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Cromwell Bridge

Hurst Green (207 Pictures)

(1.5 miles, 2.4 km, direction N)

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

River Ribble

Ribchester (78 Pictures)

(2.2 miles, 3.5 km, direction W)

A picturesque village in the Ribble Valley..

Quiet country lane near Waddington.

Waddington (29 Pictures)

(5.7 miles, 9.2 km, direction NE)


Oswaldtwistle Leeds/Liverpool Canal

Oswaldtwistle (30 Pictures)

(5.8 miles, 9.4 km, direction SE)

This is a large, typical Lancashire village lying close to the urban sprawl of Blackburn and Accrington...

Accrington, Lancashire. From the top of the Coppice

Accrington (57 Pictures)

(6.1 miles, 9.8 km, direction SE)

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...


Chipping (75 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction NW)

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...

Padiham, Lancashire

Padiham (14 Pictures)

(6.8 miles, 10.9 km, direction E)

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.....

Holy Trinity Church, Hoghton, Lancashire

Hoghton (12 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction SW)

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

River Dunsop

Dunsop Bridge (70 Pictures)

(9.2 miles, 14.7 km, direction N)


The Corn Exchange. 1832. Preston, Lancashire.

Preston (68 Pictures)

(9.8 miles, 15.8 km, direction W)

This is the town that was at the centre of the cotton spinning industry for well over a hundred and fifty years. ..

Slaidburn Church, Hodder Valley, Lancashire

Slaidburn (55 Pictures)

(10.6 miles, 17.1 km, direction N)

An eye catching place with a pretty village green and a scattering of stone cottages set in an idyllic spot on the banks of the River Hodder...

The Black Bull, Edgworth, Lancashire

Edgworth (25 Pictures)

(12.1 miles, 19.5 km, direction S)

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

Chorley, Lancashire, from Hurst Hill with Anglezark resevoir in foreground

Chorley (34 Pictures)

(12.8 miles, 20.6 km, direction SW)

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

Overlooking Paper Mill in Ramsbottom from St.Catherines Way.

Ramsbottom (9 Pictures)

(13.2 miles, 21.3 km, direction SE)

The countryside surrounding the town offers lakes, woods and hills, with distant Winter Hill rising to a height of 456 feet...

Scorton Priory gateway, Scorton Village, Nr. Garstang, Lancashire.

Scorton (3 Pictures)

(14.2 miles, 22.9 km, direction NW)

The picturesque village of Scorton lies to the west of the Bowland Forest beneath the shadow of Calder Fell, in an area much famed for its sparkling streams, fells and forest glades inhabited by wildlife...

Hall-ith-Wood, Bolton

Bolton (39 Pictures)

(16.9 miles, 27.2 km, direction S)

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...

A picture of Todmorden

Todmorden (11 Pictures)

(17.0 miles, 27.4 km, direction SE)

Todmorden lies on the historic border between Yorkshire and Lancashire in an area of the Calder Valley ringed by the hills of the Pennines...

Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

Rufford (6 Pictures)

(18.6 miles, 29.9 km, direction SW)

Noted for its picturesque late-medieval manor house Rufford Old Hall, the village of Rufford occupies a fine setting on the fertile Lancashire Plains...

Settle Station

Settle (33 Pictures)

(19.4 miles, 31.2 km, direction NE)

A wonderful market town in the Yorkshire Dales. Settle is the starting point for the famous Settle to Carlisle Railway; one of Britain's most spectacular and scenic railways which.....

Wigan Parish Church

Wigan (56 Pictures)

(19.7 miles, 31.7 km, direction S)

Wigan is a sociable town with a long history, it received it's Royal charter in the middle of the 13th-century, but prior to that the Roman's had built a settlement here...

Recommended attractions near Dinckley

Blackburn Cathedral

Blackburn Cathedral (3 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.8 km, direction S)


Lazy afternoon

Clitheroe Castle (41 Pictures)

(4.9 miles, 7.9 km, direction NE)


Samlesbury Hall

Samlesbury Hall (2 Pictures)

(5.0 miles, 8.1 km, direction SW)


Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower (12 Pictures)

(6.9 miles, 11.2 km, direction SW)


Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham

Gawthorpe Hall (3 Pictures)

(7.5 miles, 12.1 km, direction E)

Gawthorpe Hall, home of the Shuttleworth family for several centuries lies close to the traditional Lancastrian market town of.....

Pendle Hill

Pendle Hill (61 Pictures)

(8.0 miles, 12.9 km, direction NE)


Bold venture Park, Darwen, Lancashire.

Bold Venture Park (30 Pictures)

(8.5 miles, 13.7 km, direction S)

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)

(8.6 miles, 13.8 km, direction S)

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

Sawley Abbey

Sawley Abbey (15 Pictures)

(9.1 miles, 14.6 km, direction NE)


Preston Guild Hall

Preston Guildhall (1 Pictures)

(9.7 miles, 15.6 km, direction W)


The Harris Museum, Preston

Harris Museum & Art Gallery, Preston (1 Pictures)

(10.4 miles, 16.8 km, direction SW)


Secret Garden Cuerden Hall

Cuerden Valley Country Park (1 Pictures)

(10.5 miles, 16.9 km, direction SW)


Towneley Hall, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum (2 Pictures)

(11.0 miles, 17.7 km, direction E)


Forest of Bowland, Lancashire

Forest of Bowland (43 Pictures)

(11.9 miles, 19.2 km, direction N)

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.....

Astley Hall, Astley Park, Chorley, Lancashire

Astley Hall (9 Pictures)

(12.5 miles, 20.0 km, direction SW)


A section of the waterfall, taken in the grounds of Smithill's Hall, Bolton, Greater Manchester.

Smithill's Hall (7 Pictures)

(14.6 miles, 23.4 km, direction S)


Knights in action at Camelot Theme Park, Charnock Richard

Camelot Theme Park (4 Pictures)

(15.0 miles, 24.2 km, direction SW)

Join Merlin, King Arthur and his brave knights of the Round Table at the Kingdom of Camelot and explore five magical lands filled.....

One of several waterfalls at Healey Dell, Whitworth, near Rochdale, Lancs.

Healey Dell (7 Pictures)

(16.8 miles, 27.0 km, direction SE)

Healey Dell Nature Reserve on the Whitworth - Rochdale border, sits in a picturesque part of the Spodden Valley. Rich with flora.....

A picture of East Lancashire Railway, Bury - Lancashire.

East Lancashire Railway (18 Pictures)

(17.0 miles, 27.4 km, direction SE)


Rufford Old Hall

Rufford Old Hall (20 Pictures)

(18.4 miles, 29.5 km, direction SW)

Rufford Old Hall was presented to the National Trust in 1936 by Lord Hesketh. The Old Hall is a medieval manor house of splendid.....

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