With wonderful scenery and awe-inspiring landscapes, Lancashire is absolutely bursting with natural beauty. From countryside and moorlands to coastline and the infamous seaside town of Blackpool, there's plenty of amazing sights for you and your canine companion to discover on your dog-friendly short break.
- Stalmine, EnglandLocated in the village of Stalmine, this stunning barn conversion, one of a pair, provides spacious and luxurious accommodation in a quiet rural setting that is ideally placed for exploring Lancashire, the Fylde coast and beyond.
Thoughtfully designed on the inside and out, Carr End Barn B offers all the comforts one expects from a holiday home including a well-equipped kitchen, contemporary bathrooms, comfortable bedrooms, Freeview TV, X-box One and a wood burner to warm those long winter evenings. The exterior is equally impressive. The decked patio enjoys lovely views over open countryside and is perfect for hosting a barbecue (provided), whilst the children play games on the large lawned garden. There is a fantastic outdoor hot tub which can be enjoyed all year round and should the weather take a turn for the worst, you can retreat to ‘The Cave’. Built by the owner as an indulgent folly, this stone built cave is heated, weatherproof and has comfy seating, TV and an open fire.
Stalmine is located approximately 5 miles from the small market town of Poulton-le-Fylde, which has a good selection of shops, bars and cafes. Other places worth visiting along the Fylde coast include Thornton Cleveleys with its old fashioned charm and promenade (7 miles), Fleetwood with its Freeport Outlet Shopping Village (10 miles) and of course Blackpool (9 miles), whose many attractions include the Tower, Blackpool Zoo, Pleasure Beach, Sea Life centre and Madame Tussauds. Apart from being accessible for the coast, Carr End Barn is also well-placed for exploring rural Lancashire. Ribble Valley with its pretty villages, excellent walks and abundance of country pubs is within an hour’s drive, as is the Forest of Bowland, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are also very accessible by road and can be reached in an hour. The city of Lancaster is just 13 miles away and Preston is 19 miles.
Offering a superior level of comfort, excellent facilities and with so much to see and do in the area Carr End Barn really is the perfect destination for a family holiday that can be enjoyed all year round. Beach 3 miles. Shop and pub ½ mile, restaurant 3 miles.£114From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Lancaster, EnglandEnjoy a break at Deep Clough Cottages, the perfect escape for families or groups of friends wanting to experience a timeless country getaway surrounded by incredible views, cycling and walking routes. Accessed via a rough track, these three modern converted barns are located on the same site as the owner deep in the Lune Valley. It is the perfect, central spot for exploring Lancashire, south Cumbria and the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Hen Harrier Cottage (ref UK12310) offers an open plan ground floor with a fully equipped kitchen, living and dining area. The floor to ceiling windows boast stunning views over Littledale Fell. It has a disabled access room with a ramp straight from the outside into the bedroom and is fully equipped with a wet room and disabled toilet. Upstairs there are three comfortable bedrooms, one of which has the benefit of an en-suite shower room, and a family bathroom. Tewitt Cottage (ref UK12311) is a great choice for a family holiday with a well-equipped kitchen to conjure up those fabulous meals, and three comfortable bedrooms to retire to after a day exploring the area. Curlew Cottage (ref UK12312) has a warm and homely open plan kitchen, living and dining area and three cosy bedrooms making this a good choice for both families or friends to take a relaxing break in the countryside.
Walking is in abundance here so why not try the ‘Lune Valley Ramble’ starting from the historic city of Lancaster walking to Kirkby Lonsdale. Passing the Lune Millennium Bridge, Lune Aqueduct, Hornby Castle and Devil’s Bridge you will visit many of the areas highlights in one day! Families will love the riverside areas such as Bull Beck and Crook O’Lune for great fun days out with a picnic. Nestled in the beautiful Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is perfect for cyclists with fantastic routes straight from the cottages, you will experience outstanding scenery, charming tea rooms and picturesque villages as you cycle through the network of quiet lanes. If you are wanting to explore the area by car, take advantage of this perfect location with only a 30-minute drive to Ingleton Waterfalls on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, 45 minutes’ drive to Lake Windermere and the South Lake District National Park and a 20-minute drive to the beautiful city of Lancaster, you are spoilt for places to explore! Beach 11 miles. Shop 3 miles, pub 2 miles and restaurant 3¼ miles.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 20 guests.£100From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Blackpool, EnglandThis stunning semi-detached barn conversion provides spacious and luxurious accommodation. Located in the quiet rural village of Stalmine, the property is ideally placed for exploring Lancashire, the Fylde Coast and beyond. Thoughtfully designed both inside and out, the barn offers luxury comforts including a beautiful and well-equipped kitchen, contemporary bathrooms, attractive comfortable bedrooms, Wi-Fi, and a wood burner which is perfect for those winter evenings.
Outside is equally impressive with a decked patio area that enjoys far reaching countryside views. The patio provides a wonderful space for hosting a barbecue, whilst the children can play games on the large lawned garden. The property boasts a private hot tub which can be enjoyed all year round, and should the great British weather take a turn for the worse, you can retreat to your ‘Cave’. This has been built by the owner as an indulgent folly and is weatherproof and with a means of heating.
