7 Top Dog Friendly Lancashire Attractions & Days Out Across The Coast
The Best Places To Take Dogs in Lancashire
Get out and about and explore this beautiful county. It has stunning countrysides and is home to the most popular seaside resort in the UK, Blackpool. There’s a vast range of dog friendly days out in Lancashire, so you and your canine companion will never get bored.
Blackpool is a hive of activity with its pleasure beach, zoo, shows, and water-park. You will have to have a whole day set aside when you do decide on a trip to Blackpool.
There are other fabulous dog friendly attractions in Lancashire that are well worth checking out, even if your only here for a few days.
Activities & Things to Do
Find below 7 of the best days out in Lancashire for dogs
1. Sandcastle Waterpark
Blackpool has probably the biggest and best indoor waterpark in the UK. It offers 18 slides and attractions which include a wave pool, water chutes, adventure play area with tipping coconut, splash pools and a luxury spa featuring heated recliners, steam room, aromatherapy, and massages, there is something for everyone. In climate is controlled so you can be guaranteed good weather all year round.
2. WWT Martin Mere
The Wildfowl and Wetland Trust is Situated near Ormskirk. This family-friendly nature reserve caters for all young and old with canoe safaris, a giant treehouse, Rushes Adventure Play Area, Wild Walk and guided boat tours. This WWT is home to more than a hundred species of rare and endangered birds. It is also home to the Asian short-clawed otters. Don’t forget to take your camera. If you go in spring be sure to visit the award-winning duckling nursery. Getting close to nature has never been so easy.
3. Morecambe Bay
Morecambe Bay is one of the most stunning coastlines in the UK. Stretching from the southwest coast of Cumbria down to Fleetwood.
Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities including paragliding, wind-surfing, sailing, horse-riding, mountain-biking, and kite-surfing. If you want something a bit more relaxing then you can always get to work on your tan. There are miles of sandy beaches for you to relax on. The kids and build sandcastles and swim. The beach is also a great place to enjoy a romantic walk.
4. Lytham Hall
Lytham Hall is an 18th-century Mansion set in 78-acres of parkland. Follow the secret door trail to see what Alice in Wonderland characters you can find. There is a tearoom situated in the West Wing of the house and picnics are allowed during a visit to the grounds. Guided tours of the interiors of this stunning house from Wednesday through to Sunday.
5. Samlesbury Hall
Samlesbury Hall is a 14th century stately home that has kept distinct stark black and white exterior. It is also steeped in history, witches, wizards, magic, and history.
The eerie 700-year-old tale of Lady Dorothy, whose secret love resulted in her dying of a broken heart. There are the Victorian kitchen and Tudor priest holes waiting to be explored.
There are superb woodland walks, adventure playgrounds, heritage centre, petting farms, and the award-winning restaurant.
6. Pendle Hill
Pendle Hill is situated at the southern tip of the Yorkshire Dales in an idyllic area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Pendle. This is a popular attraction for hikers and cyclists so don’t forget your pooch. The hill rises 557ft above sea-level. You will have stunning panoramic views of the countryside once you reach the hill’s summit.
The Pendle Witches lived in the area over 400 years ago. These witches were part of Britain’s most famous witchcraft. Follow the witches’ trail and visit Bancroft Mill. Relax in the tranquil surroundings.
7. Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is home to the highest roller coaster in the UK and Britain’s most popular theme park. You choose from a staggering 125 rides and attractions. If you like white knuckle rides then dare to take a ride on the “The Big One” “Infusion” or the roller coaster “Valhalla”. Your grandparents or great-grandparents might’ve taken a ride on the “Grand National” which has been dishing out thrilling rides for the last 70 years. The kiddies will enjoy Nickelodeon Land with characters, Ripley’s Believe it or Not and Adventure Golf.
Looking for Somewhere To Stay?
If you plan a trip or a little mini-break in Lancashire with dogs, then we have put together some of our best places to stay.