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Lancashire, come on in -

  1. Free Days Out
    We have put together this free days out section to let you know that you can have a great time in Lancashire without worrying about the cost.
  2. Accommodation with Hot Tubs
    Add an extra level of comfort and luxury to your well-deserved holiday to Lancashire by choosing to stay with one of our properties with a hot tub.
  3. Walking Routes in Lancashire
    Lancashire has some of the best country walking in England, from short, gentle rambles to long distance treks allowing you to enjoy some of the best views and vistas the county has to offer.
  4. Cafes, Tea Rooms and Coffee Shops
    What could be more appealing than a piping hot pot of tea accompanied by a slab of chocolate cake, pile of fresh scones or doorstop sandwiches? You can indulge at one of Lancashire's tea rooms, coffee shops and cafes.

A very warm welcome to Lancashire!

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  1. Moor Hall is a two Michelin star restaurant with rooms situated in Aughton, West Lancashire in five acres of breath taking formal and growing gardens with views to the south over a beautiful lake. Seven luxurious guest bedrooms, each one unique are available at this award winning restaurant with rooms.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  2. Ribby Hall Village
    Ribby Hall Village is set in over 130 acres of beautiful Lancashire countryside and is the county’s only five-star holiday village.
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  3. Grade II listed building with 14 design led boutique bedrooms. Each room comes with large smart TVs, 14 layer Simba mattresses, coffee makers and Temple Spa products.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  4. Cleveleymere Holiday 5* Luxury Lakeside Lodges
    Award winning 5 star gold waterside luxury unique lodges set in a private 34 acre private, gated nature reserve with a 24 acre lake near the village of Scorton, Lancashire. Perfect for couples, families & celebrations. Unrivalled FREE activities include - boats, mountain bikes, pedalos, crazy golf, twin kayaks, single kayaks, fire pit kits with marshmallows, firelighters & kindling, 100% WiFi, children’s playground, children’s indoor den, river’s edge, enchanted walkways with fantasy zones, summer houses etc. etc.
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    3. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  1. Comfortable family run café full of character and converted from a lambing shed. Situated at the front of the site overlooking Morecambe Bay across to the Lakeland hills.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  2. The Shireburn Arms is a historic 17th Century inn of great warmth and character, at the heart of the Ribble Valley, and home to the Tolkien Trail. Located in Hurst Green, it is a stone’s throw from Stonyhurst College, and boasts far reaching views.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  3. Award winning two Michelin star Moor Hall is located in Aughton, West Lancashire set in five acres of breathtaking gardens with views to the south over a beautiful lake. Here you will find Mark Birchall's award-winning two Michelin star restaurant with seven unique luxurious bedrooms and The Barn ar Moor Hall which is Mark Birchall's neighbouring restaurant. Mark’s menus showcase his own style of modern British cuisine, wherever possible using produce grown on the five acre Moor Hall site or from local suppliers.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  4. Licensed Bistro offering wholesome home cooked food situated on Brickhouse Farm amongst six acres of stunning countryside, nestled in the hamlet of Hambleton yet only five miles from the beautiful market town of Poulton-le-Fylde and 10 miles from Blackpool Tower. Offering gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan options available.
    1. Burnley's Panopticon, 'Singing Ringing Tree', is a unique musical sculpture which overlooks Burnley from its position high above the town on Crown Point.
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    2. A 9km (5 1/2 miles) circular walk starting and finishing at Hurst Green in Ribble Valley, Lancashire. The village of Hurst Green is situated in the Ribble Valley, one of the most glorious landscapes in Britain.
      1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
    3. Healey Dell - Chapel
      At Healey Dell the River Spodden has carved its way through the woodlands through thousands of years, creating delightful scenery and spectacular waterfalls. A beauty spot and wildlife sanctuary rich in industrial archaeology.
      1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2024
    4. 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.
      1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
    1. Marvellous madness awaits as you step into the world of Alice in Wonderland. An immersive theatrical experience that will transport you to a wonderland like no other.
      1. 19 Jul 202425 Aug 2024
    2. Horace Andy is a reggae legend, original Studio One vocalist. He is touring live and direct from Jamaica this Easter and is excited to be coming to Burnley for the first time.
      1. 28 Mar 2024
    3. Elmer Art Trail Big Parade Blackpool 2024
      Have you herd the news? At least 30 Elmer elephants will take over Blackpool this Spring in a major public art trail to raise money for Brian House Children's Hospice.
      1. 13 Apr 20249 Jun 2024
      1. 30 Mar 2024

    Lancashire Special Offers

    1. Bar & Kitchen at The Whitaker

      Bar & Kitchen at The Whitaker

      Kids eat free
      Children under 12 years.
      Available on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
      One free children's meal with every paying adult, when buying a main meal or sandwich from menu.


