A stunning area to relax
Enjoy the bubbles and warm by the fire
Let the outside in
A glorious space to entertain
A place to spoil yourself
Comfy living at its finest
Dine with family and friends
Relax with a book and watch the river go by
A welcoming hallway
Pretty fabrics and stylish wallpaper
Serene pastels decorate the room
A rainfall shower to enjoy
Well thought out fittings throughout
A good book is all you need
Enjoy a lazy morning here
Giving you all the excuses to stay in bed
Stylish and sleek bathroom
A beautiful bath to ease into and unwind
Lazy lie ins happen here
Each room has its own style
Enjoy the views right through the property
Some after dinner fun to be had here
Fancy a spot of fishing
Dine alfresco by the river
A country retreat by the water
1 / 25  A stunning area to relax
2 / 25  Enjoy the bubbles and warm by the fire
3 / 25  Let the outside in
4 / 25  A glorious space to entertain
5 / 25  A place to spoil yourself
6 / 25  Comfy living at its finest
7 / 25  Dine with family and friends
8 / 25  Relax with a book and watch the river go by
9 / 25  A welcoming hallway
10 / 25  Pretty fabrics and stylish wallpaper
11 / 25  Serene pastels decorate the room
12 / 25  A rainfall shower to enjoy
13 / 25  Well thought out fittings throughout
14 / 25  A good book is all you need
15 / 25  Enjoy a lazy morning here
16 / 25  Giving you all the excuses to stay in bed
17 / 25  Stylish and sleek bathroom
18 / 25  A beautiful bath to ease into and unwind
19 / 25  Lazy lie ins happen here
20 / 25  Each room has its own style
21 / 25  Enjoy the views right through the property
22 / 25  Some after dinner fun to be had here
23 / 25  Fancy a spot of fishing
24 / 25  Dine alfresco by the river
25 / 25  A country retreat by the water

Riverside Lodge

Balderstone (1ml NW), Lancashire
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
No Dogs
5
star
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Fishing onsite / nearby
Luxury
Family friendly
Log Cabin / Lodge
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Glorious lodge nestled on the banks of the river Ribble with stunning views
  • Fantastic private outside entertainment space with sunken hot tub and gas fire pit
  • Spend the day sitting by the river and enjoying a spot of fishing
  • Don’t forget your walking boots to explore the miles of footpaths from the doorstep
  • Easy access to the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Property code: 64911

Enjoy a special break with friends and family here, open up the doors and let the outside in creating a truly unique entertaining space overlooking the glorious river Ribble that rushes past.

Due to the property’s special location there is so much to see and do without travelling far. The riverside location means there is an abundance of wildlife to spot throughout the year, and if it takes your fancy enjoy a spot of fishing or explore the nearby footpaths. Explore the two nearby historic market towns of Clitheroe and Longridge, brimming with individual boutiques, fine restaurants and historic treasures or walk part of the 70-mile Ribble Way, taking in the unspoilt views. Other local attractions include Clitheroe Castle, Bowland Wild Boar Park and Browsholme Hall. Within an hour, drive to Blackpool, the Lake District or the Yorkshire Dales, all worth a visit.

Wandering up the drive past the owner’s property situated next door, you can hear the water running in the background as you take the few steps up into the welcoming hallway. Turn right from here to the impressive floor to ceiling windows in the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner and let the stunning vista from outside shine through. In this impressive space is everything you need for a relaxing stay together. The kitchen space offers an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The floating island means you can prepare a special meal and still engage with the rest of the family relaxing around you. There is a sleek and stylish dining space offering seating for everyone and perfect for that celebration dinner. Next to this is a comfy corner sofa, TV and nearby wood burner - a fantastic space to put your feet up after a day exploring. Heading along the hallway there is a king-size bedroom decorated with pretty pastels with stylishly built-in wardrobes surrounding a TV and just across the hallway is a twin bedroom with TV. There is a sleek bathroom with bath, rainfall shower and WC, decorated with floor to ceiling tiles. Further along the hallway is a further spacious queen-size bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room and WC. The last room in the property is a games room with snooker table, perfect for some after dinner fun, relax in the chairs or watch some sports on the TV, here you will also find the utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Outside the property is a stunning entertainment decking space with sunken hot tub, gas fire pit and seating overlooking the river. There is additional outdoor seating to the side of the lodge meaning you are spoilt for choice with areas for dining alfresco. There is ample off-road parking.

