Harwes Farm Cottage is available year round and is completely private and self contained boasting 1 double bedroom, bath/shower room, fully equipped kitchen and sitting/dining room with sprung double sofa bed. The cottage is cosy and peaceful with original features – interior exposed stone walls, beams and sash doors with outdoor garden space to enjoy and plenty of parking space. The cottage sleeps 4 adults comfortably and can accommodate 5 with the introduction of a camp bed or travel cot.
Throughout its history, Harwes Farm has been home to farmers, none farmers and even game keepers; Gill & Andy Taylor, proprietors, carry out a little hobby farming with rescued pet sheep, ex battery hens, a family of geese and two rescue cats. They also lead a social enterprise on site offering countryside projects part time to small groups from the local community and schools.
Harwes Farm feels remote, a welcome retreat from town & city offering some stunning vistas! Situated conveniently between Pendle Lancashire – close to Wycollar Country Park, and the Yorkshire Dales – with Bronté Country just across the valley, it is a 10 minute drive up from Colne town centre, with Skipton only 15 minutes away.
Eating out – Notably The Alma Inn and The Black Lane Ends pubs are within walking distance, and there is a wealth of other eateries of every variety close by.
Leeds & Bradford, Harrogate, Manchester, Trafford Centre & Salford Quays, The Ribble Valley, Preston, The Fylde coast & Southport, Settle & Kendal are all within a hour’s drive.
There is full tourist information for both Lancashire and Yorkshire on the coffee table!
The farm is surrounded by a network of popular footpaths quite literally on the doorstep, perfect for walkers and as guests you are welcome to explore the private 36 acre woodland on site too. The vibe is beautifully tranquil and isolated but you do have creature comforts for those restful evenings in – Sky Q TV & full WiFi internet access.
Harwes Farm is eco friendly and “green” with biomass heating and hot water, turbine electricity and spring water supply with organic septic tank. You are invited to enjoy complimentary toiletries during your stay which are kind to the eco systems. Linen is provided, washing can be done on request.
No smoking indoors please and pets welcome, also on request.