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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.

Lancashire is waiting to welcome you - take a look at our selection of holiday cottages in Lancashire today.

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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
0

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.

All on first floor: Living/dining room/kitchen. 1 double (6ft zip and link, can be twin) bedroom. Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet.

Electric fire in living room included. Fridge/freezer.

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. Friday to Friday. NB: Stream and lake in grounds.

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£635-£635
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Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
4
Pets
1
Mulberry House Ref: 30325


Mulberry House is a substantial, semi-detached ’Lytham Cottage’, situated in the heart of this bustling town on one of Lytham St Annes’ most popular streets. Benefiting from off road parking and being right on the doorstep of all the town’s shops, bars and restaurants, this is the ideal holiday base from which to explore all that the popular coastal town of Lytham and the surrounding area has to offer. The property has been extensively renovated and extended to provide spacious and comfortable accommodation, and which manages to retain its original charm and character as well as providing all the modern comforts that one expects from a holiday home. One of the most popular and cosmopolitan towns along the Fylde Coast, and voted one of the best places to live in the UK, Lytham is perfect for families who like to be active. It is a great area for walking and cycling, and there is a wide choice of entertainment and leisure facilities, which includes 5 championship golf courses, as well as facilities for sailing, bowling and swimming. Due to its proximity to the reeds and marshes of the Ribble Estuary, the area is also popular with birdwatchers and wildlife lovers. As a complete contrast, the bright lights of Blackpool, with its famous tower, Pleasure Beach, zoo, Sea Life Centre and Sandcastle Waterpark, is just 9 miles away. Other towns worth visiting on the north west coast include Thornton Cleveleys and Fleetwood, whose designer shopping outlet is very popular. Should you fancy a change from the stunning coastal landscapes, there are so many other places to visit that are within easy reach of Mulberry House, thanks to its proximity to the motorway network via the M55 and M6. Ribble Valley, Forest of Bowland AONB, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District are all very accessible and can be reached in just under an hour. Lytham hosts many popular events throughout the year, including the famous Lytham Proms, which takes place at the beginning of August, making it the ideal year round coastal destination. Beach 150 yards. Shop and restaurant 50 yards, pub 200 yards.

Ground floor: Living room. Second living room with double sofa bed. Kitchen with dining area, bi-fold doors and tiled floor. Utility room. Wet room with toilet. First floor: 4 bedrooms: 2 double (5ft), one with en-suite bathroom with bath, shower cubicle and toilet, one with en-suite shower room and toilet, 2 twin. Shower room with toilet.

Gas central heating, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Two Freeview TVs (one 40"). DVD. Induction hob. Electric oven. Combi microwave/oven/grill. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed courtyard with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (3 cars). Cycle store. Pet free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£557-£1554
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Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
0
Wakearley Ref: 27812

Well located for exploring the North West Coast and beyond

Formerly two separate dwellings, Wakearley has been lovingly transformed into a spacious and contemporary holiday home located in the popular seaside town of Thornton Cleveleys, which is well located for exploring the north west coast and beyond. Offering a good selection of shops, markets and eateries, Cleveleys also has a traditional promenade which offers all the fun you would expect from the seaside including arcades, rides and entertainment. Nature lovers can enjoy riverside walks, picnics or bird watching at the award winning Wyre Estuary Country Park which is within a 5-minute walk. Good for families, the park also has a playground and visitor centre with café and there are recreational opportunities for cycling, horse riding and boat launching. Fleetwood with its famous market and Freeport shopping mall is just over 3 miles away, as is the cosmopolitan market town of Poulton-le-Fylde. Blackpool, with its many attractions and famous tower, is just over 5 miles away. The more classic seaside resort of Lytham St Annes which has four championship golf courses as well as lots of exclusive shops, bars and cafés is just 10 miles away. Should you fancy a change from coastal landscapes, the Lake District, Forest of Bowland and Ribble Valley are all within an hour’s drive. Manchester is also within an hours’ drive. The outdoor hot tub provides the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day’s sightseeing. Shop, pub and restaurant 1/2 mile.

All on ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. Utility room. 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one (5ft) with en-suite wet room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Multi-fuel burner in living room (initial fuel included). Gas central heating (underfloor in bathroom), gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot and high chair on request. Two Freeview TVs. DVD. Blu-ray. CD. iPod dock. Gas hob. Electric oven. combi microwave/oven/grill. Washing machine and tumble dryer (in utility room). Dishwasher. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi. Large enclosed lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Hot tub. Welcome pack. No smoking. Friday to Friday.

