Cottages in Lancashire, Cumbria and the Lake District

Lancashire food and drink

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There are plenty of places in Lancashire that will tickle your taste buds!  Ramsbottom, South Ribble, and Wyre are just some of the areas offering great food and drink to visitors. There are Hot Pots, wholesome dinners, fine dining, and a wealth of fresh local food and drink to keep the most discerning foodie happy!

Ramsbottom is situated in the West Pennines. It has some beautiful buildings which date back to the Victorian era when the town had a thriving mill trade. Today the town is a popular honeypot for those looking to explore the heritage of the area, and try some of the delicious local food. There is a regular farmers market offering a great range of meat, dairy, veg, and tasty baked goods. With many visitors sampling the menus from the town's many cafes and pubs, it’s a definite stop for those wanting to indulge.

South Ribble is a district in the north of Lancashire. This area has a range of places for people to visit for food and drink. There’s a variety of restaurants, pubs, farmers markets, and country stores in Ribble to keep you busy! Cuerden Farmers Market is a great place to try local cheeses, meats, as well as a host of dairy items, baked goods, and preserves.

Wyre is an area covering the west coast of Lancashire. It’s a wide area that has plenty to offer from real ales to tasty locally produced food.  This area also boasts its own cheese makers in Garstang, and a fishery at Thornton. With its location by the coast, and its farming community Wyre is a great location to get a taste of real Northern food.

Real ale is in abundance in this county. Lancashire is home to several breweries producing traditional cask ales, through to contemporary twist ales. Make a beeline for the nearest pub and you’ll find a host of local beers on tap. Perfect for a break at the end of a busy day exploring Lancashire.