Lancaster

Why? Lancaster, one of England’s Heritage Cities, is as vibrant as it is quirky, with a captivating past and a cultured present.

How Far? 40 minute drive from Blackpool, 30 minute drive from Preston.

What to do? There’s plenty to do in Lancaster, from the castle and the cathedral to the brewery and Lancaster Grand Theatre.

Eat? Quite Simply French describes itself as ‘a foodie’s destination, where refined tastes visit for our flavour-intense cooking’.Lancaster

Why? Lancaster, one of England’s Heritage Cities, is as vibrant as it is quirky, with a captivating past and a cultured present.

How Far? 40 minute drive from Blackpool, 30 minute drive from Preston.

What to do? There’s plenty to do in Lancaster, from the castle and the cathedral to the brewery and Lancaster Grand Theatre.

Eat? Quite Simply French describes itself as ‘a foodie’s destination, where refined tastes visit for our flavour-intense cooking’.
Lancaster Why? Lancaster, one of England’s Heritage Cities, is as vibrant as it is quirky, with a captivating past and a cultured present. How Far? 40 minute drive from Blackpool, 30 minute drive from Preston. What to do? There’s plenty to do in Lancaster, from the castle and the cathedral to the brewery and Lancaster Grand Theatre. Eat? Quite Simply French describes itself as ‘a foodie’s destination, where refined tastes visit for our flavour-intense cooking’. | Other

I've found 13 places near Preston and Blackpool ideal for a Bank Holiday Monday away with food & travel tips

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Lancashire and the North West have a whole host of fun places to visit for a mini-break. There are plenty of places within a drivable distance of Preston and Blackpool - such as Clitheroe, Holmfirth, and Chester - which will provide you with a lovely escape for a long weekend.

So, whether you're bundling the kids into the car for a few days away or you fancy some alone time with your significant other, we've put together a nifty guide for every need.

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