With a captivating past and cultured present, it has many stories to tell. The city of Lancaster is easily accessible. With almost 1000 years of history captured in the medieval Lancaster Castle, there are many stories within those walls.
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Lancaster has two prominent features that dominate the city’s skyline: Lancaster Castle, and Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park. With 54 acres of stunning parkland, woodland walks and breath-taking views of the Fylde Coast, Morecambe Bay, and the Lake District, Williamson Park is a hidden gem at the top of the city.
If that isn’t enough, Lancaster is spoilt for choice when it comes to scenic walks. The Lancaster Canal runs through the city, leading to the countryside of Aldcliffe. Furthermore, the River Lune offers stunning walks through the surrounding villages.
There are also a full range of amenities available within the city. This includes the Royal Lancaster Infirmary and BMI Private Hospital. In addition to this, Lancaster offers a fine selection of schooling for all ages. It is home to the renowned Lancaster Royal Grammar School – one of the UK’s top performing grammar schools. The city also boasts the award-winning Lancaster University and the University of Cumbria.
Things to Do in Lancaster
Well-positioned for commuting across the country, Lancaster has easy access of the M6 motorway. Moreover, Lancaster West Coast Mainline train station offers travel to London and Edinburgh within 2 hours, and just over an hour to cities including Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds.
The Property Market
Lancaster boasts a buoyant property market fuelled by the many working professionals of the Universities, Royal Lancaster Infirmary and Heysham Power Station. It holds some truly unique and beautiful properties. From grand detached homes to town houses in highly sought-after property developments.
If you are looking to be close to the city but wish to enjoy the peace of a countryside location, there are many surrounding villages. Aldcliffe, Quernmore and Halton are all located within a 3-mile drive of the city.