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Lancaster House Hotel

Lancaster House Hotel

Green Lane, Ellel, Lancaster
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 5 hours ago
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This family-friendly Lancaster hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Forrest Hills and Lancaster University. Williamson Park and ...

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Toll House Inn

Toll House Inn

Penny Street, Lancaster
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 7 hours ago
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Situated in Lancaster, this inn is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Lancaster City Museum and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Lancaster University. St John's Historic Church and The ...

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Midland Hotel

Midland Hotel

Marine Road West, Morecambe
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 3 days ago
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Situated on the beach, this eco-friendly hotel is steps away from The Platform, Reel Cinemas Morecambe and Eric Morecambe Statue. Stone Jetty and Regent Park ...

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Number 43

Number 43

The Promenade, Arnside
5.0 out of 5.0

This bed & breakfast is located in Carnforth (Arnside), close to Fairy Steps, Leighton Moss RSPB Reserve and Yewbarrow House Gardens. Area attractions also include ...

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The Sun Hotel & Bar

The Sun Hotel & Bar

63-65 Church Street, Lancaster
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 4 days ago

Situated in Lancaster, this hotel is steps away from Judges' Lodgings, Cottage Museum and Lancaster City Museum. St John's Historic Church and Lancaster Castle ...

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Best Western Lothersdale Hotel

Best Western Lothersdale Hotel

320-323 Marine Road, Morecambe
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago

Situated near the beach, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Morecambe Winter Gardens Theatre, Morecambe Winter Gardens, and Eric Morecambe ...

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Pine Lake Resort by Diamond Resorts

Pine Lake Resort by Diamond Resorts

Dock Acres, Carnforth
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 2 days ago
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This family-friendly Carnforth aparthotel is located on a lake, within 2 mi (3 km) of Carnforth Station Heritage Centre and Old School Brewery. Cinderbarrow ...

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Wagon and Horses

Wagon and Horses

27 St. Georges Quay, Lancaster
4.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 16 hours ago

Situated in Lancaster, this inn is within a 10-minute walk of Lancaster Maritime Museum, Church of St Mary and Lancaster Castle. Judges' Lodgings and St John's ...

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Best Western Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Club

Best Western Garstang Country Hotel and Golf Club

Garstang Road, Preston
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 1 day ago
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Located in Garstang, this golf hotel is 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Garstang Arts Centre and within 6 miles (10 km) of Cobble Hey Farm and Gardens and Old Holly Farm. ...

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Royal Kings Arms

Royal Kings Arms

75 Market Street, Lancaster
3.5 out of 5.0
Last booking: 9 hours ago
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Situated in Lancaster, this hotel is steps away from Lancaster City Museum, Cottage Museum and Judges' Lodgings. Lancaster Castle and Church of St Mary are also ...

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Pocket Guide: Ashton Memorial Ashton Memorial Hotels

Lancashire has a great industrial heritage, deriving from its genesis during the 18th Century Industrial Revolution and lasting well into modern times. The great Victorian entrepreneurs and captains of industry erected memorials to themselves as well as civic buildings for the good of the community, and in this way much of their vast fortunes did indeed trickle down the generations and to some extent benefit all members of society. Follies were popular during this and earlier periods, vanity projects for those with a lot of cash and time on their hands, and one of the most lavish of these is the Ashton Memorial in Lancaster. It cost a small fortune to build, and is certainly worth visiting from your Lancashire hotel or guesthouse if you're in the area.

Lancashire Hotels for the Ashton memorial in Lancaster

You can find the Ashton Memorial in Williamson Park, in the county town of Lancaster. It dominates this pleasant green space, and although officially a folly it does succeed in blending in with its surroundings in a pleasing manner. Built by the industrialist Lord Ashton between 1907 and 1909, the memorial can be seen as a monument to human vanity or as a touching tribute to Ashton's second wife, depending on your point of view. It cost £80,000 at the time, and is undoubtedly a focal point for the park. The great and the good have often gone in for such projects, and there's no doubting that they do frequently enhance the surroundings, as this one does. Enjoy the Ashton Memorial from your Lancashire hotel or B&B for the small slice of colourful local history that it is.

Visit the Ashton Memorial from Your Lancashire Hotel

Nowadays, the Ashton memorial is the setting for concerts, exhibitions, private functions and weddings throughout the year. The interior was recently restored to its former glory, whilst on the exterior the monument sports a magnificent copper dome that can be seen for miles around. Enjoy a day out here from your hotel in Lancashire if you're nearby or passing through, as it's a very imposing building and has a unique ambience.