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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

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Chorley (34 Pictures)

The town's historic roots go back beyond the Bronze-Age, as evidenced by findings in the 20th century...

Daffodils

Hurst Green (207 Pictures)

This pretty Lancastrian villages the setting for historic Stoneyhurst, a noted school which was founded in the 16th-century...

Ribchester

Ribchester (78 Pictures)

A picturesque village in the Ribble Valley..

Morecambe Bay

Silverdale (28 Pictures)

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.....

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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 at sunset, Darwen, Lancashire.

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.....

Sunset, Trough of Bowland (between Marshaw and Dunsop Bridge), Lancashire

Forest of Bowland (43 Pictures)

This high region of grouse moor and high fells crossed with deep narrow valley's was once a hunting ground of Saxon King's. It.....

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