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The Ultimate Staycation – Our Guide to the Best Northern Getaways!

by Northern Life

You don’t have to jet off around the world to experience that holiday feeling. The North has gorgeous golden beaches that stretch on for miles, countryside full of green space and cities bursting with culture and heritage. A northern break can be just what you need to relax and get away from it all.

Bracken Hall House • Baildon

Bracken Hall

Glen Road, Baildon, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD17 5EA

A luxury B&B overlooking Shipley Glen in Baildon with five individually styled en-suite rooms, each overlooking the moors or Glen. They also promise a hearty Yorkshire breakfast making Bracken Hall perfect for a break away. The World Heritage site of Saltaire, is just a short walk away and Haworth, Skipton, Harrogate and The Yorkshire Dales are just a short drive away. Luxurious inside and out, this is the perfect spot for taking advantage of the stunning Yorkshire countryside. With a wealth of walks on the doorstep and a pub just a two-minute stroll away, Bracken Hall is simply a must! If you prefer your own space (as well as being available as a B&B) Bracken Hall can also be booked on an exclusive self-catering basis – perfect for larger groups and family get togethers! Tel: +447932 750715 Facebook

Crammond Cottages • Goosnargh


Woodfold Farm, Crombleholme Fold, Goosnargh, Preston, PR2 2ES

A countryside retreat close to the Trough of Bowland boasting a cluster of three luxury lodges within a tranquil setting. An exclusive bolt hole set within ten acres of woodland and private fishing lakes plus the ample footpaths and bridleways close by makes this is a perfect location for walking and cycling too. The nearby historic towns of Garstang and Longridge have an array of artisan shops, cafes and cosy country pubs, perfect for leisurely stroll around.One of the lodges is now dog friendly and fishing can be arranged on the private fishing lake adjacent to the lodges.  The lodges have two en-suite bedrooms, can sleep up to four people and all come with free Wi-Fi, electric and ample parking. Tel: +441995 640347 Facebook

Laythams Holiday Lets Retreat • Clitheroe


Back Lane, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 3AJ

A select range of secluded self-catering havens rich in comfort and style amid the glorious scenery of Bowlandand neighbouring the Yorkshire Dales, Lake District and Lancashire Coast, Laythams is a tourist, biker, walker and getaway heaven! There are an array of eateries and amenities nearby to suit all tastes. Able to cater from two to 22 guests, Laythams is perfect for weddings, families, celebrations and romantic escapes. The 5* Gold magnificent Lakehouse is complete with hot tub and sauna.Spacious, stylish and magical – an absolute must! Tel: +441200 446677 Tel:+447787 171107 Facebook

Rivers Edge • Ingleton

Rivers Edge Holiday Park

Bentham Road, Ingleton, Carnforth, LA6 3HR

Located in Ingleton, on the cusp of the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland, Rivers Edge offers unrivalled luxury. Nestled but a stone’s throw from the Lake District and within easy access to local attractions such as Ingleton Falls, White Scar Caves, and Ingleborough, one of the Yorkshire Dales three peaks, this beautiful five-star park offers everything from a tranquil and peaceful getaway, to a base to explore the magnificent surroundings for the more adventurous type. Perfect for families too thanks to the wealth of activities and children’s play area, you’ll want to return year after year to explore the lakes, fells and woodlands that entice in every direction. With holiday homes and lodges available buy, and a small section of lodges available to rent, Rivers Edge is the ultimate base for both exploring and relaxing. Tel: +441524 261833 Facebook

Lodges Moss Farm • Longridge

Lodges Moss Farm

Want to have a regular staycation in tranquil surroundings where the mainstream is a world far away? Look no further than Lodges Moss Farm. Secluded yet connected, they offer bespoke timber holiday lodges for sale as second homes. Situated in rural Longridge, the Gateway to the Ribble Valley, these individually designed and built on site lodges promise the ultimate in luxury and comfort. Built for pleasure not profit, there are only four of these stunning lodges left, so if you want to enjoy the ultimate lifestyle give them a call today, Wednesday to Saturday 10am-5pm. Youtube Tel: +441772 786576