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Towns in Lancashire

Exploring the best Towns to visit in Lancashire, with Pictures and history, historical facts, articles and more.

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Accrington, Lancashire

Some of the town's loveliest architecture comes from the Victorian era, this can be seen in the elegant Victorian Market Hall with its clock and rich display of sculpture...

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Barley, Lancashire

Barley is a picturesque village in Lancashire, close to Pendle hill, and is often used as a starting point for those who come to enjoy walking Pendle hill...

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Blackpool, Lancashire

Blackpool, long famous for its vast illuminated Golden Mile, commenced its rise to fame way back in the Victorian Era when the famous seafront consisted of no more than a single row of houses...

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Bolton, Lancashire

The clogs and black smoke image of Bolton has long since gone, in its place is a fine city with beautiful buildings and a diverse range of attractions sufficient to satisfy the most demanding tourist...

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Capernwray, Lancashire

There is a lovely timeless atmosphere surrounding this old Lancashire village, maybe this is caused by the gracious properties hidden amongst the leafy lanes of the area...

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Chipping, Lancashire

Winner of Britain in Bloom in 2009, and RHS Tourism and Gold achievement awards, Chipping is a charming village located above a fast flowing stream at the edge of the Bowland forest. Its character can be seen in its ancient cobbled streets and lovely 17th century properties...

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Chorley, Lancashire

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

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Cleveleys, Lancashire

Less bustling than its busy neighbour Blackpool, Cleveleys lies on the same 15 mile stretch of beautiful golden sands...

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Cowden, Lancashire

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Croston, Lancashire

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Dunsop Bridge, Lancashire

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Edgworth, Lancashire

This attractive hillside village occupies a pleasant rural location close to two pretty reservoirs and the historic house known as Turton Tower...

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Fleetwood, Lancashire

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...

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Halton, Lancashire

This is a peaceful hillside village beside the picturesque River Lune. It has rising, winding streets with a delightful mix-match of cottages hiding behind old grey-stone walls...

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Hest Bank, Lancashire

Hest Bank makes an interesting alternative to crowded Morecambe, it is ideal as a base for touring coast and the old cotton towns of Lancashire...

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Hoghton, Lancashire

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

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Hornby, Lancashire

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Hurst Green, Lancashire

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

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Lancaster, Lancashire

This is a city which long ago lost it's grim clogs and mill image to give way to a fast growing city with a fine reputation as a centre of commerce and culture where bright, modern University buildings sit comfortably with Lancaster's historic areas...

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Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire

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...

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