BOWLAND BOWER, Forest of Bowland, LancashireTel: 017687 74060 / 01539 448 081
The decking overlooking the private lake is a great place to relax and enjoy a bottle of wine after a day exploring the hidden gems of the Forest of Bowland and its outstanding natural beauty.
The beautiful and tranquil Forest of Bowland is located in an unspoilt area of outstanding natural beauty, a hidden part of rural Lancashire in the Ribble Valley. There is an abundance of country lanes to provide walking and cycling opportunities together with a scattering of pretty villages and traditional village Inns, local shops and cafes to cater for your every need. Within a short drive are more shopping opportunities in Preston, Manchester and Liverpool together with the coastal resorts of Blackpool and Southport and easy access from the nearby M6 (10 miles) to the Yorkshire Dales and Southern Lakes.
For the more energetic the slopes of Pendle Hill provide an impressive base for dry skiing and horse riding is available at several equestrian centres throughout the area. Superb golf courses at nearby Clitheroe, Longridge and Whalley and for the water sport enthusiast there are local swimming and canoe clubs. There are well stocked trout lakes and rivers for the fisherman, both coarse and game anglers.
The walking and cycling enthusiast is well catered for with the 70 mile long “Ribble Way” following the course of the River Ribble from its source at Ribble Head to the estuary at Preston. There are Heritage trails including dramatic heather and forest walks on the edge of the Forest of Bowland and a cycle trail of 10 miles.
Wolfen Mill is an award winning development of luxuriously appointed, 5 star apartments that have been created to provide a romantic and memorable stay at any time of the year. The family run complex is guaranteed to offer you a warm welcome from the moment your holiday commences to enable you to enjoy not only the superb standard of accommodation but also this idyllic woodland setting.
The apartments offer self contained accommodation of the highest standard and have the advantage of being able to be used for family groups, including private weddings of which the owners have a wedding license and can provide a marquee and catering facilities. There is a communal dining room and kitchen available and in addition a superb lounge with French windows leading to the decking on the banks of its own private “lake”. A more relaxing setting would be hard to find.
The 300 year old mill has been converted to provide a charismatic property that oozes charm and character and is located in a tree lined fold on the banks of the bubbling Chipping brook and has its own well stocked Lake with ample seating to enable you to enjoy the birdlife and the views to “Palick Pike” and “Wolf Fell”.
Wolfen Mill is located just 1 mile north of the picturesque village of Chipping which has won a number of best kept village competitions over the years. The village is known to be at least 1000 years old and is named in the Doomsday book as Chipping Den. The village now has a 17th century school and Alms houses, 15th century church, several traditional Inns and some lovely stone built cottages that date from its industrial past.
Bowland Bower is a one bedroom apartment, is individually furnished and designed and comprises:
- Lounge with electric stove fire, digital LCD TV/radio, DVD/CD player.
- Kitchen with electric hob and oven, dishwasher, fridge and microwave.
- Double bedroom with King size bed.
- Luxury shower room with hand basin and WC.
- All gas, electric, bed linen, towels and dressing gowns provided for adults.
- Cot and highchair available.
- Ample parking per property.
- Shared use of the gardens and Lakeland Lounge.
There is also a communal kitchen and dining area underneath Lakeland Lounge which is ideal for larger groups bookings and can seat 36 people it is great for a get together with family and friends, there is a surcharge of £100 for the use of this facility.
Please note towels are provided with this property.
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