Lancaster House is in the ideal location to explore the Forest of Bowland, Morecambe and the Lake District. There are endless activities for adults and children alike.
Recline and enjoy as you are taken on a journey along the beautiful scenery of the Lancaster Canal. Not only does Kingfisher Cruises offer daytime voyages, but also night excursions, with evening entertainment cruises available.
Prices From: £8
Take to the skies for a truly unforgettable experience, Virgin’s hot air balloons provide a unique perspective of Lancaster. Explore the beautiful countryside that is the gateway to the Lake District at your feet.
Prices from: £99 per person
Self Guided Literary Tour
Experience a blast from the past with a Self-Guided Literary Walking Tour of Lancaster. Traverse the streets of one of the country’s oldest cities following the written works of celebrated authors and poets such as Charles Dickens and William Wordsworth.
Guided Tour of Lancaster Castle
Take a walk through history as you explore one of the most historically fascinating, surviving castles in the country. Learn of the castle’s past through tales of ‘witchcraft, religious persecution, crime and punishment, release and rehabilitation throughout the ages.’
Prices From: £8
Williamson Park and the Butterfly House
Williamson Park is a beautiful space to relax and read a book or have a gentle stroll. Within the park there is the Edwardian Butterfly House which is home to a wide variety of butterflies.
Prices From: £4
Experience the adrenaline rush of a lifetime with Tandem’s 11,000ft skydive near Lancaster; and why not capture this once in a lifetime experience by hiring Tandem’s professional freefall photographers.
Prices From: £199
Work as a team to solve a series of clues, riddles and puzzles to escape from one of the three themed rooms at Lancaster Escape Rooms. For the detectives, there is an immersive ‘framed’ storyline where participants work to prove themselves innocent and reach freedom; for the history enthusiasts, there is 17th century storyline, wherein participants work to ‘escape the noose’; and for those who favour a more physically cantered challenge, there is a ‘fun at the fair’ room, that incorporates ‘coordination, guile and marksmanship.’ A café is on site, with food packages available, as well as a bar.
Prices From: £14 per person
Trough of Bowland –
- 20 miles (50 minutes)
A short drive from Lancaster House is the stunning Forest of Bowland, the Trough of Bowland is known as an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. The Trough of Bowland makes up part of the route taken in 1612 to Lancaster Castle by the “Pendle witches” to their trial.
High Ropes Course – Blackpool
- 31 miles (40 minutes)
There’s nothing like swinging and zip lining through a rope course to bring your team together. Blackpool High Ropes course is a series of low and high rope challenges which encourage your team to overcome obstacles, problem solve and support each other.
Prices from: £8 per person
- 35 miles (40 minute drive)
Join a wolf hybrid pack, on a magical journey through the woods. Be part of the pack. Learn the intricacy of social ranking and the subtle art of canine communication. If you’re lucky you’ll hear them howl! Book your experience here.
Hawk walks/falconry tuition/eagle experiences. Get up close and personal with some of the animal kingdom’s fiercest hunters. Learn all about the ins and outs of falconry; observe hawks glide through the trees and land gently onto your gloved arm; experience the freedom of the Lakeland Fells as you meet the king of the skies: the Golden Eagle.
GPS Urban Adventure Orienteering – SEE EVENTS
A map, a set of clues and a GPS; grab your team for this high-tech treasure hunt. Complete the course and challenges to locate the check points in a race against time. This is a great way to explore the Lakes whilst encouraging your team to work together. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information.
Half day – from £50.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people.
Bush Craft Village
Fresh air, fire and healthy competition make up ‘Bush Craft Village’. Your group will be split into teams where you will compete to be the first civilisation to set up a sustainable village. You will need to work together to build shelters, light a fire using friction, make bush darts, master traditional tools and cook fish on an open fire. Communication, collaboration and patience will be the success of teams. Re-connect with nature and feel the benefits of a digital detox day. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information.
Cost: £80.00+VAT per person
CBA Min 5 Max 120 @ £80+ PP
(discounts available for large groups)
Lakeland Adventure Challenge
“I’m in the Lake District Get Me out Of Here!” - SEE
This is the ultimate adventure experience that plays on the well-known reality show ‘I’m a celebrity, get me out of here’. Groups will work together to complete a set of challenges which will include survival skills, navigation challenges, food ‘delicacy’ tasks as well as insect and animal handling. All activities are done under supervision. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information.
Full day - From £125.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people
Half day – From £95.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people
Full Day Well-being Day
The well-being experiences are an introduction to mindfulness, personal well-being and how creating an open work culture can promote a healthy lifestyle. This experiences helps shift mindsets and build on small action points to help people feel good about themselves and others. Well-being initiatives are uniquely worked into adventure experiences including orienteering, canoeing and mindful walking. Prepare for your team to feel rejuvenated and strengthened.
Prices from: £140.00 + VAT per head (full day) to £75.00 + VAT per head (half day), based on 10 people. More competitive prices available for larger groups. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information.
Lakeland Eco Challenge
Help preserve the Lake District’s landscape with this innovative experience. Over two days your team will help to carry out essential repair work to rebuild and maintain the most badly eroded footpaths in the Lakes as well as participate in activities such as fell walking. Find out more about Lakeland Eco Challenge.
Prices from: £225 per person for 1.5 – 2 days.
Movie Maker – SEE EVENTS
What better way to channel your inner Steven Spielberg than to write, direct and film your own movie production. SEEVENTS provides just this, allowing groups to be put into teams, briefed, and provided the equipment needed to create their own short movie production. Please contact SEE EVENTS for booking information.
Half day – From £95.00 + VAT per head based on 10 people.