For shoppers there is the Arndale shopping centre and 4 days a week the large covered Festival market. Adjacent to the market are Morrisons, Next and Homebase, all situated with convenient links both to buses and rail transport.
Happy Mount Park to the east end of the promenade is a delight with its gardens, paddling pool, trampolines tennis courts, snack bar, something for everyone. The newly refurbished Midland Hotel by Urban Splash is a feature landmark on the promenade and well worth a visit.
Further afield is the historic city of Lancaster with its Castle, Museums, Butterfly House and bustling shopping. A frequent bus service is available to Lancaster and Morecambe which stops outside the gates of the Caravan Park.
Further afield is the magnificent Lake District, ideal for a full day out with Lake Windermere and the bustling town of Bowness, Grasmere with its wealth of poetic history, Consiton, Rydal Water, Buttermere, and many more all with their own particular beauty. The Yorkshire Dales with their wild and contrasting views can be reached in a similar time to the Lakes approximately one hour.