Luxury and Cosy Getaways for Couples and Families in Lancashire's Ribble Valley.

Meet the team at Bowland Breaks

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Bowland Breaks

HOLIDAY ACCOMODATION IN LONGRIDGE AND WADDINGTON.Conveniently close to top wedding venues, The Outbarn, Eaves Hall, Bashall Barn, and Mytton Fold

Escape to Bowland Breaks: Unforgettable Getaways for Couples and Families.

  • Discover Clitheroe’s Selfie Trail: Don’t miss the Greatest-Days-Selfie-Trail from the latest Take That Greatest Day Movie.
  • Family Adventures Awaits: Our cottages are located in and on the edge of the Forest of Bowland , great bases for the many walking and cycling trails. The Shippon has a garage for secure storage of your bikes.
  • Relax and Reconnect: Our spacious accommodations offer the perfect space for relaxation and reconnection, ensuring a memorable stay for all.
  • Romantic Bliss for Couples: Romantic hot tub retreat in the heart of Lancashire.
  • Enchanting Walks and Dining: Explore enchanting walking routes and indulge in delectable dining experiences at nearby pubs and restaurants like The Derby Arms Thornley and The Higher Buck.. 
  • Create Lifelong Memories: Book your dream getaway today and create lifelong memories at Bowland Breaks.

The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let, Thornley, Longridge.

The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let
The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let Longridge


Romantic Breaks and Family Holidays Lancashire!

  • Escape to Serenity: Discover pure bliss at The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let accomodation in Longridge, a captivating detached cottage nestled in breathtaking countryside.

  • Charming Retreat: Perfect for a romantic weekend getaway with stunning views.

  • Culinary Delights: Indulge in nearby dining gems such as The Derby Arms, Ferraris Restaurant, and Fell Bistro Longridge, tantalizing your taste buds with locally sourced culinary delights.

  • Exquisite Interiors: Immerse yourself in exquisite elegance within our meticulously renovated cottage, boasting a spacious open-plan living area and a modern kitchen with a convenient breakfast bar and dining table.

  • Cosy Evenings: Experience warmth and romance by the contemporary log-burning stove, creating an enchanting ambience on chilly evenings.

  • Entertainment Haven: Unwind in style in the inviting lounge area, equipped with a smart TV and Bluetooth speaker for an immersive entertainment experience.

  • Tranquil Getaway: Discover captivating walking routes and make our cottage your base for a rejuvenating retreat filled with cherished moments and romantic getaways.

  • Private Hot Tub: Indulge in the ultimate relaxation with our private hot tub, melting away the stresses of the world and leaving you refreshed and rejuvenated.

  • Walking and Cycling Trails: A great family holiday cottage near Longridge with plenty of walking and cycling trails nearby.


Cobble View Cottage,Waddington, Clitheroe

accomodation near clitheroe
Accomodation near Clitheroe

 Cosy Cottage :  Couples, Families & Friends! Near to Bashall Barn and other Local Wedding Venues.

  • Welcome to Our Inviting Haven: Nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Forest of Bowland AONB, our immaculate and cosy abode invites you to experience a memorable getaway. Accomodation in Waddington, near Clitheroe.

  • Perfect for All: Our cottage caters to couples, families, and friends alike, making it an ideal destination for diverse groups.

  • Culinary Delights Aplenty: Indulge in a culinary adventure with three renowned eateries within walking distance: The Lower Buck Inn, The Higher Buck, and Waddington Arms. Explore a variety of gastronomic delights to satisfy every palate.

  • Comfortable Accommodations: Our cottage comfortably accommodates up to 4 guests. The main bedroom features a double bed, while the second bedroom boasts bunk beds. Enjoy the comforts of home, including a smart TV and a well-equipped kitchen for effortless meal preparation.

  • Unwind and Create Memories: After a day of exploration in the local area and the enchanting Forest of Bowland, unwind in our comfortable living space. Immerse yourself in the warmth and charm of our cosy cottage, perfect for creating cherished memories.

  • Stress-Free Parking: For your convenience, we offer off-street parking for one car, ensuring a stress-free arrival.

  • Wedding Venue Proximity: A charming cottage near Clitheroe ideal for weddings guests at Bashall Barn, Eaves Hall, or The Outbarn, our location is perfect. 

  • Don’t Miss Out: Our cottage is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. Book your stay today and embrace the warmth and charm of our welcoming cottage, where lifelong memories are made.



Guests Happiness!

Real testimonials from satisified guests.


What we offer

The perfect place to stay for a break in the ribble valley.


Our luxury accommodation is furnished with all the comforts of home in a wonderful countryside setting. You’ll find a fully equipped kitchen, high quality bedlinens and towels, Smart Tv , free wifi and much more.


