The Local Area

Worth Knowing

  • PERFECT PIT STOP! We are located 5 minutes south of Junction 33 of the M6 – ideal for breaking a journey whilst heading North or South
  • The historic market town of Garstang and city of Lancaster are both just a 10 minute drive away: they offer independent shops, galleries, coffee bars and culture as well as providing plenty of places to stay
  • Lancaster’s Ashton Memorial is quite a landmark and well worth a visit- dedicated to Lord Aston’s late wife in 1909 it sits in Williamson’s Park and we like to think of it as Lancashires’s mini Taj Mahal
  • The Ashton B&B in Lancaster is really rather special and is our recommended place to stay – although we can recommend many more!

 

Where do I stay?

the-ashton

THE ASHTON
Whether visiting Lancaster for work or leisure you are guaranteed a warm and personal welcome.
Our luxury bed & breakfast makes a refreshing change from the bland corporate chain hotel or room above a noisy city centre pub. Set in an acre of gardens there’s plenty of safe, free parking.

The Ashton Lancaster | Wyresdale Road, Lancaster, LA1 3JJ, Lancashire
W www.theashtonlancaster.com | T 01524 684600 | M 07590 851276

 

CLEVELEY MERE
Imagine your perfect holiday – a 5 star lakeside lodge, a private lake, your own boat, picnicking on an island, a spot of fishing or clay-pigeon shooting perhaps, canoeing and a lazy bike ride late into the evening, ending with a BBQ in the woods. The Lake at Cleveley Mere is a totally unique lakeside lodge holiday destination.

The Lake House, Cleveley Bank Lane, Garstang, Lancashire PR3 1BY
W www.cleveleymere.com | T 01524 793644

 

MIDDLE HOLLY COTTAGE
A former Coaching Inn which has been beautifully refurbished to encompass modern day amenities and comforts. In October 2014 they achieved a 4 Star Gold Award from VisitEngland as well as a Breakfast Award.

Middle Holly, Forton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1AH
W www.middlehollycottage.co.uk | T 01524 792399

 

 

 

What can I do?

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LANCASTER CASTLE
Lancaster Castle, often known as John O’ Gaunt’s Castle is one of the most historically fascinating surviving buildings in the country. Its beginnings date back to Roman times when, from its commanding position on the hill overlooking the town of Lancaster and the River Lune, it stood as a bastion against the marauding forces of the ancient Picts and Scots tribes.

Lancaster Castle, Castle Parade, Lancaster, LA1 1YJ Lancashire
W www.lancastercastle.com | T 01524 64998

 

ASHTON HALL GARDEN CENTRE
A popular garden centre located just outside Lancaster, presenting a huge range of quality gardening products. Whether you’re a keen gardener or a casual hobbyist, you are sure to find what you need here and much much more..Plus, don’t forget to visit the Pear Tree Tea Room!

Ashton Hall Garden Centre, Ashton Road, Turnham, Lancaster LA2 0AJ
W www.ashtonhallgardencentre.co.uk | T 01524 751767

 

For further information?

visit-lancashire

VISIT LANCASHIRE
Lancashire is open for business! Whether you’re looking to escape to a peaceful farm cottage in stunningly beautiful countryside, to sample delicious pub food accompanied by a pint of real ale or if you fancy more of a luxury getaway with the chance to unwind in a high quality spa then Lancashire should be top of your list.

W www.visitlancashire.com | T 01772 426450