Luxury Self Catering Accommodation with open views, hot tub and log burner.

The Shippon offers accommodation in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire ,a recently converted cottage with a modern feel.

This detached beautifully presented Shippon has been tastefully converted by the owners, with close attention to detail, including oak engineered flooring, exposed brick walls and beams. Added to this is the benefit of a contemporary wood burning stove, fully equipped modern kitchen, an outdoor hot tub and complimentary Wi-fi.All the things you need to make your stay enjoyable and a bit more special.

The property is located in Thornley and is within walking distance of  the Market Town of Longridge. There is an excellent Seafood Restaurant on its doorstep and a local country dining pub with beer gardens.  A short drive away is the village of Chipping and the Market Towns of Garstang and Clitheroe- all worth a visit.

The accommodation benefits from views to the front overlooking Parlick Fell and local farmland to the rear which provides a peaceful feeling allowing you to totally relax and enjoy the countryside.

A rear garden with patio, garden furniture and facility to house a disposable BBQ is available for you to outdoor dine should you wish.

The location is great for those who also want to explore as far afield as the Lake District or The Forest of Bowland, Ribble Valley, Blackpool and Manchester City Centre are all commutable. The property will also appeal to both those who are just looking for a relaxing break to get away from it all, or those who want a more active break it will appeal to walkers, cyclists and golfers as Longridge golf course is very close by.

A starter pack of fuel for stove included but additional logs and kindling are chargeable .



Gorgeous Interior

Thank you for a wonderful few days at The Shippon- What a beautiful cottage with a gorgeous interior. Thank you.

Williams Family 29/12-03/1/2019

Thankyou for making our Christmas !

Amazing stay with amazing facilities. Thankyou for making our Christmas !

Claudia,Mia,Amanda, Stephen Xmas 2018

Lovely cottage

Lovely cottage in a superb location. We will be back soon.

Glynis and Vincent 9/12 -14/12/18

We will be back !

Fabulous cottage and a fabulous stay. W weill be back !

Lucy, Rachel Mel and Ellie

Second Visit

Our second visit this year and once again we had a very relaxing and peaceful stay. This time we went for a long walk through Beacon Fell- an amazing country park literally 5 mins drive away- both us and the children loved it ! Hot tub and Prosecco very welcom after this !

Kenny, Alec 16/11-19/11/18

Special birthday

Thankyou so much for a lovely time in your beautiful cottage. You made my husbands 30th birthday a very special and rememberable one. Cant wait to come back when the little one is older.

Parkers 10/11-13/11/18

Super place

We have been looking for a lovely holiday cottage in this area for a number of years- and we have now found it ! A super place to stay thankyou.

Wilkinson 2/11-9/11/18

Blown away

Thank you for a wonderful stay at The Shippon. We are blown away with hwbeautiful the cottage is ! We also really appreciated the welcome gift that was left for our arrival. We will be letting everyone know what a wonderful place this is !

The Batchelors 26/10-2/11/18

Lovely barn

Lovely barn, well maintained excellent location, views and was just as advertised. Thankyou for a lovely stay, the welcome basket was a lovely treat.

Whittstones 19/10/18

Stunning !

Stunning property, stunning location, stunning holiday. Thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing even with a 1 year old. Thank you for an amazing week- cannot wait to return x

Claire, Craig and Josh 12/10-19/10/18

Hot Tub

Had a great time, you have a lovely cottage, great decor. Made full use of the hot tub. Great base to explore Lancashire. Thanks for the wine and welcome hamper.

Darren & Myra 05/10-12/10/18

Thank you

Thank you both we have enjoyed our stay at The Shippon plus the added bonus of the hot tub. You have done it out beautifully. Derby Arms is a lovely pub to visit plus the Little Town Farm Shop.

Graeme and Sheryl 1/10-05/10/18

Perfect !

Perfect ! Beautiful sunrise and sunset during our stay here. and the ideal spot to view them. Thank you for the little extras that really made our holiday speacial.

Beryl and Bev 21/9 -28/9/18

**** We highly recommend The Shippon. ****

Thanks so much for a lovely stay, we had a fab break away and we highly recommend The Shippon.

Lovely part of Lancashire.

A great base for exploring this lovely part of Lancashire. Thankyou for the wine and welcome gift.

Beautiful House

Beautiful house, gorgeous scenery, fantastic cycling county. Derby Arms a winner thankyou Hayley.

Lovel cottage .

Lovely Cottage, enjoyable break. Thankyou.

Peaceful and relaxing week.

Had a very peaceful and relaxing week in a beautiful location. Cottage is amazing the hot tub is a bonus. Thankyou for such a warm welcome.

Such a gorgeous cottage.

We have had a lovely week here. Such a gorgeous cottage, the attention to detail was fantastic. Everything we needed was provided, could not have asked for more. Thank you so much xxxxx

Best time stunning property

We have had the best time in your stunning property ! Thankyou so much.

The best cottage in 10 years

We really could not of had a better time here in this beautiful cottage. Everything we needed was within walking distance too, was nice to be able to go out and leave the car. We have stayed in many cottages over the last ten years and this is definitely the best one yet. Thankyou so much. The views are amazing and the derby arms is a lovely pub to visit.

Lovely time

We have had a lovely time here and the cottage has been all that we he hoped for.

Stunning Cottage

Stunning cottage with beautiful views. Hosts Nick and Hayley you are amazing, so friendly and very entertaining. Loved your bar. Look forward to coming back and seeing you again soon !!. Thanks for the eggs.

Thanks for a lovely place to stay.

Thanks for a lovely place to stay. We have had a fantastic week. Hope to come back again.

Repeat Guests

Thankyou once again for a lovely stay and lovely service we will be coming back.

We do not want to leave !

We have had a fantastic week at this beautiful cottage. A great location we do not want to leave !.

Exceeded expectations

The cottage is beautiful and exceeded our expectations. We have had a wonderful week and the weather has been hot all week long! Lovely owners who ensure their guests have a relaxing and wonderful stay. Thank you.

1st family holiday

Could not have asked for a better experience for our 1st family holiday, it has been amazing. Thankyou

So lovely

So lovely we did not want to leave....


Perfection ! We are coming back very soon.

Fantastic place

A fantastic place from which to explore the beautiful area- thank you Hayley and Nick for creating The Shippon. Everything here is perfect with personal and thoughtful touches everywhere- We have had an unforgettable time here !

Fantastic time

We have had a fantastic time, the place is perfect and full of thoughtful touches. We hope to come back.

We did not want to leave.

Wow !! What a beautiful modern and well located place. We had the best week here, great walks, cycling at the lakes. Wray Castle, Windermere and the ferry. We all loved the hot tub and views. Nick and Hayley were so lovely and friendly. Fantastic Holiday. We did not want to leave. Thank you so much.

Lovely girls weekend

Lovely girls weekend away. The cottage had everything we wanted and more. The welcome gifts were a nice touch. Will definitely be back !

Highly Reccomend this lovely home.

Highly recommend this lovely home, beautifully decorated and well maintained. The home was exactly how advertised and pictured on the website, the home was clean and everything worked. Cannot wait to stay again !!

Amazing Place

Amazing place there is everything we needed for a good holiday. Will be back.

Lovely Place

Lovely place. Lovely hot tub. Great time had by all. Thanks

Amazing Week

Amazing week the house was great, the hot tub was brill. We will be sad to leave. A very chilled out week.

Beautiful Cottage

We have had a wonderful time here. Beautiful house and gorgeous setting. We will be booking again soon !

Beautiful Cottage

Beautiful cottage in stunning surroundings. We have had a lovely relaxing week. Hot tub and thoughtful welcome pack were both fab.

Just Perfect

Just perfect for our needs and an ideal break to rest and unwind, really accessible too. Thankyou

Amazing Weekend.

Amazing weekend. The house was perfect for a relaxing weekend, loved the hot tub and log burner. We will definitely be back.

Lovely week here for Christmas

We had a lovely week here for Christmas. The Shippon had everything we wanted we couldn't have asked for anything more. The welcome pack was a nice and thoughtful touch too. Thank you.

Perfect xmas break

Perfect Xmas break Love the log burner and complimentary bottle of wine was a thoughtful touch.

Beautiful cottage a lovely retreat

What a beautiful cottage. Despite some terrible weather the cottage provided a lovely retreat from the elements. Beautifully laid out a lot of thought has gone into this place. We cant wait to come back.! Thank you.

Fab place

Well what a fab place and we will definitely be back.

Lovely property as described.

Had a brilliant stay hot tub was great. The property is beautifully furnished would stay again in a heart beat.

A lovely weekend,

A lovely weekend , this is a beautiful place and we cannot wait to return. We will be recommending to friends and family. Hot tub was very welcome after two long walks. Thank you.

A fantastic week.

A fantastic week what a wonderful cottage it has everything you need and more ! Lovely location. We ate at the Derby Arms twice definitely worth a visit. Thank you so much.

We had a fantastic stay.

We had a fantastic stay- thank you so much! Cottage is beautifully finished and hot tub was an extra treat. Love to come back.

What a beautiful cottage pure luxury

What a beautiful cottage pure luxury. Well positioned for visiting other areas. Poor weather most of the week, but the cottage more than made up for this. Enjoyed sitting in the hot tub in the rain looking out at the beautiful countryside. Will be recommending this cottage to all of my friends.

The Cottage is beautiful

We had and excellent week here great location with easy access to lots of places. The cottage is beautiful with so many thoughtful extras. Worked really well with our 2 small children. Thankyou

An amazing cottage Aug 17

An amazing cottage that was enjoyed by all of us. Lots to do around the area. The cottage was well thought out and had everything we needed, loved the hot tub and already looking at future bookings.

Fantasti well thought out holiday home.

Fantastic well thought out holiday home, we have a really enjoyable and comfortable stay. Loved the hot tub and managed to use it every day. Great views lovely area. No complaints.

Had and amazing stay.

Had an amazing stay so much to see and do in the local area. Great food at the Derby Arms 2 minutes up the road. This place is 5 * will come again.

Thankyou for a lovely holiday home 11/08/17 -18/08/17

Fantastic cottage everything we needed was here and cottage is very well equipped. Lots to do in the local area and we all loved the hot tub and views. Thank you

Perfect holiday home 04/08/17 to 11/08/17

Perfect holiday home, we have loved our stay here, you have everything for everyone. Hot tub loved by the youngest ,Smart tv for eldest. We would love to come back for sure. Thank you.

Beautiful cottage 28th July to 4th August 2017.

Beautiful cottage we could not of asked for anything more. Would definitely return. Thankyou

A wonderful stay

Wow !! What a place!! Great location, facilities second to none. Wonderful stay - Thank you !