Places to Visit
Arts and Leisure
Tours of Lancaster
Events in Lancaster
Transport and Travel
Shopping in Lancaster
Sports in Lancaster
The Surrounding Area
Books on Lancaster
Where to Buy the Map
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Information on Lancaster
The information presented on
the Lancaster pages is based on the Lancaster
City Centre Street Map and Guide
The telephone dialling code for Lancaster is 01524.
The international dialling code for Lancaster is +44 1254.
Lancaster Visitor Information Centre
The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster, LA1 1TH
Tel: (01524) 582394, Fax: (01524) 382849
Summer opening: Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm (except Tuesday closes at 4pm). Also open Sundays on Bank Holiday Weekends.
Winter opening: Monday to Saturday, 10am-4pm (closed Sundays).
For friendly advice on what do do, where to go and how to get there, and
where to eat and stay in Lancaster and the surrounding area. There is
a local and national accommodation booking service, foreign exchange,
Lancaster parking vouchers, maps, timetables, cards, gifts and souvenirs,
Lancaster and Pilling pottery. National Express bookings can be made here.
Ticket agency for concerts, theatre and events. Phone for a free Visitors
Pack and Accommodation Guide.
COUNTY INFORMATION CENTRE:
Bus Station, Damside Street, Lancaster. Tel. 01524 841656.
Provides first stop information on local attractions, public transport
and excursions (including tickets), education, social services and other
County Council related issues. You can book your accommodation here, and
the centre operates a 24 hour computerised information system with local
timetables, events, shows and hotels, self-catering and caravan accommodation.
EMERGENCY: In an emergency dial 999.
Police: Thurnham Street, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 63333.
Hospital and Casualty Department: Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton
Road, Lancaster. Tel. 01524 65944.
CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU:
87 King Street, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 384950.
4 Queen Street, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 65673.
MAIN POST OFFICE:
85 Market Street, Lancaster. Tel: 08457 223344.
21 Sun Street, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 61666.
Market Square, Lancaster. Tel: 01524 63266.
Open Monday to Friday 9.30am-5pm, Thursday 9.30-7pm, Saturday 9.30am-4pm.
For further information about Lancaster, including a free visitor
pack, please contact the Lancaster Tourist Information