Best Western Higher Trapp Hotel
“Delightful views and pleasant landscaped gardens” - AA Inspector
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Our Inspector's view
Pleasantly located in an extensive country setting between Manchester and Blackpool, this hotel enjoys delightful views across the Pendle Valley and has a range of conference facilities. A popular wedding venue, there are pleasant landscaped gardens within a 36-acre parkland. Bedrooms offer a range of sizes and many have views across the valley, as does the popular restaurant where local classics and more adventurous dishes are available.
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Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 29
- Family rooms: 4
- Bedrooms Ground: 5
- Satellite TV available
- Free TV
- Broadband available
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 90
- Accessible bedrooms: 1
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £62
- Double room, minimum price: £72
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 120
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About the area
Lancashire was at the centre of the British cotton industry in the 19th century, which lead to the urbanization of great tracts of the area. The cotton boom came and went, but the industrial profile remains. Lancashire’s resorts, Blackpool, Southport and Morecambe Bay, were originally developed to meet the leisure needs of the cotton mill town workers. Blackpool is the biggest and brashest, celebrated for it tower, miles of promenade, and the coloured light ‘illuminations’. Amusements are taken very seriously here, day and night, and visitors can be entertained in a thousand different ways.
The former county town, Lancaster, boasts one of the younger English universities, dating from 1964. Other towns built up to accommodate the mill-workers with back-to-back terraced houses, are Burnley, Blackburn, Rochdale and Accrington. To get out of town, you can head for the Pennines, the ‘backbone of England’, a series of hills stretching from the Peak District National Park to the Scottish borders. To the north of the country is the Forest of Bowland, which despite its name is fairly open country, high up, with great views.
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