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

Preston Guild legacy festival Lancashire Encounter brings culture and arts to city centre

Established in 2015 as a legacy of the famous Preston Guild celebrations, the Lancashire Encounter Festival has succeeded in delivering a plethora of fascinating, profound and exciting performances along with cultural experiences to Preston city centre. This year’s festival is set to be just as extraordinary. Preston Guild celebrations date back to 1179 when King Henry […]

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TV duo among UCLan’s new honorary award recipients

Two well-known television celebrities with links to the red rose county are among five people being recognised with honorary awards from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan). Former Doctor Who companion, Blue Peter presenter and Crufts’ commentator Peter Purves and The Great British Sewing Bee judge Patrick Grant will take to the stage in Preston […]

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Our CEO Rachel McQueen is now in serious training for a big personal challenge and we're with her 100% - she will b…
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Inside #Lancashire's answer to Love Island - with a two year waiting list (though watch this space for new addition…
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Spotlight Features

Team-building, away-day or corporate hospitality?

It’s ‘cheers’ to team days at the award-winning Brindle Distillery.  Now offering unique, entertaining and fascinating corporate days at their award-winning distillery. As they mark their fifth anniversary.

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.

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.