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5 Family Places to Visit in Lancashire this Summer


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Choosing a place to visit or an activity that the whole family can enjoy is usually a rather difficult task because people tend to have different preferences. To help you make a more informed decision, we have narrowed the list to some of the best places that you can consider visiting near Buckshaw Village this summer:

Cuerden Valley Park

At Cuerden Valley Park, children can play in the river while you relax on the benches provided. You can also visit The Walled Orchard, take a walk in the woodlands, and explore the Pinetum. The park also serves as a venue for holding a variety of different events which visitors are welcome to attend.

Go Ape! Rivington

For people who love thrilling adventures, this is the place to visit. At Go Ape, you can enjoy activities such as zip-lining, Forest Segway, and other top tree adventures. Children up to the age of 15 can also enjoy playing on a playground in the trees. This is definitely a place that caters to people across all ages, and therefore ideal for all family members.

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Cappuccino Café at the Hub

Cappuccino Café is part of the Buckshaw Village Hub and offers visitors a range of coffees, teas, smoothies, and other delicacies. This particular place stands out from any other café for several reasons, such as its wide variety of foods, family-orientated atmosphere, and above all, quality service. The ideal Buckshaw Village cafe to pop into for a bite to eat with the kids.

Cedar Farm Galleries

Located in the midst of beautiful and serene countryside, Cedar Farm Galleries offers families a chance to enjoy a vast array of independent retailers. There is also a small farm and children’s play areas to keep everyone entertained!

Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall is a 500 year old National Trust Property, about ten miles away from Buckshaw Village. With beautiful formal gardens as well as unspoilt and exciting woodland to explore, it’s the perfect place to visit on a sunny day. Plus, there are plenty of events to get involved in this summer, including “Make a Mud Pie” and archery.

We hope this list has given you some inspiration for family-friendly local places to visit… and we look forward to welcoming you at Cappuccino Café soon!