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Lake District

Visiting the Lake District is one of the most popular breaks for people across the UK and from further afield. The Lake District national Park has a wide range of activities and attractions, as well as the natural beauty of the entire area. No matter how you want to enjoy the area, you can walk, cycle, swing in […]

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Lune Valley

Take a short drive or cycle ride out of Lancaster along the River Lune and you’ll find yourself in the much celebrated and very beautiful Lune Valley. From TMW Turner who painted this landscape, to the poet Thomas Gray and Victorian Art Patron John Ruskin, all honoured the wow factor of the Lune Valley.

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Lancaster Canal

Since its formation in 1963 the main objective of the Lancaster Canal Trust has been to restore and reopen to navigation the length of canal from Tewitfield, just north of Carnforth, to Kendal. The Trust also aims to increase awareness and promote interest amongst all users of this historic and beautiful waterway, be they boaters, […]

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Lancaster City Museum

The City Museum is housed in Lancaster’s former town hall, an elegant Georgian building constructed in 1781-3 to the designs of Major Thomas Jarrett and Thomas Harrison. The museum itself was founded in 1923 and its collections illustrate the history and archaeology of the city of Lancaster. It is also home to the King’s Own Royal […]

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Lancaster Maritime Museum

Explore Lancaster’s golden age and rich maritime and natural history. Lancaster Maritime Museum occupies two historic buildings on St. George’s Quay, the city’s main 18th century harbour. It was opened in 1985 and has won many awards. The former Custom House of 1764, designed by Richard Gillow, contains displays on the history of the Port […]

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Lancaster Castle

See history come alive in the heart of Lancaster! England’s dark history, with tales of persecution, incarceration, punishment and execution, has been lived out over the centuries within the confines of Lancaster Castle. And now, after almost 1,000 years as an imposing and impenetrable place of penance, the castle’s magnificent John o’Gaunt gates have been […]

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