Beautiful rural setting. The stone built cottage is adjacent to the farmhouse with full central heating included in the price. There is a shop in Low Bentham 1 mile away and many shops in the market town of High Bentham almost 2 miles away. Lancaster is 13 miles west and Kendal 23 miles north. The cottage is ideally situated for exploring all that the area has to offer. The Forest of Bowland is to the south, the Yorkshire Dales to the east (Ingleborough and 'Three Peaks' area 4 miles away), the Howgills and the Lake District to the north and the coast 15 miles to the west.
"Back for the second visit to your lovely cottage and gardens. We have been coming to Yorkshire for over 20 years and none of the cottages we have stayed in his come up to the standard fo your beautiful home. We have enjoyed out stay with you and thank you for your kindness and hope we may see you again."
"Will definitely return! Everything one would need. Great location and house. A1!!!"
"Our third visit to Holmes Farm and just as good as the first"
"Our fourth visit to Holmes Farm and all spot on as usual"
"Perfect! Look forward to our return"
Special interest holidays:
Walking: Innumerable opportunities for walking of all kinds and difficulty either from the cottage door or within easy reach.
Cycling: Very good cycling country for all levels of ability. Excellent local mountain biking with a full range of technical challenges on a wide variety of terrain.
Bird Watching: Woods, moorland, river valleys, coastal estuaries, the vast expanse of Morecambe Bay, and RSPB sanctuary at Leighton Moss (12 miles).
Pot holing: This is one of the main areas for potholing in the UK.
Climbing: Local limestone scars in plenty and much more in nearby Lake District.
Morecambe Bay lies approximately 15 miles to west. There are bird sanctuaries, peaceful estuaries, and coastal walks available.
The nearest railway stations are Wennington (1.25 miles) and High Bentham (2 miles) but these are small branch line stations. Lancaster(13 miles) is on the main west coast line.
The M6 motorway is 10 miles away.
The nearest airports are Manchester (approx 1.25 hours away), Liverpool (approx 1.25 hours), Leeds and Bradford (approx 1.25 hours) and Blackpool (approx 1 hour).
1 mile to Low Bentham
2 miles to High Bentham
4 miles to Ingleton
8 miles to Kirkby Lonsdale
12 miles to Settle
13 miles to Lancaster
23 miles to Kendal
Sightseeing: all sorts of scenic routes, coastal, farm land, dales, moorland and Lakes.
Theatres and Cinemas: There are cinemas and theatres in Lancaster, Morecambe, Kendal and Ambleside.
Eating out: A very large selection of pubs, cafes, and restaurants are within easy reach.
Local Caves: White Scar cave in Ingleton and Ingleborough Cave in Clapham have guided walks along prepared routes underground and are a strong tourist attraction.
Ingleton Waterfalls walk follows a spectacular river gorge with many waterfalls and stunning scenery attracting many visitors from all over the UK.
Full details of all facilities are set out in an information folder in the cottage.
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Booking can be done directly from the website, by telephone or by email.
A non refundable 50% deposit is required at booking and the balance is payable on arrival.
Changeover day is Saturday. We request that the cottage is vacated by 10am on the day of departure. New arrivals are welcome any time from 2 pm on the Saturday.
Notes on prices:
Short breaks are available from 3 January to 28 March 2015 and 31 October to 19 December 2015. The charge is £110 for 2 nights and £150 for 3 nights and £45 for each additional night.