Located on the northwest coast, Lancashire has the best of sea and city. The famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach resort is a must-see. Ride the Big Dipper, and think about doing it for 2000 hours continuously. It's only been done once by Richard Rodriguez who set the world record in 1990. Feeling a bit nauseous at the thought? Clear your head and take a walk around the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty called the Forest of Bowland. Stay in one of our hotels in Lancashire and you're in the perfect location to experience all of this.
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Book a hotel in Lancashire, drop your bags and go to Blackpool. This resort is always a winner, and it caters to everyone. Beach bums, make your way down to Blackpool's sandy shores. Thrill seekers, ride the the tallest rollercoaster in the UK with it's literal name 'Big One.' From Big to small -- head to 'Ripley's Believe it or Not' museum and see the world's smallest car. Luckily, our Blackpool South Promenade Hotel is a two-minute walk away so no transport, big or small, is needed. Not for you? How about Astley Hall? The museum and art gallery is set in landscaped grounds and is a perfect spot for a picnic on a sunny day. Maximum relaxation tip: Maybe stay all day if you can, because our Preston Chorley Hotel is only 4.2 miles away.
Things to do in Lancashire
To learn more about local history, visit the Harris Museum and Art Gallery. Make sure you see the elk skeleton which is 13,500 years old. Impressive. From here, it's a 13-minute walk back to our Preston Central Hotel. If you're into The Hobbit or Lord of The Rings, you've come to the right place. Sure, they were filmed in New Zealand but that's Hollywood for you. Lancashire was the true inspiration for Tolkien. Travel half an hour from our Blackburn M65 Hotel and you'll reach Hurst Green, the start of the five mile 'Tolkien Trail' which passes locations that inspired the books.