Lancashire – Places to visit, things to do, attractions, activities and days out
Daysoutinfo.co.uk aims to provide you with the greatest choice of things to do and places to visit in Lancashire, including Blackpool, Garstang, Southport, Lancaster and Rossendale. Explore indoor or outdoor attractions, activities, events, shopping, heritage or family fun.
Below you will find a pretty comprehensive list of things to do during your time in Lancashire including a choice of art galleries, museums, historic houses, visitor centres, shops and animal attractions. You can even download your chosen leaflet by following the links below.
The following leaflets have been found for the Lancashire region.
2014 - Perfect Days Out Lancashire
Full of perfect days out around Lancashire with entries from loads of great attractions.
Some fantastic days out are:-
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2014-2015 Sandcastle Waterpark
The UK's Largest Indoor Waterpark
Sandcastle Waterpark is one of Blackpool's leading tourist attractions. The Waterpark features over 18 slides and attractions including water slides, fun pools, wave machine, lazy river, water chutes, b... more details
Garstang - Lancashire
If ever a Garden Centre had the ‘wow factor’, then this is it! From the stunning houseplant department to the impressive all-weather plant area, you’ll find ideas, inspiration and lots of helpful advice from friendly gardening experts. With a Farm Shop, Cook Shop, fabulous food an... more details
Bay Food and Drink Trail
This invaluable leaflet offers the visitor a mouth-watering journey around Morecambe Bay – city, coast, and countryside – a vast area blessed with the most delicious diversity of food and drink.
All around the bay is the source of so much which goes to ... more details
Blackpool Dungeon Carnivale
Let's be honest - the Dungeon is not for everyone.
Visitors to the Dungeon LOVE to laugh and have a good time. They come to be entertained, surprised, engaged and yes... a little bit scared.
We ... more details
The Events Guide for Blackpool
June to November.
Find your copy in any of our leaflet display stands in Lancashire. more details
Blackpool Sea Life Centre
Blackpool SEA LIFE is the must see aquarium in the North-West. Showcasing more than 50 dazzling displays and more than 1,000 spectacular aquatic creatures including tropical sharks, colourful reef fish, turtles, rays and sea horses, SEA LIFE Blackpool is the perfect way to experience... more details
The great combined leaflet for the:
Blackpool Tower Eye.
Blackpool Tower Circus
Blackpool Tower Ballroom
and Blackpool Tower Dungeon.
Find the leaflet in any of our stands across the North West of England. more details
Blackpool Tower Dungeon
The Blackpool Tower Dungeon brings 1000 years of Blackpool's dark history vividly back to life. 10 actor led shows, exciting special effects and a scary ride combine to tell the tales of Blackpool's most gruesome history more details
Blackpool Tower Eye
Before embarking on your ascent to The Blackpool Tower Eye, encounter the new 4D Blackpool. Amazing sights, smells and special effects surround you as you follow one little boy’s adventure at the seaside.
Then, ready for your flight, you embark on your ... more details
Blackpool Zoo 2014
Just two miles from the famous sea-front, the multi-AWARD WINNING Blackpool Zoo provides a home to over 1,500 animals from all over the world. The Zoo provides new standards of animal care and aims to provide a stimulating, informative and enjoyable experience that demonstrates its r... more details
Bowland Wild Boar Animal Park
See and feed our wildlife which includes Deer, Llamas, Goats. We have lots for kids to do including pedal tractor area, tractor rides, play area, lamb Llama and deer feeding (when available).
Picturesque walks in the Trough of Bowland by the river Hodde... more details
Brief Encounter at Carnforth Station
Carnforth - Lancashire
Carnforth Station and the Brief Encounter tea rooms have been stunning recreated in the centre of the mainline station in Carnforth.
Enjoy a fun afternoon out exploring the history of the station and the tie in with the film Brief Encounter. Finish your... more details
Brockholes is an award-winning Lancashire Wildlife Trust NATURE RESERVE, WITH THE UK’S FIRST FLOATING VISITOR VILLAGE.
