Experience everything from the rugged, unspoilt beauty of the Forest of Bowness, to the noise and excitement of Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Lancashire is situated in the north-west of England and is easily accessible from all directions. Tourists planning a stay in one of the area's many hotels will not be short of daytrips as Lancashire is an area with great natural beauty as well as the some of the country's most popular seaside towns.
Best of Lancashire breaks for...
Active types: Hotels in Lancashire cater extensively for visitors interested in fishing, hiking, cycling and other outdoor pursuits. There are plenty of excellent golf courses and more than 240 miles of horse riding trails in the area.
Nature lovers: The Forest of Bowland is an area of outstanding natural beauty that covers 312 miles of rural Lancashire. The long stretches of heather covered moorland are ideal for gentle walks, lengthy hikes and scenic picnics.
History: Visitors to hotels in Lytham St Annes can discover the history of the area by visiting the Lytham Heritage Centre. The whole family can find out more about the Ribble Estuary at the RSPB Ribble Discovery Centre.
Families: Lancashire is a perfect destination for families with children. As well as boasting the legendary splendour of Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Morcambe Bay offers a slightly more gentle take on the traditional British seaside town.
Free and cheap: Lancashire is host to plenty of fairs and festivals throughout the year. July sees the Preston Balloon and Firework Festival and August provides entertainment of a different kind when the annual Tractor Pulling Championship is held in Great Eccleston. Not to mention the Lancaster Jazz Festival which is sure to get your feet tapping in September.
So whatever kind of break you prefer, a hotel stay in Lancashire can provide plenty of entertainment for young and old alike, whatever the time of year.