      Great selection of meals for the littlest visitors to the museum.
      The menu iincludes fish and chips, Explorers’ Picnic, and mac and cheese.

      Ts & Cs apply.

    2. Bowland Beer Hall

      Drink It Dry. We know beer is at its best when it’s fresh.

      So, every week, on New Beer Thursday we introduce 24 new beers to the bar. We hate to see good beer go to waste, so we invite you to come and help us Drink It Dry every Monday and Tuesday (excluding bank holidays), where you will have the chance to sample six of our beers for half price.

      Terms and Conditions - Available every Monday & Tuesday, except Bank Holidays.

    3. Farmers Arms, Great Eccleston

      Farmers Arms

      Fizz & Chips! 

      Every Friday enjoy a premium fillet of fish, chips, and mushy peas alongside a glass of Prosecco for £22.50 Fish varies each week depending on market availability including Hake, Halibut, Lemon Sole amongst others.

    4. Fence Gate Lodge exterior

      Fence Gate Lodge

      Just the Two of Us

      • Overnight stay in on our luxury rooms with a hearty breakfast in the morning

      • A £50 dinner voucher to use in the Fence Gate Brasserie.

      • Bottle of prosecco on arrival

      The normal price £210.00

      The exclusive price for Visit Lancashire is from £145.00. £20 supplement on Saturdays.

    5. Gibbon Bridge Hotel

      Double or Twin Room Bed & Breakfast - per room, based on two people sharing 1st March to 18th April

      1 night £160
      2 nights £300
      3 nights £420

      Step into Spring with a short break at Gibbon Bridge.
      A wonderful way to embrace the changing season and enjoy strolls around the garden as the flowers start to come into bloom.

      Call reception on 01995 61456 to book, no online bookings are available.

      *Includes Easter weekend. Non-refundable payment on booking.

    6. Good Intent Gifts

      Good Intent Gifts

      10% off the Lancashire Gift Pack 
      Offer code: VisitLancs10 

      Discount valid until 31st December 2023.
      Additional delivery charges will apply to all orders.
      Discount can only be redeemed once per customer.
      All claims for short delivery or loss must be made within 48 hours of receipt of goods.
      Ts & Cs apply.

    7. Hickory's Smokehouse Thornton

      Hickory's Smokehouse Hutton

      Two cocktails for £12.00
      18:00 - 21:00 every Friday.

      So many delicious drinks to choose from including Pina Colada, Rhythm & Blues and you have to try the hard raspberry and mint lemonade.
      Ts & Cs apply

    8. Hickory's Smokehouse Thornton

      Hickory's Smokehouse Southport

      Two cocktails for £12.00
      18:00 - 21:00 every Friday.

      So many delicious drinks to choose from including Pina Colada, Rhythm & Blues and you have to try the hard raspberry and mint lemonade.
      Ts & Cs apply

    9. Hickory's Smokehouse Thornton

      Hickory's Smokehouse Thornton

      Two cocktails for £12.00
      18:00 - 21:00 every Friday.

      So many delicious drinks to choose from including Pina Colada, Rhythm & Blues and you have to try the hard raspberry and mint lemonade.

      Ts & Cs apply

    10. Hydra pool

      Inside Spa

      Snoozy Sundays
      £49.00.

      Unwind and allow yourself time to switch off in the state-of-the-art thermal suite with a two hour Spa Wellness Experience.  Then, to achieve the next level of relaxation, you sink into one of the back, neck and shoulder massages.  Absolute bliss and the treat that you and your body deserve.

      Ts & Cs apply.

    11. A display of LANX shoes

      LANX

      Purchase 5 pairs or more to qualify for:

      • 15% off all footwear,
      • Complimentary LANX socks and coloured laces with each pair purchased.
      • Free shipping & free UK exchanges. 

      Other packages available for smaller orders, please see the LANX website for details. After purchasing your footwear online please email us with your preference for the complimentary socks and shoe laces. The free shipping and exchanges is to 1 UK address. To book a fitting session at our Whalley Warehouse Shop, or to request more information please email the LANX team via hello@lanxshoes.com

      Offer Expiry Date - 01/01/2030 

      Offer Code - PACKC

    12. Mowbreck Holiday and Residential Park

      Mowbreck Holiday and Residential Park

      Easter sale - 10% off holidays in March and April

      We know prices are rising but we're trying to do our part to help people make the most of their holidays

      Book now and use code: EASTER

      Only applies to holidays in March and April. 

