Press Releases

DiT leads on export advice at the first Taste Lancashire 2017

The Department for International Trade will be chairing a panel discussion and sharing tips and expertise on making the most of Lancashire’s export opportunities, at the county’s first ever Taste Lancashire 2017 food and drink conference, organised by Marketing Lancashire. Taste Lancashire 2017 will bring together food entrepreneurs, agricultural leaders, international trade experts and influencers from the hospitality industry […]

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Founder of Sawday’s confirmed for Taste Lancashire 2017

A feast of food, travel and tourism experts gather to discuss the future of Lancashire food Travel guru Alastair Sawday and Edwin Booth, CEO and Chairman of Booths, have been announced as the first speakers at the inaugural Taste Lancashire 2017 conference, led by Marketing Lancashire in partnership with the Department for International Trade. Alastair Sawday […]

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Jay Rayner is keynote speaker for Taste Lancashire 2017 Conference

Marketing Lancashire has announced plans for the county’s first ever Taste Lancashire food and drink conference. Taste Lancashire 2017 will bring together food entrepreneurs, retail bosses, agricultural leaders, international trade experts and influencers from the hospitality industry to challenge, inspire and celebrate Lancashire’s food economy with the county’s food & drink sector. Developed in partnership with the Department for […]

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Celebrating The Stars Of Lancashire Tourism

Marketing Lancashire, the county’s destination management organisation, will be returning to The Blackpool Tower’s unique ballroom on Thursday 9 November for the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2017 with the University of Central Lancashire as Headline Sponsor; the event, now in its 12th year, is the only county-wide awards ceremony that recognises the achievements of Lancashire’s £3.8billion […]

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Augmented reality app is key to open Lancaster Castle

A new app, that brings to life the history and characters of one of the county’s most important historic attractions, has cast fresh light on Lancaster Castle and had a marked impact on the county’s official visitor information website visitlancashire.com with unique visits for April-May showing an increase of 26%, compared to the same time […]

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Lancashire Hotel Named England’s Hotel Of The Year

Northcote Hotel located in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire named national Hotel of the Year at the VisitEngland Awards for Excellence on 24 April 2017. The prestigious awards, now in their 28th year, celebrate those businesses and individuals who continuously raise the bar of England’s tourism offer.  The 25 award winners, from Afternoon Tea of the […]

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Major private sector property event puts spotlight on Central Lancashire

Lancashire, Preston and South Ribble’s transformational City Deal pitched to over 100 developers, agents and investors at half-day Place North West business conference Over 120 developers, investors and property professionals drawn from across the North West gathered together this week (February 7th) for a special inward investment event focussing on the commercial opportunities and investment […]

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A feast of features and a bestselling Lancashire recipe book

2017 begins with a bang for Marketing Lancashire’s food and drink campaign Marketing Lancashire’s campaign to put Lancashire’s food and drink firmly on the national culinary map continues to build momentum, with a series of spectacular press features, a best-selling Lancashire cookbook, and national recognition at the start of the year. January began with a […]

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#VOTE4LEYE Lancashire’s Tourism Superstar

Lancashire’s own Tourism Superstar Leye D Johns, host and compere at Viva Blackpool, won his Lancashire ‘crown’ at the Lancashire Tourism Awards in November 2016 and is now one of just ten finalists for this prestigious national award, the winner of which will be decided by public vote. Public voting opens today, Tuesday 7 February […]

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Lancashire gastropubs dominate the Top 50 Gastropub Awards

Lancashire chefs have triumphed at the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropub Awards (Monday 30 January), with 5 establishments listed in the prestigious awards, making Lancashire the best performing county in the competition. Freemason’s at Wiswell, run by chef proprietor Steven Smith, rose two places to 4th position, while Parkersarms in Newton in Bowland became the […]

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Lancashire’s New Visitor Magazine 2017

Marketing Lancashire, the Destination Management Organisation (DMO) for Lancashire has announced the release of the Official Lancashire Visitor Magazine 2017. At 146 pages the 2017 Lancashire Magazine is bigger than ever before and available at key attractions, gateways and information centres across the country. It is also available online at visitlancashire.com, the county’s official tourism […]

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New Lancashire Pubs & Inns Collection

Is there a better way to spend the weekend or to end an exhilarating winter walk or bike ride, than cosied-up to a roaring log fire with the perfect pint and the finest locally-sourced food in one of Lancashire’s award-winning pubs and inns? It’s true, Lancashire has some of the best pubs and inns in […]

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