Browse through our gallery to explore the vibrant and historic City of Lancaster.
Explore the dark history of Lancaster from within the castle, which is now open to the public
Lancaster city centre boasts a network of beautiful waterways, with several pubs along the route
Castle Hill, just two minutes from the hustle and bustle of shops, provides a picturesque rest stop
The impressive Ashton Memorial is situated within Williamson Park and dominates the Lancaster skyline.
Lancaster Castle dates back to the 12th century and is one of the best preserved castles in the country.
Lancaster’s coffee quarter – the city centre is home to an array of independent coffee shops and cafés.
The Lune was a busy shipping route in the 18th century and is now mainly used for rowing and other sports.
Lancaster has a thriving shopping scene, with many independent shops nestled alongside major retailers.
The bustling Charter Market can be found in the heart of the city centre every Wednesday and Saturday.
Overlooking the Lune sits the Port of Lancaster Custom House, now the Maritime Museum.
This monument to Queen Victoria, built in 1906, occupies a central position in the gardens on Dalton Square.
One of the four bronze lions that guards the Queen Victoria monument, looking out across Dalton Square.
The Storey Gardens in the city centre. The land has used for gardens and orchards as far back as the 1600s.
The Grade I listed Judges' Lodgings is Lancaster’s oldest town house, with foundations dating from the 1550s.
Shoppers on Church Street in the city centre, looking up towards the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park.
Intricate ironwork outside of the Sun café on Sun Street, one of the quirky streets tucked away in the city centre.
The Music Room is a former garden pavilion dating from around 1730, and now houses a café downstairs.
Bashful Alley, one of the many quirky nooks and crannies within the heart of Lancaster’s historic city centre.
Lancaster City Museum, with the busy Charter market in the foreground, in the heart of the city centre.
The city is home to many pubs and hostelries, many of which feature the distinctive taps of Lancaster Brewery.
The picturesque Lancaster Canal, a five minute stroll away from the hustle and bustle of the historic city centre.
The Dukes is one of two theatres in the city centre, the other being the Grand, the third oldest theatre in Britain.
The Atkinson’s coffee roaster wafts its aroma onto China Street, as it has done since the shop opened in 1902.
Looking out across the River Lune towards the Millennium Bridge, with the Ashton Memorial on the horizon.
The 1612 witch trials are among the most famous in English history. You won’t find this sign in many other cities...
Castle Hill, one of the city’s most prestigious addresses, is directly in front of Lancaster’s historic castle.
The Olde John O'Gaunt pub, described in The Guardian newspaper as one of the best town pubs in England.
Plaque commemorating the Pendle Witches, who called at the Golden Lion before going to the gallows in 1612.
Lancaster has over 30 heritage plaques - this one commemorates the proclamation of Bonnie Prince Charlie.
Dalton Square is home to gardens, shops and pubs, as well as the main entrance to the impressive Town Hall.