    13. Seafood Pub Co.

      Stay for FREE

      We all deserve a treat in January and there’s nothing better than a mini-break with a relaxing boutique hotel room thrown in for FREE!  

      There’s no catch. Throughout January, enjoy dinner and drinks at one of the beautiful hotel venues, and get a complementary night stay, when you spend £129 or more in the bar and restaurant.

       Simply book online, pay upfront… check-in any time from 3pm onwards, and begin eating and drinking your way through that £129 tab! Before resting your head for the night. 

       Available Sunday to Friday it’s the perfect excuse for a weeknight escape, because let’s face it we all need the rest after Christmas, and a little treat to blow away those January blues. 

       See where takes your fancy, and book now 

    14. The Alma Inn

      Brunch and Bottomless Bubbles 
      Available Friday - Sunday, 9:00 - 12:00  £25 per person

      Enjoy Bottomless Brunch at The Alma Inn. Select one item from our brunch menu and enjoy bottomless Prosecco, Mimosas, Peroni or coffee
      Omlette [GF] [V] Cheese and Herbs, Grilled Tomato and Watercress
      Smoked salmon [GFO] Toasted English Muffin and Scrambled Egg
      Breakfast muffin [GFO] Choice of two fillings; Bacon, Sausage, Egg [V], Tomato [VE], Mushroom [VE]
      Avacado [GFO] [VEO] Poached Eggs on Toasted Sourdough, Rocket and Chilli Flakes
      Eggs Benedict [GFO] Poached Eggs, Hollandaise, Toasted Muffin with choice of Smoked Salmon, Bacon, Spinach [V] or Avocado [V]
      Full English breakfast [GFO] Bacon, Cumberland Sausage, Free-Range Eggs, Black Pudding, Hash Brown, Grilled Tomato, Mushroom, Beans and Toast
      Full veggie breakfast [GFO] [VEO] Field Mushrooms, Avocado, Free-Range Eggs, Hash Brown, Grilled Tomato, Beans and Toast

      The offer entitles the guest to enjoy one hot item only from our a la carte brunch menu.  The offer allows for bottomless prosecco, mimosas (both served by the glass) Peroni and coffee. Responsible sale of alcohol applies at all times.

      £25 per person
      Ts & Cs apply

    15. The Bay Horse Worsthorne

      The Bay Horse Worsthorne

      Set menu offer
      Two course for £18
      Three courses for £20

      Available Monday to Thursday 12:00 - 21:00, running alongside the main menu.
      Ts & Cs apply.

    16. Fenwick

      The Fenwick

      Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

      Starting from £129 per couple

      Book online http://www.fenwickarms.co.uk

      Dinner includes £30 food allowance per person on food only. Upgrades available. Excludes any other promotion or discounts.

      Offer subject to availability

      Offer code FenwickArmsDinnerBedBreakfast

      Expiry date 31/03/22

      DINNER BED AND BREAKFAST RATE PREPAYMENT POLICY -A Credit Card is required to guarantee the reservation. No charges will be debited in advance except in the event of non- arrival or late cancellation. In either event the amount of your first night’s accommodation will be charged to your Credit Card. CANCELLATION POLICY -Cancellation policy is 24 hours prior to arrival by 12.00 noon DINNER ALLOWANCE -The allowance for dinner will be stated at the time of booking. The allowance can only be use to cover the cost of food for dinner on the night of your stay. The allowance only applies to the al a carte or specials menus and cannot be used on any other menus, including Festive Menus or Christmas Day. The allowance can be used as full or part payment and no change will be given. Any additional food costs must be covered by the guest. Drinks are to be paid for separately.

    17. The Signature Grill House & Mallard Bar

      The Signature Grill House & Mallard Bar

      Two for One on all menus at the Signature Grillhouse

      Includes breakfast, afternoon two, lunch, dinner, Sunday lunch.  
      To book your table call 01257 754 000 or email restaurant@parkhallhotel.com  
      Terms and conditions apply.

    18. The Spread Eagle

      Chippy Wednesday

      Celebrate hump day at the Spread Eagle with our famous Chippy Wednesday. Get a portion of Fish and Chips with mushy peas for just £7

       

    19. Owd Barn at Bispham

      Afternoon Tea at Own Barn at Bispham 

      Our rustic afternoon tea includes a selection of sandwiches, savouries, a cup of soup, a bucket of chips, a selection of cakes and mini triffle. Inclusive of a pot of tea or a cup of filter coffee. 

