Davis Gate Cottage

Dutton, Lancashire

  • 4 Star Gold
  • A stone built cottage sleeping four, on the edge of The Forest of Bowland

You can book this property from:

  • £503 per week
  • £72 per night
  • 4 Star Gold


Beds & bedrooms

  • Bed linen provided
  • 2 double beds


  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer


  • 2 WCs
  • Towels provided
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Shower


  • Family friendly
  • Cot
  • Highchair


  • Garden or courtyard
  • Enclosed garden or courtyard
  • Outdoor storage
  • Private parking
  • Rural location

How far to...?

  • Beach 25 miles
  • Pub 1.5 miles
  • Shop 0.5 miles

Special Features

  • WiFi
  • Open fire or woodburner
  • Welcome pack

Nearby activities

  • Walking
  • Cycling

Important - please note

House Rules

  • Check in: 4:00pm
  • Check out: 9:00am

  To give our cleaners enough time to complete the additional cleaning and sanitising that is currently needed to keep our guests safe, check-in and check-out times at the majority of our properties have been temporarily revised. The revised times for this property are reflected above.



  • Ground floor toilet
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Ground floor bath/shower room

Read the full Access Statement for this property.

Access Statement


Access Statement


Property Name: Davis Gate Cottage

Description: Converted barn


Pre-arrival and local facilities


Nearest bus stop: Opposite and next to Halls Arms Business Centre

Nearest train station: Preston or Ramsgreave and Wilpshire, 4 miles

Nearest petrol station: Longridge, 3 miles

Nearest food shop: Spa Ribchester, 2 miles

Nearest pub/restaurant: The New Drop Pub, ¾ mile

Mobility equipment hire is: Clitheroe, 8 miles


Arrival and car parking


Type of parking available: On-site

Number of spaces: 2-3

For what sized car: Standard

Parking surface is: Cobbles

Is the parking level: Some level, others on incline

Is there good space to unload once parked: Yes

Distance to property from parking: Next door to

Distance to nearest public parking area: 2 miles

Is it pay and display? Yes

The width of the path to the property is: Wide

The number of steps to the entrance is: 1


Main entrance


The main entrance door width is: 32”

Number of steps to the main entrance: 1

The height of the key safe is:  N/A

The height of the key hole is: 40”

How many other entrances to the property are there: 0

The other entrance door widths are: N/A


Living and dining rooms


Type of flooring: Oak solid wood and tiles

Width of doorways: 30”

Is there good space between furniture? Average

Is the furniture movable or fixed? Movable




Type of flooring:  Tiled

Width of doorways: None

Worktop height: 35”

Is oven set high or low? High

Fridge height: Low

Freezer height: High

Is crockery stored in high or low cupboards: Low

Is any equipment stored externally or away from the main kitchen, and if yes, which and where?  No


Bedrooms and landings


How many floors does the property have? 1 but 4 steps to bedroom 

The number of steps between floors is 4

The flooring is Oak solid wood

The door widths are 30”

Bed sizes are: 2ft 6”, 3-4ft, 5ft, 6ft

Is the bedroom furniture movable or fixed: Movable


Bathrooms and cloakrooms


Type of flooring: Tiled

Width of the doorways: 30”

Is there an accessible or adapted WC? Yes

Is there an accessible or adapted bath or shower? Yes

Is there a ground floor WC? Yes

Is there a ground floor bathroom or shower room? Yes

Does any bath or shower have a grab rail or handle fitted?1 shower on ground floor has rail on

Is there any shower where access is level rather than a step up? No


Outdoor facilities


External areas are: Firm, level, sloped, stepped and grassed

Is permanent seating provided? Yes 

Is there outside lighting? Yes

Is there colour contrast of critical surfaces? No

Are there footpaths to follow for visually/mobility impaired? No

Are there barriers to entry into any part of the garden? No

Are there any other hazards? No




Is there a landline telephone for guests to use? No

If yes, does it accept incoming calls only or incoming and outgoing calls? 

Mobile phone reception information: Good

Closest public telephone is: Halls Arms Business Centre, ¼ mile

Can you easily access an electrical socket in all rooms without having to move furniture (not cloakrooms or bathrooms)? Yes

Are electrical sockets generally set low or high? Low

Do you provide speciality alarms for hearing or sight impaired guests? No


Additional relevant information


Please add further details on any accessibility items or restrictions found at the property:  The step into the cottage is small and can easily be adjusted to cope with persons who struggle with steps.

This access statement has been completed by the owner and Ingrid Flute’s is not to be held responsible for the content therein.


Enjoying a peaceful location on the edge of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this barn has been recently converted to provide high quality holiday accommodation. The property has a number of environmentally sustainable features including heat pump warm air central heating and hot water by solar panels.

Very comfortably and tastefully furnished, the cottage has retained a great deal of its original character and charm with exposed beams throughout and solid oak flooring.  Open plan living accommodation leads to two bedrooms which both have the flexibility of providing double or twin beds. The cottage has its own private south facing garden which overlooks the owner's paddock where sheep and hens are kept.  Both the cottage and the garden enjoy spectacular views over open farmland and across the Ribble Valley extending to Pendle Hill.

The hamlet of Dutton is an ideal base for exploring the whole of the Ribble Valley and Forest of Bowland, and there are some beautiful walks from the cottage through the surrounding open farmland.  The Yorkshire Dales are within easy reach and the Lake District is approximately an hours drive. 

 Wood burning stove, TV with Freeview, DVD. Bespoke Neptune kitchen. Fridge freezer, electric hob and oven, microwave, washing machine, dishwasher, radio, table and chairs.
Bathroom:  Bath, shower, toilet, washbasin.
Bedroom 1:  Zip and link double/twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, radio.

Five steps up to:
Bedroom 2:  Zip and link double/twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers, radio.
En-suite:  Large shower, toilet, washbasin.     

Pets: Two well-behaved dogs welcome.
Garden:  Private enclosed south facing patio garden with patio furniture.
Parking: Ample parking. 
Heating:  Heat pump warm air central heating, wood burning stove (welcome basket of logs provided).
Short Breaks:  Not accepted in peak times.

Notes:   Towels are provided. Travel cot and high chair available on request. Welcome tray provided. Smoking is not allowed at this property. Unlimited WiFi is available free of charge. Mobile phone signal is variable. Secure bicycle storage available.

Pub: 0.5 mile. Shop: 1.5 miles.


Larger parties of up to 11: This property can be booked alongside Davis Gate Farmhouse, sleeping 7 in 3 bedrooms, which lies just next door, just search property reference LA100 on our website to see availability.


We had a lovely week in Lancashire.

Mrs Ann T,


Area Information

The Forest of Bowland

The Forest of Bowland is located in the Ribble Valley in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is ideal for walkers, wildlife enthusiasts and birdwatchers, with many footpaths and forest trails surrounding the area. Beautiful scenery and pretty villages are amongst the main attractions of the area, as well as excellent garden centres. It is also an ideal central location for visiting the whole of the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District and the Ribble Valley, not forgetting the West Coast. The market towns of Skipton and Clitheroe are also within easy reach.