Come and explore our beautiful 250 acres of wetlands, woodlands, trails and hides.
We are proud to showcase the best of Lancashire at... more details
Burnley Holiday Guide and Visitor Magazine
Burnley and District
This is the third edition of this popular Visitor Magazine.
The 2014 edition is jam packed with Information, Whats On, What to do and features heavily on the cultural side of this unique region of Lancashire.
Golden Mile - Blackpool
Dinosaur World Blackpool, at the heart of Blackpool’s famous Golden Mile Promenade, is the proud home of Blackpool’s newest and most exciting family attraction: A world of dinosaur discoveries through... more details
Farmer Parrs Animal World
lots of animals • play area
pony rides • picnic areas
paddocks • birthday parties
animal shows • tractor rides
shop • pottery • reptiles
petting • museum • café more details
A Jewel in Wyre’s Crown
One of the more local views across the River Wyre from the northern end of town holds a visible piece of Garstang’s history. Perhaps not as imposing as it once was, Greenhalgh Castle still stands proudly upon Castle Hill. The remains of the s... more details
Good Food Guide to Lancashire
From Carnforth to Clitheroe, Barnoldswick to Blackpool there are literally loads of food outlets waiting for you to come and visit.
Whether you are looking for a Silver Cutlery dining experience or just good old fashioned Takeaways this handy little bookl... more details
Greenlands Farm Village
Tewitfield, Carnforth, Lancahire
Greenlands Open Farm
This is a truly hands on experience with plenty to learn about and it’s not just for the kids, the adults will enjoy this as well. You can meet our emus as they wander around the farm, hold the rabbits and guinea pigs in the hutches and aviaries... more details
Happy Mount Park 2014
Originally created in the 1920s, the park has developed into a wonderful, modern, family friendly area with activities for all ages. During the summer the park is brought to life with brass band concerts by many of the area’s finest musicians.
Happy Mou... more details
Harris Museum - whats on June to September
The Harris is a treasure trove, with something for everyone, whether you’re interested in art, ceramics, costume and textiles or history. The Harris is also home to the Harris library (operated by Lancashire County Council). more details
The 2014 Magic and Illusion show in the Horseshoe at the Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Tickets and more information can be found online. more details
Hot Ice @ Blackpool Pleasure Beach
The stunning Skating Show at the Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Currently running from July to September in the Pleasure Beach Arena.
Houndshill shopping centre
Shopping on the Seaside,
Great shopping in the heart of Blackpool all the major brands and an experience you will not find anywhere else.
Convenient parking, a kids club and loads of events to keep the entire family entertained.
Shop mobility available nearby on 01253 476451. more details
This innovative new attraction in Blackpool's Winter Gardens is just amazing! The whole display was created by Chinese artists and made completely from wire and silk. Every exhibit is truly marvellous we loved the Terracotta warriors and enormous Chinese emperor. Illuminasia will app... more details
J. Atkinson & Co
J Atkinson & Co. have been supplying Tea & Coffee to the good citizens of Lancaster and surrounding areas since a young Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837. The business was established in 1837 as the Grasshopper Tea Warehouse and has occupied these premises on China St... more details
Lacashire Infantry Museum
Fulwood - Lancashire
A remarkable Museum !
Absolutely chocker block with artefacts and memorabilia, from Waterloo days to the present. Wall charts, inter-active screen, and extremely well informed staff really help one understand.
Make sure you go upstairs to see the lon... more details
Lancashire Museums 2014 - Xplore
Welcome to Lancashire, a county that connects people and places. A county that has stood the test of time. Cast your eyes at our landscape dotted with magnificent castles, fine country houses and stunning countryside. Compare what was and what is. If you dig a little deeper, you’ll u... more details
Lancashire Visitor Guide
From Blackpool, Britain’s most popular seaside resort, to the unspoilt moors of the Forest of Bowland you’ll find an outstanding variety of destinations in Lancashire. Whether you want to dance the night away, dine on gourmet cuisine or discover local produce at a 1,000-year old mark... more details
Lancaster a City for all seasons.
