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Destination Guide

Just as visitors flock to Lancashire to enjoy its breathtaking diversity – from the bright lights of Blackpool to the peaceful Forest of Bowland – so business and conference guests choose Lancashire for its inspirational conferencing facilities, wide variety of accommodation choices and that genuine Lancashire welcome.

Getting to Lancashire is a breeze – with excellent network of motorways and a London rail link in under two hours – you’ll find yourself in the north west in no time.

Travelling by Road:

Birmingham 2 hours
Cardiff 3 hours 45 minutes
Edinburgh 3 hours 30 minutes
London 4 hours
Manchester 45 minutes
Newcastle 2 hours 45 minutes

Travelling by Rail:

Birmingham 1 hour 30 minutes
Cardiff 4 hours
Edinburgh 2 hours 20 minutes
London 2 hours 10 minutes
Manchester 40 minutes
Newcastle 3 hours

 * please note: these are estimates based on travel from Preston

In Lancashire there are meeting venues to suit any budget or size from a cosy private room for two, to a light, modern conference centre for hundreds; from a buzzing city setting to a calm, coastal retreat.

Lancashire is alive with festivals and special events to keep you entertained. From the world class events in Blackpool to rural food festivals and unique arts events.

Lancashire is famous for its quality produce and can offer an exciting range of places to eat and drink from inviting inns and canal side pubs, stylish restaurants and cosy cafes, all devoted to creating true Lancashire culinary experiences.

Blackpool & The Fylde Coast
Take the opportunity to host your event in the UK's favourite beach resort.  Or if you are looking for a more genteel pace, choose one of the historic coast towns such as Lytham St Annes.

Pennine Lancashire
Breathtaking beauty, street free travel, warm welcome and the chance to combine business with a retreat to the country.

Preston & Central Lancashire
Preston is the commercial capital of Lancashire, with an enviable mix of heritage culture and commerce and travel links that are second to none.

Lancaster & Morecambe
Fresh sea air, sweeping coastal bays, rolling valleys and the chance to take a peek at history as the home of Lancashire's castle.


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