We had our Wedding at the Priory and we cannot thank Gary, Julie and all the staff enough for all the work they did for our big day. Especially the girls on the day who helped lay out the tables before the wedding, the place looked amazing. It was great value for money too - it felt like a much more expensive do that it actually was - The staff were so very friendly and polite. All our friends and faily commented on how efficient they were. Not to foget the food, which was deliciuos and very well served to around 60 people. The food for the night do (bacon & sausage sandwhiches and chips) went down very well as did the good breakfasty the next morning. Can't reccomend this place enough if you're thinkng of choosing the Priory, book it now! We live in the village and now every time we walk past it makes us smile - Thanks again for all your hard work!
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- The Priory Scorton, England