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Relaxing holiday lettings in Lancashire

With a diverse heritage, beautiful landscape and plentiful cuisine, Lancashire is the ideal holiday destination for a variety of travellers. Enjoy stunning views, quiet countryside, exotic wildlife and fascinating historic sites near holiday lettings in Lancashire.


Heritage sites near Lancashire holiday homes

Lancashire has a rich heritage that’s celebrated in many historic sites, museums and points of interest. Holiday homes are available near intriguing locations like the Rivington Pike, a historic hill summit with a beautiful tower and panoramic views of the country, and Hoghton Tower, a fortified medieval hilltop manor house with formal gardens. History buffs will also enjoy the Towneley Art Gallery & Museum, a stately home with Victorian and pre-Raphaelite art, local history artefacts and period furnishings, and Rufford Old Hall, a Tudor manor with period furnishings and Victorian gardens that was once visited by Shakespeare.

Food & drink 

Sample Lancashire delicacies

Lancashire has a rich industrial history that influences its culinary tastes. The region is not only famous for Cheshire cheese, but it also boasts unique flavours and concoctions that are both traditional and creative. The Lancashire hotpot, a slow-cooked lamb meal with vegetables and sliced potatoes, and Eccles cake, a pastry filled with currants and sugar, are two must-try delicacies in Lancashire. Whether you want to experience new regional flavours or enjoy creative twists on the classics, you’ll find plenty of delightful meal options in restaurants near your holiday rental.

Family friendly

Family-friendly fun near Lancashire holiday homes

Plenty of kid-friendly attractions are found throughout Lancashire. Holiday homes put you within reach of locations like Farmer Teds Adventure Farm, a family-friendly attraction with farm animals, go-karts and soft play, and Martin Mere, a wetland nature reserve with migratory birds. Kids will also enjoy the Ribble Steam Railway and Museum, a facility with century-old trains, wagons and carriages, and Bowland Wild Boar Park, a rural wildlife park with animal feedings, tractor rides and play areas. The Windmill Animal Farm, a venue with a petting zoo, play barn, ball pool and sheepdog demonstrations, is also a fun place to visit and learn.

Good for couples

Romantic attractions near Lancashire holiday lettings

Holiday lettings in Lancashire’s beautiful countryside are perfect for a romantic trip with a loved one, but there are also numerous intimate locations to spend your day bonding. Williamson Park, a public parkland with woodland walks, a cafe, coastal views and a butterfly house, and Brockholes, a wild nature reserve with rare birds and a floating visitor centre, are great for outdoor fun as a couple. You could also visit the Harris Museum, Art Gallery & Library, a museum with Greek-themed murals and sculptures, or the Leighton Hall Estate, a stately home on a vast estate with rolling parkland, community events and a tearoom.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lancashire?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,196 holiday lettings around Lancashire. From 1,147 cottages to 1,147 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a rural property in Lancashire?

If you're seeking a break from city life, listen up! Leave all the noisy traffic behind and relax in the soothing sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 456 rural getaway rentals in this destination. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Fortunately, HomeAway has a selection of other options, including:

  • 266 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 163 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 141 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Lancashire in a large group?

It can be difficult finding time to unwind with your nearest and dearest. A group trip is a fantastic opportunity to reunite and unwind. If you were hoping to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has places to suit. House holiday rentals are the preferred option here for big groups of guests. Our database currently has 132 available. If you're planning on travelling in a large group, the holiday properties that can meet your needs include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 396 properties just right for that size. Book a night for as little as £35.
  • After somewhere for 5 guests? We have 204 that will be ideal. The starting price is £16 a night.
  • Going away with 8 guests? We offer 181 rental properties that will meet your needs. Prices start from £65 per night.

Your whole squad will be well looked after when you book your Lancashire adventure through us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Lancashire?

Cut down on those pesky accommodation costs with a little help from HomeAway. You'll discover plenty of great holiday rentals and save heaps! When it comes to looking for a fantastic deal, your first port of call ought to be Hambleton. Here, HomeAway has 159 holiday rentals at an average price of £59 per night. There are another 159 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Blackpool. The average price in this area is £60 per night.

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