The City of Lancaster is a thriving commercial and educational centre, with Lancaster University carrying the accolade of being one of the top universities in the UK.
Any history lovers out there, it may or may not come as a surprise to discover that Lancaster is as old as York and Chester and once you begin to explore what the city has to offer, you’ll quickly begin to see the history unfold before your eyes.
Lancaster Castle has to be one of the most fascinating places to visit during your stay. with a number of different tales of witch trials, executions and also the debtor’s prison, which goes back nearly seven centuries to the reign of King Henry III.
Behind the Toll House Inn itself, you’ll discover the Lancaster Canal which is a staggering 42 miles long and runs from Tewittfield to Kendal. Or if you’re in need of some retail therapy, take a stroll through the city centre and you’ll find little boutique shops and high street stores.
For a taste of the seafaring history the area has to offer, visit the Maritime Museum or head to St George’s Quay – built in 1750 it was once a bustling port for exporting furniture and other goods to British colonies.
For anyone visiting on business, you step out of the door and find that you’re right in the heart of the city of Lancaster and in the commercial centre. We like to call it the best of both worlds and the perfect place for business and pleasure.