St Michael’s Lodge is located in the picturesque Ribble Valley on the outskirts of the historic village of Whalley. Facilities include swimming pool, sauna, hot-tub and a well-equipped gym.

St Michael’s Lodge is an outstanding therapy centre for both mental and physical wellbeing, with a whole range of treatments offered to members of The Ben Fund including physiotherapy, counselling and holistic therapies. Other facilities include a hydrotherapy pool and a new wellbeing studio for classes including Pilates, Stretch, Tai Chi and Spinning.

St Michael’s Lodge facilities are offered to members who are receiving treatment from The Ben Fund.

St Michael’s Lodge facilities include:

  • TV and Games Room
  • The Orangery Summer Room
  • Peaceful garden area
  • Gym and fitness classes
  • Indoor swimming pool, sauna and hot-tub

All bedrooms include:

  • Bed linen, duvets and towels
  • TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities

Weekend Bed & Breakfast

It’s well known that a short break away from your regular life can leave you feeling re-charged and refreshed. So why not book a weekend break at our state-of-the-art treatment centre, St Michael’s Lodge.

Prices are based on two adults sharing (sorry no children or dogs allowed) and include bed, breakfast and full use of St Michael’s impressive swimming pool, sauna, gym, outside hot tub, and games room. At weekends, a relaxed buffet style breakfast is served.

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In a continued effort to absorb the increasing costs we are all facing, The Ben Fund trustees have agreed to open the pool facilities at St Michael’s Lodge to generate extra funds for the charity.

As from 18th February 2023, the pool is being rented to Puddle Ducks for children’s swimming lessons at the weekends.

We hope you will continue to enjoy accessing the facilities at St Michael’s Lodge during your weekend stay.

If you are interested in swimming lessons at St Michael’s Lodge, please contact Jo Gribbon on:

Puddleducks session times:

Friday 1.30pm – 3.30pm Classes in Hydro Pool Main Pool open
Friday 4.00pm – 6.00pm Classes in Main Pool Main Pool closed
Saturday 8.00am 1.00pm Classes in Hydro Pool Main Pool open

On Sundays the pool will be closed from 9.00am for swimming lessons

The sauna will be out of use during all timetabled swimming lessons.

Large Superior Room

St Michael's Lodge Small Superior Room

Small Superior Room

St Michael's Lodge Standard Room

Standard Room

Respite and Recovery offer at St Michael’s Lodge

St Michaels’ Lodge is available for adult only respite breaks.

A respite stay at St Michael’s Lodge includes all your meals and two holistic treatments.

For details of criteria and how to apply visit: