The Piggeries - Garstang, Lancashire, England

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Fully equipped hand painted kitchen with Aga stove, separate oven and gas hob.
Booking and Enquiries
phone 01995 600918 or 07791 974313
email Click here to email owner
payment options Payment Options: cheque, bank transfer, credit card
Contact: Mrs. Susan Sharples
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Key Cottage Information

Price range from £995 to £2750 per week
Number of units of accommodation: 5
Sleeps from 2 to 9 people in 4 bedrooms 
Number of bathrooms: 4 
Short Breaks: Yes - The minimum number of days for a short break is 2
Suitable for the disabled:  no
Children are welcome:  yes Cot, High Chair available.
Pet Friendly:  no
Rating: starstarstarstarstar
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The Piggeries is a beautiful award winning 5* Gold self-catering cottage. The cottage is part of our small, private hamlet of five 5* Gold cottages set in our own 14 acres of fields surrounded by woodland, an area officially designated as of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Down a quiet country lane and up a private driveway, in an elevated position the cottage has magnificent views across the countryside to the coast and Lake District.

The cottage underwent a further transformation in Spring 2013 which was completed for the first guests in mid August.

There is a large fully equipped Mark Wilkinson designer hand painted kitchen with 2 oven green Aga, dishwasher, fridge, freezer, gas hob, electric oven, granite work surfaces, breakfast bar and dining table, also french doors leading out to the garden area.

A new separate light filled attractive dining room, Orangery style with lantern ceiling, large windows overlooking garden areas and a large dining table.

Bespoke built oak staircase down to a huge living room with grand stone fire place and wood burning stove. Wall of large picture windows overlooking the garden area and the amazing views. Comfy leather Natuzzi sofas, flat screen TV, underfloor heating.

The lounge opens to a large conservatory area with part glass ceiling and French doors opening to the landscaped private gardens. Comfy Tetrad sofas and conservatory table and chairs. An ideal sun filled room for relaxing.

There are 4 en suite bedrooms. Two of these have floor to ceiling windows and juliet balconies. There is a family room with a double and single bed, en suite shower room. A double bedroom with en suite bath and shower room. A twin bedroom with en suite shower room and another double room with en suite shower. The cottage can comfortably sleep 9 guests.

This owner/agency has featured on since 2016

Special Features:
  • Historical Property
  • 9 miles from historic Lancaster
  • With Exposed Beams
  • In our own 14 acres of fields bordered by woodland. Great childrens play area and tennis court.
Entertainment Facilities:
  • TV
  • Sky TV
  • Video or DVD
  • Internet Access
Kitchen & Dining:
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee Maker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Type of Cooker: Oil fired Aga, gas hob and electric oven.
  • Dining Table Seats: 10
  • 1 Kingsize Bed(s)
  • 3 Double Bed(s)
  • 3 Single Bed(s)
  • Bed Linen Provided
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Bath
  • Power Shower
  • Towels Provided
  • Central Heating
  • Wood Stove
Garden and Outdoors:
  • Enclosed Garden: Landscaped garden areas with terraces and outdoor dining furniture.
  • Patio
  • Parking
Special Facilities:
  • Tennis Court
  • Hillside
  • Panoramic views across the countryside to the coast and Lake District, even Blackpool Tower on a clear day. Distant Sea Views.
The Piggeries  - Garstang,  Barnacre Cottages are the first gold award winning, five-star, self-catering holiday cottages in Lancashire, north west England. Created from the old stone buildings of an 18th century farmhouse, aspiring to the very highest standards of self-catering accommodation.

Barnacre Cottages won the North West Tourist Board Self-Catering Holiday of the Year. Gold Award in 2002, as well as a National Excellence in England Silver Award in 2003 plus many awards since. The cottages continue to receive excellent reviews in both local and national publications.

The cottages and location are very child friendly. There is a large children's play area, all weather tennis court and a 7 acre field where children are encouraged to run and play. In spring we have baby lambs for bottle feeding, our own free ranging chickens and egg collecting, plus Fluff and Ebony the ponies.

Situated in a part of the UK that is ideal for visiting all part of the country. With the international airports of Manchester and Liverpool just an hour’s drive away.  Lots of local attractions, yet Blackpool, the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales a 45 minute drive.

A family business with welcoming resident owners.

Short break bookings welcome all year round.

Please visit the owner's website to find out more about the holiday cottage, amenities, surrounding area and places to visit in Lancashire.