      £15.00 per head - minimum two people. 

      Menu is subject to change, booking is required 48hours in advance and any dietry requirements of intolerances must be mentioned upon booking. Bookings taken after 2pm (3pm on Sundays), £5 per head non-refundable / non transferable deposit. 

      Gift vouchers available, see website for further information and full T&C's/

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    Blackpool's First IMAX Screen has arrived in town

    Blackpool's First IMAX Screen has arrived in town

    The Backlot Cinema & Diner’s IMAX screen has arrived in Blackpool. A grand reception, featuring showgirls, stilt walkers, and jugglers, took place on Blackpool's iconic comedy carpet today as the colossal IMAX screen made its journey from Canada to the heart of Blackpool

    WinterBloom 24: Colne Set To Light Up For Another Year

    WinterBloom 24: Colne Set To Light Up For Another Year

    This Saturday the incredible Independent Street Artisan Market will return to town to bring a street food arena, handcrafted goods, handmade treats, and drinks. The parade starts from St John’s Church on Albert Road at 6pm and conclude at Colne Bus Station for the grand finale.

    On Screen

    On Screen

    The start of summer 2023 saw Greatest Days, the Take That Musical, hit our big screens and we couldn’t have been more excited. Did you know that Lancashire has featured on many productions over the years, both on the silver screen and at home?

    Lancashire TV Stars

    Lancashire TV Stars

    Lancashire is no stranger to the big screen, with many cities, towns and villages being used as the backdrop in several big-name films and TV shows. From sci-fi series like Andor, which used Cleveleys beach front as the fictional seaside resort of Niamos, to A Brief Encounter, that was predominantly filmed at Carnforth Train Station, you’ll find may places in Lancashire right on your TV.

    Award winning places to eat in Lancashire

    Award winning places to eat in Lancashire

    If you are looking for somewhere special to eat out, why not take a visit to Lancashire. Home to many multi-award-winning restaurants, Lancashire has a great collection of fine dining opportunities ensuring delicious food, friendly service, and stunning settings.

    A diamond year to discover Bowland

    A diamond year to discover Bowland

    2024 marks 60 years since the designation of the Forest of Bowland as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and coincides with celebrating our new name as a National Landscape, making this a fantastic year to explore and enjoy this beautiful area.

    National Festival of Making with Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery and Artangel Invite public to take part in largest ever exhibition of the Nation's hobbies

    National Festival of Making with Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery and Artangel Invite public to take part in largest ever exhibition of the Nation's hobbies

    From makers and modifiers to crafters and collectors, the National Festival of Making with Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, alongside award-winning artist and Spider-Man enthusiast Hetain Patel and Artangel, is inviting audiences to share details of their hobbies to inform a nationwide project that will take place in 12 locations across the UK from Summer 2024, including at the National Festival of Making.

    Iconic Band Big country return to Marine Hall after 41 years

    Iconic Band Big country return to Marine Hall after 41 years

    Last playing at Marine Hall on 21 September 1983, Big Country, the legendary Scottish rock band, is returning to embark on an electrifying journey with their highly anticipated "Return to Steeltown" tour, bringing their signature sound and timeless hits to fans.

    What's on at the Winter Gardens

    What's on at the Winter Gardens

    We have hit the ground running at the Winter Gardens this year to beat those cold February blues, we have magic and music, to crafts and brass so whatever you like, let us entertain you into Spring. See here for February’s highlights and how you can book tickets. 

    Experience the powerful emotion of Contemporary Dance at The Grand

    Experience the powerful emotion of Contemporary Dance at The Grand

    Top contemporary dance companies James Wilton Dance and Motionhouse bring cutting edge and creative new works to Blackpool Grand Theatre in 2024 that must not be missedTop contemporary dance companies James Wilton Dance and Motionhouse bring cutting edge and creative new works to Blackpool Grand Theatre in 2024 that must not be missed

    Golden Year celebrations for HAPPA

    Golden Year celebrations for HAPPA

    HAPPA (Horses and Ponies Protection Association) are celebrating a milestone in the Charity’s history this year, its Golden Anniversary of its time in Burnley, Lancashire.

    Forest of Bowland set to sparkle in February

    Forest of Bowland set to sparkle in February

    The Forest of Bowland National Landscape (formerly Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) celebrates its 60th anniversary this year and is marking the occasion with a brand-new photography exhibition alongside its annual Dark Skies Festival.

