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Old Dad's Barn B&B

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights last week and had a very enjoyable stay. Old Dad's Barn offers clean, warm, comfortable and welcoming accommodation in a quiet location. As a huge bonus, Mick, the owner made an excellent host. Friendly, chatty and very amenable. As for the previous comments regarding breakfast, we found it perfectly acceptable.

Thank Graham H
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to review Old Dad's Barn, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us. I trust the building work is all completed now and your home is comfortable, warm and clean once again. We welcome you back anytime Old Dad's Barn

Reviewed 19 January 2017

I have stayed in B&S's all over the UK and Europe and this one is great, in fact so good I keep going back every time I visit the area, which is every few weeks. It's a beautiful location with easy access to the main routes and it sits as the top of Mellor Hill with beautiful views and on...

Thank Politoad
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Good morning to you and your family, I trust you are all well? We thank you kindly for the positive feedback you have left for us. The team of regulars here at Old Dad's Barn is missing a member with you moving onto a new job. It was lovely to meet your wife and put a face to the name....

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Well I've just ended a months stay here and it was faultless. Being a contractor for over 20+ years I must have stayed in over 50 B&Bs up and down the country and I can honestly say this one is up there with the best. Mick and his family made me feel very at home from check in to check...

3Thank KristanMuir
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for the time to review our B&B, it was a pleasure to have you stay with us. Only a shame you were called off to another site. Hope you found suitable accommodation. The team looks to be doing well with the big move! Mick

Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Very friendly family run B&B. Well located for Blackburn and Preston (plus the lakes slightly further afield) The rooms are clean and comfortable rooms with nice en-suites. Located in a quiet area but still not too far off of the main roads for access etc. Would definitely recommend and will use every time I am in the area.

2Thank Brian P
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. 4 nights a week for 3 years and your kind words means a lot. Old Dads certainly seems to specialise in long stay guests. We're looking forward to visiting your part of the country in the summer, hopefully have chance to meet for a pint too. Many thanks Old Dads

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2015 via mobile

The owner welcome us and kindly let us check in early. The biggest plus point is the rooms are very clean. For £80 per night I was expecting a good breakfast, unfortunately it was quite disappointing. We had to choose from a very limited menu the night before. It would have been nice to have fresh fruit and yoghurt for...

11Thank Angharad L
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Firstly let me thank you for the generous tip you left, from the feedback you have since left I guess it was more of an apology for your husband’s behaviour? As if trying to kick our front door in at 4am wasn’t enough to then come in trying to fight with everybody he had woken up and fire abuse to...

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Great location almost overlooking Blackburn in a rural setting yet just 10 minutes to Blackburn town Centre. Room was luxuriously comfortable and beautifully decorated. Big double bed was as comfortable as they come. Totally quiet, fresh delicious breakfast and exceptionally friendly, kind and helpful owner/Manager Mick. Its hard to get better Bed and Breakfast.

1Thank alanflow
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave Old Dads feedback. It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we look forward to your return later in the year. Never fails to amaze me how a 2 night booking turns into a 4 month stay. Thank you Old Dads

Tavira, Portugal
Reviewed 4 June 2014

A very warm welcome in beautifull souroundings in the village of mellor great breakfast made to feel very welcome it situated on a farm that is a livery great for kids there loverly daughter Emily guess aged 3 has her own play ground which iam sure guest s children would love

2Thank Kevin B
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Hello Kevin and thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. It's nice to know all our hard work since taking over in 2012 is moving Old Dads in the right direction. I guess the local pub wasn't for you? we still have a temporary landlord in, maybe the brewery need to lower the charges. Many thanks...

Stamford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Stayed here with friends on 25th Oct. I had a room with a beautiful view, the en-suite was modern. We had our own lounge with flat screen TV which was much appreciated after travelling from Lincolnshire to Preston for a funeral. Mick was so welcoming and his beautiful little daughter Emily was a pleasure to have around. Mick recommended a...

1Thank 113RitaB
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Good morning Rita, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback your kind words go along way. I’m glad you enjoyed the views from your room, when the weather permits an hour can go nowhere sat at the Trig point taking in all you can see. Not everybody makes use of the lounge area, it was nice to...

Reviewed 23 June 2013 via mobile

We booked last minute and I'm so glad the premier inn was fully booked!! Fantastic welcome, particularly from little Emily :-) who was so cute! Mick was so accommodating, and the room had lots of little extras which were a lovely touch. Room was lovely, with old antique furniture and an amazing view. Breakfast was hearty, there was no rush...

1Thank TaylorClanX
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 May 2013 via mobile

Great host - clean room - great location - easy access from motorway - close to pub serving good food- lots of local walking - mick and family great host - fabulous breakfast and excellent value Thanks again Stuart

1Thank dealstuart
Mick S, Owner at Old Dad's Barn B&B, responded to this review

Good evening, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. We hope to see you again, hopefully before you buy another new car though. Thanks again Old Dads

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to our comfortable family run bed and breakfast, nestling in rural Lancashire. Whether you are travelling, working locally, or visiting friends and relatives, we'll make sure your stay is an enjoyable one - in unique surroundings, filled with character, a lifetime apart from generic hotel chains! Our location features the superb landscapes of the Ribble Valley, in a gorgeous historic farming village, whilst still being no more than 10 minutes from the M6, and close to British Aerospace at Salmesbury. We offer you comfort and peace in our non-smoking rooms, complete with off road parking. All rooms feature television, tea and coffee making facilities, and an en-suite bathroom. Breakfast awaits you in the morning, and there are numerous local pubs serving good country homemade food for lunch and dinner, with Blackburn and Preston being only a few miles away for those in search of an urban atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Dad's Barn B&B

Address: Old Dads Barn Mellor Lane | Mellor, Blackburn BB2 7EN, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Lancashire > Blackburn
Price Range: ₹ 2,482 - ₹ 3,309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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Old Dad's Barn B&B Blackburn, England
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“All appear good”
alanflow, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Rooms at the back are very quiet with lovely views.”
113RitaB, 27 Oct 2013 | Read review
“No swimming pool or fitness center but I couldn't erase the entry? Anyway I didn't miss them at all. I had the corner room with a view of the valley.”
JosephC800, 13 Apr 2013 | Read review
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