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 queen-size and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility area in the games room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Hot tub
  • Games room with snooker table
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub and shop 2 miles
  • TV in lounge, all bedrooms and games room
  • Due to the riverside location that is not fully enclosed extra care and attention is required at all times

Anthony Cole

This property joined our collection in 2018 and is managed by Anthony.

Reviews

From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 35 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Natalie, 2nd November 2020

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Yes perfect breakaway. Lodge is stunning and scenery is beautiful.

Reviewed by Stephanie, 23rd October 2020

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Lovely location and lodge with all the little extras you could hope for. Would definitely return if we were looking to stay somewhere local again, and recommend as a place to stay for families and couples alike. Host was kind and courteous too.

Reviewed by Lee, 19th October 2020

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Had an amazing time, beautiful tranquil setting. Everything you need for a relaxing break.

Reviewed by Sue, 9th October 2020

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Absolutely first class. Everything and more. Welcome treats. Owners were on hand if needed. Checked we had settled in. Stunning location overlooking the river. Rooms comfy. Netflix. We cooked most of our meals there, Neff appliances. Many games of pool/air hockey. As cyclists the Guild Wheel is a must. Enjoyed hot tub too. Will definitely return.

Reviewed by Margaret, 11th September 2020

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Fantastic property in a peaceful location. The accommodation has everything you may need for a wonderful stay and hosts that made you feel very welcome. Lots of great things to do in the area and we would highly recommend that you go and explore.

Reviewed by Carole, 4th September 2020

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Had a lovely time, the river is beautiful & a good spot for visiting the surrounding areas

Reviewed by Becky, 14th August 2020

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It was a pleasure to stay in such a lovely lodge and beautiful location. We loved it.

Reviewed by Ala, 7th August 2020

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The Cottage is Excellent fully Equipped and the owner is very nice

Reviewed by Lesley, 31st July 2020

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As lovely as our hosts and their family were and as stunning and comfortable as as our accommodation was, this is the first property that I would not recommend to a friend.

Reviewed by Kathryn, 13th March 2020

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Had an amazing time. The owner couldn't do enough for us. Lots of unexpected touches. A stunning property in a beautiful setting. Will definitely be returning.

Reviewed by Amy, 28th February 2020

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The perfect place to relax and unwind as well as spending quality time together. The host goes above and beyond and the property itself is amazing! DO NOT miss out!

Reviewed by Ann-Marie, 31st January 2020

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Fantastic faculties and so wonderful for those who love to cook. A joy to stay!

Reviewed by Caroline, 24th January 2020

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The lodge is amazing the pictures dont do it justice. It has the wow factor everyone is looking for. It is the perfect place for a special occasion. Everyone enjoyed it so much! Hopefully will be back again.

Reviewed by Rachel, 6th December 2019

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Couldn't have asked for anything better! This lodge is absolutely stunning and I will 100% be returning, without a doubt. Myself and my friends booked the lodge for a 30th Birthday and it certainly exceeded our expectations. The lodge is so gorgeous inside and in great condition - We couldn't want for anything. The owners of the lodge were so welcoRead moreming and helpful. The views were also stunning and the hot tub is amazing! Stunning place and I cant wait to return :D THANK YOU Hide

Reviewed by Michael, 1st November 2019

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The lodge was everything and more than we had expected - a big WOW! We all enjoyed the beautiful, contemporary, clean surroundings with tasteful decor, comfortable beds and much more. Lots of modern gadgets for techies too! The view of the river with cormorants and herons flying by was amazing. Convenient for Liverpool, Manchester, Chester, ClitherRead moreoe, Southport, Blackpool, Lytham, Garstang and not to be missed, Stydd Gardens cafe at Ribchester. The pool table was also well used. Fabulous! Hide

Reviewed by Claire, 25th October 2019

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An amazing place to stay. Middle of nowhere, which we love, but actually only a few miles to various places. The lodge is beautiful, with all mod cons, plus more little extras than you could think of. Amazing place!

