Destination guide

Be inspired by Lancashire

Discover majestic green mountains, fresh air and the family-friendly attractions of Lancashire. From scoring a hole-in-one at the golf course, to the kids feeding lambs on the farm or experiencing the excitement of a game at the famous Macron Stadium, travelers savor being at the heart of it all in Lancashire vacation rentals. You'll find yourself awe-inspired by the picturesque views of the historic countryside and charmed by unique places like Wilpshire, a "Ye Olde English" town. Of course, there are also shopping and cinema opportunities aplenty at the must-see The Rock in Bury.


Teeing off in Lancashire

Lancashire is adored for its rolling emerald fields, and that makes it perfect for one of the UK's biggest exports: golf. Whether you're a passionate enthusiast or simply want to master a new sport on vacation, Lancashire vacation rentals give you all the opportunities you need. There are major golfing destinations in the area offering outstanding course views, including the scenic Ribble Valley, the Flyde Coast to the west and the breathtaking natural wonder of the Pennines. Golf's just for adults either. The whole family can enjoy a "Beginners Program", or tackle the thrill of the course together.


Experience the seasons in Lancashire

Those English fields don't stay green by themselves, and this part of the world gets some rainfall. April is typically the driest month, when you'll also get to admire the rainbow blooms, pink blossoms and heady scents of the first days of Spring. Lancashire can give you elements of all 4 seasons in a day, with gathering clouds snapping to rays of sunshine falling from the blue heavens. Luckily, Lancashire rarely gets extreme temperatures so it's pleasant to visit all year round – with its warmest month in July, or you may even luck out with a picture-perfect snow-filled Christmas break.

Natural features

Views to inspire in Lancashire

Lancashire is an area of outstanding natural beauty, with sweeping vistas that have inspired travelers throughout the centuries, from poets to legendary heroes. The highest point is the great mountain Gragareth, which includes the Lost John's Cave network within its climb. The Pennines, described as the "backbone of England", give an opportunity for more gentle walks, with wild moors of heather at their top. Or follow the rivers running through their ancient valleys to the spellbinding Irish Sea coast. Look out for buzzards soaring overhead, badgers in the hedgerows and even friendly sheep wanting to share your lunch.

Where to stay around Lancashire?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 452 vacation rentals near Lancashire. From 185 Cottages to 185 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Lancashire for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lancashire?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lancashire. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Blackpool Beach: 270 vacation rentals
  • Blackpool: 188 vacation rentals
  • Lancaster: 785 vacation rentals
  • Chorley: 117 vacation rentals
  • Preston: 415 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lancashire! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lancashire?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lancashire:

  • Blackpool: 188 rentals
  • Lancaster: 785 rentals
  • Chorley: 117 rentals
  • Preston: 415 rentals
  • Lytham Saint Annes: 200 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Lancashire?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Lancashire are:

  • Blackpool Airport (BLK): 272 vacation rentals
  • Manchester Airport (MAN): 661 vacation rentals
  • Liverpool Airport (LPL): 533 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Lancashire?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Lancashire. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Blackpool Beach: 270 rentals
  • Carnforth Silverdale Station: 2,000 rentals
  • Lancaster (XQL-Lancaster Train Station): 906 rentals
  • Forrest Hills: 832 rentals
  • Cobble Hey Farm and Gardens: 519 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lancashire listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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