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About the county of LancashireSet 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
See our recommended Lancashire towns and villages below, along with our listed Lancashire attractions, and Lancashire hotels and holiday cottages.
Recommended towns & villages to visit in Lancashire
Less bustling than its busy neighbour Blackpool, Cleveleys lies on the same 15 mile stretch of beautiful golden sands...
Morecambe has always been one of the most popular and successful seaside resorts in England. It has one of the most spectacular views in England. Looking from the promenade the.....
This is the town that was at the centre of the cotton spinning industry for well over a hundred and fifty years. ..
The village of Silverdale once sat on the River Kent, but in the 1920's the river changed its course to reach the sea further westward. The deep-water channel of the Kent is now.....All Lancashire towns & villagesHistoric Market TownsPicturesque VillagesHistoric CitiesAll towns in England
Recommended attractions in Lancashire
Gawthorpe Hall, home of the Shuttleworth family for several centuries lies close to the traditional Lancastrian market town of.....
Healey Dell Nature Reserve on the Whitworth - Rochdale border, sits in a picturesque part of the Spodden Valley. Rich with flora.....All Lancashire AttractionsCastles in LancashireLancashire Beauty SpotsAll England Attractions
Random England fact:
Sir Walter Scott (Scottish lawyer, poet and novelist) 1771-1832 built Abbotsford House, and started the trend for the "Baronial" style of Scottish Country Houses. The armoury includes Rob Roy's sword and gun together with many other arms and armour. There is a fine library with more than 9000 books. Other noteworthy artifacts to be seen at Abbotsford House include a pocket book of Flora MacDonald, Napoleon's cloak brooch and a lock of Bonnie Prince Charlie's hair.
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