LANCASHIRE

including BLACKBURN with DARWEN and BLACKPOOL

 
 
Samlesbury Hall                                           Samlesbury, Preston                   www.samlesburyhall.co.uk
A 14th Century Manor House in the heart of Lancashire, built in 1325, Samlesbury Hall is a registered charity and run by a private trust. Antiques fill the upstairs of the hall, with a history of policing in Lancashire exhibition filling a further two rooms.  'The Billiard Room' restaurant is also open to enjoy fantastic 'made in Lancashire' cuisine.  The hall is also known as a highly popular wedding venue and haunted house!
Directions:  Off Junction 31 on the M6, on the A677 signposted Blackburn.

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Morecambe Antiques Centre                             Morecambe                       www.morecambeantiques.co.uk
Over 250 stalls and display cabinets at Morecambes premier antiques centre on the promenade in the towns West End.  Open seven days a week from 10am to 6pm and fully serviced by friendly and knowledgable staff.  Cafe with seating area and wc facilities.  Plenty of parking around the centre and on the promenade.
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Prominently located on Morecambe Bays Seafront in the West End of town.

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Abbey LakesSkelmersdaleCountry Park
A visit to peaceful, secluded Abbey Lakes can help soothe away the stresses and strains of modern life. A wide variety of ducks, geese, swans, and other wetland birds congregate on the lake, making it the ideal place to introduce your children to the joy of feeding the ducks.

Accrington Stanley Football ClubAccringtonFootball Ground
A visit to Accrington Stanley is a must when visiting Accrington. The original town team, Accrington F.C., were amongst the twelve founder members of the Football League in 1888.

ACE CentreNelsonTheatre - Arts Centre
The Centre offers a dynamic mix of both community and business facilities, top class catering and exciting arts, dance, sculpture, film, music and theatre spaces.

AMF Bowling BurnleyBurnleyBowling
Ten pin bowling alley, with 24 fully computerised lanes.

Apollo 4 CinemaMorecambeCinema
Make time to catch the film you’ve been wanting to see at this multiplex cinema in Morecambe. Offering a choice of 4 of the current blockbusters.

Ascot StudiosRibchesterArt Gallery
Contemporary Art Gallery situated in the centre of Ribchester. The gallery has a wide selection of modern art that will be of interest to visitors to Lancashire, including large scale original art work on steel, wood and canvas.

Ashton & Lea Golf ClubPrestonGolf
18 hole parkland course. Open to non-members weekdays only dawn to dusk.

Ashton GardensLytham St AnnesPark
Ashton Park is an attractive recreational park located to the west of Preston and provides locals and visitors with a welcome refuge from urban life.

Astley HallChorleyHistoric House
Astley Hall dates from 1580 with subsequent additions. Unique collections of furniture including a fine Elizabethan bed and the famous Shoval Board Table.

Auldene Garden CentreChorleyGarden Centre
Auldene Garden Centre(Wyevale) understand the different needs of the customers so offer a wide range of gardening products from propagation trays, gardening tools and watering equipment to garden furniture, barbeques and outdoor lanterns.

Avenham ParkPrestonGardens
This park is created from a natural amphitheatre and has a famous Japanese Rock Garden with a wide variety of unusual ornamental plants, together with beautiful water features.

Bacup Golf ClubBacupGolf
Fairly easy walking moorland course, undulating fairways and a good test to players of all standards. Long par 4s are a feature here.

Bamber Bridge Leisure CentrePrestonLeisure - Sports Centre
Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre provides an excellent service and a wide variety of activities for you, all your family and your friends. Set in the pleasant surroundings of Withy Grove Park, it has excellent sporting and leisure facilities.

Bancroft Mill Steam MuseumBarnoldswickIndustrial Heritage
1920 Textile Mill Cross-Compound Steam Engine with rope drive and weaving demonstrations on Lancashire Looms. Look out for 'Steaming Days' where the engine runs in steam. Stationary viewing every Saturday between 11.00am and 3.00pm with full interpretation of the engine house, boiler houses and the Lancashire textile industry.

Bank House Fly FisheryCaton, Nr LancasterFishing
Bank House in Caton, Nr Lancaster, has been edesigned to provide bigger pools , new deep areas, redirected water flow and new fishing points, resulting in a fishery where you can fish in privacy, away from other anglers.

Barley Picnic SiteBarleyWalks
One the very best picnic sites in the North West, there are many footpaths in the area, and good walks can be obtained between Barley and the picturesque villages of Rimington and Downham in the shadow of Pendle Hill.