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Pricing period First night. Last night Weekly rate Changeover day Min Stay & Short Breaks Information
05 Jan 2018 22 Mar 2018 1,500.00 GBP Friday Short breaks welcome all year round
23 Mar 2018 29 Mar 2018 1,950.00 GBP Friday " "
30 Mar 2018 05 Apr 2018 2,100.00 GBP Friday " "
06 Apr 2018 03 May 2018 1,800.00 GBP Friday " "
04 May 2018 10 May 2018 1,950.00 GBP Friday " "
11 May 2018 24 May 2018 1,600.00 GBP Friday " "
25 May 2018 04 Jun 2018 2,100.00 GBP Friday " "
05 Jun 2018 05 Jul 2018 1,800.00 GBP Tuesday " "
06 Jul 2018 19 Jul 2018 2,100.00 GBP Friday " "
20 Jul 2018 06 Sep 2018 2,300.00 GBP Friday " "
07 Sep 2018 18 Oct 2018 1,600.00 GBP Friday " "
19 Oct 2018 05 Nov 2018 1,950.00 GBP Friday " "
06 Nov 2018 16 Dec 2018 1,500.00 GBP Tuesday " "
17 Dec 2018 21 Dec 2018 995.00 GBP Monday " "
22 Dec 2018 28 Dec 2018 2,750.00 GBP Monday " "
29 Dec 2018 04 Jan 2019 2,750.00 GBP Monday " "
05 Jan 2019 04 Apr 2019 1,500.00 GBP flexible " "
05 Apr 2019 18 Apr 2019 2,100.00 GBP flexible " "
19 Apr 2019 25 Apr 2019 2,400.00 GBP flexible " "
26 Apr 2019 02 May 2019 1,800.00 GBP flexible " "
03 May 2019 09 May 2019 1,950.00 GBP flexible " "
10 May 2019 23 May 2019 1,800.00 GBP flexible " "
24 May 2019 04 Jun 2019 2,200.00 GBP flexible " "
05 Jun 2019 27 Jun 2019 1,800.00 GBP flexible " "
28 Jun 2019 18 Jul 2019 2,100.00 GBP flexible " "
19 Jul 2019 05 Sep 2019 2,500.00 GBP flexible " "
06 Sep 2019 17 Oct 2019 1,850.00 GBP flexible " "
18 Oct 2019 04 Nov 2019 2,100.00 GBP flexible " "
05 Nov 2019 19 Dec 2019 1,600.00 GBP flexible " "
20 Dec 2019 05 Jan 2020 2,750.00 GBP flexible " "
For full pricing information, including short breaks availability and prices for this Lancashire Cottage, see the owner or agency's website or give them a call.

Barnacre is set in the Forest of Bowland in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. If you enjoy walking, from our doorstep there are many footpaths and lanes to follow, including the popular Nicky Nook and Grizedale Valley walks that follow the river through the valley up to the reservoirs. With wildlife in abundance, walking is a pleasure, whatever the weather. For those who like a break along the way, the nearby village of Scorton with its cafe, coffee shop and pub offers a welcome rest and the energy for the uphill walk back.

Nearest Train Station or Airport: Lancaster railway station 25 minutes, Preston train station 35 minutes, Liverpool/Manchester International airports 1 hour drive.

Recommended Places to Visit: Farther afield, a 45 minute drive will take you to Kendal in the Lake District. Windermere, Bowness and Ullswater possess attractions ranging from the World of Beatrix Potter to a steam train ride at Ravenglass. Besides fabulous floral displays, the Holker Hall Garden Festival in June has lots of stalls and plants for sale. Lowther Park holds the famous Horse Trials and Country Show in August each year, with a variety of things to see, such as the ferret competition. Blackpool is a major attraction for people of all ages. Its many attractions include the Pleasure Beach with its 235 feet high Pepsi Max roller coaster, Blackpool Zoo, the Illuminations each autumn and, of course, the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool's fine beaches should not be overlooked, as they have won awards for cleanliness, despite the donkeys! Each of our cottages have information books with suggestions for days out and places to visit, especially with children, rain or shine. The cities of Manchester and Liverpool are just an hours drive. As are the football grounds at Trafford Park and the Etihad stadium for those wanting to visit these famous stadiums. For shopping enthusiasts, the Trafford Centre at Manchester is worth a visit as is the city centre of Manchester with Harvey Nichols and Selfridges plus lots of other individual shops. For outlet shopping, Cheshire Oaks and Boundary Mill at Colne are great for bargain hunters.

Annual Events: Numerous country fairs and agricultural shows from spring to autumn. Forest of Bowland Festival, walking and food festivals. Great Eccleston & Garstang Agricltural Fairs take place in August. Lots of other local events, Steam and Tractor Fairs, Chipping Steam show.

Recommended Places to Eat Out: 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 radius of Barnacre. Many are suitable for children. Our information books in each cottage have lots of suggestions and menus of places to eat, many of which we visit regularly ourselves.

Local Sports: All weather tennis court on site, pony trekking, riding, great walks from our door, cycle and canal boat hire, steam trains, golf including Royal Lytham & Birkdale, swimming pool, gym and health spa concessionary rates for our guests, less than 10 minutes


Barnacre is in the countryside between the cities of Lancaster and Preston, with the small market town of Garstang with lots of independent little shops and small supermarkets less than 10 minutes drive or a 35 minute walk along the country lanes and footpaths. The larger cities of Manchester and Liverpool are an hours drive and the busy seaside resort of Blackpool 35 minutes.

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