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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went for a 3 night break for walking and countryside views. I have friends who are in Garstang and they recommended The Priory - a family run very solid old large traditional building in the centre of Scorton. They were not wrong, it is a superb place, it is a family run business run by Julie - what a...

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Manchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed one night and wouldn't go back. Arrived early so we could do our walk and then check into the room later, went into the place to tell them we had parked and were residents just in case they thought that someone was being cheeky but there was no one around except for someone who works in the outdoors clothes...

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Newtown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a couple of nights with B&B here while on a weekend course locally. The staff were friendly and helpful, and our room (Ladywelle) was small but full of character, with a sitting room beyond the ensuite shower room, and a very comfortable bed. Breakfast was enjoyable, though we weren't keen on the coffee; but we'll...

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stayed over for my birthday ,,, food was excellent, Lancashire at its best ,,, Grisedale is a lovely large room and enjoyed a great night,s sleep ,,, ,,, followed by a great breakfast in front of the log fire ,,, staff always helpful and friendly, as are the family owners ,,, ,,, all in all, it you want a...

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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

New years walk around Scorton picnic area with the dog on a lovely cold crisp winters day. Made even lovelier by the treat at the end which was this place . It was very busy but they managed to squeeze us in. Lovely hot soup and a freshly made sandwich. The staff were great the food was good and we...

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BLACKPOOL
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Arriving in Scorton on 2/1/17 decided to go to the Priory for a coffee. Establishment quite busy but found a table upstairs. No afternoon teas available that day so the 3 of us decided on a drink and scone each. 2.15 waitress took order for a black coffee, decaff tea, an ordinary coffee, extra hot water and 3 scones with...

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Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

A few good food items but disappointing overall. Simply dreadful service. Staff in Stouts were both rude and incompetent. After suffering through 1.5 hrs of it. We eventually gave up reminding them to bring things they forgot. No apology. Glad to leave and won't be back.

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Bacup, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I was here between Christmas and New Year for a friend's wedding and the whole day was fantastic. The food was excellent, the staff were efficient and courteous and the actual venue is a beautiful little place in an idyllic location. In fact, the only issue I had was getting back to my hotel a couple of miles away, with...

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Stroud, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Priory for two nights while visiting relatives in the area. It is hard to find good quality hotels that allow you to take your dog with you. The Staff at the Priory were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay and made our dog welcome.the room was comfy and the breakfast excellent, we had dinner at...

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Newton-Le-Willows, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for just one night and felt we'd been here ages. Had lovely homemade soup and a sandwich (just pay for the sandwich and get the soup included). Great service too. Lovely location for great walks, which is what we headed off for after unpacking in our lovely bedroom. The rooms were lovely, clean and cosy, would definitely stay...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Priory Scorton, The Forest of Bowland.The Priory built in the early 17th century was originally a Christian place of worship, set in the idyllic ancient hunting grounds of The Forest of Bowland, which was the hunting playground for Nobility and aristocracy alike, and to this day it still is, the area is divided into large estates owned by The Queen, The Duke of Westminster and alike. During the time of The Reformation The Priory was paid a visit from Olivers Army (Cromwell) and was duly left in peace, whist other local establishments faired far worse, the castle at Garstang was besieged, sacked and ordered to be dismantled, so even in those times The Priory was doing something right.Time moved on and so did The Priory changing from a Chapel to a Blacksmiths, a Catholic boys school, a Post Office and private residence,The Priory Inn now offers its own bakery and spacious, warmly furnished rooms. Fresh, homemade food is served, all food is locally sauced using Honeywell meats, Dewlay cheeses, Pilling potatoes to name but a few All bedrooms have light decor and crisp furnishings, flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities; each room has a modern private bathroom with toiletries provided. The stylish restaurant provides hearty full English breakfasts and meals from fresh and local ingredients. Fresh fish and quality steaks are served, along with a daily changing specials board. The traditional bar includes a cosy log fire and a pretty, outdoor dining area.Scorton is a beautiful village set in The Forest of Bowland (designated an area of outstanding natural beauty)and is a delightful 30 minute walk from the market town Garstang, the surrounding area is full of scenic walking and cycling routes. Free parking and free WI-FI are available, and Lancaster , Poulton-Le Fylde, Preston, Blackpool, Clitheroe anf Lytham ST Annes just a short drive away. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Priory

Address: The Priory The Square, Scorton PR3 1AU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Scorton
Price Range: €81 - €105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Priory 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“The rooms are named and we requested a bath, which worked out well.”
 of 5 bubbles Kevin241157, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are situated in a special part of the Priory, peace and tranquility is the order of the day”
 of 5 bubbles terryf945, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms were very clean & hot.”
 of 5 bubbles CAZ030257, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Best views”
 of 5 bubbles clau148, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I would guess all rooms are quiet as the village is so quiet”
 of 5 bubbles stephenbH8826MZ, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
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