Stalmine is located approximately 5 miles from the small market town of Poulton-le-Fylde which has a good selection of shops, bars, and cafés. Other places that are worth a visit along the Fylde coast include Thornton Cleveleys with its old-fashioned charm and promenade, 7 miles, Fleetwood with its Freeport Outlet Shopping Village, 10 miles, and of course Blackpool, 9 miles, whose many attractions include The Tower, Blackpool Zoo, Pleasure Beach, Sea Life Centre, and Madame Tussauds.
Apart from being accessible for the coast, Carr End Barn A is also well-placed for exploring rural Lancashire. Ribble Valley with its pretty villages is within an hour’s drive, and it’s an excellent choice for walks and country pubs. The Forest of Bowland, which is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, can also be reached within an hour’s drive. The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales are also very accessible by road and can be reached in an hour. The city of Lancaster is just 13 miles away and Preston is 19 miles. Beach 9¾ miles. Shop and pub ½ mile, and restaurant 3 miles. This property can be booked together with ref. LR8 to accommodate up to 18 guests.£201From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Blackpool, EnglandLocated on the outskirts of the Lancashire village of Hambleton, these two superb holiday chalets offer modern and purpose-built luxury accommodation overlooking the peaceful and tidal River Wyre. Perfect for couples, families and friends alike, they were built in 2021 and are impressive from the moment you arrive. Great thought and consideration have gone into the design of the accommodation to ensure guest satisfaction throughout, and includes modern day conveniences such as underfloor heating, motorised electric blinds, smart TVs, wireless charging and electric vehicle charging points. The living space is open plan and sociable by design, boasting floor to ceiling windows and opens out onto a large, decked area with simply spectacular views. Offering a rare and relaxing holiday experience the chalets are located on a quiet country lane and surrounded by a ten-acre field. Dependent on the tide there’s the potential to watch sail and speed boats, and local wildlife is plentiful with deer, hares, swans and geese frequenting the site. Ample walking and cycling are available direct from the door, and finally the unobscured views of the sunsets are simply stunning.
The local village of Hambleton is less than a 20-minute walk and offers a food serving pub, farm shop, take-away and local convenience store. Poulton-Le-Fylde is around a 15-minute drive and is a compact, but busy town with ample places to eat and drink together with a vibrant night life. The Fylde Coast and popular seaside resort of Blackpool which needs little introduction is around a 25-minute drive, and the Ribble Valley, Forest of Bowland (an Area of Natural Beauty), Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks can all be reached in around an hour.
Each chalet offers ground floor accessible accommodation with ramp access, wide external and internal doors, a twin bedroom with profiling bed bed with an en-suite wet room. A reduced height basin with integrated grab handles, increased WC height and a folding shower door allow greater access. If required, furniture raisers, a shower chair, toilet chair, tilt in space shower chair and a mobile hoist can be provided upon request at time of booking.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 12 guests.£141From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Blackpool, EnglandThis wonderful complex of four attractive holiday cottages can be found in the pretty Lancashire village of Hardhorn, neighbouring Poulton-le-Fylde on the beautiful Fylde Coast. Set on a former working farm the family run complex is also home to a caravan and makes the most perfect base from which to explore the many exciting attractions of the area. Each cottage has been comfortably furnished and offer their own unique layout and design.
The Granary for instance is a spacious cottage with the living accommodation on the first floor, to take advantage of the long-distance views. The Hay Loft is a first-floor apartment which boasts exposed brickwork and beams, as does The Shippon which has a sociable open plan living and dining area. The Barn is a ground floor apartment which has the convenience of facilities to aid those who are less mobile.
Poulton le Fylde is just a mile down the road and is a compact but busy town with plenty of places to eat and drink, together with a vibrant nightlife. Lancashire’s beautiful coastline is also just a short drive away, with the beautiful golden sands of St Annes Beach and wonderfully cosmopolitan Lytham both around a 20-minute drive.
The glitz and glamour of Blackpool including its famous Tower, Pleasure Beach, Sea Life Centre, Madame Tussauds, and tropical Sandcastle Water Park can be reached in around 10 minutes and other activities available locally include golf (5 championship golf courses are available nearby) and fishing, as well as plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling.
For those wanting to swap the coast for countryside Lancashire’s beautiful Ribble Valley, the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and the Forest of Bowland AONB are all within an hour’s drive and make for a lovely day out. Finally, for anyone wanting to give their cars a rest, Poulton le Fylde train station is 2 miles from the complex and runs direct services to Blackpool, Manchester, and Preston.
These properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 16 guests.£62From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Carnforth, EnglandThe moment you step into this detached lodge you are welcomed by a sumptuous, modern environment. The open plan space is light and airy, with plenty of room to relax and entertain in. The living area has deep, comfy sofas in which to settle in front of the large Smart TV, or maybe challenge someone to a game on the Xbox. The dining area boasts a large table and comfy chairs and is ideally placed to watch the chef do his work. The kitchen has every appliance you could ask for with a 5-burner hob and even a wine chiller to ensure that your evening tipple is served at the perfect temperature. The first bedroom is spacious with quality fixtures and fittings around the double bed; across the way is the family bathroom with a deep roll-top bath, so you can soak away the aches of a good day’s walking. The master bedroom has a kingsize bed at its centre, and again the quality of the fixtures shine out, including the realistic effect fire in the corner. It has a large en-suite with shower cubicle and even a walk-in wardrobe behind the bed. The final detail is a small room for your canine friend with external access.
The park location is rural, peaceful and idyllic with 360-degree views. There is plenty to do in the local area with the lovely market town of Carnforth being about a 10-minute drive from the park. Carnforth offers a selection of supermarkets and independent shops and of course there is a choice of pubs and restaurants. If you’re looking for things to do on a day out, then within a 30-minute drive you can choose from farms and zoos through to stately homes and halls or beautiful natural attractions like Ingleton Falls or White Scar Caves. There are, of course, beautiful locations for walking and cycling for the outdoor minded. The lodge is in the heart of the Lune Valley and within a few miles of the Lake District, 18 miles from Windermere and 5 miles from Kirby Lonsdale. Beach 8 miles.£178From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Blackpool, EnglandSet in a quiet and desirable area of the popular seaside town of Thornton-Cleveleys is Newcastle Lodge. Refurbished in late 2021 this semi-detached bungalow is perfectly placed for a peaceful seaside break on the wonderful Fylde Coast.
Just 1.2 miles from Cleveleys seafront the property offers bright and spacious accommodation, benefitting from off road parking and the bathroom boasting a bath and separate walk-in shower. Split between the two neighbouring towns of Thornton and Cleveleys a wealth of shops, restaurants and coastal attractions are easily accessible. In Thornton there’s shops and pubs together with an 18th century windmill and the Wyre Estuary Country Park. If you head towards Cleveleys you’ll find a traditional bustling seaside resort with shops, cafés, restaurants, and an award-winning promenade.
From Cleveleys you can take the tram in one direction to the coastal fishing town of Fleetwood, which is home to the outlet village, or in the other towards the glitz, glamour, and razzamatazz of Blackpool. Blackpool is home to an endless list of attractions including the Pleasure Beach, Blackpool Tower, Sandcastle Water Park, Madam Tussauds and the Sealife Centre. Alternatively, a short car journey round the beautiful Fylde Coast will take you to leafy and cosmopolitan Lytham through to St Annes, and finally if you want to swap the coast for the countryside, the Forest of Bowland Area of Natural Beauty is around a 30-minute drive, and the Lake District National Park around an hour.£79From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Blackpool, EnglandJust 1.5 miles from Cleveleys main promenade, Coleridge Lodge is a delightful semi-detached bungalow that can be found in a quiet and desirable location in the seaside town of Thornton-Cleveleys. Tastefully decorated, and with all modern amenities it provides a real home from home experience. The south facing garden is perfect for relaxing in after a day of exploring what this part of the Lancashire Fylde Coast has to offer. There are plenty of shops, pubs, bars and restaurants and all within easy reach. On the seafront you will find plenty of benches and pavement cafés to sit and watch the world go by as well as fish and chip shops, ice-cream parlours and street entertainers, there’s a real holiday atmosphere!
Simply jump on the tram to visit the neighbouring fishing town of Fleetwood or the glitz and glamour of Blackpool, home to miles of sandy beach, amusements galore, and of course the Pleasure Beach! For a change of scenery the Forest of Bowland an Aera of Outstanding Natural Beauty is around a 30-minute drive away and the Lake District National Park around an hour. Coast or countryside, relaxing or exploring, the choice really is yours. Beach 1½ miles. Pub 1 mile.£68From price per night based on 7 night stay
- Blackpool, EnglandWharfdale Lodge is a superb semi-detached bungalow that can be found in a quiet residential area of the Fylde coastal resort of Thornton-Cleveleys. Set between the two neighbouring towns you’ll find a wealth of shops, restaurants and coastal attractions are easily accessible.
In Thornton there are shops and pubs together with an 18th-century windmill and the Wyre Estuary Country Park. In the bustling seaside town of Cleveleys, you’ll find pavement cafés and restaurants, together with miles of beach to explore. Cleveleys seafront is home to the Mythic Coast Artwork trail, where striking giant sculptures bring to life ’The Sea Swallow’ story. The vast beach is made up of sand and shingle, and you’ll find traditional past times of sandcastle building, and kite flying are as popular as ever.
The bright lights of Blackpool, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool Tower are just 4 miles round the coast and can be reached by the famous Blackpool Tram which passes through Cleveleys. If you drive a few miles further you’ll reach the beautiful sandy beaches of St Annes and, wonderfully cosmopolitan, Lytham which is home to annual events such as the incredibly popular Lytham Festival. If you venture inland, you’ll find the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, known for its picturesque country villages, wonderful walking and friendly local pubs. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is also within easy reach as is the Lake District National Park.£86From price per night based on 7 night stay