A city alive with culture, heritage and unique attractions, Lancaster is an excellent short-stay destination.
With street markets, boutique hotels and quirky pubs, our city museums and maritime museum, and our range of high street and independent shops, there’s something for everyon... more details
Lancaster has an abundance of Outdoor shops in the heart of the central business district. This leaflet produced by Lancaster Unlimited will help you find them all. more details
Madame Tussauds Blackpool is quite different from any other attraction and is full of surprises and new figures never seen before!
Stop by and mingle with the A-listers, hop on stage with your favourite pop stars, challenge your sports heroes and laugh... more details
Marton Mere Haven Holiday Home
Marton Mere, Blackpool
Our Marton Mere holiday park is situated right next to a large lake which is a protected nature reserve. Only three miles from the nearest sandy beach and the Blackpool attractions are just a short drive away. Our park really does have the best of two worlds. more details
Morecambe Bay - A Wealth of Wildlife Project
An exciting new wildlife project to engage with those living around Morecambe Bay has been launched by Lancashire and Cumbria Wildlife Trusts. The area is known for its beautiful scenery and wildlife and this exciting new project will give local people from both Lancashire and Cumbri... more details
Morecambe Bay Off the Rails
Wildlife from the Train
You don’t need to go far in Morecambe Bay to see some amazing habitats that are home to an abundance of wildlife. Many of these can be seen from the train that runs along the shores of the bay.
Travelling by train allows you to ... more details
National Trust Amazing Days Out in the North West
Visit somewhere different everyday this week with the Amazing Days Out in the Northwest leaflet from the National Trust. more details
National Trust Rufford Old Hall
Rufford, Ormskirk, Lancashire
One of Lancashire’s finest tudor buildings
Just minutes from J27 of the M6, Rufford Old Hall has something for everyone. The spectacular Great Hall is believed to have hosted a young Shakespeare and there are collections of a... more details
The Pure Leisure group has a wide range of holidays parks that are great for almost everyone.
Whether you be a camper, a caravaner or a lodge owner you will find all you will ever need on the Pure Leisure sites.
If you are planning a break in the near future try the following link. more details
Ribble Steam Railway 2015
During your visit, you’ll have the chance to get ‘hands on’ with several of the exhibits in our spacious indoor museum. Kids can climb on the footplate of a steam engine, move the levers and blow the whistle, then climb in the guard’s van and wave the flag... more details
Ripleys Believe it or Not! Museum
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Welcome to Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
Located on two floors with 8 galleries and 10 televisions. It is fun for all ages, it’s interactive and educational. Don’t miss this award winning attraction!
A wonderful attraction on the Blackpool promenade.
Full with all the wonders of the sea.
If you have the time to spare on your time in Blackpool book yourselves onto the Behind the Scenes tour or the Swim with the Sharks tou... more details
The Fusilier Museum
This wonderful Museum house's 300 years of stories and memorabilia from the 20th Regiment of Foot and the Lancashire Fusiliers from 1688 to 1968, when they became part of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
The Fusilier Museum is a wonderful place to explo... more details
The Sands Venue - Blackpool
The Sands Venue, Blackpool, offers a unique and sophisticated blend of first class live entertainment in Blackpool and top quality cuisine! This sensational gem located on Blackpool Promenade (just seconds from The Blackpool Tower) recreates the feel of the forties and fifties with s... more details
Thornton Hall Farm
Thornton-in-Craven, Lancashire border
National Farm Attraction of the year 2008
Make farmyard friends, play plenty, learn a lot too
Things to do…
Greet our newest arrivals and make friends with our fri... more details
Williamson Park and the Ashton Memorial have been described as one of the wonders of Lancaster. The park has a great children's section and butterfly house. The monument which you can see from the M6 as you drive north. The views from the top are worth the walk as on a clear day you ... more details