Barton Grange Garden CentreBrock, PrestonGarden Centre
As you walk through the doors of Barton Grange Garden Centre you'll feel like you've stepped into gardening heaven. From seeds to sun loungers, you will be spoilt for choice. But the welcoming people at Barton Grange Garden Centre aren't just passionate about your garden. They also have a Cook Shop selling fabulous professional cookware and beautiful things for your kitchen. There's also a fantastic farm shop where you can pick up scrumptious Lancashire goodies to take home and devour.

Bashall Farm Food Visitor CentreClitheroeFarm Shop
Bashall Barn is so much more than a restaurant and farm shop. Enjoy panoramic views across the Ribble Valley, meet one of the smallest scale honey producers in the county, watch the brewing process of a micro-brewery or peep inside the cow maternity wing from the ice cream parlour – from where you have got to treat yourself to some yummy home-made ice cream of course!

Beacon Country ParkSkelmersdaleCountry Park
Three hundred acres of open countryside, an 18-hole golf course (with golf and leisure shop), countryside displays and exhibitions, guided walks, craft fairs...there's something for just about everyone at Beacon Country Park.

Black Knights Parachute CentreCockerhamParachuting
One of the longest established parachute training centres in the UK. Facilities and training for both first time jumpers and experienced skydiver.

Blackburn CathedralBlackburnCathedral
A pleasing mixture of old and new. Blackburn Parish Church was extended to form the present building after 1926 when the Diocese of Blackburn was created. World class organ, aluminium spire, 10 bells, cafe and shop.

Blackburn Ice ArenaBlackburnIce Skating
Whether you're looking for a fun family day out or you've set your sights on being the next olympic gold medal skater, Blackburn Ice Arena has it all.

Blackburn Museum & Art GalleryBlackburnMuseum
Modern displays of books, coins & manuscripts, local history, Egyptian Mummy, South Asian culture, Fine and Decorative Art and collection of world beetles.

Blackburn Rovers Football ClubBlackburnFootball Ground
Blackburn Rovers are one of the 12 founding members of the Football League. The stadium tour includes a boardroom which is acknowledged as being the finest in the country, together with a chance to visit the changing rooms and see a wide array of trophies and memorabilia, including the replica Premier League trophy which the club won in 1995.

Blackburn Visitor CentreBlackburnTourist Information
Blackburn Visitor Centre has a wide range of souvenirs, gifts, maps and local books. You can find all the local information you need here including bus and rail times or where to park. The friendly staff are happy to help.

Blackpool Bike HireBlackpoolCycling
Hire-A-Bike with Cycle Blackpool is a new cycle hire service for Blackpool. Bikes are available to hire from automated stations 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.

Blackpool Football ClubBlackpoolFootball Ground
Blackpool's Bloomfield Road Ground is steeped in history. The History of Blackpool Football Club dates back one hundred years to 1877 when Victoria Football Club was founded with Rev. James Wayman as president. Now completely refurbished, this is an atmospheric venue where Sir Stanley Matthews played for almost 20 years. Step behind the scenes on Seasiders Way, for an official Blackpool Football Club Tour and uncover facts and figures on the history of the club.

Blackpool Lifeboat Station & Visitor CentreBlackpoolLifeboats
Blackpool's Lifeboat Station not only houses the town's lifeboats but it also provided visitors with a unique view of the RNLI's work both locally and nationally.

Blackpool Model Village and GardensBlackpoolModel Town
An enchanting attractions set in 2.5 acres of landscaped gardens. A welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the resort's more livelier attractions.

Blackpool North Shore Golf ClubBlackpoolGolf
Blackpool’s only private members’ club, visitors are always welcome. An 18 hole H S Colt designed 6400yd course with stunning views of the coast. Just 8 miles away from Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club. Taking bookings for the 2012 Open.

Blackpool TramsBlackpoolTrams
Visitors often hop on a tram for a trip between the Piers but the network is actually 12 miles long, stretching from Squires Gate through Cleveleys and on to Fleetwood. That’s where you’ll spot streamlined models maintaining a regular and speedy service as well as a fleet of finely restored tramcars from yesteryear. And during the Illuminations, circular tours of the sparkling seafront scene can be enjoyed on special trams.

Blackpool Wake ParkWeeton, PrestonWatersports
Blackpool Wake Park offers a variety of water sport activities, with free car parking and lakeside cafe.

Blackpool ZooBlackpoolZoo
Award Winning Blackpool Zoo set in 32 acres of maturing woodlands and lakes. Over 1500 rare and exotic animals from all around the world.

Blott Artist StudiosBlackpoolArt Gallery
Blott Artist studios, an ‘artist run’ gallery, has a regularly changing programme of exhibitions throughout the year.

Boatel Party CruisesChorleyBoat Trip
Boatel prides itself on tailored cruises to suit every individual. Over the past 25 years we have provided a unique cruising facility along the Leeds & Liverpool Canal and a package of entertainment for all generations.