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£379-£1075
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1
Bluebell Cottage Ref: 30621


Located in Calder Vale which was built as a model village for its mill workers in the 1800s, this pretty end of terrace holiday cottage provides cosy and welcoming holiday accommodation in a superb location, right on the edge of the surrounding woodland on the banks of the River Calder. This conservation village still has a strong sense of community and many of its inhabitants still work at the mill today. The local village hall organises various events throughout the year (bookable directly and in advance) including the annual bluebell walk from which the cottage takes its name. For a wider range of amenities, head into the bustling market town of Garstang, 4½ miles, which has a good selection of shops and supermarkets, as well as lots of cafes and restaurants. There is also a weekly Thursday market. The city of Lancaster is just 13 miles away and Williamson Park with its Edwardian Butterfly House and 54 acres of open space makes it worth a visit. Perfect for couples who love the outdoors, the cottage is in a great area for walking as you can walk directly from the doorstep into the neighbouring woods which has the river on one side and a small lake on the other. If you fancy just a short walk, 2 miles, you can walk from the village into Cobble Hey where there is a great little café. Alternatively you can head into Garstang and take a stroll along the canal or along the sands in Pilling, 11 miles, which is particularly good for dog walking. Bluebell Cottage is very accessible for Lancashire’s beautiful Ribble Valley and Forest of Bowland (AONB), 20 miles. Blackpool and the Fylde Coast are also within easy driving distance. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park are within an hour’s drive. Shop, pub and restaurant 4½ miles.

Ground floor: Living room with dining area and beams. Kitchen. First floor: 1 double bedroom. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Multi-fuel burner in living room included. Electric heaters, electricity, bed linen and towels included. 20’’ Freeview TV/DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Enclosed front paved garden and furniture. Rear lawned garden with siting-out area. Parking (2 cars). Cycle store. Pet free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: 4 steps in rear garden.

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£212-£499
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Shore Cottage (10) Ref: CC129244
Beach side cottages always prove a popular choice with our guests in the south Lakes so when we had the opportunity to market a seaside retreat in Silverdale, we thought well, why not? Although not strictly Cumbria, this delightful seaside village is only a few miles from Kendal and a mere 20 miles from Kirkby Lonsdale making it an ideal base for exploring no less than three counties in one trip. An area of outstanding natural beauty, nature lovers will revel in the flora and fauna of the area as well as some excellent walking, a fabulous beach and wonderful views of the Lakeland Fells and Morecambe Bay.
The cottage is very traditional, the open fire ideal for gathering around on cooler evenings. The rooms to the front of the house have panoramic sea views and being so very close to the beach, you can watch the younger ones from the front porch. So, bring the kids, bring your walking boots and bring the dog!

Ground Floor: Property has gas central heating and comprises:
Entrance porch leading to...
Lounge: With TV, DVD and open fire (no fuel provided sorry).
Dining room.
Kitchen: With electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer, washing machine and microwave.

First Floor: Bedroom 1: With full size bunk beds.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With twin 2ft 6" beds.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, wash basin and WC. 

All gas, electric and bed linen included. Cot and highchair available.Parking for 1 car. Bench seating to front of cottage - large bench available at no extra cost.

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£345-£595
Shortlist
Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
7
Bedrooms
3
Pets
2
Bowford Cottage Ref: E4381

Set amidst truly peaceful countryside in the Ribble Valley and enjoying beautiful rural views to Beacon Fells, this very comfortable cottage is just 5 miles from roads offering swift access to a host of attractions. The Dales, the Lake District, Blackpool, Liverpool’s Albert Dock, the beaches of Lytham St Anne’s and Southport, and Manchester’s city delights are all easily within an hour’s drive. The Forest of Bowland is one of England’s loveliest undeveloped areas of natural beauty, and good walking starts at the doorstep. Riding and golf are available locally, whilst fishing and a swimming pool are 4 miles. Good restaurants, shop and pub 1 mile.

Ground floor: Living room. Dining room/kitchen. Separate toilet. First floor: 3 bedrooms: 2 double, one (5ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Z bed available (for child).

Open fire in living room inc. Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. 2 Freeview TVs. DVD. CD. Rayburn. M/wave. W/machine. F/freezer. Garden with patio. Parking. No smoking.

