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Higher Gills Farm


Whytha Lane, Rimington, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7 4DA
4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Self Catering

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Higher Gills Farm

Situated at the foot of Pendle Hill, Higher Gills Farm offers magnificent panoramic views of the Forest of Bowland, and the Ribble Valley. Views also include the high moors of the Yorkshire Dales including Ingleborough, Penyghent and across to Malham Moor, Malham Cove, Aire Valley and into Wharfedale.

Higher Gills Farm is surrounded by the villages of Barley, Downham and Gisburn and close to the historic market towns of Colne, Clitheroe, Settle and Skipton. A working farm, Higher Gills is run by the Pilkington family, rearing beef cattle and sheep. The farm provides an ideal base for exploring the surrounding area, which is excellent walking country. Numerous footpaths run through the farm and onto the moors and nearby villages.

Beautiful sunsets can be admired of an evening in a tranquil setting of peaceful countryside. With no light pollution you can enjoy some of the finest night sky's you will ever see.

If birdwatching is your passion they have their own bird hide and are close to many wildflie hot spots.

There are two apartments available in a converted stable, each have a twin room, double room and a sofa in the lounge. Free wi-fi is also available together with private car park, patio and grassed play area with swings and slide and a utilty room for washing and drying. 

Lower Laithe ground floor apartment is wheelchair friendly and accepts a well behaved dog by prior arrangement only.

GREEN STATEMENT: 'Our silver GTBS award was given because of our commitment to wildlife, local suppliers and energy saving. We have created nature notebooks illustrating local wildlife, and a perpetual diary to record sightings in. We have also identified and promoted 3 local walks from the farm for visitors to enjoy. We encourage recycling, and compost kitchen waste for the farmhouse gardens. We have switched to low energy light bulbs, and 'A' rated appliances wherever possible, and we also use and provide ecological cleaning and soap products. We provide a list of local suppliers and provide home made biscuits as part of our welcome pack'.



Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Granary First Floor Apartmentfrom £375.00 to £400.00 per unit pw
Lower Laithe Ground Floor Wheel Chair Friendly Apartmentfrom £375.00 to £400.00 per unit pw

*Short breaks maybe available, minimum 2 night stays, please contact for further details.

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Opening (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)


  • 4 Visit England Stars Self Catering
4 Visit England Stars Self Catering


  • Visit EnglandCyclists Welcome Cyclists Welcome 2014
  • Visit EnglandWalkers Welcome Walkers Welcome 2014
  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • National AwardsCycle Lancashire Cycle Lancashire 2014




  • Energy Saving Measures - Appliances
  • Energy Saving Measures - Heating
  • Energy Saving Measures - Lighting
  • Energy Saving Measures - Well Insulated
  • Linen Provided
  • Protect & Encourage Local Flora & Fauna
  • Recycling Policy - Garden Waste
  • Recycling Policy - Glass
  • Recycling Policy - Paper
  • Recycling Policy - Plastics
  • Recycling Policy - Veg/Food Waste
  • Use and Promote Local Produce
  • Use Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Materials


  • Wheel Chair Access

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Cooking By Electricity
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Launderette
  • Linen available free of charge
  • Linen provided

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Farm
  • In countryside
  • Of Historic, Literary or Architectural Interest

Room / Unit Features

  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue in All Units
  • Drying Facilities
  • Electric Shaver Points
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Ground Floor Rooms Available
  • Hairdryer
  • Hairdryer in All Bedrooms
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Ironing facilities in all units
  • Microwave
  • Microwave in all units
  • Radio
  • Radio in All Bedrooms
  • Radio in All Units
  • TV in All Bedrooms
  • Washing Machine

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Pets Welcome
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for walkers
  • Welcome - Cyclists
  • Welcome - Family
  • Welcome - Walkers

Room / Unit Features: Lower Laithe Ground Floor Wheel Chair Friendly Apartment

  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Drying Facilities
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • Washing Machine



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