Home to the famous Lancashire hotpot, the county of Lancashire in North Western England has long been renowned for its honest roots, beautiful landscapes and fascinating history.
The coastal nature of the county means it had a strong presence during the Industrial Revolution, with lots of ports and harbours to trade goods. Nowadays, Lancashire is known for its good food and friendly people, and there is a vast amount to explore with your family.
Take a trip to Goosnargh near Preston, where they make ‘Lancashire Bomb’ cheese - it’s shaped like a bomb and filled with delicious creamy Lancashire cheese!
Football fans can take a trip to Blackburn and catch a game, or travel to the nearby Burnley to learn all about the historic mill town. Or, plan a day out to Morecambe Bay where kids can pose next to the Eric Morecambe statue and enjoy some classic fish ‘n’ chips.
The historic city of Lancaster is a must-visit, where you can tour the famous Lancaster Castle, or check out the sloping grounds, playgrounds and Butterfly House at Williamson’s Park. Whether you’re looking for something to suit toddlers or teens, there are countless days out in Lancashire for the whole family to enjoy.