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Batty Hole Farm

Burnley, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1068109)

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  • Sleeps 6

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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The property

Sitting within an idyllic position in the civil parish of Briercliffe is this enchanting holiday cottage, Batty Hole Farm.

Perfect for a family escape to the countryside of Lancashire, this abode offers all you could need for a relaxing escape.

Step inside and discover a wonderful open-plan living space where you can enjoy unwinding after each day of adventure; take a seat in one of the plush sofas before the traditional woodburning stove and relish in a moment of tranquility.

For family time together, gather around the dining table with a homemade meal prepared in the amply-equipped farmhouse kitchen, boasting both a dishwasher and a washing machine to assist you on your week-long stay.

The beauty of the property continues up on the first floor where three inviting bedrooms await; take your pick from a master king-size with its very own en-suite bathroom or two twins served by the family shower room, each room flaunting elegance and a homely charm.

Begin your days sat out in your very own private courtyard while your little ones observe the wonders of the pond before venturing out to explore your surroundings.

The local area boasts lush scenery and plenty of bridle ways for walking and cycling; take a stroll along the Thursden Brook before heading out in the car to the nearby town of Burnley where you can find a variety of shops to pick up any breakfast essentials as well as a range of pubs and restaurants to take your pick from.

The Hare and Hounds at Briercliffe serves food and has a good choice of beers as well as The Pack Horse on Widdop Moor being not too far away and serves good food as well.

Burnley is home to two golf courses as well as Nelson has a golf course which is only a short distance from the cottage.

A short walk from the cottage takes you to a lovely pony sanctuary where you can spend time time with the horses as well as enjoying some home-cooked food at the cafe.

Venture into the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to discover all kinds of wonders amongst walking and cycling routes as well as opportunities for wildlife watching and stargazing.

Closer to the cottage you can find Pendle Hill, best known for the Pendle witch trials of 1612, here you can discover some of the best views over Lancashire.

Take a trip to The National Trust managed Gawthorpe Hall in the nearby town of Padiham and Towneley Hall Museum and Park for a great day out.

The cottage is within easy reach of Hebden Bridge, Haworth and Skipton where you can discover even more adventure.

Batty Hole Farm is a superb choice for an escape to Lancashire.


  • Three bedrooms: 1 x king-size with en-suite P-shaped bath, shower over, basin and WC, 2 x twin
  • Shower room with walk in shower, basin and WC
  • Cloakroom with basin and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with woodburning stove
  • Oil-fired central heating with woodburning stove
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, TV and WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Courtyard with lawned area, enclosed pond and furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 4 miles, pub 2 miles
  • Note: This property requires a Good Housekeeping Bond of £200.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Clitheroe ; 10 miles; Haworth 17 miles; Skipton 19 miles; Manchester 28 miles.

The market town of Burnley is situated close to Pendle Hill, a popular place for walkers, which was notorious for the Pendle Witches and the trials of 1612 in Lancaster. It is within reach of the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The National Trust managed Gawthorpe Hall is in the nearby town of Padiham, Towneley Hall Museum and Park are close by or you may wish to explore the town’s waterways with a walk or boat trip along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. The Singing Ringing Tree Panopticon is only 5 minutes drive away on the nearby moors. The market towns of Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley are nearby, and Haworth which was made famous by the Bronte sisters. The award winning Woodland Spa and Bertrams Restaurant are only 2.7 miles away where you can relax and sooth those aching muscles after walking and enjoy excellent fare. The Kettledrum Inn Cliviger and the Hare and Hounds at Briercliffe are good eating places nearby but it is always best to book before to avoid disappointment. The Shimla and Aroma Indian Restaurants in town can all be recommended and there is the Beijing Cantonese Restaurant at Clowbridge.

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

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