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Root Farm Cottage

Dunsop Bridge, Nr Clitheroe, Lancashire

Set in the heart of the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire, Root Farm Cottage is a beautiful 2-bedroom cottage which lies within walking distance of Dunsop Bridge and the Forest of Bowland. The attractive town of Clitheroe with its castle and good range of shops pubs and restaurants is only 10 miles away.

The single level accommodation comprises open plan sitting room / dining room and kitchen, a double bedroom with ensuite shower room and a twin bedroom with ensuite bathroom. There is also a separate cloakroom and utility room.

The living area has a wood burning stove (initial logs provided), subtle lighting and quality soft furnishings. Freeview TV with DVD player & iPod dock.

One bedroom has a comfortable double bed and a private ensuite shower room. The other has twin beds and also benefits from its own ensuite bathroom.

Root Farm Cottage has a well equipped kitchen with microwave, dishwasher,  fridge freezer, ceramic  hob, oven, washing machine & tumble dryer.

Root Farm Cottage has full central heating and all towels and linen are provided. All electricity and heating is included in the tariff, together with a welcome pack and complimentary toiletries.

The cottage has a small garden area with garden furniture, bicycle store and a barbecue.

A travel cot and high chair are available at no charge on request.

A maximum of 2 well behaved dogs can be accommodated by prior arrangement and at an additional charge of £30 per dog per week or part thereof.

Smoking within the house is not permitted.

Root Farm Cottage forms part of the stunning Whitewell Estate, which is owned by Her Majesty The Queen in her capacity as the Duke of Lancaster. The Queen last visited the estate in 2006 as part of her 80th birthday celebrations

The cottage lies within walking distance of Dunsop Bridge, which is regarded to be the geographic centre of the United Kingdom. An ideal location with walks direct from the door. There are quiet lanes for cyclists and challenging off-road terrain for the more adventurous including mountain bike trails in Gisburn Forest. Wildlife abounds and a wide selection of birds can be observed. For epicureans, the renowned Inn at Whitewell is two miles away providing lunch and supper with the best local ingredients from the estate. In the nearby the town of Clitheroe, a selection of shops, restaurants, pubs and cafes may be found.

Further afield is the Duchy of Lancaster’s Grade I listed Lancaster Castle in the centre of the historic City of Lancaster. Visitors may see the 12th Century keep,  explore the dungeons and hear the story of the Pendle Witch trials. The Shire Hall at the castle houses a splendid display of over 650 shields bearing the arms of every  English monarch from Richard The Lionheart onward, as well as all the Constables of Lancaster Castle and the High Sheriffs of Lancashire. From Lancaster, Morecambe Bay may be visited which offers a wide range of activities for all interests.

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General facilities

All our properties come with all the home comforts you would expect, including:

  • Towels and linen
  • Electricity and heating included
  • Welcome pack
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Flat screen TV
  • DVD and book library
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine & tumble dryer
  • Barbecue
  • Garden with seating.
  • Travel cot and high chair available on request.
  • Parking for 2 cars
  • A maximum of 2 dogs welcome.

Leisure facilities