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VISITORS' GUIDE

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Here's lots of places to go and things to do in Lancaster & Morecambe and the beautiful surrounding area.

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Virtual Tour

Lancaster really is one of the most beautiful cities in the north west of England, combining unique urban and rural experiences just waiting to be explored…
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Salt Ayre Leisure Centre

Following a £5m refurbishment (2017) Salt Ayre boasts a wide range of high quality indoor, water and outdoor facilities & activities for all ages and fitness levels. We also offer an extra programme of exciting supervised activities for children through the school holidays.

The Centre @ Halton

A vibrant and welcoming community centre in the heart of Halton, offering indoor and outdoor facilities, with a fantastic skate park. We have a huge number of classes and activities, from sports and exercise to community activities and events for all ages. We also have a friendly and popular cafe.

Lancaster Castle

Be prepared, this is no ruin. Owned by the Queen, until 2011 Lancaster Castle was a fully functioning seat of judgement and retribution, and still contains the local County Court. Now it offer festivals, tours, theatre, re-enactment, music, children's activities, souvenirs and the NICE Cafe.

Williamson Park

54 acres of beautiful parkland in Lancaster with enchanting woodland walks and play areas, natural amphitheatres and breathtaking views to the Fylde Coast, Morecambe Bay and the Lake District. Based on the Taj Mahal, the park's Ashton Memorial is host to Art Exhibitions and private functions.

The Dukes

The Dukes, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1QE. Box Office Tel. 01524 598500

The Grand Theatre, Lancaster

St Leonardsgate, Lancaster, LA1 1NL. Tel. 01524 64695 Box Office open Monday - Saturday 10am - 3pm. The Grand offers an extensive range of theatre, film and live entertainment. Tours of the exuberant Edwardian interior may include a glimpse of actress Mrs Sarah Siddons, the Ghost-in-Residence.

Virtual Tour — Lancaster Canal

Lancaster Canal is one of the most beautiful waterways in Britain.

The Gregson Centre

Gregson Community & Arts Centre, 33 Moorgate, Moor Lane, Lancaster, LA1 3PY. Tel: 01524 849959

Maritime Museum

Lancaster Maritime Museum, Custom House, St George's Quay, Lancaster LA1 1RB. Telephone: 01524 382264. Explore Lancaster’s golden age and rich maritime and natural history.

The Assembly Rooms Emporium

The Assembly Rooms Emporium occupies a lovely 18th century Grade II listed heritage building in Lancaster City Centre. The building is home to an Aladdin's cave of authentic period, vintage and alternative clothing and accessories, antiques and collectibles, books, jigsaws and arts and crafts.

Cottage Museum

Cottage Museum, 15 Castle Hill, Lancaster LA1 1YS. Tel. 01524 64637. The museum provides an intimate glimpse of early Victorian life in a tiny and intriguing 18th-century cottage spread over 5 floors. You may even get to meet the Victorian housekeeper!

Lancaster Cemetery

Quernmore Road, Lancaster, Lancashire LA1 3JT. T. 01524 582635. Lancaster Cemetery is one of 7 cemeteries operated by Lancaster City Council. It has 3 (currently unused) cemetery chapels, all designed by the prominent local architect Edward Paley in c 1855. Tours in Summer

Lancaster Castle

Castle Parade, Lancaster, LA1 1YJ. Tel: 01524 64998. England's dark history, with tales of persecution, incarceration, punishment and execution, has been lived out over the centuries within the confines of Lancaster Castle.

Sizergh Castle & Garden

Sizergh Castle, near Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AE Sat Nav: LA8 8DZ. Tel: 015395 60951. National Trust. Beautiful medieval house, gardens and estate, at the gateway to the Lake District. It features a pond, lake, wildlife, national collection of ferns and superb limestone rock garden. Café, shop, events.

Leighton Hall

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancs LA5 9ST. 01524 734474. A stunning location for wedding ceremonies, corporate events and hosted group activities for schools and societies; attractive gardens, rolling parkland and the hall itself; great for family visits and a dramatic setting for film and TV shoots.

Roman Bath-House

Roman Bath-House, Vicarage Field, Lancaster. Telephone: 01524 64637. Discovered and excavated in 1973-4, the Roman bath-house in Vicarage Field, Lancaster, formed one end of a large courtyard house, probably the home of a Roman official.

Red Bank Farm & Archer's Cafe

We are a small family run camping and motor home site on a working farm, on the shores of Morecambe Bay. With stunning panoramic views of the Lakeland hills, we see the most beautiful sunsets! The On-Site pets corner and beachside location make it ideal for young and old alike.

Bridge House Farm Tearooms & Farm Shop

Bridge House Farm, Main St, Wray, LA2 8QP. Tel: 015242 22496. Set in a spectacular location beside the River Roeburn, Bridge House Farm Tearooms has established itself as a delightful destination where a warm welcome is always guaranteed.

The Morecambe Winter Gardens

Morecambe Winter Gardens, 209 Marine Road Central, Morecambe LA4 4BU. Tel. 01524 422180. The Morecambe Winter Gardens opened as The Victoria Pavilion theatre in 1897 and is situated on the resort’s central promenade, overlooking Morecambe Bay.

Morecambe Festival Market

Excellently located by Morecambe’s Promenade, with its unbeatable views towards the Lakeland hills, the Festival Market is one of the highlights the town has to offer. With over a hundred stalls selling an enormous selection of products, you are sure to find what you are looking for!

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