We are situated very close to the Ribble Valley with lots of areas of outstanding natural beauty and history. For those who are fans of the famous novelist J.R.R. Tolkien no visit would be complete without a trip to Stonyhurst College or a walk along the Tolkien Trail. Did the rivers, fields and woods inspire Tolkien’s creation of The Shire?Follow the circular trail with details on http://www.walkingwiththetaxidriver.co.uk and visit Hurst Green and Brandywine Bridge. If you are planning a short break in the area ring to check availability for 2013.