Lancashire – Things To Do

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Enjoy a fun family day out at one of the UK’s top rated theme parks, home to over 38 attractions, including 10 roller coasters and 5 water rides. There are rides for all ages, as well as plenty of food and drink vendors.
525 Ocean Blvd, Blackpool, FY4 1EZ

Go Ape Rivington

With 13-metre-high platforms and a brilliant free-falling Tarzan Swing, this is the only Go Ape location in the UK to feature a zip wire over water. High up in the open, spacious site, the Treetop Challenge offers the perfect blend of blood-pumping action and beautiful country views.
Great House Barn, Rivington Ln, Horwich, Bolton, BL6 7SB

Madame Tussauds

Step right into the action and come face-to-face with your favourite film and tv characters, including Marvel superheroes. There are also waxworks of many tv personalities, musicians, and even the Royal Family.
87-89 Central Promenade FY1 5AA

Ribble Steam Railway

Visit the Ribble Steam Railway for heritage train rides with interesting vies of Preston. The museum houses one of the largest collections in the country under one roof. Travel through history from 1865 to early 2000’s and get up close to real life and huge locomotives.
Chain Caul Rd, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston PR2 2PD

Lancaster City Museum

Founded in 1923, the museum’s collection illustares the archaeology and history of the city and surrounding areas. Among its highlights is the Lancaster Roman Tombstone, a memorial dating from c. 100 AD.
Market St, St Nicholas Arcades, Lancaster LA1 1HT

Gawthorpe Hall

Why not take a leisurely stroll around the formal gardens with views of the river, or perhaps a short ramble through the woodland to enjoy the wildlife? After exploring the grounds, visit the tea-rooms for a delicious lunch.
Burnley Road Padiham, Burnley, BB12 8UA

Towneley Hall

Towneley Hall historic house, art gallery and museum located in 400 acres of beautiful parkland provides all the ingredients for a fun, educational and adventurous day out. The museum houses an eclectic collection including an Egyptian mummy.
Towneley Towneley park, Holmes St, Burnley BB11 3RQ

The Blackpool Tower Dungeons

The Blackpool Tower Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages, scenes and a ride in a truly unique and exciting walkthrough experience that you see, hear, touch, smell and feel.
The Blackpool Tower Entrance, Bank Hey St, Blackpool FY1 4BJ

Blackpool Model Village

There are 100’s of creative village scenes that will spark your imagination to life as you wander around the beautiful gardens. Marvel at the many hand crafted models and figures. As seen on TV, the village and gardens are set into a stunningly beautiful landscaped 2½ acres of carefully tended gardens with paved pathways that provide full access for all visitors.
Stanley Park Offices, W Park Dr, Blackpool FY3 9RB

Sandcastle Waterpark

Sandcastle Waterpark is home to the world’s longest indoor roller-coaster water slide, the Master Blaster, and the first vertical indoor drop slide, Sidewinder. For younger visitors there is a Caribbean Storm Treehouse, which is an interactive adventure play area with a giant tipping coconut that cascades 600 gallons of water over unsuspecting guests.
Promenade, Blackpool, FY4 1BB