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The Cartford Inn

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.
Cartford Lane, Little Eccleston, Poulton, Preston, England, PR3 0YP, United Kingdom

Riverfront inn in Preston with restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast, free WiFi and free parking
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Great location
Awesome vibe
Delicious food
Great room
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The Cartford Inn

from £140
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What’s around The Cartford Inn


  • On the riverwalk
  • Glasform (42-minute walk)
  • Blackpool Tower - 9.1 mi / 14.6 km
  • Blackpool Zoo - 8 mi / 12.8 km
  • Blackpool Grand Theatre - 9.1 mi / 14.6 km
  • Blackpool Tower Ballroom - 9.1 mi / 14.6 km
  • Poulton-le-Fylde Golf Club - 5.2 mi / 8.3 km
  • Dewlay Cheese Factory - 5.9 mi / 9.5 km

Getting around

  • Manchester (MAN) 64-min drive
  • Poulton-Le-Fylde Station 12-min drive
  • Preston Kirkham Wesham Station 13-min drive
  • Layton Station 17-min drive
  • Free self-parking
  • Free extended parking
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 14 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-8:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Early check-in is available on request. Guests will need to contact the hotel directly through the information in the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 21

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Train station pick-up *


  • Free extended parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
Things to do
  • Fishing on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Built in 1700
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Egyptian-cotton sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


River Lounge – This restaurant specialises in British cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Cartford Inn’s small print

Also known as

  • Cartford Inn Preston
  • Cartford Inn
  • Cartford Preston
  • Cartford


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag and hen parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival on the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 15 reviews

The Cartford Inn
Couldn’t fault it!
Beautiful setting, quirky rooms, excellent service and delicious food, would highly recommended! We loved breakfast overlooking the river too! We’ll be back.
Elizabeth, gbRomance trip
The Cartford Inn
Cartford riverside stay
Great stopover, quality food and drink, riverside walks/views, and a lovely room.
Graeme, gbRomance trip
The Cartford Inn
Beautiful boutique hotel
Excellent stay, beautiful room and fantastic bathroom. We slept wonderfully as it was quiet after around 10 pm. The best bit was breakfast, cooked to order. I’d gladly stay again.
, gb1 night romance trip
The Cartford Inn
Very Good8.0
Real Ale
Overall we enjoyed our stay, but I as a CAMRA member found the cost of Pride of Pendle on the expensive side as was the Lakeland Ale, CAMRA have been campaigning to keep the cost of real Ale at a reasonable price and considering that in my area in The Pendal Witch, Pride is £2-65, Holts in the Atherton Arms is £2-22 and Bank Top Flat Cap in the Jolly Nailor is £2-30, £3-50 is London Prices such as one would find in the Doric Arms at Euston Station not in rural Lancashire!
Anthony, gb1 night romance trip
The Cartford Inn
Well worth the stay.
Easily the best food I've had whilst staying away from home. Really nice location and a very friendly staff. Heartily recommend.
Jason, gb2 night business trip

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