Martin Lane Farm Holiday Cottages

5 Martin Lane
L40 8JH

Tel: +44 (0)1704 893527

4-5 Visit England Stars 4– 54-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering
Martin Lane Farmhouse


Whether your ideal holiday is to relax in the country, hit the tourist trail, play golf or 'shop till you drop', then this is the perfect base. Situated in the heart of rich arable farmland of West Lancashire, peace and quiet are guaranteed. You will wake refreshed and relaxed to the sound of bird song. We have a large garden for the use of the whole family, and an enclosed court yard for safe parking. For further detail of our cottages please visit our website.

Tourist destinations close by include the Victorian seaside resort of Southport, the market town of Ormskirk, Martin Mere Wildfowl Trust and the historic (and haunted) Rufford Old Hall.

Liverpool’s Liverpool ONE is close by for those who want a shopper’s paradise.  Within easy reach are 10 Quality Golf Courses, including Royal Birkdale, within a 10 mile radius. Both Liverpool and Everton Football Clubs are easily accessible.



  • Baby Listening service
  • Cots Provided
  • Free Parking
  • Non smoking


  • Cooking facilities for guests use
  • Electric Cooking
  • Refrigerator

Children & Infants

  • Accept children all ages
  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem) - Wifi
  • Cater for groups
  • Cater for individuals
  • Central heating throughout
  • Drying Facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Garden/patio for guests use
  • Ironing facilities
  • Linen available free of charge
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other - Mandarin, Cantonese, Hokkien

Languages spoken

  • Chinese spoken
  • Mandarin spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Spa bath - Shared outdoor hot tub

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/ debit cards accepted
  • Daily rates available
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Midweek breaks
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Weekend breaks

Provider Preferences

  • Farm
  • In countryside
  • Non Smoking All Bedrooms
  • Wi-Fi

Room / Unit Features

  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television
  • Colour television in all units
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Ironing facilities in all units
  • Microwave in all units
  • Radio
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Washing Machine

Specialist Features

  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Room / Unit Features: The Dairy

  • Barbecue - Shared
  • CD Player
  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television
  • Drying Facilities - Clothes Hanger and shared drier
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • Washing Machine - Available but not in cottage

Room / Unit Features: The Granary

  • Barbecue - Shared
  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television
  • Drying Facilities - Clothes hangers or shared Clothes drier
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • Washing Machine

Room / Unit Features: The Shippon

  • Barbecue - Shared
  • CD Player
  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television
  • Drying Facilities - Clothes hanger and shared drier
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • Washing Machine

Room / Unit Features: The Stable

  • Barbecue - Shared
  • CD Player
  • Central Heating
  • Colour Television - plus 1 in each bedroom with inbuilt dvd player
  • Dishwasher
  • Drying Facilities - Clothes Hanger and shared clothes drier
  • DVD Player - in bedrooms
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Radio
  • Washing Machine

Map & Directions

Road Directions

M6: Leave the M6 at Junction 27. Take the A5209 to Southport /Ormskirk. Keep on this road for about 7 miles until you reach the junction with the A59. At this junction turn left, onto A59, towards Ormskirk. At approx 1 mile turn right onto B5242 (Pippin Street). Go straight down this road for about 2 miles until you reach a pub called the 'Heatons Bridge'. After the Heatons Bridge take first right into Drummersdale Lane then first right again into Merscar Lane. At the bottom of Merscar Lane turn RIGHT again into Martin Lane. At about 250 metres go straight on and over the hump-backed bridge over the canal. Take care at this point as there is a blind bend with traffic approaching from the left and they have the right of way! Once you have gone over the bridge, we are fourth on the right.

Public Transport Directions

Southport to Manchester train stops at New Lane Station approx. 1.5 miles away. Bus from Southport to Ormskirk stops at Heatons Bridge every hour, 1 mile away. Trains from Ormskirk to Liverpool run regularly.



Tripadvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
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      5 of 5 stars
    • Value
      4.5 of 5 stars
    • Cleanliness
      5 of 5 stars
    • Location
      4.5 of 5 stars
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Dave W
      Fareham, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      Perfect little cottage
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 6th March 2020
      We stayed in the dairy for a long weekend whilst we were in the area for a pompey away game. Booked last minute bit this was no problem for the owner, who couldn't have been more helpful. The dairy... Read full review
    • Jim S
      St Helens, United Kingdom
      Trip type:
      The stables
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 25th August 2020
      This is a superb location for a peaceful and welcoming atmosphere. The accommodation varies depending on how many people are in the group and is say it is 10/10 is no where near the... Read full review
    • tinkerfk
      Stanley, Falkland Islands
      Perfect peaceful spot
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th October 2020
      We stayed in the Stable whilst settling my daughter into University locally. Phil and Sue couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful. The cottage was well equipped, spotlessly clean and warm... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open Christmas
    Open New Year
    2021 Opening (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)


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    • 4-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering
    4-5 Visit England Stars Self Catering

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