Romantic Days in and around Lancaster

If you’re thinking of planning a romantic day out or wish to treat a loved one to a special birthday or valentines surprise then here’s why Lancaster could be the ideal destination for you.

 

Williamson Park – Ashton Memorial

Williamson Park provides the perfect romantic backdrop if you want to sit out and take in breathtaking 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.

 

Stroll down the Lune Aqueduct

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…

 

Star gazing in the Forest of Bowland

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 recognised 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.

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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

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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 to cater 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)

 

Sip some fine local beer on a Lancaster Brewery Tour

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.

 

Put your relationship to the test at Lancaster Escape

Lancaster Escape consists of being locked in a room for 60 minutes. The only way to escape is by working as a team to solve a series of clues, riddles and puzzles.

 

Laugh your socks off at Lancaster Comedy Club 

If wining and dining isn’t you thing have a laugh at Lancaster Comedy Club. Located in The Borough every Sunday they deliver a fantastic show and over many years have featured acts from Have I Got News For You, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Mock The Week.

 

Recharge, re-tune and re-connect at Tranquil Spa & Beauty

Achieve total wellbeing in the calm and considered environment of the Thermal Spa Journey. Book you and your loved one in for a stunning complement of therapeutic and rejuvenating face and body care treatments, using only the best products with the finest ingredients. Its the ultimate treat.

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