Lancashire is a large county in the northern part of the United Kingdom where visitors will find no shortage of historical buildings, memorials, museums, resorts and nature preserves. Starting with the county town Lancaster, visitors can see the Lancaster Castle and Ashton Memorial and then head to nearby Morecambe to catch a breathtaking view of the Lake District and watch wildlife in Morecambe Bay. The sightseeing options beyond these two main cities are vast, and there is something enjoyable for everyone in the county of Lancashire. ... Read more »
- Lancashire’s Blackpool Resort
- Arnside & Silverdale
- Pendle Hill
- Watch the unusual Lancashire’s Britannia Coconut Dancers perform
- Explore the Forest of Bowland
- Shop upscale markets in Lytham and St Anne’s
Peak summer highs for Lancashire in July and August are 20-21°C, while winter brings lows around 1-2°C from December to February. Rain is heaviest in winter months with 9-10 cm on average, while 5-6 cm is common for other months, with summer being the driest season.
Getting There & Around
Lancashire is 90 km from Manchester and 100 km to Liverpool, which have international airports and rail stations. You can drive to town using the M6, M61 and M62 motorways or take a ferry from Ireland.
Your transit options in the area are buses, taxis, ferries and rental bicycles. Most towns have bus systems, and the smaller ones have extensive bike trails, but the entire area is well served by major motorways.