Bowland Breaks is the perfect base to explore the wonderful Forest of Bowland and the Ribble Valley, Lancashire.


We guarantee the best rates when you book direct through our website!


Feel the comportability

Hi, we are

Hayley and Nick Sugden

Welcome to Bowland Breaks, cottages located in the forest of bowland, Ribble Valley.

We’re thrilled you found us and can’t wait to extend a warm welcome.

It’s an honor to have you stay with us in the beautiful Ribble Valley.

We are dedicated to making your experience just perfect and are always here to assist with anything you need. Just ask and we’re happy to help!”

Things To Do


Enjoy our


autumn breaks Longridge
  • Walking Routes – on the doorstep
  • AONB (Less than 5 minutes drive)
  • Beacon Fell Country Park (Less than 10 minutes drive)
  • Lake District (60 Minutes drive)
  • Gisburn Forest & Stocks Reservoir (50 minutes drive)
  • Riverwalks (20 minutes drive)
  • Historic villages
  • Shops, bars and restaurants (Less than 10 minutes walk)
  • Fylde Coast Blackpool and Lytham (30 minutes drive)
Local amenities:

Local stores, supermarkets, shopping centre, local market, bars, restaurants, public transport – bus and train, medical centre,

Local activities:

Hiking, cycling, swimming, wild swimming, family attractions, golf, fishing, river walks, visit historic towns and villages, museum and castle visits



We guarantee the best rates when you book direct with us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Reservations are confirmed on receipt of your reservation by email or by phone. Bookings must be paid by acceptable and valid credit card, bank transfer or by cash.

All published rates include VAT where applicable (and local taxes) at the current rate.

Rates are per room per night. If you have selected supplements they will be added to the total price of the booking.

Rates quoted are correct only for the specific number of guests, nights and dates shown. Should you change the number of guests, dates or room nights, then the rates are subject to change.

The minimum stay is 2 nights.

We do offer 1 night stays during November, December and January midweek.

For our standard cancellation policy please get in touch and we will provide our terms and conditions.

We do not allow Furry friends to stay sorry.

We welcome children to our accommodation and provide a high chair and cot on-site. The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let has an enclosed rear garden. Cobble View does not have a rear garden, we have a bistro table and chairs on the cottage frontage.

Self Check in at both cottages via a key code access.

Check-in is at ‘16.00’ and check-out is at ‘10am’, 

Our cleaning team is scheduled to arrive shortly after 10am.

Early check in/ Late Check out can be arranged subject to availability and small charge.

Yes, we provide free Wifi which is stable and fast.

Longridge is a 5 minutes drive from The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let.

There is a local Farm Shop and cafe Little Town 10 minutes walk from The Shippon.

Clitheroe is a 10 minute drive away from Cobble View Cottage.

No, we supply clean bed linen, and towels for your stay.

Thank you for asking! Yes, we do. Treading mud through the house makes extra work for you during your stay and for our cleaners when you leave. We really appreciate that you leave your muddy boots and all muddy items at the door.

Yes  The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let has a private  hot tub.

The hot tub experience is optional extra additional charge of £30 per nights stay. It includes spa robes and towels. The full stay has to be booked.

The Shippon has parking for several vehicles.

Cobble View has parking for one vehicle.

From Junction 31a M6 North Bound follow sign posts to Longridge. On approaching Longridge at the fork there is a pub called the Old Oak bear left and continue to next mini roundabout straight over to next mini roundabout. Continue passing Sainsburys on the right hand side and follow the road round passing The Alston pub on the left passing the cricket club amd pass to S bends. The Shippon is on the right hand side just passed the pair of Semis on the left hand side. If you reach the Derby Arms you have gone too far.

Sat Nav BB7 3JE

Yes Little Town Farm Shop and Cafe is a few minutes walk away. We can supply a breakfast hamper from locally sourced ingredients ready to cook.

Yes there is The Alston which is a dining pub family friendly with a beer garden for when it is sunny. Its about 10 minute walk. The Derby Arms , Thornley is a restaurant with roaring fires and good food. Less than a 10 minute walk away. Ferraris Restaurant is about 15 minute walk away.

Making a reservation is easy! Simply visit our website and use the online booking system, or feel free to contact us directly for assistance.

Absolutely! We love helping guests celebrate special occasions. Contact us directly to discuss any additional services or special packages you’d like to arrange.

We recommend packing personal essentials.

If you have booked the hot tub please bring suitable footwear for getting to and from.

Detailed information on what’s provided and any specific recommendations will be included in your booking confirmation.

We do not have a bbq, but we have a brick stand that can house a disposable bbq. We can supply them so no need to pack them and also we can supply barbeque packs small and large.