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5 Holiday Homes for Blackpool Illuminations, Lancashire, UK

When attending Blackpool Illuminations you need the perfect accommodation, so look no further. These homes are the best of the best

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If you’re heading to Lancashire for Blackpool Illuminations, usually live between September and January, then we’ve got the perfect accommodation for you. When enjoying an event as incredible as this, your home has to match the standards, so heed our expert advice and book one of these gems to truly complete the experience.

Where to reside near Blackpool Illuminations

Take a look at 5 of the very best holiday homes in our Lancashire collection. If these don’t meet your high expectations, then nothing will.

Brontë Schoolhouse

Brontë Schoolhouse, Plum Guide home in Lancashire

Brontë Schoolhouse, Plum Guide home in Lancashire

Click to book Brontë Schoolhouse now: from £119 per night This Casterton cottage has lived many lives in its rich history, most notably as the school Charlotte Brontë and her sisters attended in the 1800s. To stay here is to stay in literary history. Recently renovated, the cottage has a new life as a home where high ceilings meets joyous splashes of colour and comfortable furnishings. All the home comforts are here, and the cottage is hugged by a charming little village. A five-minute drive away lies the historic market town of Kirkby Lonsdale, where you're sure to pick up charming souvenirs and fresh local produce. Further afield, take to the water at Lake Windermere, a half-hour drive from your front door. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Babbling Brooks

Babbling Brooks, Plum Guide home in Lancashire

Babbling Brooks, Plum Guide home in Lancashire

Click to book Babbling Brooks now: from £250 per night Every care has been taken to modernise this Victorian cottage without diminishing its period charm. We love the old-world touches, like the cast iron heaters, sparkling chandeliers and ornate vintage mirrors. Escaping from the hustle and bustle of the big city is a no-brainer here. Throw open your windows in the morning, and you’ll hear birdsong – you might even see a passing deer or two. Whip up a quick breakfast in the fully equipped kitchen, and then put on your walking shoes. Miles of open countryside await right on your doorstep – the cottage is at the end of a drive where the village gives way to the natural world. You can spend entire days hiking the patchwork of fields and farms crisscrossed by a web of brooks. You’ll quickly work up an appetite after all that exploring. You can grab a meal in the village pub, the local chippy or the Tandoori restaurant. However, if you want more variety, a five-minute drive will take you to nearby Ramsbottom, where you'll have a much wider choice of cafes, restaurants, and food shops. A thirty-minute drive will have you in central Manchester, in the heart of all that the city has to offer. In the evening, fill the bathtub and feel the relaxation wash over you. Sleeps up to 8 | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Tell a Tale

Tell a Tale, Plum Guide home in West Yorkshire

Tell a Tale, Plum Guide home in West Yorkshire

Click to book Tell a Tale now: from £600 per night Welcoming guests in style, this converted barn in West Yorkshire boasts a large living area with ample room to socialise and sprawl out. In keeping with its rustic charm, it features plenty of exposed stone, wooden beams and high vaulted ceilings, while modern touches such as a striking bespoke staircase, innovative handmade lighting and a sleek island kitchen have been installed with luxury and comfort in mind. Enjoy meals together at the long table in the open dining area, admiring scenic views of the Yorkshire countryside through vast picture windows. Venture off into the surrounding area and experience the picturesque views first hand, discovering the tranquil beauty of the woodlands. When you're in the mood for exploring further, take a short drive to the quaint village of Ripponden for a hearty pub meal in one of the charming eateries and an enticing taste of the slow life. Sleeps up to 12 | 6 Bedrooms | 7 Bathrooms

Royal Roads

Royal Roads, Plum Guide home in Manchester, UK

Royal Roads, Plum Guide home in Manchester, UK

Click to book Royal Roads now: from £500 per night Discover the lively atmosphere of Manchester with a stay at this contemporary studio. In a historic building in the Civic Quarter, you'll find everything you need for a relaxing city break including an oven, dishwasher, and smart TV. With its contemporary style and amenities, it's the ideal place for a romantic stay or a brisk work trip. When you're not relaxing in your stylish apartment, head out and explore the sights of Manchester – you're a 10-minute walk from the Northern Quarter and Arndale Centre, where you can shop and dine to your heart's content. If you're craving comfort food, grab supplies and set up in the kitchen in your apartment, then settle down on the sofa with a drink. As the sun goes down, dive into Manchester's exciting nightlife scene, or unwind at your apartment in front of Apple TV. Sleeps up to 2 | 1 Bedroom | 1 Bathroom

Counting Stars

Counting Stars, Plum Guide home in West Yorkshire

Counting Stars, Plum Guide home in West Yorkshire

Click to book Counting Stars now: from £120 per night Set in a tiny hamlet above bohemian Hebden Bridge, the location of this home is everything. Thick with artists, crafters, beekeepers, and people who like to do things a bit differently, HB must be one of the most unique villages in England. That quirky, independent spirit carries through into this cottage, with its eclectic mix of furnishings. Think classical with touches of the Middle East, craft crockery and striking wall art. The tree-filled garden is just the place for a morning chai latte, before browsing Hebden Bridge’s independent boutiques, watching an art-house film at the 1920s Picture House, or making a literary pilgrimage to Sylvia Plath’s grave in the ruined churchyard across the road. If you’d like an outdoorsy interlude from all that arts and culture, the surrounding countryside is prime territory for hiking. Come back to your small but perfectly formed base for an evening of love, laughter and stories around the firepit. Sleeps up to 4 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathroom

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