Oakdean Cottages are so cosy and relaxing, you might not want to get up and get out.  

Luckily, self catering means you can enjoy whatever means holiday to you. Have a lie in and laze around enjoying the view, or set your alarm for an action-packed day.

Whenever you’re ready... adventure awaits!
There’s something for everyone in the surrounding area. From horse riding on heather-clad hillsides, to wild winding walks, and tempting trails for cyclists of all abilities - both on and off-road. Dean Clough reservoir and the beautiful nearby pine forests are practically on our doorstep.

Keen walkers will be spoilt for choice: Pendle Hill, Stonyhurst, Marles Wood to Dinckley Bridge, Longridge Fell, Three Rivers, Dunsop Bridge and The Tolkien Trail are just a few of the many routes nearby.

If you want to earn and enjoy a lovely lunch, you can work up an appetite with these walks (which all include great local pubs):

Whalley Walks

The county is an angler’s paradise. We’re right next to some of the finest fishing rivers in the UK, including the River Ribble which is currently considered one of the best for salmon and sea trout. Here are the details of more great fishing nearby:

Fishing Lancashire

For animal lovers, we’re surrounded by beautifully kept, family-run farms which offer a whole host of activities ranging from feeding the animals and tractor rides, to safari tours and zip wires!

For golfers, there are a number of well respected golf courses nearby. Mytton Fold Golf Club is the nearest (0.9 miles), followed by Whalley Golf Club (1.9 miles), Wilpshire Golf Club (2.5 miles) and one of the region's finest courses, Clitheroe Golf Club, is only a ten minute drive away (3.9 miles). As a former Regional Open Championship qualifying course, Clitheroe Golf Club cater for visitors and groups throughout the week as well as hosting corporate golf days and popular open competitions. 

Places to Visit


We are perfectly positioned for the best and biggest tourist attractions in the UK, fun for all the family.

Due to Covid-19 we strongly advise checking all venue websites for up to date information.

Places to Eat

Here are a few of our favourite local pubs and restaurants.