12 of the quirkiest places to stay for short breaks in and around Lancashire

From luxury treehouses and private yurts, to canal boats and a converted helicopter, these are the best places for an unusual short break in Lancashire

Friday, 23rd April 2021, 3:54 pm
Updated Friday, 23rd April 2021, 3:56 pm
The quirkiest places to stay in and around Lancashire.

With uncertainty still surrounding trips abroad, staycations and short breaks are likely to be a popular choice for many this year.

But a break in Britain doesn't have to be boring. Across the county are quirky places to stay, from a converted helicopter, to glamping pods.

So if you are keen to stay close to home on your first post-lockdown holiday, our friends at Visit Lancashire have compiled a fantastic list of places to stay in the county.

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Surrounded by countryside, Hedgerow offers luxurious accommodation ideal for a romantic break whatever the time of year. The three available pods, which provide ample opportunities to roam the countryside, are Daisy, Buttercup and Dandelion.

Full details of all the locations listed below can be found by clicking HERE, along with prices and availability.

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Award winning 5 star gold waterside luxury unique lodges situated in a 34-acre private, gated nature reserve near the village of Scorton, Lancashire. Each of the lodges are totally unique and equipped to a very high standard, including large wide screen TVs, BBQs and an array of board and outdoor games.
Enjoy a stay at the award winning Cartford Inn's new luxury studio cabins - Ziggy and Robin. Each of the two quirky designed cabins have split level bedroom areas, a bathtub at the end of the bed, separate bathroom and walk in shower, 4K smart TV, sound system and WiFi.
Just 20 minutes south of Lancaster, the site is set amongst the rolling green patchwork of grazing land stitched together by hedgerows, trees and dry stone walls, with the Bowland Fells as a perfect backdrop – a beautiful place at any time of year.
Discover the joy of canal boat holidays on the Lancaster Canal from Preston to Tewitfield. Three narrowboats are available, all of which benefit from a full kitchen, bathroom, lounge and TV.
Ream Hills Camping and Caravan Park just off the M55 near Blackpool offer accommodation for touring caravans and motorhomes, but if you are looking for something a little different, you can stay over in their Helicopter Pod.
In the historic grounds of Samlesbury Hall sits a gathering of colourful huts - a rustic and carefree alternative to your traditional hotel room. Each hut comes complete with two double beds in European oak, memory foam mattresses, low-wattage electricity to keep your phone charged, as well as a cosy en-suite.
The Rookery is a unique grass roofed dwelling located in an area of outstanding natural beauty in East Lancashire. With industrial and steampunk influences combined with bespoke craftsmanship and breath-taking views this space is not a home from home but an escape into the alternative.
At the heart of the tiny village of Bashall Eaves, near Clitheroe, the Red Pump’s Glamping Yurts sit adjacent to the Inn within their own gardens. Each yurt is complete with a king size bed, a cosy wood burning stove and an en-suite bathroom with a hot water shower and toilet.
Luxury Glamping in Lancashire set in a beautiful rural location in Langho, Ribble Valley with gorgeous views across the valley towards the majestic Pendle Hill, Longridge Fell and Hurst Green.
The Secret Garden woodland glamping pods promise to be an experience not to be missed! With a mix between the modern and rustic this secluded location is not overlooked by anyone and will give you total privacy with its own hot tub, sauna and all the luxuries you would find at home.
A small idyllic off-grid glamping site in Lancashire. With just four fully furnished bell tents, Watkinsons Farm is ideal for those looking for a quiet escape.