The Villa Country House Hotel
“Country house oozing character and charm, with a relaxed atmosphere” - AA Inspector
WREA GREEN, LANCASHIRE
- 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
Dating back to the 19th century, this former gentlemen's residence is packed full of original character and charm. Situated within the peaceful, picturesque village of Wrea Green but convenient for the motorway, it is the ideal location for a relaxing stay for both business and leisure visitor. Rooms are thoughtfully appointed for the modern day guest but still retain some of their original charm. An interesting range of dishes can be tried in the restaurant or alternatively there's all-day menus in the bar. Ample parking is available. Weddings, conferences and special events are well catered for.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 31
- Family rooms: 2
- Bedrooms Ground: 10
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Christmas entertainment programme
- New Year entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Outdoor parking spaces: 140
- Accessible bedrooms: 2
- Walk-in showers
- Open all year
- Holds a civil ceremony licence
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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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