Cheap Hotels in Garstang
Stunningly situated in Preston, this magnificent hotel offers a peaceful setting in which to enjoy a truly relaxing break. Guests will find themselves amidst the sprawling Lancashire countryside, yet within ease of access of Lancaster and Blackpool. This spectacular hotel welcomes guests with a charming architectural style and the promise of uncompromised luxury and elegance. The guest rooms are beautifully appointed, featuring functional space and modern amenities to meet the needs of every type of traveller. Guests will be impressed by the exceptional facilities this upscale hotel has to offer, and are assured of a truly memorable stay.
The Crofters Hotel
Handy for PRESTON, LANCASTER and BLACKPOOL, being within easy reach of the M6 and with FREE parking and FREE Wifi, the Crofters is ideal for stopovers for UCLAN, Lancaster university and Myerscough. Walkers, cyclists and foodies are all welcome. Voted by Lancashire Tourist Board as runner up in Small Hotel of the Year 2010, awarded a customer care award by Wyre Tourism in 2012 and the recipient of a prestigious AA rosette for culinary excellence, the Crofters is the ideal choice for leisure and business travellers alike. All 25 ensuite rooms, which were largely built in 1997, are extremely spacious and have recently been redecorated.Direct Dial telephones, flat screen TVs with freeview, complimentary tea and coffee trays, toiletries, hairdryer and iron in each room ensure the comfort of your stay. All 25 ensuite bedrooms have recently been refurbished and are extremely spacious with direct dial telephones, complimentary hospitality tray and room service. Free wifi access is also available. The rich and sumptuous Brasserie has gained a reputation for modern British cuisine for family parties and weddings whilst the Crofters Tavern offers locally sourced home cooked food everyday from 12 - 9.30pm Look out for our specials boards and Sunday Roast Deal.
Hotels in Garstang
On the banks of the River Wyre, at the eastern edge of the Fylde coastal plain, Garstang is a market town in Lancashire. It is famous for becoming the world's first ever Fairtrade Town in 2000.
Book one of our Garstang hotels and explore this historic, individual town, overlooked by the ruined remains of the 15th-century Greenhalgh Castle.
Garstang has a good range of independent shops. Try the Aged In Oak Wine Company for wines, real ales and spirits, Aspire for gifts, furniture and homeware, or Iced for handmade and decorated cakes. At Bradshaw's Farm Shop and Garden Centre, you'll find freshly baked bread, cheese, cakes, jams, honey and more on sale, as well as plants and garden furniture and accessories.
Garstang's market dates back to the early 1300s, and a traditional outdoor market is still held every Thursday in the High Street. There are also stalls selling local produce in the Market Hall from Wednesday to Saturday, and a country market every Thursday from March to December.
The Forest of Bowland
A short drive from the town is the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which covers 803km2. Here you can go walking, cycling or horse riding amid wild open moorlands, fields, wildflower meadows, woodlands, picturesque farms and historic villages. The area is important because of its rare birds, and parts of it are an SSSI and a Special Protection Area. Look out for hen harriers, golden plover, red grouse and redshank, as well as roe deer and plants including bird's foot trefoil, oxeye daisies and heather. There are also opportunities to go fishing, gliding, paragliding and hot air ballooning.
The award-winning Cobble Hey Farm and Gardens are more than 600 feet above sea level – you can see the Welsh mountains and the Isle of Man on a good day. The gardens are home to a National Collection of Geraniums, as well as a Japanese garden and large pond, and there are plants for sale. There are rare breeds of cattle and sheep – you can watch the lambing in the spring – and pygmy goats, as well as a variety of birdlife.
Garstang Golf Course, built in 1992, has an 18-hole course, floodlit driving range, practice green and indoor and outdoor putting green, as well as a bar, restaurant and shop.
At the family-run Dewlay Cheesemakers, founded in 1957, you can watch the cheese being made from the viewing gallery. There's also a museum, with cheesemaking equipment from the 1930s and displays on the history of Lancashire cheese.
The Artroom Gallery exhibits and sells work mainly by artists and artisans from Lancashire and the north, including paintings, prints, ceramics, glasswork, jewellery, textiles and woodwork.
Eating and drinking
Housed in an 18th-century building with oak beams and textured stone walls, the family run Pipers restaurant serves modern English cuisine and inventive desserts. There's an American menu on Thursdays, and a kids' menu too. For a daytime snack, try Vicky's Coffee and Cupcakes, where you'll find Malibu coconut cupcakes, three-storey sponge cake and plenty more sweet treats. Head to the Royal Oak, a former 17th-century coaching inn, for home-cooked food, real ales and two beer gardens, or The Great Season or Ken Ma for a Chinese.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Garstang
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Garstang?One of the best hotels to stay in Garstang is Best Western Garstang Country Hotel And Golf Club.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Garstang?Best Western Garstang Country Hotel And Golf Club in Garstang offers one night in a double room at the price of £60.
What are the best hotels in Garstang near the center?Best Western Garstang Country Hotel And Golf Club is located in the central neighborhood of Garstang.
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