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Middle Holly Cottage
Ranked #1 of 2 Forton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent B&B”
Reviewed 22 August 2010

Ian & Hillary are lovely, warm and very welcoming owners of this fantastic B&B!
It felt like home away from home. We were allowed to check in early in order to attend a wedding later in the day.
Rooms were Immaculate and well maintained. Owners have maintained a very high quality decor. Ample parking space & Location is minutes within M6 Motorway. Very well maintained gardens and common sitting area.
Breakfast was awesome - freshly prepared form local produce! Certainly the best full english I have ever tasted in a B&B.
Wish I could stay for couple more nights! Already planning my next visit.
Highly Recommended! This B&B has written superlatives all over it ;)

  • Stayed August 2010
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Pontefract
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Reviewed 30 July 2010

This is a fantastic bed and breakfast certainly five stars in my book - very quaint and beautiful building in the country side clean and modern rooms with luxury bathrooms.Not far from little villages and Lancaster city centre. It is run by Ian and Hillary who are fantastic hosts - the breakfast is out of this world and the service is fantastic. All this and the feeling of being at home because you are surrounded by nice people and for women on their own its nice and safe - try it - it is a must .

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled on business
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Mansfield, Notts
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Reviewed 29 July 2010

After travelling extensively most of my life, I was recommended 'Little Holly' by a colleague, and I would like to thank you, Rita. I have stayed in a few places in and around Lancaster but blinking heck, I thought I had landed in heaven... Food (breakfast is a must), Comfort (the rooms have been well though out, especially for a female traveller), Peace (this is on the edge of heaven). Don't pass this one by it has definately got the WOW factor. Nothing is too much trouble for Hilary and Ian. Thank you for looking after me.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled on business
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Brighton, England
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Reviewed 20 July 2010

Completely agree with other reviews - v friendly, comfortable and great breakfast. Always tempting to drive straight though this area on way to Lakes - but there is plenty to see here too. Convenient for trips to Forest of Bowland, Garstang, Lancaster and canals. If you like Indian food, there is also a good restaurant nearby

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
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Scotland
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Reviewed 9 July 2010

A beautifully restored cottage with superb facilities. The bedrooms are well appointed and extremely comfortable. Breakfast is delicious and plenty of it. The hosts Ian and Hillary are very warm, welcoming and friendly, Free Wifi and parking, I would recommend to anyone seeking a quiet, luxurious couple of days.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled solo
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Andover, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 July 2010

Ian & Hillary are wonderful hosts, nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are absolutely spotless and beautifully decorated. Breakfast choice was fantastic. We will definitley return. Good pubs and an Italian resturant close by. Very well positined for exploring NW England.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 June 2010

We used this B&B as a stopover on our way south from Scotland and I wish we could have stayed longer! It was a lovely B&B and the furnishings were beautiful. The host was super helpful and welcoming when we arrived and suggested a great italian restaurant that we could walk to for dinner that night (delicious sticky toffee pudding by the way!). Breakfast the next morning was in a really interesting and lovely dining area and the meal was wonderful! I hope we get another chance to visit!!

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Property: Middle Holly Cottage
Address: Middle Holly, Forton PR3 1AH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Forton
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Forton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Middle Holly Cottage 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Old coaching inn built in 1820 has been refurbished to provide hight quality accommodation with a warm, friendly atmosphere. All rooms are ensuite with digital flat screen TV, complimentary Wi Fi connection and hospitality tray. Large private car park. Less than 3 miles from M6 junction 33, ideal for Lancaster (5 miles from university) Heysham (port) and the Lake District and convenient stopover to/from the south to Scotland. Several good pubs and restaurants nearby. ... more   less 
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