Reviewed by moira, 14th October 2019

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Luxurious cottage in peaceful setting. Beautifully decorated and so comfortable with lovely extras like fluffy bathrobes and slippers available. The underfloor heating throughout was bliss!! Owners were so lovely and welcoming and there were lots of lovely goodies on arrival and a great toy chest for the kids. Hot tub overlooking the river was so rRead moreelaxing. Perfect holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Kim, 30th September 2019

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Reviewed by Nicola, 27th September 2019

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Hosts were lovely and it was for my friends 30th and she received gifts and card which made her feel very special, house and hottub was amazing, great views, our weather wasn't great but made the best of everything. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Ruth, 23rd August 2019

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This is a superb holiday cottage in a beautiful location. It is well equipped and really comfortable. The outside area is a lovely place to sit and the surroundings are peaceful. We used the hot tub every day because it so easy to access. The wifi signal is great. The owners are so welcoming, helpfu and kind without being at all intrusive. There isRead more good access to the motorway and you can get to lots of different places including the stunning Forest of Bowland. I can't recommend it enough. Hide

Reviewed by Naomi, 16th August 2019

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We had an amazing stay at the Riverside Lodge, the hosts were extremely friendly and helpful. The lodge is equipped with everything you could want for a week away and as a young family we found the lodge really family friendly with lots of toys for our two year old to play with. The location is great with lots to do within a 30 minute drive and theRead more scenery surrounding the lodge is idyllic. The pictures depict the lodge perfectly, immaculate and high spec. Thanks for a great holiday! Hide

Reviewed by Diane, 9th August 2019

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Beautiful property in a perfect setting. Hosts were lovely and were there if needed. The welcome pack was really thoughtful and enjoyable as were the delicious cakes. Weather wasn't great but it really didn't matter.

Reviewed by Sally, 14th June 2019

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A lovely peaceful lodge. Beautiful view of the river with lots of country walks to explore. Well equipped and comfortable. The hot tub was fantastic.

Reviewed by Judith, 1st June 2019

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Reviewed by Linda, 20th May 2019

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Reviewed by Saskia, 17th May 2019

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Reviewed by Ryan, 10th May 2019

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Without a doubt the best lodge/cottage we have ever stayed in and we will be returning. The most wonderful layout inside and outside the lodge with the best views. The owners are very friendly and welcoming they make you feel so welcome and relaxed on arrival. Would strongly advise people to book here!

Reviewed by Ronald, 30th April 2019

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This property is five star, everything about it is really good. From the outside deck overlooking the river where you can turn off the outside lights with a remote once you're settled into the hot tub to the really comfortable king size beds and the owner Marilyn is lovely.

Reviewed by Ella, 19th April 2019

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Had an amazing time here celebrating my 21st birthday. Everything has been thought of and a lovely location. Very peaceful.

Reviewed by Zoe, 12th April 2019

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I went with my two adult children and their partners. We had the best time. The lodge itself was beautiful and the facilities were all of the highest standard. Furthermore, the owners went out of their way to make sure every need was catered for and they added lots of little touches to make sure we felt really pampered. I cant speak highly enough oRead moref this property and its owners and am thoroughly looking forward to returning next year. Hide

Reviewed by Helen, 25th March 2019

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Reviewed by Adam, 12th March 2019

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Reviewed by Eddie Chee, 8th March 2019

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Reviewed by Amanda, 25th January 2019

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Could not fault this booking from beginning to end the whole process has been amazing. The lodge far exceeded my expectations it was fabulous so relaxing and the views are to die for. The welcome pack was so thoughtful, I will definitely be back

Reviewed by Karla, 11th January 2019

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A wonderful stay at a beautiful Lodge, fantastic hosts Marilyn and Geoff are welcoming and very helpful. Such a lovely couple, this place is perfect for relaxing and enjoying quality time with your loved ones, the hot tub and games room were great also, everything you need for the perfect stay has been thought of as well as lots of little extras anRead mored surprises. Definitely will go back. Xxx Hide

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A stunning area to relax
Enjoy the bubbles and warm by the fire
Let the outside in
A glorious space to entertain
A place to spoil yourself
Comfy living at its finest
Dine with family and friends
Relax with a book and watch the river go by
A welcoming hallway
Pretty fabrics and stylish wallpaper
Serene pastels decorate the room
Show 13 moreA rainfall shower to enjoy

Location

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