Lancashire Vs Yorkshire

If your planning on hiring a motorhome from Easicamper’s in Wigan there are boundless amounts of places to visit.

The counties of Lancashire and Yorkshire have been at loggerheads for centuries, nowadays its just deciding who has the best Tea, Cricket or Rugby League teams.

Why not decide which county you would like to visit in one one of Easicamper’s Wigan great range of leisure vehicles

No fighting now Guys.

If you’re planning to visit North and East Lancashire in a campervan or motorhome, you’ll have plenty of beautiful places to explore. Here are some recommendations for places to visit in those regions:

  1. Pendle Hill: Located in the Borough of Pendle, this iconic hill offers breathtaking views and is steeped in history, particularly associated with the Pendle Witch Trials. It’s a great spot for hiking and enjoying the countryside.
  2. Ribble Valley: A picturesque area known for its rolling hills, charming villages, and the meandering River Ribble. Visit villages like Clitheroe, explore scenic walking trails, and enjoy the local food and drink.
  3. Forest of Bowland: Designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Forest of Bowland is perfect for nature lovers. It’s a peaceful and unspoiled area with abundant wildlife, woodlands, and tranquil walking trails.
  4. Lancaster: This historic city is home to Lancaster Castle, which offers guided tours. You can also explore the charming streets of the city center, visit the Maritime Museum, and take a stroll along the Lancaster Canal.
  5. Morecambe Bay: A stunning coastal area with vast tidal flats and beautiful sunsets. Take a walk along the promenade, visit the Eric Morecambe statue, and enjoy the seaside atmosphere.
  6. Haworth Art Gallery: Located in Accrington, this beautiful gallery houses a collection of Tiffany glass and hosts various art exhibitions throughout the year. The surrounding parkland is perfect for a leisurely stroll.
  7. Burnley: Visit the Weavers’ Triangle, an area that showcases Burnley’s industrial heritage. Explore the historic buildings, including the Queen Street Mill Textile Museum, and learn about the town’s cotton-weaving history.
  8. Rossendale Valley: Known for its stunning landscapes, the Rossendale Valley offers opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, and horse riding. The area is also home to the scenic reservoirs of Cowpe and Calf Hey.
  9. Boundary Mill Stores: If you enjoy shopping, the Boundary Mill Stores in Colne is a popular destination. It offers a wide range of discounted products, including clothing, homeware, and outdoor gear.

Remember to check for campervan-friendly campsites or designated motorhome parking areas in these locations. Enjoy your trip!

North and West Yorkshire offer a wealth of stunning landscapes, historical sites, and charming towns and villages to explore. Here are some must-visit places in these regions that you can enjoy while traveling in a motorhome:

  1. Yorkshire Dales National Park: A picturesque area with rolling hills, valleys, and charming villages. Visit Malham Cove, Aysgarth Falls, and the Ribblehead Viaduct.
  2. York: Explore the historic city of York, known for its medieval architecture and stunning York Minster. Walk along the ancient city walls, visit the Jorvik Viking Centre, and wander through the Shambles.
  3. Harrogate: This elegant spa town is famous for its beautiful gardens, such as the Valley Gardens and RHS Garden Harlow Carr. Enjoy the historic Turkish Baths and explore the town’s independent shops and tea rooms.
  4. Haworth: Visit the village of Haworth, home to the Brontë Parsonage Museum. Discover the literary history of the Brontë sisters and explore the picturesque streets and moorland surroundings.
  5. Skipton: Explore Skipton Castle, one of the best-preserved medieval castles in England. Take a leisurely boat trip along the Leeds and Liverpool Canal or explore the town’s market and independent shops.
  6. Bolton Abbey: Set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, Bolton Abbey offers scenic walking trails along the River Wharfe. Visit the ruins of the 12th-century Bolton Priory and enjoy a picnic in the beautiful surroundings.
  7. Ilkley: Nestled on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales, Ilkley is known for its charming town center and the famous Ilkley Moor. Take a walk up to the Cow and Calf rocks for panoramic views of the surrounding area.
  8. Ripon: Explore the historic city of Ripon, home to the stunning Ripon Cathedral. Visit the UNESCO-listed Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, a magnificent 18th-century landscape garden.
  9. Richmond: Discover the Georgian market town of Richmond, with its cobbled streets and Richmond Castle. Enjoy a walk along the River Swale or explore the nearby Yorkshire Dales.
  10. Knaresborough: Visit Knaresborough and explore the enchanting Mother Shipton’s Cave, the oldest tourist attraction in England. Take a boat trip along the River Nidd and enjoy the views of the iconic Knaresborough Viaduct.

Remember to check for motorhome-friendly campsites in these areas, as some locations may have specific restrictions or guidelines for overnight stays. Enjoy your motorhome adventure in North and West Yorkshire.

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