There’s no better way to enjoy the summer sun than sharing a delicious picnic with friends and family. With miles of soft golden sand and luscious green countryside to explore, Lancashire is home to some of the best picnic spots in the country.

Beacon Fell Country Park
A perfect place for picnic-lovers, the 271 acres of woodland, moorland and farmland provides plenty of pitches for everyone. Follow the woodland sculpture trail or search for wildlife, from rabbits to deer and even a spectacular array of dragonflies in the summer months!

Crook O’Lune
A popular beauty spot settled on a horse shoe bend in the River Lune just north of Lancaster. With plenty of pleasant walks available alongside the river banks and through the surrounding countryside, the Crook O’Lune Picnic Site provides a great base to explore the area further.

The Dukes
The summer will see The Three Musketeers swashbuckle their way around Lancaster’s glorious Edwardian Williamson Park. Central to the drama is the stunning Ashton Memorial, from which audiences can enjoy the stunning sunset views across Morecambe Bay during the show and take in a picnic too.

Lytham St Annes Beach
A beautiful sandy beach that is tucked down the road from Blackpool, provides miles of golden coast great for picnics and a family day out. With a Victorian pier, children’s playgrounds and ice cream parlours there is plenty to do after the sandwiches are gone.

Pendle Hill
Most famous for its links to the now notorious witch trials of 1612, Pendle Hill welcomes walkers and countryside enthusiasts to climb its rugged landscape and witness its stunning views across Pendle. There are plenty of places to stop for a picnic, whether you venture to the very top or not.

Turton Tower
Evolving over the last 500 years, from the Medieval stone tower to the distinctive Tudor building, the adapted house is now of national importance and unique in Northwest England.  This distinctive English country house is surrounded by fantastic woodland gardens perfect for picnics.

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Beacon Fell Country Park
Country Park/Nature Reserve
Beacon Fell Country Park

A Country Park with 185 acres of extensive conifer woods and moorland. Visitor Centre with cafe, picnic areas, 6 car parks, forest walks and viewpoints. Summit 266m above sea level.

Crook O' Lune and Picnic Sites
Viewpoint
Crook O' Lune and Picnic Sites

Crook O' Lune Picnic Site is a popular and attractive spot, (Accessible Toilets) where the River Lune travels a big curve through tree-lined banks. Woodies offers tea, coffee, bacon butties, The Crook O' Lune was captured by the artiist JMW Turner

The Three Musketeers, Dukes Walkabout Theatre
Outdoor Theatre
The Three Musketeers, Dukes Walkabout Theatre

3 Jul - 18 Aug - Take a swashbuckling adventure with The Dukes this summer, as D’Artagnan teams up with the legendary Three Musketeers, Porthos, Athos and Aramis, in a death-defying quest to save the life of a loving Queen.

Lytham St Annes
Coastal
Lytham St Annes

This traditional coastal village is truly one of the gems of the North West. With its continental markets, flourishing gardens and stylish restaurants, there really is something on offer for everyone. Whatever the season, you’re guaranteed to create

Pendle Hill
Countryside
Pendle Hill
Turton Tower
Museum
Turton Tower

Turton Tower is a distinctive English country house located in the small village of Turton on the edge of the popular walking area of the West Pennine Moors. Facilities include a Victorian tea room and gift shop.

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