, sauna, steam room, spa and fully equipped fitness studio.
    Burrow Meadows is on the ground floor and enjoys its own private patio area with delightful views over adjacent meadows, to one side and overlooking the ornamental pond of the communal grounds to the other. Of excellent quality throughout, the property has been beautifully dressed by local interior designers and with up to the minute facilities and luxurious soft furnishings, the property is the perfect place to enjoy that special break away, just the two of you, at any time of the year.

    Ground Floor: Property is centrally heated and comprises:
    Kitchen/diner: With gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave and washer/dryer.
    Lounge: With corner set electric fire, wall mounted TV, DVD and CD hi-fi.
    Bedroom: With double bed and solid oak furnishings
    Bathroom: With shower over bath, hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
     

    All fuel, bed linen and towels included. Sorry no cot or high chairOutside is a small private patio area with furniture provided. Private parking for 2 cars. Free use of leisure club at Whoop Hall Hotel. NB: Pond in grounds. Visit Britain Gold awarded property.

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