Welcome to Lancashire, a county of contrasting landscapes, diverse heritage and plentiful food and drink, covering 3,075 Km2 of England’s North West. From the unique and wildlife rich Morecambe Bay in the north to the flat and fertile coastal plains around Ormskirk and the Ribble Estuary; from the world famous seaside town of Blackpool with its iconic Tower in the west to the undulating fells and moorland of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Pennines in the east, visitors to Lancashire are truly spoilt!
If you love walking and cycling, we have two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to conquer, including the majestic Pendle Hill.
Explore Lancashire’s countryside, canals, coast and towns. Enjoy stunning views, quiet lanes, rare wildlife and of course not forgetting the famous Lancashire coastline, including a 137 mile footpath that takes in spectacular views of Morecambe Bay and the Bowland Fells, there is plenty to explore.
There is an array of crafty, farmers and boutique Markets throughout the county, along with dedicated shopping centre’s housing high street brands together with quality independent shops. Additionally, there are many Christmas Fayre and Food & Drink pop up festivals.
Lancashire has a great choice of quality cafes, pubs and restaurants that give a warm Lancastrian welcome so why not stay and make a short break of it.