Did you know today is Lancashire Day? With so much history, things to see and explore Lancashire has lots to offer. Here are just five reasons Lancashire is worth celebrating.
Lancashire Day commemorates the day in 1295 when Lancashire sent its first representatives to Parliament by King Edward I of England to attend what later became known as The Model Parliament.
Lancashire Day was first observed in 1996 with the loyal toast to “The Queen, Duke of Lancaster”, and is celebrated throughout the county.
At Lancaster House, we are so proud to be a part of Lancashire that we feature the red rose of Lancashire in the hotel’s logo, the heraldic device of the House of Lancaster.
Here are five reasons Lancashire is Great…
1. Lancashire Hot Pot
Something we will defiantly be having for tea tonight is Lancashire Hotpot. Lancaster House previous shared their Lamb Hot Pot Recipe so you can make it at home.
2. Dramatic Countryside
The majority of tourists may drive through Lancashire on their way to the Lake District to enjoy the great pastime of walking – but they are missing a trick!
Down the road in North Lancashire, the walking culture is just as vibrant, especially in the Trough of Bowland.
3. Lancashire Cheese
Lancashire is well known for in Cheeses. Crumbly Lancashire, Tasty Lancashire, Creamy Lancashire and Garstang Blue are all national favourites. Take a Lancashire Cheese Trail or Sample some of the counties finest in Lancaster House’s Sandemans Bar.
4. Historical Connections
Lancaster is the City that gives Lancashire its name. Lancaster has several unique ties to the British monarchy. With its history based on its port and canal, Lancaster is an ancient settlement, dominated by Lancaster Castle.
It is also home to Lancaster House, our 4-star hotel just a short drive away from the historic City Centre.
5. Beautiful Coasts
Situated on Morecambe Bay, the Art-deco gem, The Midland Hotel has views of unrivalled Morecambe Bay. Why not try the local delicacy of Morecambe Bay Shrimps in The Sun Terrace Restaurant while watching the sunset over the bay.
Book you Lancashire Break
With so much to offer, Lancshire is the perfect destination to book a short Lancashire hotel break. We hope to welcome you to the Red Rose County soon!