Book a countryside break in the New Year

PUBLISHED: 09:00 13 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:31 13 November 2017

Luxurious breaks are available across the county

Luxurious breaks are available across the county


Short breaks in January and February offer great value for money for those looking to get away after the festivities.

The run up to Christmas is one of the most hectic times of the year, so now is as good a time as any to plan a short New Year break in the country.

James’ Places is an award winning company with four venues in the Lancashire countryside that have a reputation for good food and great quality accommodation.

Enjoy the beautiful countryside and villages on their doorstep then head back to the hotel for a warm welcome, roaring fire, a delicious dinner and luxurious, cosy room.


The Royal Hotel in Kirkby LonsdaleThe Royal Hotel in Kirkby Lonsdale

The Royal Hotel - This elegant townhouse hotel is located in the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale, a popular base for those visiting the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales and the Forest of Bowland.

Explore the nearby River Lune and visit the famous ‘Ruskin’s View’, the subject of a painting by the iconic British artist JMW Turner. Or simply potter around the village & down to Devil’s Bridge.

The bar at the Royal HotelThe bar at the Royal Hotel



Mitton HallMitton Hall

Mitton Hall is situated just a few miles away from Clitheroe and Whalley making it an ideal base for exploring historic landmarks such as Clitheroe Castle and Whalley Abbey. Alternatively, there are plenty of interesting independent shops and businesses if you’re looking for partake in a little retail therapy.

If you want to don your walking boots nearby Pendle Hill is a popular destination for hikers, plus there are lots of trails close by too.

The Princess Suite at Mitton HallThe Princess Suite at Mitton Hall



Falcon Manor in SettleFalcon Manor in Settle

Falcon Manor is a beautiful country house hotel in Settle, which makes it ideal for exploring both the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales.

The town is full of quality independent shops, cafes, inns and restaurants and is home to the world famous Settle-Carlisle Railway. And for those who prefer the great outdoors the surrounding limestone landscape abounds with dry stone walls, meadows, peaks, waterfalls, becks, caves, potholes .....and sheep!

Turret Suite at Falcon ManorTurret Suite at Falcon Manor



The Shireburn Arms in Hurst GreenThe Shireburn Arms in Hurst Green

The Shireburn Arms Hotel is a historic 17th Century inn in the heart of the Ribble Valley in the pretty village of Hurst Green.

The hotel is close to the grounds of Stonyhurst College, which makes it an ideal base for those who would like to walk the famous Tolkien Trail, taking in part of the school grounds and following the the River Ribble.

One of the 18 beautiful bedrooms at the Shireburn ArmsOne of the 18 beautiful bedrooms at the Shireburn Arms

There’s an added bonus in that the hotel is also dog-friendly so you can treat your four-legged friend to a New Year break too.


All four locations are running a special offer of Bed and Breakfast for just £50 when you spend £50 on food throughout January and February.

(Offer is based on two sharing a standard double room for remaining rooms from 2nd January – 28th February. Superior rooms and suites upgrades available. Subject to availability.)




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