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May 27

9 Ways To Keep Your Cool This Summer

  From Visually. .... read more
Created on 27th May 2017
Nov 21

The Definitive Guide to Holidaying in Lancashire

Lancashire is a county in the north west of England that comprises fourteen different districts, including Fylde, which is where you’ll find Brickhouse Farm Holiday .... read more
Created on 21st November 2016
Oct 24
Aug 9

Blackpool Illuminations: A History

Long after other British seaside resorts have packed up and gone into hibernation for the autumn and winter periods, Blackpool still attracts thousands of visitors each w .... read more
Created on 9th August 2016
Apr 4

How to use your cottage holiday to de-stress and unwind

We all have such busy lives, juggling work with household chores, looking after the family, and keeping up with friends, so it can often be difficult to find any real &ls .... read more
Created on 4th April 2016
Feb 12

The must-haves for your family cottage holiday

Going away with the family can be a little stressful to organise, particularly with the packing. Whilst we’re sure you’ve organised all of the obvious things, .... read more
Created on 12th February 2016
Feb 12

How to do Blackpool on a budget

Blackpool is the perfect day trip for all the family to enjoy, so we’ve put together the best ways to experience it on a budget… The beach A visit to Black .... read more
Created on 12th February 2016
Feb 12

The must-haves for your family cottage holiday

Going away with the family can be a little stressful to organise, particularly with the packing. Whilst we’re sure you’ve organised all of the obvious things, .... read more
Created on 12th February 2016
Feb 12

How to do Blackpool on a budget

Blackpool is the perfect day trip for all the family to enjoy, so we’ve put together the best ways to experience it on a budget… The beach A visit to Black .... read more
Created on 12th February 2016
Jan 8

The Best Way to Pack Your Holiday Suitcase

The world is split into two types of people: People who always have enough room in their suitcase and people who never have enough room. Packing a suitcase can be both ex .... read more
Created on 8th January 2016
Jan 8

Things to Remember When Taking Your Dog on Holiday

If you’re trying to decide whether or not to bring your dog on holiday, or have just made the decision to do so, there are a number of things you can do to make lif .... read more
Created on 8th January 2016
Jan 8

Free and Fun Days out throughout Lancashire

In Lancashire, you’ll never run out of things to do and places to see. This great county has a rich history and culture you can experience in the numerous great hou .... read more
Created on 8th January 2016
Sep 21

5 Dog Friendly Tourist Attractions in Lancashire & the North West

They say dog is a man’s best friend, and at Brickhouse Farm, we couldn’t agree more. That’s why we’re making our Pine and Willow cottages dog-frie .... read more
Created on 21st September 2015
Aug 18

5 local Lancashire delicacies that you must try

Every county in the UK has at least one or two local dishes that it is known for, and Lancashire is no different. This is a county that was built on cotton mills, mining, .... read more
Created on 18th August 2015
Jul 6

What to do when it rains on holiday

You’ve been waiting all year for your time away. You’ve been planning a weekend in our self catering cottages for months. You know every site and attraction y .... read more
Created on 6th July 2015
May 13

Five essentials to pack for your cottage holiday

Just booked a stay at one of our luxurious cottages? Then it’ll soon be time to start packing, but what essentials should you tuck away into your luggage? We have .... read more
Created on 13th May 2015
May 13

Take the stress out of travelling with the kids

Driving long distances with children in the car can be difficult, even if you are heading to our wonderful cottages. How can you keep them entertained and ensure that the .... read more
Created on 13th May 2015
Mar 10

What To Expect At The Blackpool Tower

Easter weekend is fast approaching and what better way to celebrate the break than by checking out all the fun at The Blackpool Tower. With The Black Tower Circus Easter .... read more
Created on 10th March 2015
Mar 10

Live On The Wild Side With These Top Animal Attractions In Lancashire

Surrounded by so much beautiful countryside, it is no surprise that Lancashire offers many animal attractions, for the whole family. Whether you want to visit a nature re .... read more
Created on 10th March 2015
Feb 12

