An award winning development of luxuriously appointed apartments which can be rented together to sleep up to 16 people. This is a perfect and unforgettable location for celebrating a special occasion.
The beautiful and tranquil Forest of Bowland is located in an unspoilt area of outstanding natural beauty, a hidden part of rural Lancashire in the Ribble Valley. There is an abundance of country lanes to provide walking and cycling opportunities together with a scattering of pretty villages and traditional village Inns, local shops and cafes to cater for your every need. Within a short drive are more shopping opportunities in Preston, Manchester and Liverpool together with the coastal resorts of Blackpool and Southport and easy access from the nearby M6 (10 miles) to the Yorkshire Dales and Southern Lakes.
For the more energetic the slopes of Pendle Hill provide an impressive base for dry skiing and horse riding is available at several equestrian centres throughout the area. Superb golf courses at nearby Clitheroe, Longridge and Whalley and for the water sport enthusiast there are local swimming and canoe clubs. There are well stocked trout lakes and rivers for the fisherman, both coarse and game anglers.
The walking and cycling enthusiast is well catered for with the 70 mile long Ribble Way following the course of the River Ribble from its source at Ribble Head to the estuary at Preston. There are Heritage trails including dramatic heather and forest walks on the edge of the Forest of Bowland and a cycle trail of 10 miles.
Wolfen Mill is an award winning development of luxuriously appointed, 5 star apartments that have been created to provide a romantic and memorable stay at any time of the year. The family run complex is guaranteed to offer you a warm welcome from the moment your holiday commences to enable you to enjoy not only the superb standard of accommodation but also this idyllic woodland setting. The private lake boasts wonderful views of the fells of the Forest of Bowland and free fishing is available on production of a license. It has a stock of both carp and brown trout making it an excellent choice for coarse and fly fishing.
The apartments offer self contained accommodation of the highest standard and have the advantage of being able to be used for family groups, including private weddings of which the owners have a wedding license and can provide a marquee and catering facilities. There is a communal dining room and kitchen available and in addition a superb lounge with French windows leading to the decking on the banks of its own private & lake. A more relaxing setting would be hard to find.
The 300 year old mill has been converted to provide a charismatic property that oozes charm and character and is located in a tree lined fold on the banks of the bubbling Chipping brook and has its own well stocked Lake with ample seating to enable you to enjoy the birdlife and the views to &Palick Pike& and Wolf Fell.
Wolfen Mill is located just 1 mile north of the picturesque village of Chipping which has won a number of best kept village competitions over the years. The village is known to be at least 1000 years old and is named in the Doomsday book as Chipping Den. The village now has a 17th century school and Alms houses, 15th century church, several traditional Inns and some lovely stone built cottages that date from its industrial past.
Courtyand Cottage is a one bedroom apartment and is individually furnished
Apartment, one bedroom: 1 x king-size double, 1 x shower room with hand basin and WC. Living/dining room. Kitchen.
CHIPPING Clitheroe 10 miles. Situated in the heart of the Ribble Valley, the pretty village of Chipping provides home to a lovely church, a haunted Inn and reportedly one of the longest continually used shops in England, currently taking the form of a village shop and post office. An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Ribble Valley is a rural haven of spectacular scenery, diverse natural habitats and historical legend, a place of almost incomparable peace, where adults and children alike can enjoy the simple pleasures of the outdoors without the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Nearby Clitheroe is famed for its specialist shops of all types, including amongst others a sausage shop that sells over seventy-five different varieties! A gourmet's paradise with award-winning restaurants and country hotels situated throughout the valley and annual events including a number of agricultural shows and day festivals of all types, this fantastic location has plenty to offer at any time of year!
This property offers the following short breaks: