Rivers run through the heart of this northern county full of history and tradition
Famous for its rolling hills, comedic roots and mouth-watering food, Lancashire comes high in the ranks of places to take a holiday. The resorts of Blackpool and Morecambe have the traditional seaside appeal, while rugged moorlands and flat pastures keep the landscape fascinating and exciting for both you and your dog to explore.
The sprawling countryside of Lancashire lends itself to being the pawfect place to take your furry friend on a break for a few days. The Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is home to substantial expanses of gritstone and heather-clad moorland, while the West Pennine Moors climb to almost 1500 feet and offer astounding views across the Lancashire Plain and towards Greater Manchester. There’s plenty of open space and marked trails for you to walk with your canine companion – they’ll be wagging their tails all the way home.
The famous seaside resort of Blackpool lies within Lancashire’s boundaries, as do the cities of Lancaster and Preston. Each have their own draws, Blackpool’s being the beach, amusements and Illuminations to name but a few, whilst the cities entice shoppers and historians, Lancaster’s castle playing a large part in tourism. Local foods tantalise the taste buds of many, with the county home to the infamous Lancashire hotpot and Chorley cakes amongst other delicacies – there’s no making a dog’s dinner out of those! For a day out with a difference, your pooch can accompany you to numerous English Heritage sites in the region; Warton Old Rectory, Sawley Abbey and Whalley Abbey Gatehouse all welcome dogs, which means your cultural venture doesn’t need to be compromised as you can take your furry friend along with you. We have a pawsome range of dog-friendly properties available, so take a look and discover your next barkingly brilliant break.