Things To Do With The Kids In Lancashire This February Half Term

Finding things to do with the children over half term can be stressful, particularly on a budget. Making time to enjoy activities together as a family is important though .... read more
Created on 12th February 2015
Feb 11

Plan Your Visit To Illuminasia

Situated in the Olympia Exhibition Hall in The Winter Gardens complex, Illuminasia is an experience like no other. As the world’s largest indoor illumination experi .... read more
Created on 11th February 2015
Jan 5

Top Museums and Art Galleries Closeby

Lancashire has many museums and art galleries for all of the family to visit. We’ve chosen our top five places to go here at Brickhouse Farm Cottages. All of them c .... read more
Created on 5th January 2015
Jan 5

Pace Egging: A Lancashire Tradition

Pace Egging, despite the sound of the name, is in fact a varied Easter tradition still widely celebrated by people living in Lancashire. At Brickhouse Farm Cottages we de .... read more
Created on 5th January 2015
Dec 7

Christmas Movie Marathon in Blackpool

Everyone’s heard of The Twelve Days of Christmas, whether they can remember all of them or not…! Which is why the Opera House & Winter Gardens in Blackpo .... read more
Created on 7th December 2014
Dec 7

Top 5 Haunted Houses In Lancashire

Lancashire is a county known for it’s old buildings and impressive heritage. All haunted houses have numerous stories to tell locked within their walls. With some o .... read more
Created on 7th December 2014
Nov 25

Top 5 Historic Houses To Visit In Lancashire

As a result of the booming Industrial Revolution in Lancashire, many impressive properties became home to the most wealthy of families. Discover the rich interiors, famil .... read more
Created on 25th November 2014
Nov 25

3 Quick Historical Facts About Lancashire

Lancashire is a county of progression with many key historical moments taking part within its region. Whether you are a history fan or planning on visiting the county, ha .... read more
Created on 25th November 2014
Nov 24

Enjoy A Carefree Holiday With Our Cottages' Disabled Facilities

Let us take away all the pressure of finding disability-friendly accommodation with our wide range of disabled features and access in all five of our cottages. At Brickho .... read more
Created on 24th November 2014
Oct 6

Our top five tips for first time fishers

At Brickhouse Cottages we have our very own lake that’s open to all of our guests. So for those avid fishermen amongst our guests, they can take part in their favou .... read more
Created on 6th October 2014
Oct 6

Five signs that you need to take a break

Are you feeling overwhelmed with work? Tired of turning in every day, working your socks off, and then heading home to bed? Then perhaps it’s time you took a holida .... read more
Created on 6th October 2014
Sep 15

What you need to know about renting a holiday cottage

Affordable, cosy, and relaxing, renting a holiday cottage is the ideal solution for anyone looking for a break away. They provide you with plenty of time to sit back and .... read more
Created on 15th September 2014
Aug 1

The benefits of British holidays

Beautiful beaches, warmer climates, exciting cultures: all of this can be found in Britain! So many people choose to holiday abroad each year but few of them know what th .... read more
Created on 1st August 2014
Jul 22

How to picnic like a king on holiday

A lot of our guests at Brick House Cottages come to Lancashire on holiday for a relaxing break away from it all in the beautiful, tranquil countryside.   If your i .... read more
Created on 22nd July 2014
Jun 20

5 ways to enjoy The Lakes in a wheelchair

Our fully wheelchair adapted cottages are only 1 hours drive from the Lake District. The Lakes are generally associated with an active day out, hiking, cycling and enjoyi .... read more
Created on 20th June 2014
May 2

Tips to help you run a successful holiday cottage business

Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages is family run business. We’ve started an amazing adventure when we moved here a few years ago and began offering holiday accommodat .... read more
Created on 2nd May 2014
Mar 26

How to pack lightly for a weekend away

When it comes to packing for a weekend break, less is more. Far too many people overpack their case with items they simply don’t need. Aim to travel light the next .... read more
Created on 26th March 2014
Mar 20

The best things to do and see in Blackpool

When thinking about the North West of England, the words ‘holiday destination’ don’t immediately spring to mind. But there are a lot of great places to .... read more
Created on 20th March 2014
Mar 7

