A stunning area to relax
Enjoy the bubbles and warm by the fire
Let the outside in
A glorious space to entertain
A place to spoil yourself
Comfy living at its finest
Dine with family and friends
Relax with a book and watch the river go by
A welcoming hallway
Pretty fabrics and stylish wallpaper
Serene pastels decorate the room
A rainfall shower to enjoy
Well thought out fittings throughout
A good book is all you need
Enjoy a lazy morning here
Giving you all the excuses to stay in bed
Stylish and sleek bathroom
A beautiful bath to ease into and unwind
Lazy lie ins happen here
Each room has its own style
Enjoy the views right through the property
Some after dinner fun to be had here
Fancy a spot of fishing
Dine alfresco by the river
A country retreat by the water
1 / 25  A stunning area to relax
2 / 25  Enjoy the bubbles and warm by the fire
3 / 25  Let the outside in
4 / 25  A glorious space to entertain
5 / 25  A place to spoil yourself
6 / 25  Comfy living at its finest
7 / 25  Dine with family and friends
8 / 25  Relax with a book and watch the river go by
9 / 25  A welcoming hallway
10 / 25  Pretty fabrics and stylish wallpaper
11 / 25  Serene pastels decorate the room
12 / 25  A rainfall shower to enjoy
13 / 25  Well thought out fittings throughout
14 / 25  A good book is all you need
15 / 25  Enjoy a lazy morning here
16 / 25  Giving you all the excuses to stay in bed
17 / 25  Stylish and sleek bathroom
18 / 25  A beautiful bath to ease into and unwind
19 / 25  Lazy lie ins happen here
20 / 25  Each room has its own style
21 / 25  Enjoy the views right through the property
22 / 25  Some after dinner fun to be had here
23 / 25  Fancy a spot of fishing
24 / 25  Dine alfresco by the river
25 / 25  A country retreat by the water

Riverside Lodge,

Balderstone (1ml NW), Lancashire

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Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
Change Fri
pets No Dogs
Downstairs bedroom
Downstairs bathroom
Waterside views
Open fire / woodburner
Hot tub
Internet access
Games / Play facilities
Fishing onsite / nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Glorious lodge nestled on the banks of the river Ribble with stunning views
  • Fantastic outside entertainment space with sunken hot tub and gas fire pit
  • Curl up by the wood burner and enjoy some quality time relaxing
  • Spend the day sat by the river and enjoy a spot of fishing
  • Don’t forget your walking boots to explore the miles of footpaths from the doorstep
  • Easy access to the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Property code: 64911

Due to the property’s special location there is so much to see and do without travelling far. The riverside location means there is an abundance of wildlife to spot throughout the year, and if it takes your fancy enjoy a spot of fishing or explore the nearby footpaths. Explore the two nearby historic market towns of Clitheroe and Longridge, brimming with individual boutiques, fine restaurants and historic treasures or walk part of the 70-mile Ribble Way, taking in the unspoilt views. Other local attractions include Clitheroe Castle, Bowland Wild Boar Park and Browsholme Hall. Within an hour, drive to Blackpool, the Lake District or the Yorkshire Dales, all worth a visit.

Wandering up the drive past the owner’s property situated next door you can hear the water in the background as you take a few steps up into the welcoming hallway, turning right the impressive floor to ceiling windows in the open-plan lounge/kitchen/diner let the stunning vista from outside shine through. In this impressive space is everything you need for a relaxing stay together. The kitchen space offers an electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. The floating island means you can prepare a special meal and still engage with the rest of the family relaxing around you. There is a sleek and stylish dining space which offers seating for everyone, perfect for that celebration dinner situated next to a comfy corner sofa, TV and nearby wood burner, a fantastic space to put your feet up after a day exploring. Heading along the hallway there is a king-size bedroom decorated with pretty pastels with stylishly built in wardrobes surrounding a TV and just across the hallway is a twin bedroom with TV. There is a sleek bathroom with bath, rainfall shower and WC, decorated with floor to ceiling tiles. Further along the hallway is a further spacious queen-size bedroom with TV and en-suite shower room and WC. The last room in the property is a games room with snooker table, perfect for some after dinner fun, relax in the chairs or watch some sports on the TV, here you will also find the utility area with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Outside the property is a stunning entertainment decking space with sunken hot tub, gas fire pit and seating overlooking the river. There is additional outdoor seating to the side of the lodge meaning you are spoilt for choice with areas for dining alfresco. There is ample off-road parking.

