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At Riverside Barn, we aim to provide our guests with a haven of luxury and relaxation in the Ribble Valley, an exquisite part of Lancashire. We offer stylish rooms and meticulous service of a top hotel, but with all the personal touches of a small family run business. The barn nestles in an enviable picture-postcard setting on the banks of the River Ribble, in the historic village of Ribchester. The village lies on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Explore and discover over 300 square miles of sublime upland scenery and un spoilt villages.

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5 Star Guest Accommodation
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5 Star Room Only
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Suitable for part-time wheelchair users
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Suitable for older and less mobile guests
Riverside Barn Bed & Breakfast
Riverside, Ribchester, PRESTON, Lancashire, PR3 3XS
Phone : 01254 878095

About The area

Discover Lancashire

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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