Lancashire – Places to visit, things to do, attractions, activities and days out
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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 Pleasure Beach 2013
Pleasure Beach Theme Park / Amusement Park, Blackpool is Britain's top, tourist attraction. It lies in 42 acres, started with just one ride in 1896, and celebrated its Centenary in 1996.
There's something for everyone at Pleasure Beach Theme Park / Amus... more details
Blackpool Tower Ballroom Events
'Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear'
Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis
Come and experience the magic of The Blackpool Tower's amazing history in The Blackpool Tower Ballroom - a true Blackpool institution. Dance the day away to the sounds of the W... 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 2013
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 2013
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
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
Garstang Walking Festival 10th - 19th May 2013
Welcome to the 2013 10th anniversary Walking Festival organised by Wyre Council and the Friends of Garstang Walking Festival, which takes place from Friday 10 - Sunday 19 May.
As well as celebrating 10 years of what we think is one of the most friendly ... 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
Happy Mount Park 2013
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
Hoghton Tower, Near Preston
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
Lancashire's Countryside Collection 2012
You may be surprised to discover that Lancashire has two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, over 100 square miles of access land and has such a varied landscape that it has inspired artists ranging from Wordsworth to Tolkien.
Hidden in this spectacula... 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
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 - A Wealth of Wildlife Project 2013
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 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
Ribble Steam Railway 2013
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!
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
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 Fellsman 2013
Lancaster, Preston, Bamber Bridge, Blackburn & Clitheroe
Enjoy a memorable 260 mile return steam hauled journey operating every Wednesday in high summer over Britain’s most spectacular railway - the famous ‘Settle to Carlisle’ line - with great limestone peaks and deep valleys we travel over the roof of England including the great arched v... more details
The Glenn Miller Legacy 2013
Glenn Miller’s greatest hits from his civilian and USAF bands - recreated from original recordings all performed live by this outstanding 8 piece orchestra more details
Thornton Hall Farm 2013
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
What's on in Wyre 2013
There are so many fantastic events and festivals held throughout the year, you'll be back time and time again. Our exciting events programme is another great reason to visit the area.
Xplore Lancashire Museums 2013
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