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7 Nights  

  • £1800  to  £4020

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Short Breaks From

  • £600 p/night
    3 night min. (off peak only)

Key Information

  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms

    6 Rooms

  • Min Nights

    7 (peak)
    3 (off peak)

  • Children


  • WiFi


  • Dogs

    No Dogs

  • Bathrooms


  • Access


  • Swimming Pool

About Oak Bank Farm

Oak Bank Farm is a traditional style cottage with modern eco-friendly features and plenty of space for up to 14 people to sleep in six beautiful bedrooms. It is half a mile from Ribchester and a leisurely 10-15 minute stroll from a park, cafes and welcoming pubs that include the Ribchester Arms. The house is a favourite with extended families and groups of friends who are on holiday, either catching up, celebrating a milestone birthday or attending a wedding.

Ribchester gives visitors a delicious taste of why the Ribble Valley is a favourite place for people who love being outdoors. The landscape is breathtaking. Waymarked footpaths like the Tolkein Trail, named for the famous author who enjoyed spending time at nearby Stonyhurst College, make exploration simple. Challenge yourself by hiking to the top of Bowland or Longridge Fells, or take the easier, but no less charming, flat footpath beside the River Ribble. The Forest of Bowland National Landscape is only a few miles from the cottage and is a favourite with mountain bikers, while local golf courses and riding stables provide more ways to enjoy the scenery. For those happy to travel further afield, the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District National Parks are within easy reach by car for a day trip, opening up an even larger choice of attractions and opportunities for outdoor adventure.

Longridge is a short drive from the cottage, with three supermarkets, antique shops, pubs and takeaways. It sits at the foot of Longridge Fell and once hosted Oliver Cromwell and his army as they went to the Battle of Preston in 1648. It is a great place to pick up groceries for your stay. Alternatively, you may prefer to shop at the regular Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday market in Clitheroe, about a 20-minute drive away with an excellent variety of specialist shops, a tiny Norman castle and a respected golf club. Other places to see include Waddington (a recipient of multiple "Best Kept Village in Lancashire" Awards), Whalley, Hurst Green, Downham, Gisburn and Sawley.

Oak Bank Farm is one in a portfolio of superb self-catering properties managed by Ribble Valley Holiday Homes. There is also a wedding and events venue on the same site which is home to Hidden Oaks spa with 15m pool and treatments on offer. Head to the website to find out more.

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Owner details:

Emma (Bookings Manager) joined Independent Cottages in August 2020

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Amenities / Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa Onsite
  • Log Burner
  • Luxury
  • Off-Road Parking
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Pub Nearby
  • Games Room
  • Bike Storage
  • Golf Nearby
  • Kingsize +
  • Piano
  • iPod Docking
  • Garden/ Outside Area
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Washing Machine
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Dish washer
  • Shower
  • Bath
  • WiFi
  • Eco / Green
  • Wedding Venue
  • Electric Vehicle Charging

Location (Lancashire)

Accommodation Comprises:

Oak Bank Farm was designed, built and furnished with families and groups of friends in mind. It is simple but luxurious, with underfloor heating and an outdoor hot tub. Accommodation is over three floors.

Ground Floor:

  • Enter through double oak doors that open into a spacious reception hallway where an impressive hardwood staircase leads to the upper level.
  • Sitting room with a long corner sofa that has space for everyone. The log burner is a welcome addition on cold nights, while throwing open the bifold doors gives direct access to the terrace and the garden.
  • Library/snug with comfortable sofas, shelves full of dozens of books for guests to enjoy during their stay, and dual aspect glass doors that open onto the terrace. The cottage has WiFi throughout, and the owners have also provided a choice of family-friendly board games.
  • Enormous kitchen/diner with multi-aspect windows overlooking the garden and ensuring the space is light and welcoming all day long. The designer kitchen has ample space to prepare meals, cupboards stocked with cooking equipment and utensils, and high-quality appliances that include a 5-burner hob and a dishwasher. The island worktop doubles as a breakfast bar, and the solid oak dining table seats 14 people.

First Floor:

  • Two spacious bedrooms with a super-kingsized (6ft-wide) bed, and an ensuite with a wetroom-style shower, a WC and a handbasin.
  • Spacious twin bedroom with two full-sized single beds and a wardrobe with plenty of storage.
  • Family/Quad bedroom with a super-kingsized bed and two full-sized single beds. This room has dual-aspect windows overlooking the garden and a small balcony.
  • Family bathroom with a bath, shower, WC and a handbasin. It can be entered via the hallway or from the family/quad room.

Second Floor:

  • Double room with a super-kingsized bed and proper storage.
  • Twin bedroom with two full-sized single beds.
  • A Jack-and-Jill shower room has a WC and a handbasin and sits between the two bedrooms.
  • Games room with a pool table, table football, and relaxed seating.

Outside: Oak Bank Farm has a huge rear garden with a wildlife pond and an expanse of lawn that is perfect for playing. There is a sheltered hot tub, and a gazebo providing a quiet spot to sit and watch birds, chat or just enjoy a peaceful pre-dinner drink. The terrace near the house has a teak table with 12 chairs. There is ample off-street parking at the front of the cottage.

Additional Information: All utilities, WiFi, bed linen and bath towels are provided. The spa, treatements and pool is bookable through Hidden Oaks and is not included in the accommodation cost. Short breaks are possible, depending on availability. Smoking and pets are not permitted.

Oak Bank Farm Tariff & Supplementary Information

Bedroom Configuration:
Sleeps 14 in 6 bedrooms (3 Super-kings, 1 Family Rm, 2 Twins)
Sorry, the owner does not accept pets
Unlikely to be suitable for wheelchair users. Please discuss any specific accessibility requirements with the owner
No smoking
Prices for 7 nights:
From £1800
To £4020
Preferred Arrival Day:
Payment Options:
Credit / Debit Card, Bank Transfer
Group Booking Details:
All male groups - Yes
All female groups - Yes
Catering available - Yes (by arrangement).
Booking Conditions:
Please refer to the owner for accessibility requirements, booking terms / conditions and cancellation policy.
Help combat online fraud. Speak to the owner on our officially verified number: +44(0)1254 820444 before paying by bank transfer.
Children must be supervised when around / using the hot tub.
Children must be supervised when around / using the swimming pool.
Independent Cottages recommends that you take out holiday cancellation insurance.

Owner Area

Emma (Bookings Manager)
Member Since August 2020

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Oak Bank Farm 18 Month Availability Calendar

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* Calendar last updated: 19th May 2024

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