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.
A Taste of Modern History
North West England
Quickstep Pudding, Lancashire Hot Pot and Parched Peas are just some of the dishes included in A Taste of Modern History Recipe Book. Featuring traditional historical recipes from around the North West plus lots of ideas for great days out. Order your copy now and find out what susta... 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
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
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
Foulridge Canal Cruises
Foulridge, Nr Colne
The 'Pendle Explorer' operates on Saturday, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from May until the end of September. Trips last 75 minutes and depart at 12.30 and 2.00pm. All trips depart from and return to Barden Mill the boat is covered and heated with views towards Pendle hill, famou... 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
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 Red and Blue our Shetland ponies, hold a pygmy goat kid or watch the baby piglets annoying their mum.... more details
Hoghton Tower, Near Preston 2014
Near Preston, Lancashire
Hoghton Tower is the ancestral home
of the de Hoghton Family. Standing on
a hill 650ft above sea level, this ancient
fortified manor house has remained
virtually unchanged since restoration by
Thomas Hoghton in 1565.
Take a stroll through history on a guided tour of
one of Eng... 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
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
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 Ownership 2014
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
From awe inspiring architecture to engineering endeavour. Modern History showcases the best of the region's museums, mills, railways, walking trails and attractions.
Unearth the stories that have shaped the modern world. For stimulating short breaks a... 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 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
Perfect Days Out Lancashire 2013
Full of perfect days out across Lancashire 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!
Sandcastle Waterpark 2014-2015
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
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…
Gree... more details
Welcome to Lancaster 2014
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
Xplore Lancashire Museums 2014
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