CRL - Community Rail Lancashire

Stations

Station
Lancaster

Address

Lancaster Castle Station
Meeting House Lane
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 5NW

Grid Reference

SD 471616 – for a map visit www.streetmap.co.uk and enter the grid reference.

Operator

Avanti West Coast

Facilities

+  Staffed station
+  Ticket Office (Mon – Sat 05.15 – 19.45, Sun 09.30 – 20.00
+  Services to Morecambe, Barrow and Leeds with Northern Rail and services to all areas of country with Avanti West Coast and Transpennine Express
+  Car parking for 147 cars – 24 hours £12.00 per day (£4.00 Sats & Suns)
+  Covered platforms
+  Additional seating on platforms
+  Secure cycle storage on car park (keys from booking office)
+  Toilets on both platforms including disabled
+  Public Address
+  CCTV

Attractions

Lancaster Castle –  see history come alive in the heart of Lancaster. England’s dark history, with tales of persecution, incarceration, punishment and execution, has been lived out over the centuries within the confines of Lancaster Castle!

Lancaster Priory Church – a Grade 1 listed building, located on a site which has seen Christian worship since Saxon times.

Maritime Museum – explore Lancaster’s golden age and rich maritime and natural history.

City Museum – housed in Lancaster’s former town hall the museum is home to the Kings Own Royal Regiment Museum

Judge’s Lodgings – an elegant Grade 1 listed building once home to Thomas Covell a notorious witch hunter.

Williamson Park – 54 acres of beautiful parkland with the Ashton Memorial and an Edwardian Butterfly House.

Duke’s Playhouse – a theatre and film venue.

The Grand Theatre – a venue for concerts, plays and shows.

Location

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