Seaside Resorts In Lancashire

by John L Jones

Lancashire County is in the north-west of England and has many stretches of sandy beaches. This is one of the most trendy seaside resorts in Britain, and it is a great contrast with the eastern side of the county which has remarkable views and striking scenery.

Lytham St Annes is the ideal location to go to for a seaside holiday when you are searching for quiet and serene surroundings. It has famous golf courses that even have a few championship tournaments. It also has an old-fashioned windmill and a large boardwalk to walk on. If you are visiting in May, you can even observe the British Sand Yacht Championships that take place here.

Blackpool is another seaside resort that is extremely popular with tourists due to its Blackpool Sea Life Centre and Blackpool Tower. The resort site has an endless sandy beach and other attractions like walks to Anchorsholme in the north. Stanley Park, with its formal gardens also has a lake for boating along with pretty fountains. If you are looking for culture, visit Grundy Art Street in Queen Street.

Another seaside resort in Lancashire County is Morecambe which has a gorgeous bay which offers water sports as well as other forms of fun. It is more than just a tourist spot. Morecambe is also a wildlife site and has many bird species as well as marine life creatures. It is also one of the largest bays in Britain, second only to the Wash.

The best time to go to Lancashire for a bit of seaside pleasure is in summer months, particularly from May to July when the weather is improved and the sun is out. At this time, you can take pleasure in the numerous water sports offered and truly benefit from the seaside. As Lancashire is very well-liked among tourists, it is a good idea to get your booking in advance so that you can be sure to get inexpensive lodgings in good places.

If you get bored on the beach, you can also see other things in this beautiful county. You should visit Lancashire Castle which is open to tourists. It has a priory next to it that dates back to Saxon times. Lancashire City Museum will show you the history of the area.

The Bowland Forest and Pendle Hill are a part of the “Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty,” and they really live up to their name with their attractive contours, valleys, old-fashioned towns, and villages. While here, you can saunter around and look at the area, or get a bike and explore even more of the landscape. The county has numerous natural parks so you can really amuse yourself here if you are nature aficionado.

If you are headed to Lancashire County for a seaside vacation make sure you plan this beforehand, so you can plan out a way to really see this beautiful county and do more than just spend time on the beach. However, since the beaches are so beautiful no one can blame you if you head no further inland than the hotel.