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Visit Lancashire Highlights

King George's Hall

King George's Hall

King George's Hall in the centre of Blackburn, is one of the area's premier live entertainment…

Pendle Heritage Centre

Pendle Heritage Centre

The Pendle Heritage Centre is open daily and includes a Garden Tearoom, 18th Century Walled Garden,…

Carnforth Station and Visitor Centre

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre

Made famous by David Lean's romantic classic film Brief Encounter, starring Celia Johnson and…

The Hole in Wand Blackpool

The Hole in Wand Blackpool

Blackpool's most magical attraction, The Hole in Wand Wizard Golf.

Things To Do

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  1. Lancashire’s Historic Houses
    Discover the history and stories behind Lancashire’s grand houses and halls. Beyond the stately buildings there are formal gardens and extensive grounds to explore – perfect for all the family to enjoy.
  2. Parks and Gardens
    Nestled in Lancashire’s spectacular countryside discover a variety of stunning gardens and country parks alongside stately halls and historic landmarks.
  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. Castles, Towers and Ruins
    Lancashire is home to a number of castles, towers and ruins spread out across the county.
  5. Cycling Lancashire
    The Lancashire landscape just cries out to be explored by bike and many miles of quiet roads and tracks that pass through stunning countryside.
  6. 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.
  7. Family Days Out in Lancashire
    Here in Lancashire we’ve got everything you could possible want, ranging from fun packed theme parks and hands-on museums to fascinating nature reserves and long sandy beaches.

Lancashire Special Offers

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    The Blackpool Tower Ballroom

    • Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

      Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

      1 Day Pass

      2 Day Pass

      7 Day Pass

      Adult

      £35

      £45

      £55

      Child aged 3-14 

      £31

      £41

      £51

      Child aged 1-2 

      £15

      £15

      £15

       

      For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

       

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    The Gruffalo & Friends Clubhouse

    Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

    Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

    1 Day Pass

    2 Day Pass

    7 Day Pass

    Adult

    £35

    £45

    £55

    Child aged 3-14 

    £31

    £41

    £51

    Child aged 1-2 

    £15

    £15

    £15

     

    For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

  3. Soul Bowl

    Super Sundays.
    Bowling from £5.00 per game.


    Discounted drinks and special Sunday night menu.   
    From 18:00 every Sunday.

    Ts & Cs apply.

  4. Go Ape Blackburn

    Go Ape Blackburn

    15% off Treetop challenge family discount code 

    Save on your next family adventure when you book Treetop Challenge. All you need to do is enter FAMILY15 at checkout

    Click here to read the full terms and conditions before booking 

  5. Go Ape Blackburn

    Go Ape Blackburn

    15% off Treetop Challenge on Sundays 

    Gather your tribe and let the good times roll. Use discount code SUNFUN and get 15% off Treetop Challenge when you bring a group of 4 or more participants on a Sunday.

    Treetop Challenge is the original Go Ape high ropes experience. Packed with tree top obstacles, zip wires, laughs and thrills. It's the best adventure on the planet where you can be home in time for tea. Available at 34 UK locations.

    Click here for the full terms and conditions 

  6. Boulevard Hotel

    Experience more with free tickets for Pleasure Beach Resort

    Pleasure Beach Resort eTicket included when booking any Thursday or Sunday night stay

    Any guests* staying at Boulevard, where part of their stay includes a Thursday or Sunday night, will receive a FREE day eTicket to Pleasure Beach Resort for their entire party.

    To take advantage of this great offer, simply add free park tickets to your reservation when making booking online directly with the hotel.

     

    Terms and conditions apply -  

    There are no limitations on the complimentary tickets, meaning guests can enjoy all the park’s world class rides such as Big One, ICON and the “best water ride in the world” Valhalla. They’ll also be able to visit the UK’s only Nickelodeon Land and meet their favourite characters including SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends from Bikini Bottom, as well as the PAW Patrol pups.

    The offer is valid for stays on Thursday and Sunday nights at Boulevard between March and November 2024 when booked direct online, and is valid on Suites, Deluxe Rooms and Family Rooms. Room rates vary.

