Luxury Accommodation perfect for short breaks

There are many award winning, luxury hotels in and around Blackburn with Darwen. Here are some of our top picks.

Northcote Manor, Langho

AA 4 Star Inspectors Choice

Northcote is a renowned country house hotel situated on the edge of the Ribble Valley. Offering 26 imaginative and inspired rooms which exude highly individual character. Enhance your dining experience with an overnight stay and wake up to one of Northcote's famous Lancashire breakfasts.

Northcote sets the highest standards of hospitality and food, guests can enjoy a drink in one of the comfortable lounges whilst browsing over the tempting menus, which includes much of Lancashire’s fine fayre.

The wine list has been well planned and the service is friendly from a dedicated and caring team. Northcote is superbly situated at the foot of the Ribble Valley, famous for its status as the “official centre of the Kingdom”.

Whether you are walking or driving. Northcote is the perfect location to explore the countryside with country inns, market towns and historic sites in abundance.

Stanley House Hotel, Mellor

Visit England 4 Star Gold Country House Hotel

Set in 54 acres of Ribble Valley countryside in Mellor, Lancashire, Stanley House Hotel is a stunning, award-winning hotel. With 30 first-class bedrooms, unrivalled wedding and conference facilities, the stylish Grill on the Hill restaurant, the hugely popular Mr Fred's bar and lounge and a world-class spa, Stanley House is truly a hotel like no other.

Situated in Mellor (in between Preston and Blackburn), the hotel is privately owned and run by the Walker family and opened in 2004 following a spectacular conversion of the ruins of a 17th century manor house, titled Stanley House. The Grade II listed building, demonstrating its heritage is now complemented with opulent modern additions and also benefits from unspoiled views of the Ribble Valley countryside. This refreshing fusion of the conventional and contemporary makes Stanley House the number one destination of choice.

Stanley House Hotel & Spa boasts an array of resort-standard facilities making it a leading choice for daytime and evening diners, weddings, leisure and spa breaks, corporate meetings and events and private celebrations

Mytton Fold Hotel and Golf Complex, Langho

Visit England 3 Star Hotel 

Surrounded by some of the most breathtaking scenery in the UK, this family owned and run hotel (Lancashire and Blackpool Small Hotel of the Year Winner 2009/10) offers an oasis of tranquillity which will smooth any troubled brow.The Ribble restaurant overlooks the ever colourful gardens and provides the ideal location to enjoy our imaginative a la carte menu. 

The Millstones at Mellor 

Visit England 5 Star Inn 

Step inside the beautifully presented old coaching inn and you’ll experience genuine warmth and hospitality from the team.

Food is a celebration at The Millstone, which is why the informal dining areas have all been refurbished to ensure your surroundings live up to the same high standards as our food. You’ll be treated to a wonderfully relaxing atmosphere, where impeccable and discreet service allows you to simply enjoy your perfectly executed dishes. What’s more, our private dining rooms are designed to give you the buzz of being in the dining room, but with the privacy to celebrate in style.

Upstairs our beautifully appointed guest accommodation really gives you the sense that you’re staying in the country and thoughtful extra touches like fluffy robes and homemade biscuits, all combine to make you feel really at home.

Astley Bank Hotel and Conference Centre, Darwen

* This hotel is not tourist board accredited *

An exclusive hotel nestled in the hills of the West Pennine Moors. Built in the early nineteenth century, the house and gardens are still maintained to their original glory.

The Astley Bank Hotel and Conference Centre is located close to the local motorway network, making it an ideal venue for both business and pleasure alike. The six acres of grounds, still maintained to the original high standards, provide a beautiful backdrop to any wedding whilst the restaurant, Othello's, has gained a reputation for serving only the finest cuisine.

Whitehall Hotel, Darwen

* This hotel is not tourist board accredited*

A majestic Victorian manor house lovingly transformed into a traditional country house hotel in Darwen. The hotel has a comfortable bar and lounge area, featuring original stained glass windows which look out onto the courtyard. Perfectly situated for those wishing to explore the west pennine moors, this hotel was a recent winner of the BBC's Four in a Bed.

The Whitehall Hotel is also known for it's high quality food and drink served at MJ's Restaurant.

For help finding accomodation in the Blackburn/Darwen area please contact Blackburn Visitor Centre 01254 688040 or email: 

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