Easter Delights: Uncover the Best Places to Visit in Lancashire
As Easter approaches, Lancashire is a great destination to spend this time of year. With diverse attractions and activities for locals as well as visitors. From charming countryside landscapes to historic landmarks, the county offers a unique blend of experiences, and that is why we are offering 10% off holidays booked in March and April using code EASTER.
In this news post, we’ll explore some of the best places to visit in Lancashire during the Easter season.
(Photo of Lytham Hall)
Blackpool Pleasure Beach: For a thrilling Easter adventure, head to Blackpool Pleasure Beach, the iconic amusement park that has been entertaining generations. The park often hosts special Easter-themed events and activities, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a lively atmosphere.
Lancaster Castle: Steeped in history, Lancaster Castle is a must-visit for those with an appreciation for the past. Explore the medieval fortress, learn about its fascinating heritage, and take in panoramic views of the surrounding countryside from the castle’s vantage points. Easter often brings guided tours and events that showcase the castle’s rich history in an engaging way.
Ribble Valley: Escape the hustle and bustle of city life by exploring the picturesque Ribble Valley. Known for its stunning landscapes, charming villages, and scenic walking trails, the area is perfect for a tranquil Easter getaway. Enjoy a leisurely stroll along the River Ribble, or explore the quaint villages like Whalley and Clitheroe, where you can discover local shops and eateries.
Martin Mere Wetland Centre: Nature enthusiasts will enjoy visiting Martin Mere Wetland Centre, a haven for wildlife in Lancashire. Easter brings special events such as guided bird-watching sessions, nature walks, and interactive exhibits for families. It’s an excellent opportunity to connect with nature and witness the beauty of migratory birds that flock to the wetlands.
The Tolkien Trail in Hurst Green: For fans of J.R.R. Tolkien, a visit to the Tolkien Trail in Hurst Green is a magical experience. Wander through the lush landscapes that inspired the renowned author and explore the quaint villages that played a role in his life. Easter is an ideal time to embark on this literary journey, surrounded by the beauty that fuelled Tolkien’s imagination.
Hoghton Tower: Step back in time at Hoghton Tower, a historic manor with a rich history dating back to the Tudor era. Explore the grand halls, gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from the ramparts. During Easter, the tower often hosts events such as traditional egg hunts, making it a great destination for families.
Lancashire offers a diverse range of experiences during the Easter season. Whether you’re interested in history, nature, or family-friendly activities, Lancashire has something to offer for everyone, and situated 5 minutes from the M55, we are in the perfect location to be your base to explore. Or use this time to unwind in the quiet of our park, surrounded by fields, we can confidently say you won’t be disturbed.