Farington Lodge, a superb AA four star Grade II listed Georgian house set in three acres of mature lawns and gardens, blends lavish period splendour and a fascinating history with the very best contemporary luxury.
Brilliantly located close to the M6, M61 and M65 motorways, it sits in a quiet rural spot with rolling Lancashire countryside beyond making it ideal for conferences, meetings, weddings and a peaceful break not far from the best sightseeing in the North West, including the stunning Lake District National Park.
Enjoy 27 comfortable bedrooms, including a four poster room,and all with bathrooms recently refurbished to the highest standard.
Farington Lodge has a range of elegant rooms, many in the grand style of the original building, all on the ground floor and each with an abundance of natural light - perfect for special occasions, private dining and weddings. We can cater from 10 to 250 guests.
Our Garden Restaurant overlooking our extensive gardens is open for lunch and dinner. The Balmoral Lounge is open daily and offers a lounge menu from 10am until 9.30pm.
Things To Do
Farington Lodge is surrounded by the very best of the North West of England. Within easy driving distance is the coast, some of the best shopping in the country and the stunning Lake District National Park, with its wonderful views and miles of challenging walks. There is plenty for children to enjoy too with fun fairs and museums. Here are some ideas for places to visit in the area, most within an hour's drive of the hotel, which may be useful in planning your stay with us.
•Botany Bay – Jn 8 M61, Shopping outlet with restaurant, gardening and children's play area.
•Rivington Barn - full of crafts and homemade goodies, situated at Rivington Pike, a picturesque area for walking and relaxation.
•Middlebrook Retail Park – M61, a huge area of entertainment including shopping, restaurants, cinemas and leisure activities.
•Hoghton Tower, a fortified16th Century Baronial residence, 15 minutes' drive from the hotel.
•National Football Museum, Preston, a newly re-opened shrine to the Beautiful Game, a must for any football fan. 40 minutes' drive (central Manchester).
•Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, a Grade I listed museum, the largest in Lancashire, which displays a variety of art and artefacts, in addition to an exhibition on the history of Preston. 15 minutes' drive from the hotel.
•The Lake District, England's largest National Park, one of the most beautiful places in the country and a haven for walking, hiking and climbing, as well as many other activities. Lake Windermere is around one hour away by car from Farington Lodge.
•Blackpool Tower and Funfairs, situated in what has been the North-West's entertainment capital for over a century. Half-an-hour's drive from the hotel.
•Gulliver's World, Warrington, a fun-packed Theme Park for all the family, only 40 minutes from Farington.
•The Trafford Centre, the UK's largest shopping centre, an amazing example of oddbox British architecture and a hub for shopping, eating and leisure. Situated 35 minutes away, just outside Manchester.
•The British Commercial Vehicle Museum, situated on the situated on the site of the fomer Leyland Motors factory, represents the heart of the British commercial vehicle industry, and has many exhibits of the vehicles, old and new, which continue to form the lifeline of British industrial success. The museum is only five minutes' drive from the hotel, or twenty minutes on foot.
•Leighton Hall, a 'living' stately home, with no 'roped-off' areas. Visitors can sit at ancient tables or on elaborate chairs, and even play on a Steinway Grand Piano, as every room in the house is used frequently by the owners. Leighton Hall is 50 minutes' drive from Farington Lodge.
•National Trust North West, with even more places to visit near the hotel.
For more information call 01772 421321
Postcode for SatNav: PR25 4QR, entrance off Stanifield Lane
Set close to Leyland, near Preston, and just two minutes from the intersection of the M6, M61 and M65, Farington Lodge is easily accessible from all over the north of England.
Manchester Airport is only forty minutes away, and we are only three hours by train from London. The Hotel is within walking distance of Leyland Train Station.
From M6 south, M61& M65
Take the M6 to Junction 29 or M61 to Junction 9 and the follow signs for M65 Preston South. Continue to the end of M65 then turn left at the large roundabout.
Drive 200 metres to the next roundabout and turn left. 0.9 miles to traffic lights. Straight through lights and the entrance to Farington Lodge is 100 metres on the right.
From M6 north
Leave the M6 at Junction 28. Turn left at bottom of slip road, then take the first right into Bow Brook Lane (opposite Best Western Hotel). This leads into Bow Lane.
Turn left at the T-Junction (church on left) into Moss Lane. Turn right at the mini roundabout (Vauxhall garage on right). Farington Lodge entrance is half a mile on left.
Whatever your meeting or conference requirements, Farington Lodge has a package to suit you, ranging from all-inclusive overnight conferences to day delegate rates.
We have a choice of six conference and meeting suites, all of which can be converted to a boardroom-style set up, and we can cater for interviews, training courses, or conferences for up to 180 delegates. Private dining is an option too, in our Balmoral or superb refurbished Jubilee Suites or two smaller private dedicated rooms.
And because we know all about the organisation and preparation involved in creating a great event, we’ll do everything we can to ease your workload. Your conference room will be fully-equipped and ready for you and your delegates. With a dedicated conference manager on hand, an experienced support team, and a comprehensive business support service, we will ensure that the important details are taken care of.
Day delegate packages from £24.95 per person. 24-hour Delegate Rate from £129 per person.
Included in our rates are VAT, FREE parking and FREE Wifi.
Farington Lodge Hotel is a beautiful venue for your Lancashire wedding and, licensed for civil weddings, we can offer you a complete wedding package or a reception-only event.
Situated in magnificent landscaped gardens and enchanting woodland,yet close to Leyland and Preston, Farington Lodge is conveniently located for guests travelling by road, rail or air. The spacious landscaped gardens provide a picturesque and memorable backdrop for photographs.
Farington Lodge has a range of elegant rooms, including our newly-refurbished Jubilee Suite, decorated in keeping with this traditional setting and with the grandeur of the original building. All our rooms have an abundance of natural light and all are licensed for ceremonies from 12 to 150 guests. We are also able to celebrate civil partnerships.
From our first meeting to the last cascade of confetti, our professional team will assist you in planning the perfect wedding reception and deliver a professional and personal service on the day.
These are general hotel policies for
Farington Lodge Hotel.
As they may vary per room type; please also check the room description.
Cancellation Policy24 Hours Prior to Arrival. (unless specified otherwise in the room description)
Payment PolicyYour card is only used to secure the reservation. Full payment will be debited upon arrival/departure.
BreakfastRates include breakfast (unless specified otherwise in the room description)
Children and Extra Bed PolicyChildren Welcome.
Pets PolicyPets are allowed on request. Guide Dogs Only
Accessibility PolicyHotel has Disabled Access Facilities
Accepted Credit CardsAmerican Express. Diners Club. Maestro. Mastercard. Solo Debit Card. Visa.