    Park tickets must be taken on the Thursday or Friday for Thursday night bookings, or Sunday or Monday for Sunday night bookings. Guests are advised to check opening times as the park is closed on selected Mondays during the low season period (March and April, and September to November.)

    *Not valid when booking through any third party websites or agents, valid for new reservations only.

     

     

  7. The Blackpool Tower Dungeon

    The Blackpool Tower Dungeon

    • Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

      Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

      1 Day Pass

      2 Day Pass

      7 Day Pass

      Adult

      £35

      £45

      £55

      Child aged 3-14 

      £31

      £41

      £51

      Child aged 1-2 

      £15

      £15

      £15

       

      For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

       

  8. Peter Rabbit performs on stage for delighted children.

    Peter Rabbit™ Explore and Play

    • Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

      Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

      1 Day Pass

      2 Day Pass

      7 Day Pass

      Adult

      £35

      £45

      £55

      Child aged 3-14 

      £31

      £41

      £51

      Child aged 1-2 

      £15

      £15

      £15

       

      For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

       

  9. Windmill Animal Farm

    Windmill Animal Farm

    10% discount
    Farm tickets at Windmill Animal Farm 

    Use code SS10 at checkot. 
    Ts & Cs apply. 


     

  10. Bowland Escapes

    Bowland Escapes

    Free entry tickets to Bowland Wild Boar Park with all holiday accommodation bookings at Bowland (T & C apply – subject to number of guests in accommodation / park open days.  Non-transferable.)   

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    SEA LIFE Blackpool

    Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

    Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

    1 Day Pass

    2 Day Pass

    7 Day Pass

    Adult

    £35

    £45

    £55

    Child aged 3-14 

    £31

    £41

    £51

    Child aged 1-2 

    £15

    £15

    £15

     

    For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

    Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

    Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

    1 Day Pass

    2 Day Pass

    7 Day Pass

    Adult

    £35

    £45

    £55

    Child aged 3-14 

    £31

    £41

    £51

    Child aged 1-2 

    £15

    £15

    £15

     

    For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

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    Madame Tussauds Blackpool

    Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

    Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

    1 Day Pass

    2 Day Pass

    7 Day Pass

    Adult

    £35

    £45

    £55

    Child aged 3-14 

    £31

    £41

    £51

    Child aged 1-2 

    £15

    £15

    £15

     

    For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

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    Blackpool Tower Circus

    Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

    Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

    1 Day Pass

    2 Day Pass

    7 Day Pass

    Adult

    £35

    £45

    £55

    Child aged 3-14 

    £31

    £41

    £51

    Child aged 1-2 

    £15

    £15

    £15

     

    For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

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    The Blackpool Tower Eye and 4D Experience

    Merlin Blackpool, operator of the seaside resort’s biggest attractions - Blackpool Tower Eye, Madame Tussauds Blackpool, Gruffalo and Friends Clubhouse, SEA LIFE Blackpool, The Circus, Blackpool Ballroom, Blackpool Dungeon, and Peter Rabbit Explore and Play - is offering visitors savings of up to £57 per person with the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass. 

    Whether visitors are planning a day trip, weekend break, or week long holiday to Blackpool, they can guarantee fun for all the family, whatever the weather, by selecting from three pass options - one day, two days or seven days. During their trip, they can visit all eight attractions as many times as they wish over their designated time period. 

    1 Day Pass

    2 Day Pass

    7 Day Pass

    Adult

    £35

    £45

    £55

    Child aged 3-14 

    £31

    £41

    £51

    Child aged 1-2 

    £15

    £15

    £15

     

    For further information and to purchase the new Pick ‘N’ Mix pass visit  https://www.theblackpooltower.com/pick-n-mix 

  15. Go Ape activity

    Go Ape Rivington

    15% off Treetop Challenge on Sundays 

    Gather your tribe and let the good times roll. Use discount code SUNFUN and get 15% off Treetop Challenge when you bring a group of 4 or more participants on a Sunday.

    Treetop Challenge is the original Go Ape high ropes experience. Packed with tree top obstacles, zip wires, laughs and thrills. It's the best adventure on the planet where you can be home in time for tea. Available at 34 UK locations.

