Lancashire Cottages with Hot Tubs. Romantic Getaways & Family Friendly Holidays!!

About Us

Welcome to

Bowland Breaks

Established in 2017 by hayley and nick we offer Luxury and cosy Holiday Accommodation in Longridge and Waddington. Conveniently close to all the top local wedding venues, The Outbarn, Eaves Hall, Bashall Barn, and Mytton Fold and many more.

The Ribble Valley:

Romantic  Getaways, Family Fun and Wedding Guest stays!

Escape to the heart of Lancashire! Nestled on the doorstep of the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Bowland Breaks offers idyllic cottages in the Ribble Valley, perfect for family holidays, romantic breaks, or wedding guest accommodation.

We have two cottages for you to pick your getaway: The Shippon Luxury Holiday let at Thornley or Cobble View Cottage at Waddington.

Unforgettable Stays:

  • Tranquil escapes in the heart of the stunning Ribble Valley
  • Close proximity to popular wedding venues: Perfect for attending celebrations!
  • Smart TVs & well-equipped kitchens for a seamless stay
  • Off-street parking for your convenience
  • Explore the beauty of the Ribble Valley and create lasting memories.

 Book Your Ribble Valley Escape Today Directly with us for the best deals! 


The Shippon Luxury Holiday Let, Thornley

The Shippon Exterior
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Hot Tub

Romantic Breaks and Family Holidays With Hot Tub and Log Burner!

The Shippon: Luxurious detached cottage with a private hot tub for ultimate relaxation. Unwind by the log burner, explore scenic walking trails in the Forest of Bowland, or enjoy an entertainment haven with a smart TV and Bluetooth speaker. Perfect for romantic getaways and close to popular wedding venues like Ferraris Country House and Gibbon Bridge Hotel at Chipping, with The Inn at Whitewell a short drive away.


Cobble View Cottage, Waddington, Clitheroe.

Cobble View Cottage, Waddington
Cobble View Bedroom
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A Cosy Cottage:Perfect for Couples, & Families.Near to all the Local Wedding Venues.Only 2 miles from Clitheroe!

  • Cobble View Cottage: Charming cottage near Clitheroe, ideal for couples, families, or wedding guests attending celebrations at Bashall Barn, The Out Barn, Eaves Hall, and many more nearby venues. Explore the beauty of the Forest of Bowland, indulge in nearby pubs and restaurants, or simply relax in the comfortable accommodations.


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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 Exploring

The Local and Surrounding Area.

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

Lake District


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.