It's a town full of firsts: taller, faster roller coasters, bigger clubs, even the biggest mirror..Lancaster Information
Built on a site first fortified in Roman times, the superbly preserved medieval castle is just part..North York Moors Information
The North York Moors is a very special place. Where else can you find stunning purple heather..Bolton Information
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Industrial city close to Manchester with Roman Catholic cathedral and university. LS Lowry often..Oldham Information
Large important textile town boosted in 19th century by Arkwright's spinning frame and Watt's steam..Saddleworth Information
An area of outstanding countryside and expanse of moorland including part of the Peak District..Worsley Information
The picturesque village of Worsley is one of the most important and historic visiting points for..Blackburn Information
Blackburn has avibrant town centre set in the heart of Lancashire's Hill Country. Located at the..Burnley Information
Where can you relive the reign of one of Britain's most important 'kings'? In Burnley, where the..Preston Information
Preston's history dates back to the doomsday book and a simple walk around this now modern vibrant..Wigan Information
For most, the name Wigan conjures up thought of coal or cobbles. The reality is that the Wigan of..Rochdale Information
A Pennine mill town made prosperous by wool and later cotton spinning, famous for the Co-operative..See all locations in Lancashire
Where did Shakespeare begin his working life? At Hoghton Tower near Chorley, the 16th century home of the de Hoghton family. It was also here, in 1617, that the sirloin steak came into being, when King James I famously knighted a loin of beef.
Whether you want fascinating and historic sites, fun and excitement, relaxation in beautiful countryside, or a unique shopping experience, Chorley, on the fringe of the West Pennine Moors, has it all.
Venture into King Arthur's Kingdom at Camelot Theme Park for a magical day out. With thrilling rides, amazing magic shows and spectacular jousting, this attraction is fun for all the family. Or step back in time to 16th century Astley Hall in 94 acres of parkland, where Oliver Cromwell allegedly left his boots when he visited, which remain there to this day. The hall contains unique furniture, sumptuous plaster ceilings and wall hangings.
Join the antiques hunters at Botany Bay, Bygone Times and Heskin Hall, or visit Cedar Farm to see the treasures of tomorrow being created, including jewellery, glass, textiles, ceramics and contemporary art. Discover Chorley's historic market, still going strong after 600 years.
Rivington Country Park is one of Lancashire's finest scenic areas, with many historic features, including the ornamental gardens of Lever Park.
The magnificent countryside of Astley Park, Cuerden Valley Park and Yarrow Valley Park offer excellent walks and outdoor activities. The Leeds-Liverpool Canal provides endless entertainment and fun, with day trips in narrow boats, waterside pubs and restaurants, and the fascinating locks at Wheelton.
For all its current peaceful nature, Northumberland has a turbulent past evidenced by its flush of..Cumbria The Lake District Information
From 16 sparkling lakes and England's highest mountains, to sheltered valleys, heather moorlands..Liverpool Information
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West Yorkshire takes in the city of Leeds and the Calder Valley and southern Penine Hills...See all locations in England's North Country
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