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Best Tours and River Cruises In Lancashire

We've rounded up the best tours and river cruises in Lancashire in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 63 Lancashire tours and river cruises to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tours and river cruises we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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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...

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...

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...

The Liverpool Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

A crack team of scouse sleuths have been on the case of murder most foul, but with no suspects in sight, they can’t just ‘Let it be’! Will you help t...

East Lancashire Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Bury
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Captivated by classic detective stories? Challenge the budding detectives in your family to solve the East Lancashire Mystery Treasure Trail and let...

Garstang Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Garstang
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Gold jewels and doubloons  If those sound like your bread and butter, you’re needed on the Garstang Mystery Treasure Trail. You and your crew of pint...

Pendle Witches Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Barrowford
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Following the clear directions on the Pendle Witches self guided themed Treasure Trail, can you and the kids find the answers to the clues which will...



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Blackpool Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Blackpool
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Two heads are always better than one, so get the whole gang together for a fact-finding mission on the Blackpool Mystery Treasure Trail. The best way...

St Annes Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Lytham Saint Annes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Who doesn’t love a whodunit? This time you’ll be the ones to crack the case, on the St Annes Mystery Treasure Trail. Ready, set, solve! So how will y...

The Southport Treasure Trail

  • Southport
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Can you and the kids find the answers to the clues which will solve the Southport self guided Treasure Hunt themed Treasure Trail? As you follow the...

Manchester River Cruises

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Get a totally unique perspective of Manchester from their historic ship canal, with Manchester River Cruises. On the Princess Katherine - yes, she ha...

BBC Tour at MediaCityUK

  • Salford
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

BBC Tour at MediaCityUK are now home to a whole host of BBC channels and programmes including favourites such as Match Of The Day, Blue Peter, Dragon...

CBBC Tour at MediaCityUK

  • Salford
  • Indoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Bring your kids’ favourite characters to life with a trip to the CBBC Interactive Tour at MediaCityUK. Home to classics like Blue Peter and Horrible...

Manchester Codebreaking Walk

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Put a twist to your family day out in Manchester - download the Tramble App on your smartphone and get ready to complete the Manchester Codebreaking...

Manchester Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Manchester
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Transform a regular day out with the kids in Manchester into something truly special with the Spy Mission Treasure Trail. Watch your tots get totally...

Manchester Bus Tours

  • Manchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Manchester Bus Tours is a 2-hour tour on an open-top bus to visit the main sites in the city centre as well as the surrounding districts running on S...

Hebden Bridge Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Hebden Bridge
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Master detectives - young and old - your skills are needed on the Hebden Bridge Mystery Treasure Trail. Are you up to the challenge? This trail requi...

Mersey Ferry Explorer Cruise

  • Liverpool
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

All aboard the Mersey Ferry River Explorer Cruise! Enjoy a 50 minute cruise, take in the iconic views of Liverpool's waterfront and learn all about L...

Lancaster Canal Cruises and Waterbus

  • Lancaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Lancaster Canal Boats offers daily cruises to the Magnificent Lune Aqueduct which has just undergone a substantial £2m facelift making it one of the...

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