Lancaster


Hotels, B&B's and Self Catering in Lancaster

Select your accommodation


Town Information

Lancaster is the most northerly city in Lancashire, just 3 miles inland from Morecambe Bay. It is located on the River Lune and the Lancaster Canal. This is a place filed with history and culture, with fine Georgian architecture. Lancaster Castle, Priory Church of St Mary and Ashton Memorial are sites of particular historical importance, and the city has several excellent museums. The city has lots of independent shops, boutiques and galleries to peruse, or enjoy shopping the main high street brands. There is a market twice per week, and you will find a vibrant pub scene, cafes, coffee shops and great restaurants.

Stroll the streets of this beautiful city, including along St Georges Quay. Explore Williamson Park and discover its stunning Edwardian designed butterfly house. Discover the open spaces and strong design of the two university campuses and find out how these seats of learning have influenced the city over the years. The Lune Aqueduct, one of the Seven Wonders of the Waterways carries Lancaster Canal 16 metres above the River Lune, where you can take a cruise along the canal itself or stroll along the towpath for some fantastic sights.

Town Image - lancaster (Lancashire) - UK Tourism Online

© Copyright Michael Dibb and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence