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Watkinsons Farm Glamping

Type:Self-Catering

Watkinsons Farm, Hall Lane, Lathom, Lancashire, L40 5UG

Tel: 01704 896 498

From £85.00

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Watkinsons Farm Glamping

A peaceful, small scale glamping site in West Lancashire with woods, meadows and endless space to explore.

A petite bell tent glamping site, with just 4 pre-pitched, pre-furnished beauties ideal for those looking for a quiet escape.  Each tent is pitched on a flat, wooden platform, with outdoor seating and a campfire pit, while inside there are double beds, lanterns, bean bags and a box of cooking utensils with everything you could possibly need. The 5m bell tents also have a small log burning stove inside for cooler evenings or the morning cuppa.

The all-you-need comforts go hand in hand with a traditional camping set-up. The site is completely off-grid and has a genuine camping atmosphere – think compost toilets, gas-powered showers, late night campfires and starry nights – but for those in need of a good pillow and a sound night's sleep, the farm is ideal.  Small-scale and low key, this is a place where you can chat to the owners rather than members of campsite staff and get first hand recommendations on the local area.

Whether it’s heading east into the hills, west to the beach or out to one of the surrounding cities, there’s certainly plenty to do. A walk along the Leeds Liverpool Canal is a fantastic place to start. There are several good pubs on the waterside and the tow path has loads of space if you want to bring a bike along for a family cycle. Pedal back towards Ormskirk, meanwhile, and you can reward yourself with a cool drink and some freshly baked gingerbread. The town is, apparently, the birth place of the quintessential English biscuit and there are plenty of bakeries where you can find the tasty treat. More than one are also home to the ‘very first original recipe’.  You'll need your detective skills to work out who's telling the truth.... and a good appetite.

Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
4
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
5m Bell Tent£85.00 per unit pn
6m Bell Tent£95.00 per unit pn

*5m Bell Tent - per night based on up to 2 adults sharing, minimum 2 nights (3 nights on a bank holiday weekend.) Additional £5 per night for a child. Children under 2yrs sleeping in a cot stay for free but must be included in the total number of guests allowed.
6m Bell Tent - per night based on up to 2 adults and 2 children sharing. Minimum 2 night stay (3 nights on a bank holiday weekend). Additional £5 per night for a 3rd child. Children under 2yrs old, sleeping in a cot stay for free but must be included in the total number of guests allowed.

Opening Times

Open (1 Apr 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)

Awards

  • Sub-Regional AwardsPartner of Visit Lancashire Partner of Visit Lancashire 2018
  • Sub-Regional AwardsQuality Charter Quality Charter 2014

Directions

Road Directions

From the north: The campsite is 6.2 miles from the M6 Junction 27. From Jn 27 of the M6, take the A5209 for Parbold/Ormskirk. At the 4th mini roundabout (about 5 miles) turn left onto Hall Lane. In 1/2 mile, turn right immediately after the sharp left hand bend, into the farm track signposted 'Watkinsons Farm'.

From the south:  The campsite is 3.6 miles from the M58 Junction 3. From Jn 3 of the M58, take the A570 for Southport/Ormskirk. At the first roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Lyelake Lane B5240. In 1.4miles (T-junction) turn left onto Wigan Rd A577. Take the 1st right onto Plough Lane B5240. This turns into Hall Lane. In 2 miles turn left, immediately before the sharp right hand bend, into the farm track, signposted 'Watkinsons Farm'.

Public Transport Directions

The closest railway stations are Burscough Junction (for Ormskirk, Preston, Blackpool & Liverpool) and Burscough Bridge (Southport-Manchester line), both of which are a little over 2 miles away.

Facilities

Catering

  • Cooking Facilities

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children All Ages
  • Children Welcome
  • Cot - Available for free on request – guests must bring their own bedding for the cot.
  • Cots Provided
  • High Chairs Available
  • Highchairs - Available for free on request.

Establishment Features

  • Close to woodland
  • Countryside setting
  • Drinking Water Supply
  • Gas hob
  • Linen provided
  • Real Log Fires

Parking & Transport

  • Car Parking
  • Close to motorway network
  • Close to rail network
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Credit/debit cards accepted
  • Daily Rates Available
  • Electronic Transfer Payments Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Midweek breaks
  • Short breaks available - Minimum 2 night stay, 3 nights on bank holiday weekends.
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Weekend breaks

Provider Preferences

  • Farm
  • Groups accepted
  • In countryside
  • Semi-rural location

Room / Unit Features

  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue in All Units
  • Units available with real log/coal fires
  • Woodburner

Specialist Features

  • Welcome - Cyclists
  • Welcome - Family
  • Welcome - Walkers

Room / Unit Features: 5m Bell Tent

  • Barbecue - Firepit with cooking tripod
  • Real log/coal fires - Log burning stove inside tent
  • Size in square meters - Round tent 5m in diameter

Room / Unit Features: 6m Bell Tent

  • Barbecue - Firepit with cooking tripod
  • Size in square meters - Round tent 6m in diameter

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