The Gibbon Bridge Hotel is 15 miles from the heathery moors of the Forest of Bowland in Lancashire which is fast becoming a foodie destination.

If you arrive in the afternoon you can enjoy an afternoon in front of a roaring fire or in the new Orangery, which they say has been inspired by Kensington Palace and Kew Gardens. with the traditional finger sandwiches and freshly baked Victoria Sponge (the hotel has an on-site bakery)

Many secret traditional recipes are used which have been in the Simpson family for many years and a firm favourite of our guests is Lemon Cheese, which is served at breakfast and with afternoon teas.
It was originally the Simpson family farm and was transformed into a Hotel in 1982 by its charismatic proprietors Janet Simpson who, at 70, still makes a renowned English breakfast and runs around the narrow country lanes in her vintage sports car, a 1939 Bentley Duby.

There is also a 23 acre garden for you to walk around after your afternoon tea or dinner.

A very special place to stay for a weekend break. the website pictures are stunning. Gibbon Bridge Hotel, Green Lane, Chipping, Preston, PR3 2TQ Tel No 01995 61456

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    1. Lancashire country side is very pretty, I go quite often to see my cousin who is my dentist. It’s about 50 miles away but its such a lovely ride to see him that we have never bothered to find one in Nottingham 🙂


  1. Hello Barmac, Lancashire has beautiful landscapes. I had seen this hotel in spring time from outside when I walked one road along to Preston City.

    Preston itself is not best known as holiday region. That is the reason why many tea houses from there, serve with best offers, are still unknown in UK.

    Around river Ribble you will find landscapes as pretty as at river Kent.

    One walk trough the shopping mals and shops in Preston City Centre would be amazing. You can still talk with everyone. The people are open-minded. They like to tell you stories from their lives and many more.

    Enjoy the hills in Lancashire and tea houses. They are serving some of the best offers. 😉


    1. Yes, Lancashire is lovely as I just told bda we go often to see my cousin who is my dentist. Its a long trip but worth it to see the scenery. Thanks for your comment remy 🙂 x


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