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Delph Cottage set in lovley hamlet of Briercliffe

Bedrooms 3
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 bedroooms, 2 on ground floor, large lounge on first floor with views

Delph Cottage with two ground floor bedrooms and family shower room. Makes the property disabled friendly. On the ground floor there is the kitchen and dinning area are separated by the long worktop of the U shaped kitchen, this gives a lovely space for food preparation. Fitted in the kitchen is a range cooker with two ovens, dish washer, and all the other things you would expect. The dinning area has a table that seats 8 and a three seat sofa bed

In the bedrooms on the ground floor there twin single beds. with a shower room. On the first floor there is the very large lounge, the windows have unspoiled views across to Pendle Hill. The décor has exposed beams and stone work with soft painted walls. For you comfort on a winter evening you can light the wood burning stove. The master bedroom has a king size bed, with is a en suite bathroom with large corner bath that has a shower over.

Delph Cottage is set in rural Lancashire, yet close to the motorway. Making this the ideal setting for those wishing to tour the wider areas of Lancashire, the Lakes, and East Yorkshire. Burnley has each year a Blues festival, and in July the Balloon festival and a walking week, Briercliffe has historic connection with the Quaker Movement some of the older properties being used as a meeting house.

For people looking for the historic castles there are Skipton and Clitheroe. Houghton Tower is a 16th century fortified manor house. Country houses include Townley and Slamesbury halls. Howarth art gallery has the largest collection of Tiffany glass in Europe. The Abbeys of Whalley and Sawley. The ruins of Wycoller Hall with it's Bronte connections, all this and more is just a short journey.

For the adventurous the farm is has a small family run Riding School where you can try a horse riding lesson, or if you can ride we can take you hacking over the countryside. Very near is a activity centre where Archery, Abseiling, Canoeing, Orienteering, Bush craft & survival skills, Gorge scrambling, Hill walking, Improvised raft building, Bumpazorbing plus lots of other workshops and activities. Golf facilities there are 5 clubs in the area, fishing, in the reservoir near by.

For the walker we have the Forrest of Trawden and Wycoller country park, Hard castle craggs, Widdop moor and Gorple moor. Howarth and Bronte country, all well worth a visit. The Forrest of Bowland owned by the Duchy of Lancaster and is favoured by the royal family. Pendle Hill is a must with it's connection to the Lancashire witches' whose story has not been forgotten in 400 years. Not forgetting that Burnley has the largest area of parkland in the country for a town of it's size.

Industrial heritage Queen Street Mill, with it's working steam engine, was used as a set for the film The Kings Speech. For the steam enthusiast the Settle to Carlisle line takes you over the Ribblehead Viaduct one of the wonders of the industrial age, Clun chain railway in Preston has 40 steam trains, Howarth and Skipton have steam lines that run a regular service.

The beaches of Blackpool, Morecambe, and Southport, are about 1 hour away. At Crosby there are the sculptures on the beach, and down the road a Formby the woodland in home to the Red Squirrels

All of this can be found from walking distance to an hours drive away, travel further and there is much more, so come and visit.

More Details

Catherine Billington
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 3, 2018

About Catherine Billington

I have owned Herd House since 1989 running a riding school I then converted the stone barns in the lower yard into holiday cottages the first one Delph Cottage was done in 2003 two further cottages followed in 2010, since having the property as holiday cottages we have met a lot of lovely people from all over the world.

Catherine Billington purchased this barn in 1989

Why Catherine Billington chose Briercliffe

Delph Cottage spacious, the 2 ground floor bedrooms and a shower room makes this property disabled friendly, on the first floor there is a very large lounge a further bedroom with an en suite.


Briercliffe Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , On first floor en suit to master bedroom
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , On ground floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
  • In the Dinning area there is a double sofa bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation center
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
There is a riding school on site


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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Manchester, and Liverpool
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Nelson Golf Club, Townley Golf Club
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Burnley Central & Burnley Manchester Rd,
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Blackpool, Morecambe, Southport
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $268.64
Damage Deposit $134.32

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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