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

Lancashire

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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Barton Grange

Garstang - Lancashire

Barton Grange

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

Morecambe Bay

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

Blackpool

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

Blackpool Now

Blackpool

Blackpool Now

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, 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

Blackpool

Blackpool Tower

The great combined leaflet for the:

Blackpool Tower Eye.
Blackpool Tower Circus
Blackpool Tower Ballroom
Jungle Jims
and Blackpool Tower Dungeon.

Find the leaflet in any of our stands across the North West of England. 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

Bowland Wild Boar Animal Park

Chipping, Preston

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

Brockholes

Brockholes

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

Burnley Holiday Guide and Visitor Magazine

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.

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Dinosaur World

Golden Mile - Blackpool

Dinosaur World

Come and discover your favourites, get up close and personal, have your photo taken, dig for fossils, get the latest dinosaur news and pick up cool souvenirs. 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

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

Good Food Guide to Lancashire

Lancashire.

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 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 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

Morecambe

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

Preston

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

Heysham Nature Reserve - Lancashire Wildlife Trust Events 2014

Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane, Heysham LA32UW

Heysham Nature Reserve - Lancashire Wildlife Trust Events 2014

Join in and Connect to Nature with Walks, Talks, Family Events and Work
Parties!

Heysham Nature Reserve consists of a captivating mosaic of habitats from reedbed and open water to grassland, lowland heath, scrub and developing
woodland. The reserve ru... more details

Heysham Nature Reserve - Lancashire Wildlife Trust Summer Events 2014

Heysham Nature Reserve, Money Close Lane, Heysham LA32UW

Heysham Nature Reserve - Lancashire Wildlife Trust Summer Events 2014

A range of outdoor events for families and individuals designed to connect you to nature. more details

High Jinx

Blackpool

High Jinx

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

Blackpool

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.

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Illuminasia

Blackpool

Illuminasia

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

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

Lancaster a City for all seasons.

Lancaster

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 Outdoors

Lancaster

Lancaster Outdoors

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

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

Marton Mere, Blackpool

Marton Mere Haven Holiday Home

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

Morecambe

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

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 Amazing Days Out in the North West

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/rufford-old-hall/

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

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

Pure Leisure

Lancashire.

Pure Leisure

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

Preston

Ribble Steam Railway

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

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!
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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

Sealife Blackpool

Blackpool

Sealife Blackpool

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

Bury

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

Blackpool

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

Thornton Hall Farm

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

Lancaster

Williamson Park

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

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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