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Backfold Cottage

Waddington near Clitheroe, Yorkshire Dales - South (Ref. 924878)

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  • Sleeps 5

  • Bedrooms 3

  • Bathrooms 3

  • Pets Yes

  • Reviews

    Mrs Martin

    “Had one minor problem on arrival, ...”

    Had one minor problem on arrival, owner dealt with it right away and said she was on hand at any time should we need her. The welcome pack was really good, the village is beautiful ideal Base for touring around.

    Had one minor problem on arrival, owner dealt with it right away and said she was on hand at any time should we need her. The welcome pack was really good, the village is beautiful ideal Base for touring around.

    Tick Created with Sketch. Mrs Martin would rebook this property


  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

A delightful, stone-built 18th century terraced cottage on a quiet lane in the centre of the lovely village of Waddington, on the edge of the Forest of Bowland.

Lovingly furnished and styled, this attractive cottage provides first-class accommodation in a great location, ideal for couples and small families wishing to get away from it all and enjoy this very special corner of the Ribble Valley.

On entering the cottage guests will be immediately impressed with the stylish features of the main living room, with delightful furnishings and the subtle use of traditional and modern styling which combine beautifully in this period cottage.

A small but well-equipped kitchen leads out through the rear entrance to a pretty courtyard garden, an ideal spot to sit out and enjoy a little dining alfresco; providing the three award-winning gastropubs in the village do not present too much of a temptation!

The three bedrooms are individually styled, with all rooms offering en-suite facilities.

The village is a real delight with its babbling brook and beautiful Coronation Gardens.

This is a great area to explore, with some of the best pubs in Lancashire contained within a small area, or you can explore Clitheroe with its Norman Castle, a market held three times a week and excellent shopping.

The area is wonderful for walking and cycling, whilst the Forest of Bowland and the market town of Skipton are all within easy reach.

Within an hour’s drive of the property there are many places of interest to discover, including Harrogate, Skipton, Malham, Grassington, Yorkshire Dales, Blackpool, Southport, Bury Market in Bury, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Lytham St Annes and the Martin Mere Wildfowl Trust in Lancashire.

A little further afield, but still worth a visit, is The Lake District and also the city of York.

A cosy, stylish holiday home with so much to see and do!


Three bedrooms with TV: 1 x double with en-suite bath, shower over, basin and WC, 1 x single with en-suite shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite shower, basin and WC. Kitchen. Sitting room with dining area and gas fire. External utility.


  • Gas central heating with gas fire
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and WC in external utility, dishwasher, 4 x TVs with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking on the square 60 yards from cottage on first come, first served basis
  • Garden with patio and furniture
  • One well-behaved pet welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Post Office 1 min walk, three pubs 3 mins walk
  • Note: Bedding is feather and down, hollowfibre pillows available on request
  • Note: Doorways inside property are 6ft high
  • Note: Due to steep, narrow stairs inside and the ancient, uneven cobbled street outside the property, may not be suitable for the less mobile

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About the location


Skipton 15 miles; Clitheroe 2 miles.

Waddington is a pretty village nestling in the hills and dales of the Ribble Valley, north-west of Clitheroe and west of Skipton. With three pubs serving food, two churches, a Post Office and a bowling green, Waddington is an excellent village base for a holiday in this area. The village is a regular winner of the Lancashire Best Kept Village awards. The surrounding Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a peaceful and picturesque haven. For amenities, the nearby market town of Clitheroe is famed for its specialist shops of all types, including, a sausage shop that sells over seventy five different varieties! The area is a gourmet's paradise, with award-winning restaurants and country hotels situated throughout the valley, and annual events including a number of agricultural shows and day festivals of all types. From Waddington it is easy to explore both the Lakes and the Dales, ensuring this fantastic location has plenty to offer at any time of year!

Region Information

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas
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