Read more Code: 64911

  • 3 bedrooms – 1 king-size, 1 queen-size and 1 twin
  • 1 bathroom and 1 en-suite shower room
  • Electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and dishwasher
  • Utility area in the games room with washing machine and tumble dryer
  • Hot tub
  • Games room with snooker table
  • Wood burner (first basket of logs provided)
  • Electric and central heating included
  • Ample off-road parking
  • Wi-Fi included
  • Regret no pets
  • Pub and shop 2 miles
  • TV in lounge, all bedrooms and games room
  • Due to the riverside location that is not fully enclosed extra care and attention is required at all times


A stunning area to relax
Enjoy the bubbles and warm by the fire
Let the outside in
A glorious space to entertain
A place to spoil yourself
Comfy living at its finest
Dine with family and friends
Relax with a book and watch the river go by
A welcoming hallway
Pretty fabrics and stylish wallpaper
Serene pastels decorate the room
Show 13 moreA rainfall shower to enjoy

This property is personally managed by Anthony.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 24 guest ratings

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Reviewed by moira 14th October 2019

Luxurious cottage in peaceful setting. Beautifully decorated and so comfortable with lovely extras like fluffy bathrobes and slippers available. The underfloor heating throughout was bliss!! Owners were so lovely and welcoming and there were lots of lovely goodies on arrival and a great toy chest for the kids. Hot tub overlooking the river was so rRead moreelaxing. Perfect holiday. Hide

Reviewed by Nicola 27th September 2019

Hosts were lovely and it was for my friends 30th and she received gifts and card which made her feel very special, house and hottub was amazing, great views, our weather wasn't great but made the best of everything. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Ruth 23rd August 2019

This is a superb holiday cottage in a beautiful location. It is well equipped and really comfortable. The outside area is a lovely place to sit and the surroundings are peaceful. We used the hot tub every day because it so easy to access. The wifi signal is great. The owners are so welcoming, helpfu and kind without being at all intrusive. There isRead more good access to the motorway and you can get to lots of different places including the stunning Forest of Bowland. I can't recommend it enough. Hide

Reviewed by Naomi 16th August 2019

We had an amazing stay at the Riverside Lodge, the hosts were extremely friendly and helpful. The lodge is equipped with everything you could want for a week away and as a young family we found the lodge really family friendly with lots of toys for our two year old to play with. The location is great with lots to do within a 30 minute drive and theRead more scenery surrounding the lodge is idyllic. The pictures depict the lodge perfectly, immaculate and high spec. Thanks for a great holiday! Hide

Reviewed by Diane 9th August 2019

Beautiful property in a perfect setting. Hosts were lovely and were there if needed. The welcome pack was really thoughtful and enjoyable as were the delicious cakes. Weather wasn't great but it really didn't matter.

Reviewed by Sally 14th June 2019

A lovely peaceful lodge. Beautiful view of the river with lots of country walks to explore. Well equipped and comfortable. The hot tub was fantastic.

Reviewed by Ryan 10th May 2019

Without a doubt the best lodge/cottage we have ever stayed in and we will be returning. The most wonderful layout inside and outside the lodge with the best views. The owners are very friendly and welcoming they make you feel so welcome and relaxed on arrival. Would strongly advise people to book here!

Reviewed by Ronald 30th April 2019

This property is five star, everything about it is really good. From the outside deck overlooking the river where you can turn off the outside lights with a remote once you're settled into the hot tub to the really comfortable king size beds and the owner Marilyn is lovely.

Reviewed by Ella 19th April 2019

Had an amazing time here celebrating my 21st birthday. Everything has been thought of and a lovely location. Very peaceful.

Reviewed by Zoe 12th April 2019

I went with my two adult children and their partners. We had the best time. The lodge itself was beautiful and the facilities were all of the highest standard. Furthermore, the owners went out of their way to make sure every need was catered for and they added lots of little touches to make sure we felt really pampered. I cant speak highly enough oRead moref this property and its owners and am thoroughly looking forward to returning next year. Hide

Reviewed by Amanda 25th January 2019

Could not fault this booking from beginning to end the whole process has been amazing. The lodge far exceeded my expectations it was fabulous so relaxing and the views are to die for. The welcome pack was so thoughtful, I will definitely be back

Reviewed by Karla 11th January 2019

A wonderful stay at a beautiful Lodge, fantastic hosts Marilyn and Geoff are welcoming and very helpful. Such a lovely couple, this place is perfect for relaxing and enjoying quality time with your loved ones, the hot tub and games room were great also, everything you need for the perfect stay has been thought of as well as lots of little extras anRead mored surprises. Definitely will go back. Xxx Hide

Reviewed by Ruth 23rd November 2018

Such a lovely welcome from the owners. Made to feel at home. A luxury stay with everything you need. Even had a yoga class which was amazing! Would defiantly return.

Reviewed by Lucy 2nd November 2018

This place exceeded all of our expectations, we were blown away!! It is so beautiful and Marilyn the owner had left us some lovely welcome gifts and made us feel so welcome! I would not hesitate in recommending Riverside Lodge. We took the children to Blackpool which was a short drive away and they loved the games room in the lodge too! Although itRead more is rural, within 5 mins there are shops, take aways and everything you could possibly need....we hope to return next year for longer! Hide

Reviewed by michelle 26th October 2018

This property is so beautiful, we were made to feel so welcome from the moment we arrived, its location is perfect for families to enjoy different days out. We can wait to return 5*

Reviewed by Jonny 22nd October 2018

Absolutely perfect holiday home. Modern, stylish and comfortable. Beautiful peaceful surroundings with the river Ribble literally on its door steps. Games room with pool and ice hockey table. Large LG tvs in every room with all digital channels. Modern open plan kitchen, lounge and dining room. Brilliant relaxing Jacuzzi and fire pit on decking oveRead morerlooking the river. Hosts Marilyn and Geoff are friendly and welcoming. Everlasting great memories have been made at this one in a million property. Hide

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