Go on, go explore!
We know that once you are here you won’t want to leave
But should you want to explore the area there’s lots to do! You’ll love our location, with the best of the North West only a short drive away…
Ribby Hall Village is only 8 miles away from the sea-side resort of Blackpool. Boasting three miles of golden sands and a huge variety of entertainment and attractions. Make sure that you check out Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks, The Sea Life Centre, Blackpool Zoo and Blackpool Tower – home to the world famous Ballroom and The Tower Circus.
You can take a tram down the promenade, better known as the Golden Mile, or enjoy the Blackpool Countryside Experience with its series of nature walks from Stanley Park through the Woodland Garden. Book tickets to one of the excellent shows at a choice of six theatres (often available from our guest reception) or simply hire a deckchair, take a donkey ride or visit the three piers. From September to November, the unmissable Blackpool Illuminations light up the promenade in the greatest free light show on earth. DISCOUNTED TICKETS are available from Ribby Hall Village for Blackpool Zoo, Camelot and the Sealife Centre.
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Distance: 10 minutes
Lytham St Annes
Lytham is a pretty, leafy town boasting history and heritage; excellent shopping; peaceful gardens and parks and a vibrant café society. Lytham is renowned for its Green and its landmark Windmill which houses a registered museum depicting the town's by-gone age. There are facilities for tennis and bowls at Lowther Gardens, plus Fairhaven Lake for sailing and boating.
St Annes-On-Sea is a traditional seaside resort, re-invented for the 21st Century, catering for visitors of all ages. With its modern walk-ways, gardens, entertainment areas such as the Pier, a variety of shops, cafés and restaurants plus a huge sandy beach, St Annes is a fantastic destination to entertain all the family. There are also four championship golf courses, the Royal Lytham and St. Annes, St.Annes Old Links, Fairhaven and Lytham Green Drive.
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Distance: 16 minutes
Situated only a short walk from Ribby Hall Village picturesque, tranquil and idyllic, Wrea Green is one of the prettiest villages on the Fylde coast and has won several awards for being the best-kept village in the area. The main street is lined with thatched cottages leading to the Village Green which plays host to the duck pond, the pub and weekend cricket matches.
Distance: 2 minutes
The Ribble Valley
Only 20 minutes away from Ribby Hall Village you will find the rolling hills of the Ribble Valley. Dotted with secluded villages and old mill towns the Ribble Valley is perfect for walking, cycling and...shopping! Take your pick of fantastic farm shops and beautiful boutiques in towns such as Clitheroe, Whalley and Longridge. Other attractions include the historic boarding school Stonyhurst College and the Roman Museum of Ribchester.
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Distance: 20 minutes
Did you know that Fleetwood is unique as it is the only town in Britain to boast three lighthouses, two of which are still operational. Other attractions include Fleetwood Museum and a popular market, one of the oldest in Lancashire. You will also find Freeport Shopping Village housing a terrific range of designer products from big name fashion labels to kitchenware selling at up to 50% off high street prices.
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Distance: 30 minutes
Named 'The UK's Friendliest City' by readers of Condé Nast Traveller Magazine, Manchester has plenty to offer its visitors. As the shopping capital of the North, Manchester is one of the UK's best shopping destinations with big names, designer labels, independent boutiques and bargains galore. For a cultural fix, Manchester's landmark galleries and museums, like Daniel Libeskind's Imperial War Museum North, the Museum of Science & Industry and the Manchester Art Gallery give you the chance to view fantastic permanent and touring exhibitions. If you like to make a night of it, take in a show at the Royal Exchange, the Lowry or one of many other theatrical and concert venues.
Distance: 40 minutes
The Trafford Centre, Manchester
Not just a shopping centre, the Trafford Centre offers so much more. In -fact the whole family will find something to suit them, from shops galore to ten-pin bowling, a cinema and a vast array of restaurants. Also on the same complex as the Trafford Centre is Chill Factor e, the UK's longest indoor real snow ski slope.
Distance: 45 minutes
The Lake District
The Lake District is an area of outstanding natural beauty and forms some of the most scenic parts of Britain. You can walk, cycle and splash about in the Lake District with more than 3,500 km of rights-of-way and 12 of the largest lakes in the world. Visit The World of Beatrix Potter at Windermere, a magical indoor attraction that brings to life all 23 Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit tales.
Distance: 65 minutes
Southport is the perfect destination for a day out, with 22 miles of beautiful beaches, outstanding shopping and a mouth-watering array of restaurants. One of Southport's largest attractions is Pleasureland Amusement Park, ideal for family fun and white knuckle rides. There is also a Zoo, Pier, Model Railway Village and Marine Lake.
Distance: 55 minutes