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£270-£704
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1
Dunromin Cottage Ref: 30586

This former weavers cottage dates back more than 200 years, and it now offers comfortable and welcoming holiday accommodation in the heart of Lancashire. Located in the village of Belthorn, the cottage is well placed for exploring all that the north west has to offer, including the Ribble Valley, Trough of Bowland, Lake District, Yorkshire Dales, Manchester, Blackpool and the Fylde Coast. The village of Belthorn is one of the highest villages in Lancashire and, thanks to its elevated position, the cottage enjoys lovely views from its enclosed rear garden, which extends over the moors towards the Ribble Estuary with the Fylde Coast to the west, and Pendle Hill to the east. Thanks to its proximity to the motorway network, Manchester, Blackpool and the Ribble Valley can all be reached in 40 minutes and the Forest of Bowland, Yorkshire Dales and Lake District can be reached in an hour. Other places of interest nearby include the Helmshore Textile Museum, 5 miles, Townley Hall, 14 miles and Pendle Hill, 17 miles. For those who want to leave their car behind, the village offers bus services into Blackburn, Haslingden and Rawtenstall. The nearest train station is in Blackburn, 3 miles away. Shop 1 mile, pub and restaurant ½ mile.

Ground floor: Living room with beams. 6 steps down to kitchen. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Gas central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD and small library. Gas hob. Electric oven. Microwave. Dishwasher. Wi-fi (from February 2015). Small, enclosed garden with decked patio, sitting-out area and furniture. On road parking. Welcome pack. Pet free of charge. No smoking. Friday to Friday. NB: 5 steps in garden.

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£258-£660
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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1


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 CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. Freeview TV. DVD. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. F/freezer. Drying facilities (at cost). Canal side terrace. Shared grounds. Child’s adventure swings. No smoking. Accommodation will be allocated on arrival (layouts may vary). NB: Drops to canal.

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£278-£585
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Grade 0 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
3
The Boskins Ref: 29235


Nestling in an elevated setting on a hillside farm and surrounded by stunning scenery across Sabden Valley towards Pendle Hill in the beautiful Forest of Bowland, an AONB. Approached along a well maintained farm track, The Boskins dates back to the 1700s and has been converted to offer a charming holiday cottage, nestled in an elevated setting on a hillside farm. The sheep and lambs in the spring graze the fields with walks directly from the cottage across countryside and woodland. The area offers plenty of opportunity for enjoyment such as walking and cycling, Pendle Ski Club dry slopes and the challenge of Pendle Hill is just a few minutes away. The village of Sabden is less than a mile away where there is a general store, pubs and a tea room. Clitheroe has an impressive ancient castle and the village of Whalley a historic abbey. Both offer individual shops and quality restaurants within a 10-minute drive. The market towns of Settle and Skipton, the Yorkshire Dales, Lakes and West Coast are within easy driving distance. Shop and pub 1 mile, restaurant 3 miles.

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen with tiled floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Woodburner in living room included. Electric heaters (underfloor central heating on ground floor) included (£30per week, £20 per short break October-March). Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Travel cot. High chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Wii. Electric cooker. Microwave. Laundry service on request. Dishwasher. Freezer. Wi-fi. Enclosed paved garden, patio, sitting-out area and furniture. Barbecue. Parking (2 cars). Hot tub. Natural water supply from spring. Pets free of charge. No smoking.

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£524-£524
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Grade 5 Star rating
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Pets
1

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).

Ground floor: Living/dining room/kitchen area with wooden floor. First floor: 2 bedrooms: 1 double (5ft) with en-suite shower room and toilet, 1 twin. Bathroom with shower over bath and toilet.

Freeview TV. DVDs. Lawned garden. Balcony. Parking (2 cars). 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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£281-£643
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Pets
1

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. Friday to Friday.

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£234-£522
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Grade 3 Star rating
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
2
Pets
2

Set amidst beautiful scenery, and enjoying glorious views of the Forest of Bowland, renowned for its unspoilt landscape and bird and wildlife, this 17th century longhouse has been converted to provide these two comfortable properties. A peaceful location it is just 1.5 miles from the historic and picturesque village of Slaidburn with famous ‘Hark to Bounty’ Inn, cafe, shop and post office and on/off road cycle hire. Clitheroe’s fine amenities and golf course are 9 miles away and close to Lancashire bridleway. The Yorkshire Dales is only 12 miles, the coast at Morecambe Bay is 20 miles and Blackpool and the Lake District is within easy reach. Excellent fishing 2.5 miles.

Ground floor: Dining room. Kitchen. First floor: Living room with single sofa bed. 2 bedrooms: 1 double, 1 single. Bathroom with shower attachment and toilet. Z bed available (for alternative sleeping only).

Note: Though completely self contained Laytham’s Farmhouse and Laytham’s Farm Cottage interconnect at both levels and can be booked together to offer accommodation for 8 + 5 + 2 t/cots.

Both properties: Oil CH, elec, bed linen and towels inc. T/cot. H/chair. Freeview TV. DVD. Stereo/CD. M/wave. W/machine. D/washer. F/freezer. Internet connection. Shared garden. Garden furniture. Parking. Natural water supply from spring. Couples and family bookings only.

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£245-£523
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