5 of the best cycling routes in Lancashire

Planning an Easter break with family or friends? We’ve got a handy list of the best cycling routes in Lancashire for cycle enthusiasts of all levels. 1.   .... read more
Created on 7th March 2014
Mar 7

Take a step back in time at Lytham’s 1940s Festival

We strongly recommend you take a day trip to Lytham and St Annes-on-sea if you stay in one of our holiday cottages at Brickhouse Farm this summer. Lytham is a beautiful s .... read more
Created on 7th March 2014
Feb 21

5 fun things to do in Blackpool Tower

We’re a stone’s throw from Blackpool Tower at Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages, take a short drive by car and you’ll soon have this famous Lancashire la .... read more
Created on 21st February 2014
Nov 18

The Blackpool illuminations: “Artificial sunshine” or an eyesore?

The Blackpool illuminations may not be the most cultured attraction that Lancashire has to offer but they still make our list of must-see attractions for an unforgettable .... read more
Created on 18th November 2013
Nov 18

Have a magical Christmas in Lancashire this year

If you’re planning a winter getaway this year then why not take a festive break to Lancashire to get you in the holiday spirit. Lancashire is beautiful during the .... read more
Created on 18th November 2013
Oct 4

The rise and fall of the cotton industry in Lancashire

Once upon a time the cotton industry in Lancashire was a hive of activity and a huge success during the industrial revolution.  These days we can still see the red b .... read more
Created on 4th October 2013
Oct 4

5 Weird and wonderful annual events in Lancashire

If you’re looking for a day out with a difference then why not plan your trip to Lancashire to coincide with one of these wacky annual events.  Easter egg rol .... read more
Created on 4th October 2013
Oct 4

Lancashire’s areas of outstanding natural beauty

Lancashire has plenty of exciting and busy towns to explore, but the most attractive side of Lancashire is a lot more peaceful than the bustling streets of cities like Bl .... read more
Created on 4th October 2013
Aug 14

Top 5 free days out in Lancashire

Let’s face it holidays can be expensive even if you opt to stay in the UK.  Don’t forget that there are plenty of fun and exciting activities to do and a .... read more
Created on 14th August 2013
Aug 14

How to pack your holiday suitcase efficiently

Packing for your holidays can seem like a tedious chore which is why we all tend to leave the task until the very last minute.  We’ll then make some questionab .... read more
Created on 14th August 2013
Aug 13

Tips for a stress-free holiday in the UK for wheelchair users

At Brick House Cottages in Lancashire accommodating for disabled access is at the heart of our business.  We ensure that our holiday cottages allow wheelchair users .... read more
Created on 13th August 2013
Aug 7

A Taste of Lancashire

Traditional Lancashire foods are warm, hearty and homely, best enjoyed in an old rural pub next to a roaring fire.  During a trip to Lancashire make an effort to bra .... read more
Created on 7th August 2013
Aug 6

Famous authors who found inspiration in the Lancashire countryside

With its rolling hills, beautiful green landscapes and colourful history, it is hardly surprising to learn that Lancashire has provided some of the world’s most fam .... read more
Created on 6th August 2013
Aug 5

Discover the history of the Pendle Witches during your stay in Lancashire

The story of the Pendle Witches and the famous witch trials of 1612 captures the imaginations of all visitors to the area no matter what their age or background.  It .... read more
Created on 5th August 2013
May 21

Welcome to our blog

Welcome to our brand new blog! Here at Brickhouse Farm Holiday Cottages we are very excited about opening our self-catering cottages in Lancashire to the public at the st .... read more
Created on 21st May 2013
May 21

Top 10 Family Days Out in Lancashire – Part 1

You never know what’s around the corner when you visit Lancashire.  The variety of destinations available to visit and activities to get stuck into is exceptio .... read more
Created on 21st May 2013
May 21

Top 10 Family Days Out in Lancashire – Part 2

Lancashire offers a wealth of activities and idyllic destinations for tourists and holidaymakers to enjoy.  In the first part of this two-part blog we explored five .... read more
Created on 21st May 2013