Guests are invited to step inside to see the magnificent stone arched fireplace and priest hole and they will immediately savour the ambiance and warmth of old-world charm that sets it apart from other hotels. In addition to a lobby area with 24-hour reception and check-out services and a cloakroom, further facilities available to guests at this family-friendly rural house include a bar, TV lounge, conference facilities and room and laundry services. The hotel offers leisure facilities plus an AA Rosette-awarded restaurant and free WLAN Internet access. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park.
The hotel is surrounded by splendid views of the magical Pendle Hill and rolling countryside of the Forest of Bowland and Yorkshire Dales. The Ribble Valley features a range of leisure facilities, including golf, fishing, horse riding, hot air ballooning and clay pigeon shooting. The ancient market town of Clitheroe is a perfect place to stay for guests wishing to explore Lancashire's Forest of Bowland, one of England's 36 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Clitheore Castle dates back to the 12th century and is said to be the smallest Norman castle in England. It is now home to a museum and landscaped gardens including attractions to appeal to every age group. Further afield Lancashire and Blackpool have everything guests need for a day out; with world-class events and attractions yet steeped in centuries-old heritage and legendary folklore, this area offers a slice of life for everyone. The railway station in Clitheroe is some 9.3 km away and Skipton is about half an hour's drive from the hotel. The hotel is situated just off the A59 between Clitheroe and Skipton, about one mile west of Gisburn Village. It is approximately 20 minutes' drive to the M6 motorway, and both Leeds-Bradford and Manchester airports are around a one-hour drive (approximately 52 km and 86 km respectively). Blackpool Airport is about 65 km away, while Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Newcastle Airport are approximately 89 km and 185 km from the hotel respectively.
The commitment to comfort and luxury is most evident in the bedrooms, which are designed and furnished to the highest standards and suitable for everyone, whether it is for business or pleasure. All rooms have WLAN Internet access, a direct dial telephone, television and tea and coffee making facilities. The ongoing dedication to providing an excellent customer experience is also reflected in the wheelchair-accessible rooms and the provision of cots. In addition to a private bathroom with a shower, bathtub and hairdryer, further standard features of accommodation units include a radio, iron and ironing board and a king-size bed and heating units.
The hotel has its own in-house leisure facility for guest's complimentary use. The complex is complete with a swimming pool with sun loungers and parasols. Furthermore, there is also a sauna, steam room, gym, personal training area and solarium. Relaxing massage treatments and special spa packages are available to be enjoyed. The well qualified, friendly leisure advisors are there to ensure guests' safety and help with any exercise questions.
A buffet breakfast is served each morning at the hotel. Lunch can be selected from menu options while dinner is available à la carte or from a set menu.
This hotel accepts American Express, JCB, MasterCard and VISA payments.
Stirk House Hotel is situated just off the A59 between Clitheroe and Skipton, about one mile west of Gisburn Village. It is approximately 20 minutes' drive to the M6 motorway, and both Leeds-Bradford and Manchester airports are around a one-hour drive.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed