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Pictures of Lancashire

A county in England

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

Hoghton Tower, Lancashire

Hoghton (12 Pictures)

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

Hornby Village

Hornby (12 Pictures)

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Padiham. Burnley Road.

Padiham (14 Pictures)

Padiham is a thriving Lancashire town lying on the Calder River. It is most famous as the home of Gawthorpe Hall, a noted country estate built early in the 17th-century for the.....

Sunset over Preston Dock-9 June 2004

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

Bold venture Park, Darwen, Lancashire.

Bold Venture Park (30 Pictures)

The name of this spacious green park situated at Darwen in Lancashire epitomises the endeavour of the local borough engineer who.....

Darwen Tower

Darwen Tower (18 Pictures)

An observation tower circa 1897Standing at 86ft high, apparently you can sometimes see the Welsh Hills from it on a very clear.....

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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