Holiday rentals in Lancashire

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Cottage in Lancaster
Retreat on the Lune - Riverside Accomodation
Self contained modern 2 bedroom 2 bathroom annexe sat on the beautiful Lune estuary, 3 miles south of Lancaster, UK. The perfect place to relax, unwind in the hot tub, take a walk / cycle along the estuary footpath or settle in for a cinema night on the sofa. PLEASE NOTE- We only accept guests with at least one positive review or special circumstances . The annex is made for serene relaxation/ enjoying company/ celebration but is strictly not a party venue with listed quiet times
28 Aug – 4 SeptIndividual Host,
£203 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 137 reviews
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Bungalow in Pendleton
The Chicken Shed at Knowle Top
The Chicken Shed at Knowle Top was newly built in 2019 on the ruins of an old barn and decorated to the highest standards of industrial chic. Situated in a most unique location, high on the Ribble Valley side of Lancashire’s iconic Pendle Hill, it sits surrounded by sheep pastures where hare and fox come to say good-night. Despite this rural idyll, we’re only a five minute car drive from Clitheroe, one of the North-West’s nicest market towns. The views will take your breath away!
5–12 SeptIndividual Host,
£149 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 226 reviews
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Place to stay in Lancashire
Luxury Loft at Claughton Hall
The Newly Refurbished (April 2022) Luxury Loft is situated within the West Wing of the Stunning and Imposing Claughton Hall. We hope to provide guests with a comfortable yet memorable home from home experience. The Loft offers spectacular views over the Lune Valley from an elevated hilltop position. Take it easy at this unique, tranquil and luxurious getaway. The Fenwick Arms gastro pub is situated a short 12minute walk away at the bottom of the homes private driveway.
19–26 FebIndividual Host,
£120 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 295 reviews

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Other great holiday rentals in Lancashire

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Cottage in Lancashire
Canal side cottage with Hot Tub, SkyTV & Log Fire
7–14 NovIndividual Host,
£194 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 159 reviews
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Cottage in Lancashire
Romantic Cottage Retreat near Lancaster Castle
19–26 OctIndividual Host,
£141 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 230 reviews
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Cottage in Sawley
Sawley in the Forest of Bowland - cosy cottage.
5–12 OctIndividual Host,
£111 per night
4.97 out of 5 average rating, 233 reviews
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Guest house in Lancashire
The Giraffe House. Peace and quiet in the valley.
12–19 JulIndividual Host,
£65 per night
4.99 out of 5 average rating, 167 reviews
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Flat in Lancashire
Beautiful first floor apartment
8–15 NovIndividual Host,
£53 per night
4.84 out of 5 average rating, 286 reviews
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Cottage in Lancashire
The Croft - Award Winning Country Cottage
12–19 FebProfessional Host,
£138 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 165 reviews
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Townhouse in Lancashire
Seaside Serenity 'The Pad' Beach Retreat
12–19 FebIndividual Host,
£225 per night
4.94 out of 5 average rating, 347 reviews
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Chalet in Caton
THE FERNY HOOLET chalet with hot tub & fishery.
8–15 JulIndividual Host,
£332 per night
4.98 out of 5 average rating, 180 reviews
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Farm stay in Lancashire
Luxury farm stay with hot tub and gym
6–13 JunIndividual Host,
£171 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 250 reviews
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Guest house in Lancashire
The Stables
22 Feb – 1 MarProfessional Host,
£124 per night
4.9 out of 5 average rating, 83 reviews
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Barn in West Yorkshire
Escape to Cedar Lodge No2
23–30 OctIndividual Host,
£150 per night
5.0 out of 5 average rating, 33 reviews
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Cabin in Lancashire
Luxury Glamping Pod - The Rabbit Hole
27 Dec – 3 JanProfessional Host,
£229 per night
4.95 out of 5 average rating, 63 reviews

Your guide to Lancashire

Welcome to Lancashire

Rolling countryside, rich regional cuisine, and Britain’s most famous pleasure beaches are just some of Lancashire’s delights. Its place at the heart of the Industrial Revolution can be seen in the brick-and-chimney legacy of its former factory towns, whose mills, workshops, and warehouses are now often museums or canalside flats. The county town of Lancaster, overlooked by a medieval castle and resplendent with Georgian architecture, combines centuries of history with vibrant city life, including a renowned coffee quarter.

But 80 percent of Lancashire is rural, where you’re likely to be stopped in your tracks by breathtaking scenery that spans moorland, rivers, and hills, none more beautiful than those in the Ribble Valley. The county’s pretty villages have become something of a food-lover’s paradise, full of award-winning gastro pubs and restaurants, while the 557-metre Pendle Hill remains a magnet for hikers and history buffs alike (it was here that England’s most famous witch trials were held). To the west is a coastline stretching from the stunning-yet-treacherous Morecambe Bay to the bright lights of Blackpool.


The best time to stay in a holiday rental in Lancashire

The summer offers more sunny days and less rain, making it a popular time to visit Lancashire, though the county can be fairly wet year round. Summer is certainly the time for exploring the beaches and braving the sea, and there are lots of events to choose from, including popular music and food festivals. But the countryside is equally beautiful in spring and autumn. In March and April you’ll find the Ribble Valley full of newborn lambs as well as spring blooms. The famous Blackpool Illuminations — when the seaside town of Blackpool is lit up for the winter — run from September to January. Preston hosts a wonderful arts festival, Lancashire Encounter, in September. Winter can be bone-cold chilly in this northern region, but there’s a special pleasure to be had in Lancashire’s cosy welcome if you’re escaping the cold.


Top things to do in Lancashire

Trough of Bowland

The entire Forest of Bowland is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and this is one of its very prettiest bits. The pass at the head of the valley reaches 300 metres above sea level and offers dramatic views across richly coloured moorland that leads to the picturesque village of Dunsop Bridge. To the south of the valley lies Longridge Fell, which offers its own spectacular vantage point looking out to the Lake District.

Blacko

One of Lancashire’s best-kept villages, this lovely community faces west toward Pendle Hill and is a great place from which to explore the area. It has its own pretty view overlooking the valley of Pendle Water, as well as the locally famous Stansfield Tower, a stone Victorian folly perched above the village.

Morecambe Bay

With windswept headlands and golden beaches, Morecambe Bay is a spellbinding sight offering a range of experiences. You can explore nature at its wildest in its nature reserves, enjoy traditional seaside fun in its Victorian towns, or get involved in all manner of outdoor sports from paragliding to kitesurfing.

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