Romantic Days in and around Lancaster
If you’re a couple looking to escape for some alone time then Lancaster is the perfect romantic get away. You can enjoy lots of romantic settings and experiences to make your trip extra special. If you’re thinking of treating a loved one to a birthday or valentines surprise then here’s why Lancaster could be the ideal destination for you.
Williamson Park provides the perfect romantic backdrop if you want to sit out and take in breath taking views of Morecambe Bay and the Lake District. Lose yourself wandering around 54 acres of beautiful parkland and enchanting woodland. Or pop in and see the Butterfly House, resident Meerkats, mini beasts and birds. You won’t find a building much prettier than the Ashton Memorial so make sure you check it out. If you visit in the summer you may also be able to catch a famous ‘Play in the Park’ outdoor production.
The Lune Aqueduct is one of the ‘Wonders of the Waterways’. Have a romantic stroll down the Aqueduct or hop on a canal boat. Lancaster Canal Boats offer special cruises throughout the year offering treats like Afternoon Tea, Cream Tea, Fish & Chips Quiz, Live Entertainment, Hot Pot Cruise, plus many more…
The landscapes of the Forest are captivating by day but after the sun sets there’s a whole new world to discover in the dark skies over Bowland. The night skies over Bowland have recently been recognized as some of the darkest in England and granted official status as Dark Sky Discovery Sites. Head there on a clear cloud-free and ideally moonless night, and look up to the skies for a magical experience with your loved one.
The landscapes of the Forest of Bowland AONB are captivating by day but after the sun sets there’s a whole new world to discover in the dark. The night skies over Bowland have recently been recognized as some of the darkest in England and granted official status as Dark Sky Discovery Sites. Make sure you vote for the Forest of Bowland AONB as Holiday Destination of the Year 2018 BBC Countryfile Magazine awards. #Bowland #ForestofBowland #AONB #RibbleValley #Lancashire #WhereLifeFeelsGood #BBC #Countryfilemagazine #Awards #Holidaydestination #VisitEngland #VisitBritain #LoveUK #BritainisGreat #stargazing #stars #nightsky #darkskystatus #darkskydiscoverysite #country #countryside #countrylife #greatoutdoors #photography #travel #instatravel
Authentic French cuisine in the heart of Lancaster
Treat yourself for a special meal out during your time in Lancaster. Enjoy delicious food and good company at Quite Simply French, an authentic French restaurant located in an 18th century converted warehouse on St George’s Quay. How much you want to splash out is entirely your choice with a wide selection on the menu for all budgets. You can even be an early bird and receive 50% off starters & £10 mains on the a la carte menu (Tuesday-Saturday from 5.30pm-6.30pm)
Gain an insight into the day-to-day inner workings of Lancaster Brewery on a relaxed and informal tour. Covering all the necessities of the brewing process beginning with the malt silo right through the underback and copper to the racking machine and cold store. Ask as many questions as you please and learn something new.