    Wedding Open Days in January

    Wedding Open Days in January

    Whether you are newly engaged or in the final stages of planning, make sure you don't miss out on the fantastic wedding open days taking place at Lancashire venues this month. 

    Colne’s Christmas Craft Trail

    Colne’s Christmas Craft Trail

    Colne’s Business Improvement District (BID) has decided to try something new this year to encourage shoppers into local businesses by hosting a craft trail across the town.

    Festive Fun for all the family

    Festive Fun for all the family

    HAPPA (Horses and Ponies Protection Association) have Christmas all wrapped up with a range of Christmas activities for all this December. The Christmas events will all be held at the Charity’s Shores Hey Farm, Briercliffe, Burnley, BB10 3QU, to help raise funds.

    Your guide to ticking off your Christmas list in Lancashire

    Your guide to ticking off your Christmas list in Lancashire

    Christmastime, a time for spending with family, for making memories and for cosying up. And there’s no better place to do those things than in Lancashire. Lancashire offers a fantastic range of places to stay, and things to do to help you get into the Christmas spirit with family, as well as places to visit to tick off the Christmas to-do list.

    Fire Garden Magic to transform Preston Parks

    Fire Garden Magic to transform Preston Parks

    Preston City Council presents two nights of incredible fire displays at Avenham and Miller Parks, produced by Walk the Plank. On Saturday, 2 and Sunday, 3 December, the Preston parks will be lit up with impressive fire structures to entertain and amaze the audience.

    Dream Panto Pair to light up Layton!

    Dream Panto Pair to light up Layton!

    TV soap sensation and West End favourite TOM LISTER (Emmerdale’s Carl King) will join Britain’s Got Talent finalist and panto family favourite STEVE ROYLE to help light up Layton on Friday 24 November at the ever-popular Layton Christmas Lights Switch-On!

    Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours announce Mini Festive Tours

    Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours announce Mini Festive Tours

    Blackpool, England - Blackpool Heritage Tram Tours is delighted to announce the launch of its Mini Festive Tours, set to bring the magic of the holiday season to the seafront. Starting from the 1st of December, these enchanting tours offer a perfect blend of Blackpool's traditional charm and festive cheer.

    Blackpool Grand Theatre welcomes increased Visitors from across Lancashire

    Blackpool Grand Theatre welcomes increased Visitors from across Lancashire

    Blackpool Grand Theatre, a cultural landmark known for its captivating performances and rich history, is pleased to announce an increase in visitors from across Lancashire and is actively collaborating with employers, residents, education providers and associations, to share the excitement of its diverse programme with staff and residents alike.

    Aven Restaurant: Rebirth of Culinary Excellence in Preston's Winckley Square

    Aven Restaurant: Rebirth of Culinary Excellence in Preston's Winckley Square

    Preston, November 2, 2023 — Aven Restaurant, formerly known as 263, is delighted to announce its grand reopening, inviting food enthusiasts and connoisseurs to experience a culinary adventure like no other in Preston. Since the closure of 263 in September, the restaurant has undergone a remarkable transformation, and today, Aven stands proud as a fine dining destination that sets new standards for exceptional cuisine.

    What's on this weekend in Lancashire

    What's on this weekend in Lancashire

    There’s something for everybody to enjoy in Lancashire this weekend. Whether you are heading to a bonfire event, taking a trip to the theatre or attending one of the many family friendly events, Lancashire is the place to be.

    We’ve put together this handy list of some of the events taking place this weekend, but for more information head over to our What’s on page or our events guide.

    Lancashire News

    Blackpool's First IMAX Screen has arrived in town

    Blackpool's First IMAX Screen has arrived in town

    The Backlot Cinema & Diner’s IMAX screen has arrived in Blackpool. A grand reception, featuring showgirls, stilt walkers, and jugglers, took place on Blackpool's iconic comedy carpet today as the colossal IMAX screen made its journey from Canada to the heart of Blackpool

    WinterBloom 24: Colne Set To Light Up For Another Year

    WinterBloom 24: Colne Set To Light Up For Another Year

    This Saturday the incredible Independent Street Artisan Market will return to town to bring a street food arena, handcrafted goods, handmade treats, and drinks. The parade starts from St John’s Church on Albert Road at 6pm and conclude at Colne Bus Station for the grand finale.

    A diamond year to discover Bowland

    A diamond year to discover Bowland

    2024 marks 60 years since the designation of the Forest of Bowland as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and coincides with celebrating our new name as a National Landscape, making this a fantastic year to explore and enjoy this beautiful area.

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