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Woodpecker Cottage sits in a beautiful landscape
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Woodpecker Cottage sits in a beautiful landscape
The well equipped kitchen in the spacious open plan area
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78 reviews
Woodpecker Cottage sits in a beautiful landscape
The well equipped kitchen in the spacious open plan area
Dining area for 6
Cosy up to the log burner on a cold winters night
Seating for 6, a large 40' TV with freeview or relax in the window seat watching the world go b
Dine al fresco and soak up the views
Open the large patio doors and bring the outside in
Sit on the patio looking out over the lake and  . . . Just relax!
After a stroll in the countryside rest your bones in a hot bath
Downstairs bedroom
Perch at the breakfast bar
A room with a view
Just relax
The master bedroom and ensuite is accessed by the attractive spiral staircase
The staircase opens up the room
The master bedroom
The master bedroom with a glass balustrade overlooking the lake
A large shower with fixed head and hand held spray in the ensuite
Afternoon tea in the sunshine
There are tables and chairs dotted around the cottage to sit and enjoy the views
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Cottage -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Preston, Lancashire, England

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Excellent - based on 78 reviews
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Jenni Z
Haverhill, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Can't wait to return”
Reviewed 21 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014

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 the place to unwind and relax.
Although situated in the middle of the countryside, Woodpecker Cottage is perfectly placed for visits to the coast, Lake District and Yorkshire as well as all Lancashire has to offer. If you choose to stay at the cottage, the wildlife and birds around the grounds will more than keep you entertained.
Will definitely be recommending the cottage to friends and family...and look forward to returning myself in the near future.
Thanks again, Rob & Sally

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Liked best: Location and standard of accommodation
Liked least: Leaving!!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Dawn_Scot...
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 1 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014

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 relaxing break with the added bonus of a hot tub in the decking area taking in the views of the surrounding countryside.

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Liked best: All of it
Liked least: Having to come home.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Jenni Z
Haverhill, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“The Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed 19 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014

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. Sally and Rob are both friendly and extremely helpful. Return visit already booked - Can't wait :)
Thank you for a lovely break.

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Travelling group: Solo Traveller
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Reviewed 22 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

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Sylv65
Matlock, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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“What a find!”
Reviewed 1 April 2014 for a stay in March 2014

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 be making a return visit and recommending it to our friends.

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Liked best: All of it
Liked least: there is nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers
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