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Woodpecker Cottage sits in a beautiful landscape

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Woodpecker Cottage is a new, stylish modern holiday home that accommodates up to 4 guests in two bedrooms and affords spectacular views over the lake and fells.

Furnished and equipped to a high standard of comfort and style, you step into the spacious contemporary open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area displaying the spectacular views through large patio windows.

The family bathroom and bedroom 2 are also located from the ground floor.

A large patio to the front of the Cottage allows you to take full advantage of the sun and gives you plenty of space to relax or dine al fresco; a barbeque is also available for your use.

You can relax in the hot tub on the terrace and enjoy the vista.

We pay attention to detail to ensure your stay is enjoyable and stress free, whatever kind of holiday you are planning; walking, sight seeing, cycling, trekking or just plain relaxing, you will find the perfect home from home here.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester, Nearest railway: Preston
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire
General Central heating, TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

Northern England region

You'll be inspired by the beauty and variety in Lancashire. Discover cosy eco-retreats and country escapes or find your family fun in Lancashire - perhaps through the stories of our rich heritage. Let Lancashire inspire you in your own way.

Discover an area bursting with historical sites, mystical legends and early folklore, from witches and ghosts to towers and castles, myths and legends, fables and folklore, Lancashire has it all, an area steeped in history and fascinating facts and discover for yourself the secrets Lancashire holds.

If you are visiting with the family, we've got plenty of ideas on things to do, places to see and family friendly events to attend taking place in Lancashire. From really wild animal attractions and thrilling theme parks to modern and historical attractions with hands-on family activities – you'll find plenty to choose from.

When it comes to a relaxing short break in the country, Lancashire has it all. From Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, to gourmet restaurants and relaxing spas, or why not enjoy our beautiful rural landscapes from a walking or cycling trail?

Visit Lancashire - where life feels good.

Preston, Lancashire

Woodpecker Cottage is beautifully located for a self-catering cottage holiday in Lancashire, with lots to do right on the doorstep, yet with easy access to the M6. Blackpool and Lancaster are nearby; the Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria and the Lake District are all within easy traveling for days out.

If you like the outdoors; there is walking for all abilities including tramper trails, with wildlife in abundance, walking is a pleasure, whatever the weather. For those who like a break along the way, we are surrounded by beautiful villages with quaint tea shops, traditional pubs which can be planned into your walk to offer a welcome rest and maybe bite to eat.

Only six miles away is the small, pleasant town of Garstang, with lots of small shops and a weekly market on the High Street every Thursday. Lancaster is just thirty minutes away, and is a truly historic city with the Castle and Prison especially worth a visit, along with the Museum, Tropical Butterfly House, Dukes Theatre, and summer plays held in WilliamsonPark.

If eating out is your pleasure, there is a wide range of really good restaurants, including ones offering gourmet dinners, and traditional pubs within a few miles; many are suitable for children.

If you fancy the coast the Fylde coast is only half an hour away with many walks, the beach, many activities and characteristic places to look around the quirky shops and have a walk along the front, such as Lytham St Annes.

During the summer months there are many village fetes, country shows, and many Country homes with beautiful gardens which are often opened to the public, these traditional events and beautiful locations really show the character of Lancashire

And if you want to take a taste of Lancashire home with you, there are many traditional Lancashire farmers' market where the local characters will be only too happy to give you advice on how to cook your ostrich meat or to suggest what goes best with your chutney, talking of chutney we have the privilege to be the home of some of the county's finest cheese makers, you can have a look around, there is even the crumbly cheese walk, a steady 6 mile walk where you can venture

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6 Sep 2014


"Perfect countryside retreat"

Beautiful location, peaceful and private but close enough to local towns and sights. Great property, tastefully furnished with everything you need to hand. The kids loved the hot tub and hugging the s… More

5 Sep 2014



We spent 3 nights here with our son after our wedding and a hectic weekend in London sightseeing. The cottage is truly the best place I have ever been to relax and unwind. Words cannot describe how a… More

21 Aug 2014


"Can't wait to return"

This was my second visit to Woodpecker Cottage in as many months and it did not disappoint. Decorated and maintained to a very high standard with all the luxuries of home...or better, it really is th… More

30 Jun 2014


"Hidden Gem"

Within 5 minutes of entering Woodpecker Cottage we were already talking about our next trip back. The cottage is immaculate, modern, fresh and very inviting. Its rural location was ideal for a relax… More

19 May 2014


"The Perfect Getaway"

Woodpecker cottage is a luxury home away from home. Its quiet location and stunning scenery make it the perfect place to relax and unwind. Watching the wildlife around the pond was very entertaining… More

22 Apr 2014



A beautiful cottage which is well looked after and in a great spot. Very comfortable and was not overlooked at all when using hot tub. Owners were very helpful and friendly from booking onwards. Hope to return!!

1 Apr 2014


"What a find!"

Just perfect for a quiet, relaxing get-away.The accommodation is 1st class with great attention to detail.Such a lovely part of the country with lots of wonderful walks/places to visit.Will definitely… More

19 Mar 2014


"Wow what a gem"

Beautiful high quality cottage perfect for relaxing chilling and getting away from it all. Sally n Rob very friendly and helpful . Hot tub was perfect easing the tension and stress away . The cot… More

16 Feb 2014



Beautiful modern cottage in countryside. Perfect place for a quiet weekend away. Hot-tub was simply superb! Warm welcome with fresh eggs was a nice touch as well. Plan on coming again. Only negative was that the bed was too small for me (6ft 4 tall) but that is a problem in most places.

26 Jan 2014


"Top place to stay"

This is a top quality place to stay it has everything, it is topped with a jacuzzi and top views of scenery and farm animals while you relax.....fantastic will returnThanks Sally and Rob… More

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