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Tourism and the visitor economy

Historic Lancaster

Historic Lancaster

Information and resources for visitors and for those in the tourism industry.

For visitors...

For information on where to stay, attractions and events, visit our dedicated destination pages on Visit Lancashire's website - 

  • Please visit our LOCAL EVENTS GUIDE page for details of what's on in and around the district.
  • For information about THE VISIT CARD, the local attractions, restaurants and retail discount scheme run by the Visitor Information Centres, please view current offers here or contact us on 01524 582394.

Alternatively contact our friendly and award-winning Visitor Information Centres in Lancaster and Morecambe for help with all your travel needs - information about where to stay, what's on, what to see and do, and how to get there! Our experienced colleagues will be happy to help you plan your visit, including booking your accommodation for you.

We also run an online shop, offering tickets for the PLATFORM Arts and Entertainment venue in Morecambe, plus other events including local concerts and shows. you can also purchase local gifts and souvenirs.
Book your tickets and buy your gifts here: www.shopccc.co.uk

For the tourism industry...

The visitor economy is worth over £260 million to our district, supporting over 4,500 jobs, with more than 4.6 million visits a year to our main visitor destinations of Morecambe, Lancaster and the rural areas. The industry also plays a key role in economic development and regeneration.

Our strategic objectives are to develop the local tourism product, actively market the district, provide high quality visitor services and integrate local destination management to improve the visitor experience.

These dedicated industry pages (see menu on left) include details on how we can help you develop and promote your business.



Lancaster Visitor Information Centre | The Storey | Meeting House Lane | Lancaster | LA1 1TH




01524 582394

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