Group homestays in Lancaster

Lancaster

lancasterLancaster is the county town of Lancashire in the North West of England.

Lancaster offers a high level of contemporary cultural activity. The city has retained many fine examples of Georgian architecture. Lancaster Castle, the Priory Church of St. Mary and the Edwardian Ashton Memorial are among many sites of historical importance.

The Lancaster Grand Theatre and the Dukes are two of the city’s most notable venues for live performances as well as the Yorkshire House.

The university hosts public performances of theatre, music, exhibitions, contemporary dance and live art from UK and international companies. The university venues include the Nuffield Theatre, the Peter Scott Gallery, holding the most significant collection of Royal Lancastrian ceramics in Britain, and finally the Lancaster International Concerts series attracting nationally and internationally renowned classical and world-music artists.

The Storey Gallery is a contemporary art gallery showing work by international artists.

Lancaster also offers numerous museums, including Lancaster City Museum, Maritime Museum and Judges’ Lodgings Museum.

Cinemas in Lancaster are the independent Dukes Theatre and the mainstream VUE multiplex in the city centre.

Every November the city hosts one of the biggest fireworks displays in the north west.

Transport

Rail

Lancaster is served by the West Coast Main Line which runs through Lancaster railway station. There are through train services to and from London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Leeds and Barrow-in-Furness as well as a local service to Morecambe.

Buses

The bus routes have services from Lancaster Bus Station to Lancaster and Morecambe as well as frequent services in Lancashire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester and services throughout the North West of England.

Lancaster Rates

Please note the below is a guide, please contact us for the full rates and list of supplements.

High season
Under 18Students over 18
£30.25£32.25
Low season
Under 18Students over 18
£29.60£31.60

Prices valid from 1 January to 31 December 2016.
High season is 1 February to 31 July 2016 and 1 September to 31 October 2016.
Low season is 1 to 31 January 2016, 1 to 31 August 2016 and 1 November to 31 December 2016.

Supplements

Supplement for leaders/drivers in twin room is £3.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for leaders in single room, subject to availability, is £6.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for drivers in single room is £10.00 pppn on above prices.
Extra packed lunch is £5.00 pppn.
A supplement of £2.00 per person per night will be added for 2 night stay bookings.

Booking fee

1-3 nights = £100.00
4-7 nights = £50.00
8 nights or more = £0.00

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Please note that although we do cover the above areas we may not necessarily be recruiting new hosts in all areas at all times. If you are thinking of becoming a host, but would first like to confirm if we are currently recruiting in your area prior to completing the application form, please drop us a quick message on our contact us form and let us know your postcode. We will reply as quickly as possible.

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