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Forthcoming events at Farington Lodge Hotel:

Lancashire and the North West

Farington Lodge is surrounded by the very best of the North West of England.
Within easy driving distance is the coast, some of the best shopping in the country, the stunning South Ribble Valley and the breath-taking Lake District National Park, with its wonderful views and miles of challenging walks. There is plenty for children to enjoy too with fun fairs and museums.

  • Hoghton Tower, a fortified16th Century Baronial residence, 15 minutes' drive from the hotel.
  • Ribble Valley, a stunning area of fells and lush green valleys for walking.
  • Dunsop Bridge, the pretty village that claims to be the centre of the country.
  • Whitewell, lovely village set in the Forest of Bowland Are of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • National Football Museum, Preston, a newly re-opened shrine to the Beautiful Game, a must for any football fan. 40 minutes' drive (central Manchester).
  • Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, a Grade I listed museum, the largest in Lancashire, which displays a variety of art and artefacts, in addition to an exhibition on the history of Preston. 15 minutes' drive from the hotel.
  • The Lake District, England's largest National Park, one of the most beautiful places in the country and a haven for walking, hiking and climbing, as well as many other activities. Lake Windermere is around one hour away by car from Farington Lodge.
  • Blackpool Tower and Funfairs, situated in what has been the North-West's entertainment capital for over a century. Half-an-hour's drive from the hotel.
  • The Trafford Centre, the UK's largest shopping centre, an amazing example of oddbox British architecture and a hub for shopping, eating and leisure. Situated 35 minutes away, just outside Manchester.
  • The British Commercial Vehicle Museum, situated on the situated on the site of the fomer Leyland Motors factory, represents the heart of the British commercial vehicle industry, and has many exhibits of the vehicles, old and new, which continue to form the lifeline of British industrial success. The museum is only five minutes' drive from the hotel, or twenty minutes on foot.
  • Leighton Hall, a 'living' stately home, with no 'roped-off' areas. Visitors can sit at ancient tables or on elaborate chairs, and even play on a Steinway Grand Piano, as every room in the house is used frequently by the owners. Leighton Hall is 50 minutes' drive from Farington Lodge.
  • National Trust North West, with even more places to visit near the hotel.


Upcoming events 2018:

Farington Lodge is ideally located as accommodation for these events:

20th - 22nd July
Royal Lancashire Show at Salesbury Hall, Ribchester





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