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Squirrels Leap

Trawden, Cumbria & The Lake District (Ref. 1007205)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 2

  • Pets No

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  • Icon/Feature/Off-road parking Off road parking
  • Icon/Feature/Baby-friendly Highchair available
  • Icon/Feature/Dishwasher Dishwasher
  • Icon/Feature/WiFi Broadband / WiFi


  • All first floor
  • Two bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC
  • Open-plan living room with kitchen, breakfast bar, dining area and sitting area.
  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge, dishwasher, Smart TV, WiFi, selection of books and games
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Off-road parking for 2 cars
  • Balcony with garden furniture
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shop 0.9 miles, pub 0.9 miles. Please Note:There is no longer a Hot tub available at this property

The property

This modern garage conversion rests on the fringes of Colne, with the rippling Trawden Brook running alongside, appealing to those looking to tour a lovely part of Lancashire.

Set all on the first floor, you enter straight into the bright and spacious living room, which boasts an open-plan design with a well-appointed kitchen for you to cook up a delicious home-made meal for everyone.

The beautiful oak flooring and Velux windows add a stylish flair, with contemporary-style fixtures allowing you to feel at ease during your stay.

There is a sociable dining area and a breakfast bar for enjoying your first coffee of the day before heading out to explore the local attractions.

Return to a relaxing setup in the lounge, beckoning you to kick back on the sofa and catch up on your favourite TV shows.

There are two bedrooms in this humble dwelling, a king-size double showcasing a lovely en-suite bathroom, along with a twin featuring an en-suite shower room, ideal for the kids.

From the living area, you have French doors leading out to a lovely decked balcony with garden furniture, where you can sit out for relaxed, alfresco dining or simply absorb the natural atmosphere with a good book and a refreshing drink after a country walk and take in the glorious scenery as you listen to the sounds of the brook babbling beneath you.

There is a plethora of wildlife all around, including the occasional deer in the field opposite, as well as many walks from the doorstep, a haven for those who love being outdoors.

There are many amenities to hand in the nearby town of Colne, including shops, pubs and eateries along with many great venues for a fun-filled night out.

Take a trip to the picturesque town of Skipton and Bolton Abbey as well the property being within the Bronte's circular walk.

Further afield, you have access to the heather-clad Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland AONB, which offers a range of walking trails, cycle ways and opportunities to discover some of the darkest skies in the country.

This is a superb getaway for you and your loved ones.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £150.

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29 Customer Review(s)

  • “Beautiful place and stunning coach house - would highly recommend and will definitely return.”

    - Mr Bird, June 2021

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About the location


Haworth 10 miles; Skipton 11.7 miles; Harrogate 35 miles.

Trawden is a small village in the Trawden Forest parish of Pendle, at the foot of Boulsworth Hill, on the border land between Lancashire and the Yorkshire Dales. Boulsworth Hill is a large expanse of moorland, the highest point of the South Pennines of south-eastern Lancashire, England, separating the District of Pendle from Calderdale. Its summit, Lad Law, is 1,696 ft (517 m) above sea level, and commands views over Pendle Hill, the Forest of Bowland, the Yorkshire Dales and the South Pennines. On an exceptionally clear day it is possible to see Scafell Pike and Helvellyn to the north, High Peak to the south and Blackpool Tower to the west. The Brontë Way and the Pendle Way both pass along the slopes of Boulsworth Hill, providing routes across unspoilt moorland and pasture land. Agriculture was the main industry of the village and surrounding area, although it did have several cotton mills, most of which have now been demolished and converted into housing. As a way of encouraging people to visit Trawden and the surrounding area, a small group of village residents organise and mobilise other villagers in order to hold the annual Trawden Garden Festival and Scarecrow Trail. This takes place over the first weekend in July. Trawden also holds an annual agricultural show each August, which many farmers, riders and people from all around enjoy and take part in. Dating back to the 10th century, the area is famous for the ruins of Wycoller Hall where Charlotte Bronte set parts of her famous novel, Jane Eyre. Clapper Bridge is close to the ruins of Wycoller Hall and probably dates from the late 18th or early 19th century, whilst Clam Bridge is a single slab laid across Wycoller Beck and is more than 1000 years old and is listed as an Ancient Monument. A short drive brings you to nearby Haworth, home to the famous Bronte sisters, who were inspired by the surrounding moorland to pen their novels which have become classics of English Literature. Haworth is a village that time almost forgot, with its myriad of curiosity and antiques shops, alleyways and cobbled streets creating a wonderful period atmosphere and all this against a backdrop of countryside famously described in the novel Wuthering Heights as wild, rugged and barren. Nearby the famous Worth Valley Railway, an authentic steam railway, brought to prominence in the film The Railway Children, provides a lovely day out with a regular service to the old village of Oxenhope. The market town of Skipton, Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, is just a short drive along one of the most scenic moorlands in the area, and also within reach are elegant Harrogate and vibrant Leeds and Manchester.

Region Information

Please Note: There is no longer a Hot tub available at this property.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas