Lancaster (England)

Lancaster is a city in Lancashire, England.

Understand

Lancaster is a small city in the North of England, historically the county town of Lancashire. It is in The Duchy of Lancaster and The County Palatine of Lancashire and is a gateway to the Lake District and Morecambe. It has a high student population. Lancaster University is a top university and there is also a former teacher training college, now the University of Cumbria.

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Eat

Lancaster is also home to the regular chain eateries: Litten tree, Wetherspoons (The Sir Richard Owen is generally better than the Green Ayre), Bella Italia, McDonalds.

There is a good supermarket with local food, Booths (this small regional chain recently came 2nd in a poll of the world's best stores), to the south of the city on the A6 at Hala.

Drink

There are many bars and pubs as Lancaster is a thriving university town. Some excellent bars and pubs exist alongside some of the expected chain bars including Revolution, Wetherspoons, Lloyds bar and one Scream pub.

Sleep

Go next

Manchester is an hour away.

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