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Best Sightseeing Days Out In Lancashire

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Hoghton Tower

  • Preston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Hoghton Tower sits at the top of a mile long drive surrounded by gardens and grounds and is perfect for your little Knights and Princesses. Join one...

Samlesbury Hall

  • Samlesbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Samlesbury Hall welcomes families both young and old. Explore the 700-year-old house from the parlour to the Great Hall, discovering its secrets like...

Timed Trap

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

3 different themed rooms, 60 minutes on the clock and bundles of fun: Timed Trap is every escape artist’s idea of an adventure! How does it work? Aft...

Harris Museum, Art Gallery and Library

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, is a family-friendly museum with loads of hands-on activities to get stuck into at whatever time of day y...

Lancashire Infantry Museum

  • Fulwood
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

History buffs, this is one for you. Lancashire Infantry Museum is the largest regimental archive in Northern England and is packed with costumes, cra...

Oswaldtwistle Mills

  • Accrington
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Oswaldtwistle Mills is home to a host of popular attractions for people of all ages, including a brand new 12-hole mini golf course which winds throu...

The Preston Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Preston
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The life of a secret agent is never easy, and the same is true of The Preston Spy Mission Treasure Trail. It’s packed with devilishly tricky challeng...

Manchester Wizard's Spellbook Treasure Hunt

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

If you want to add something special to your family day out, look no further! The Wizard’s Spellbook Treasure Hunt in Manchester is a self-guided tou...



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Escape Reality Preston

  • Preston
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for something a bit out of the ordinary? Well, at Escape Reality Preston, you and your family can jump into a different reality, and together...

Rivington Pike

  • Bolton
  • Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Love a good adventure in nature? If your family is always ready to put on your walking shoes, grab a backpack and discover the wonders of the great o...

Whalley Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Whalley
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There’s something fishy going on in the Whalley Spy Mission Treasure Trail, something that needs a code-cracking expert on the case…   If you haven't...

Ribble Steam Railway

  • Preston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

The Ribble Steam Railway on Chain Caul Road, Preston, is a family day out in the heart of Lancashire. The railway has been open to the public since S...

Smithills Hall

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Smithills Hall One of Bolton's more original family homes, Smithills Hall is a dignified Grade 1 listed building, full of history and drama with an 8...

The Whitaker

  • Rawtenstall
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Set in a stunning park area in the heart of Rossendale Valley, The Whitaker (previously Rossendale Museum & Art Gallery) is a local Lancashire ge...

Clitheroe Castle Museum

  • Clitheroe
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Clitheroe Castle Museum is now fully open after a complete makeover, the Museum stands high on Castle Hill, in the shadow of the Castle Keep, an imag...

The Clitheroe Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Clitheroe
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Whodunnit? And why, or where?! The Clitheroe Mystery Treasure Trail is full of unanswered questions and needs a crack team of spies to solve the case...

Bolton Museum Aquarium and Archive

  • Bolton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At Bolton Central Library and Museum we have a wide range of activities and resources to entertain the whole family. You can visit the cool on site a...

The West Lancashire Light Railway

  • Hesketh Bank
  • Indoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

At The West Lancashire Light Railway the whole family can also enjoy a visit, with the short train ride around a flooded clay pit behind coal fired s...

Thompson Park and Miniature Railway5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Burnley
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

At Thompson Park there is a whopping great 3 acre boating lake here plus the River Brun bisects the Park, between the 2 providing habitat for many va...

Towneley Hall Museum

  • Burnley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Towneley Hall Museum is a Burnley's Art Gallery and Museum set in the town's largest park provides a wonderful day out for all the family. With an ex...

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