    Click here for the full terms and conditions 

  16. Go Ape activity

    Go Ape Rivington

    15% off Treetop challenge family discount code 

    Save on your next family adventure when you book Treetop Challenge. All you need to do is enter FAMILY15 at checkout

    Click here to read the full terms and conditions before booking 

  17. Escape Entertainment Venue

    Fantastic summer offers at Escape Entertainment Venue including 

    • 2 meals for £12 on Tuesdays and Wednesday 
    • 50% off pizzas on a Thursday 
    • Special drinks deals during the Euro's 
    • 2 games of Bowling £10 per person on a Sunday evening
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Celebrating Pride in Lancashire

Celebrating Pride in Lancashire

It’s Pride Month, and as a county, Lancashire is ready to celebrate.

Pride Month takes place each June due to the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots which took place in New York, 55 years ago. The events and parades that take place to celebrate Pride are open to all LGBTQ+ community members and their allies as a celebration of love, acceptance and solidarity.

8 Dog-friendly beaches to visit this summer in Lancashire

There’s something wonderful about a trip to the beach in summer. Feeling the soft warm sand between your toes, the smell of the fresh sea air, and the taste of delicious ice cream, especially if you can bring your four-legged friend along too.

Although some of Lancashire’s beaches impose restrictions during the summer months, there are still plenty of great dog-friendly beaches waiting to be explored.

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.

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.

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.

Planning your August Bank Holiday Weekend

Planning your August Bank Holiday Weekend

For many August Bank Holiday marks an additional day off work, and the chance to create more extra special memories with family and friends before the summer ends. When you want to make the most of your three day weekend, you want to fill it with the best events around.

Royal Connections in Lancashire

Royal Connections in Lancashire

This weekend is a great opportunity to learn more about the special connection Lancashire has with the Royal Family. Whether it’s a trip to Lancaster Castle to learn more about the Duke Of Lancaster or a trip to one of Lancashire’s historic sites who have had a monarch visit in the past, there’s plenty of opportunities to learn more about the royal connection to Lancashire.

A Royal Lancaster Walk

A Royal Lancaster Walk

Home to the Kings Castle of the North, Lancaster has had a strong royal connection for centuries. So what better way to celebrate the upcoming coronation of King Charles III than with a stroll around this beautiful historic city.

What's on this weekend?

What's on this weekend?

April is here and many of Lancashire’s fantastic attractions are ready to welcome you back for Spring. Whether you’re choosing to get in the Easter sprit at one of the special Easter events starting this weekend or you’re simply looking for something to do, there’s a range of exciting events happening all across the county.

LITFEST starts this Friday, 17th March

LITFEST starts this Friday, 17th March

We’re very excited to announce that Lancaster’s 44th Annual Literature Festival, Litfest, begins this Friday 17 March. Running until the 26 March, we’ll be offering a packed programme of events, including opportunities to meet our authors; take part in discussions; find out more about nature and history, philosophy and politics; and be entertained by poems and stories.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

As the weekend soon comes back around, there’s no need to panic as Lancashire has a range of exciting events taking place this weekend. Whether it’s for some quality time with your loved one, somewhere to hang out with your friends or something to entertain the children, there’s something for everybody to do with a visit to Lancashire.

What's on this weekend in Lancashire

What's on this weekend in Lancashire

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend why not take a trip to one of the exciting events taking place in Lancashire. There’s a variety of things to do including free festivals, special February half term events and shows. We’ve put together this list of thing to do, so it is easier than ever for you to plan your trip to Lancashire

Accessible walking routes in Lancashire

Accessible walking routes in Lancashire

Lancashire has some of the best walking country in England including beautiful countryside and coastal views and a range of wildlife. It’s important everybody can enjoy walks in Lancashire, which is why we have put together this list of places which offer flat, accessible walks – perfect for both wheelchair users and pushchairs.

What's on this weekend

What's on this weekend

There's plenty to do this weekend in Lancashire including the return of Lightpool Festival, spooky halloween events and theatre shows. See our handy list below for more information on whats happening across the county this weekned. 

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