Travel & Local Info

Lancaster is an historic city in northern England with excellent transport links across the UK and beyond. The conference will be held in The Dukes Playhouse, which is about a 10 minute walk from Lancaster train station. Accommodation is available in Lancaster City Centre, Morecambe and on campus at Lancaster University.


Train Lancaster is approximately 2.5 hours from London Euston, 1 hour from Manchester, and 2 hours from Glasgow. See National Rail site for journey planning and tickets.

Airport The nearest major airport is Manchester International Airport, with direct flights across Europe, North America, and worldwide. There is a direct rail link from Manchester Airport to Lancaster that takes 1 hour 15 mins.

See the Getting Here page for more details.



Some popular examples are given below. For a more detailed list of suggestions, visit the Accommodation page, or check the local suggestions map at the bottom of this page.

The Borough Luxury 4* boutique hotel. Rooms from £87.50 per night. A historic building in the centre of town, with a lovely atmosphere serving good food and drink. Pay and display car park close by.

The Sun Hotel Luxury 4* boutique hotel. Rooms from £85.00 per night. Cosy setting with food and drinks served all evening. Under cover car park (Park Safe) close by.

There are also popular accommodation websites such as or


Map of Lancaster with recommendations: