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About the county of Lancashire

Set in the historic North West of England lies the red rose county of Lancashire. A county of beautiful countryside and places of historic interest. Visit the stately homes and castles along with ancient market towns and cities of national and international importance. Coastal towns, natural beaches and superb countryside offer much to walkers, photographers, and nature lovers whilst for those seeking the fast life a visit to Blackpool, the largest beachside funfair in Europe, with its famous tower and annual free Illumination display will take your breath way.
International airports at Manchester and regional airports at Liverpool and Blackpool are right on the doorstep of this beautiful county noted for its warm, friendy, people.
Lancashire description by Michael Gerrard

Recommended towns & villages to visit in Lancashire

Pavilion on the mount Fleetwood

Fleetwood (96 Pictures)

Fleetwood was once famous as a fishing port, but now it is more likely the visitor will see yachts and leisure boats lined up at the pretty quayside...

Hoghton Tower, Lancashire

Hoghton (10 Pictures)

It was here that James I created "Sirloin" when he supposedly knighted his beef!..

Pier at Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire. New Years Day 2006

Lytham St Anne's (79 Pictures)

St. Anne's has a fine sandy beach backed by grassy sand dunes and a fascinating pier, first built in 1885 and subsequently rebuilt and remodelled...

The Corn Exchange. 1832. Preston, Lancashire.

Preston (67 Pictures)

This is the town that was at the centre of the cotton spinning industry for well over a hundred and fifty years. ..

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Recommended attractions in Lancashire

Ashton Memorial in Lancaster

Ashton Memorial (5 Pictures)

The Ashton Memorial with its green dome, overlooks the City from Williamson Park. It forms a famous Classical landmark and was.....

Knights in action at Camelot Theme Park, Charnock Richard

Camelot Theme Park (4 Pictures)

Join Merlin, King Arthur and his brave knights of the Round Table at the Kingdom of Camelot and explore five magical lands filled.....

Lancaster Cathedral in Early Spring

Lancaster Cathedral (5 Pictures)

This may not be as old as other English cathedral churches, but with its soaring spire reaching to a height of 240 feet and a.....

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