Lancaster is one of the north’s finest historic cities, with its history stretching back all the way to that of the Doomsday Book in 1086. It’s home to landmark locations such as Lancaster Castle, Ashton Memorial and Lancaster Priory as well as much more. Situated just 10 minutes from Morecambe Bay coastline, the city boasts views right across the bay onto the Lake District, as well as the Trough of Bowland and the Ribble Valley and with excellent links to the M6, it’s easy to access from anywhere. Home to the prestigious Lancaster University and Cumbria University Lancaster is a small but vibrant city, full of things to do and see, and with a history waiting to be explored, perfect for anyone looking for a city, coast and countryside holiday all rolled into one. Things to Do Lancaster is here to help you find events, attractions and places to visit while you’re in the city.