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Lancashire

Encompassing a number of boroughs including Blackburn, Chorley, Preston and Lancaster, Lancashire really is an underrated gem in the North of England.

This county has stunning coastline, gorgeous countryside and a fantastic sporting heritage.

Outdoors

Did you know that 80% of Lancashire is rural? From the unique, wildlife rich Morecombe Bay in the North to the flat coastal plains around Ormskirk and the Ribble Estuary, Lancashire is perfect for all outdoor lovers and adrenaline seekers!

If you love walking and cycling the majestic Pendle Hill is well worth a visit. Lancashire is also home to The Forest of Bowland which is a beautiful landscape with stunning wildlife, fascinating heritage and a number of traditional Lancashire villages and local shops selling a range of products and produce.

Lancashire also has a stunning coastline across St Annes, Blackpool, Cleveleys, Fleetwood and Morecambe where you can find miles of sandy beaches and attractions that are great for all the family!

Heritage and History

Lancashire is a county full of diversity and its history is no different. You can find beautiful historic houses such as Samlesbury, Towneley and Rufford Old Hall, museums, art galleries and theatres to uncover unique treasures and interesting stories of this fascinating county.

If you love your art Lancashire also has a wonderful selection of galleries around the county and a wide range of arts & crafts outlets and facilities!

Family Fun

Lancashire has a range of attractions perfect for all family including animal attractions from petting farms to Blackpool Zoo, or you can be thrilled by the theme parks in Blackpool. With so much open countryside it’ll be no surprise to learn Lancashire is a haven for wildlife, both in the wild and at animal attractions or at the zoo.

Blackpool is the entertainment capital of Lancashire and it’s jam-packed with theme parks, activities and rides. The Pleasure Beach Resort is Britain's number one visitor attraction with more than 125 rides and attractions!

You can also find a range of fascinating railway attractions including The East Lancashire Railway which provides a great day out for all the family.

Sporting Heritage

Lancashire as a county has a huge passion for sports and a fantastic sporting heritage.

You can find a range of globally famous courses along the coastline around Lytham St Annes and others courses in the stunning Lancashire countryside.

Lancashire also has a range of football clubs including Blackburn Rovers, Accrington Stanley, Preston North End and more where you can will find football action every week of the season!

Food and Drink

Whatever your taste in food and drink you will find something to satisfy your taste buds in Lancashire.

Lancashire’s award-winning restaurants and pubs are diverse and delicious, offering everything from Michelin-starred British cooking to international cuisines embracing quality local and seasonal produce.

You’ll also find it easy to find tasty pub food alongside real ale and home cooked, seasonal delights.