Higher Landskill Farm Calder Vale Preston PR3 1SS
01995 603 246
The holiday cottage adjoins the owner’s farmhouse on Higher Landskill Farm, a working sheep and stock rearing farm with spectacular views over open countryside. Caldertop holiday cottage is a wonderful holiday base for walkers and cyclists, with several footpaths and cycle routes on the doorstep. It makes a great base for a wildlife watching holiday too, Higher Landskill farm work closely with the RSPB to manage their land to encourage breeding birds.
We are members of Wyresdale Wheels for All and can arrange for a Tramper to be delivered to the cottage for visitors to use. The Broadgate, Landskill, Cobble Hey Tramper Trail crosses our land and can be accessed directly from the cottage.
'Here at Caldertop Cottage & Higher Landskill Farm we are committed to providing a good quality service to our guests whilst minimising the environmental impact of our activities. In recognition of this we have achieved a Gold Award in the Green Tourism Business Scheme. Our aims are to educate our guests through demonstrating a sustainable way of living and to be responsible for everything we do, to take into consideration the environmental and social impacts of our business on the environment.'
Visitor experiences – all the extra touches!
Wildlife watching - opportunities onsite for excellent wildlife watching
Conservation – manage our land to conserve habitats and attract wildlife
Walking - excellent opportunities from our door, including maps and walking routes
Cycling - excellent opportunities from our door including bike storage facilities
Carbon conscious – we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint through thorough energy, water and waste reduction measures
Green products – environmentally friendly cleaning products
Awarded Highly Commended in Sustainable Tourism 2010/11 Lancashire & Blackpool Tourist Board Tourism Awards. Winners of the Green Tourism Award at the Wyre Stars in Tourism Awards 2011.
What's green about ....
Here at Caldertop Cottage the green ethos of the business is seen throughout. Recycling facilities are well provided, information on car-free activities is comprehensive both on-site and on the website and guests are encouraged to shop locally, supporting local businesses and producers. Bird watchers can enjoy a bird hide on site with information on the local species. Energy and water saving is high on the agenda, and environmentally friendly cleaning products are provided for the guests.
Visit Britain 3 star