A luxurious large hotel in a rural setting in the shadow of Pendle Hill making it a convenient base from which to explore the Forest of Bowland, Ribble Valley and Yorkshire Dales.
The original Stirk House was built using stone from the nearby Sawley Abbey following the dissolution of the monasteries.
Converted to a hotel in the 1930s, it has has been welcoming guests ever since. Set in 22 acres of grounds with 33 guest rooms, Stirk House is conveniently located close to both the A59 and A65 main roads, which skirt the southern and eastern fringes of the Forest of Bowland.
With country walks direct from the hotel door and a fully licensed restaurant showcasing dishes which draw inspiration from produce raised in the surrounding countryside, Stirk House is an excellent base from which to explore the Forest of Bowland on foot or by bike.
Stirk House Hotel and Restaurant, Gisburn, Lancashire BB7 4LJ