Although Lancaster is a place known for its culture it also has a few attractions to keep you entertained.
22 hectares of fresh air, room to run around, and from the grand Asthon Memorial Folly you'll see brilliant views across town and as far afield as Morecambe Bay and the Lakeland fells.
Walkabout Theatre in Williamson Park
Experience the magic and adventure of the UK's biggest annual walkabout theatre production. Set in the beautiful surroundings of Williamson Park, actors appear from the woodland, music follows the audience through the different scenes and lights transform the Lancaster sky. The event usually takes place during the first week in August. For further information visit the Dukes Park Show website before you visit.
The Butterfly House
The Williamson Park hosts some great things; however one thing in particular is the butterfly house. Lancaster's one and only tropical oasis provides great entertainment value for all the family and the kids. Go along to see some wild species of butterfly while learning along the way.
You can get a tour at the weekend which starts at 11 am or entry as an adult for £3.60.
Lancaster Leisure Park
It doesn't matter whether you're a collector, a bargain hunter or just simply someone who is an enthusiast for food and drink; head along to Lancaster Leisure Park.
The Lancaster Leisure Park is spread over a vast 42 acres. This vast amount of space makes it ideal for events and festivals including the Lancaster Food and Drink festival that is held in May.
Lancaster Music Festival
Lancaster Music Festival is as its name suggests a music festival in Lancaster. It takes place in August every year and is growing and growing with popularity. With a whole host of acts announced every year spreading across all the genres of music there is sure to be something for everyone. The festival uses more than 30 music locations around Lancaster and is a must for any music fan.