Marketing Lancashire

Marketing Lancashire is the place marketing organisation for Lancashire. Working collaboratively with both local authority and private sector partners from across the county to communicate investment opportunities and to showcase Lancashire’s strengths as a place to invest, work, live and study in, as well as a premier destination for visitors. Visit Lancashire is the tourist board for the county and a division of Marketing Lancashire. Read more

COVID-19: Marketing Lancashire launches a county-wide recovery plan. Read more

Latest News

5.3 million Brits plan domestic break for Platinum Jubilee weekend, bringing an £1.2 billion economic boost

A VisitEngland survey out today shows that 5.3 million Brits are definitely planning an overnight holiday break in the UK during the extended Bank Holiday weekend for the Platinum Jubilee, bringing an estimated £1.2 billion boost to the economy. See our VisitLancashire Platinum Jubilee quide to events #InLancashire VisitEngland’s ‘Platinum Jubilee Weekend Trip Tracker’ survey […]

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Preston’s Making Homes from Houses Project wins national awards

Preston City Council’s Empty Homes Team have been recognised by the national Empty Homes Network, winning two awards and receiving a highly commended in a third category. Making Homes from Houses project is a collaboration between Preston City Council, Homes England and partners, Community Gateway Association, to turn empty dwellings into homes by transforming through […]

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RT @LancsLieutenant: At 3.20pm on the 29th May The Lord Lieutenant of Lancashire will host a parade at Blackburn Cathedral Square. The par…
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RT @PIC_EHU: We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Support of the Year Award as one…
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RT @LancashireCC: 🚨 Our full council meeting has just got under way! Today our new chairman will be appointed, changes to scrutiny will be…
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Spotlight Features

It’s time for Lancashire’s tourism and hospitality businesses to enter the Lancashire Tourism Awards 2022.  To showcase their business and to recognise their hard-working, brilliant teams.

Do you work with or know a great Lancashire food and drink producer?

After an absence of two years, we’re delighted to announce that the National Festival of Making has invited Marketing Lancashire to deliver a Taste Lancashire Market, as part of the festival taking place on, Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 June 2022, in Blackburn town centre.

Lancashire winners of global 25under25 awards

Two young people in Lancashire are among the 25 winners of Common Purpose’s first Global 25Under25 Awards, joining their peers from countries around the world including the US, Singapore, the Philippines and Germany.

University of Central Lancashire – Where opportunity creates success

At the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise we aim to equip students with the tools they need to generate ideas and turn them into reality.

Our New Deal for a Greater Lancashire

Council leaders have made a historic pledge to work together to deliver a bold vision for a County Deal to benefit the people of Lancashire.

STEAM 2020 - the impact of Covid-19 on Lancashire visitor numbers

The annual Lancashire STEAM* figures, one of the evaluation tools used by destinations to measure the volume and value of tourism, have been released today (22 October 2021) by Marketing Lancashire; they reflect the serious impact that the pandemic has had on the county’s tourism and hospitality businesses.