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

A Taste of Modern History

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, Lancashire

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

Blackpool

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

Blackpool

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

Blackpool, Lancashire

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

Fleetwood

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

Foulridge Canal Cruises

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

Garstang

Garstang, Lancashire

Garstang

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 Farm Village

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, Near Preston 2014

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

Lancaster, Lancashire

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

Lancashire

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

Madame Tussauds

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

Marton Mere Haven Holiday Home Ownership 2014

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

Modern History

Lancashire

Modern History

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

Morecambe Bay

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

National Trust Rufford Old Hall

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

Lancashire

Perfect Days Out  Lancashire 2013

Full of perfect days out across Lancashire more details

Ripleys Believe it or Not! Museum

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Ripleys Believe it or Not! Museum

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!
more details

Sandcastle Waterpark 2014-2015

Blackpool, Lancashire

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

Thornton Hall Farm

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

Lancaster

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

Lancashire

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

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