Bolton Museum Art Gallery and AquariumBoltonMuseum
Find out all you want to know about our wonderful town and people. But that’s not all; with an array of artefacts from around the world we’re sure to open your eyes, so drop in and be inspired by all we have to offer.

Botany Bay Villages and Puddletown PiratesBotany Brow, ChorleyHeritage Centre
A unique retail and heritage experience, housed within a converted Victorian spinning mill. Five floors of crafts, furniture, soft furnishings, collectables and memorabilia. As well as Dickensian shops, Victorian market place, large bedding department and kitchen shop and inside and out garden centre. Two licensed themed restaurants for a light bite or full meal. Not forgetting Puddletown Pirates, the North West's largest indoor adventure play centre for children.

Bowland Brewery Visitor CentreBashall TownBrewery
The Bowland Beer Company Ltd makes handcrafted real ales and sells them to around 100 local businesses. Look out for 'Sawley Tempted', 'Bowland Gold', 'Chipping Steamer' and 'Hen Harrier' beers in pubs and restaurants around Ribble Valley. You can buy bottled beers from the brewery Visitor Centre based at Bashall barn. The brewery's visitor centre is a beer enthusiast's heaven, with displays and lots of beer-related items on offer.

Bowland Wild Boar ParkChippingFarm Park
Farm Park with wild boar and other animals. Play park, cafe, nature walks through woods, animal feeding, donkey rides. Wild boar meat for sale.

British Commercial Vehicle MuseumLeylandTransport Museum
The British Commercial Vehicle Museum at Leyland, Lancashire is dedicated to preserving the physical evidence of the history of the road transportation industry in the United Kingdom.

British in India MuseumColneMuseum
On show is a huge variety of items: swords, kukris, commemorative boxes and plates, models carved in ivory, photographs, paintings, Indian army cap badges and buttons, a large collection of Indian regimental neckties, as well as a tiger skin which was shot in the Sauger area, Central India in 1915.

BrockholesPrestonNature Reserve
Brockholes is a new kind of nature reserve, an unreserved reserve. Everyone is welcome at Brockholes, whether you’re a naturalist or a beginner, we have something for you to enjoy and lots of chances for you to get close to nature! On the site of an old quarry, the Lancashire Wildlife Trust have used their expertise to create habitats for lots of different wildlife. You can take a stroll by the River Ribble, explore our woods or enjoy the lakes on site, which have all been specially designed to attract all kinds of wildlife for you to see!

Brontes in PendleTrawdenWalks
From windswept moors to hidden valleys, the Brontës in Pendle walk takes you on a fascinating journey to the heart of the famous sisters' inspiration.

Browsholme HallClitheroeHistoric House
The Front Lodge built in the early 17thC with the Arch from Ingleton Hall is the best place to admire the magnificent setting of Browsholme.

Brungerley Bridge to Grindleton Bridge.ClitheroeWalks
Enjoy this walk through the picturesque Ribble Valley countryside as this walk takes you from Brungerley Bridge via West Bradford Bridge to Grindleton Bridge.

Bull Beck Picnic SiteLancasterWalks
Bull Beck, located to the east of Caton in the Lune Valley, offers some extremely pleasant walks along the Lune Valley, towards the lovely villages of Hornby and Gressingham, or towards Lancaster.

Burnley Football ClubBurnleyFootball Ground
Based at Turf Moor since 1883 Burnley is one of very few teams to have been faithful to its original ground, although many changes have taken place over the years. Today, its 22,500 seat stadium offers football fans a great atmosphere on match days when their cheers can be heard all over the town.

Burnley Golf ClubBurnleyGolf
Moorland course, undulating fairways will test your approach play. The course is well maintained. A good test to players of all levels and ability. There are four par threes and one par five for a total of 69.

Burnley Youth TheatreBurnleyTheatre - Arts Centre
Burnley Youth Theatre attracts youngsters from all around the area who want to be performers, directors or learn about the work that goes on behind the scenes.

Burwain Sailing ClubColneWatersports
Fantastic sailing club set in superb scenery. Great sailing facilities for visitors and members alike; good boat storage with easy access and launching; a safe sailing environment with good learning facilities for those just starting out.

Bygone TimesEcclestonCraft Shop
A converted mill, housing 3 distinct warehouses of fine furniture. A fascinating kaleidoscope of quality objects from yesteryear.

Camelot Theme ParkChorleyTheme Park
Camelot! a land of great Knights and amazing days, of twisting, turning thrill rides, breathtaking shows and exciting entertainment, great fun for all the family

Canal Boat CruisesHoghtonBoat Trips
Based at Riley Green Marina, Canal Boat Cruises is a award winning family business offering canal boat holidays, canal trips, restaurant cruises, moorings and marina facilities on the Leeds Liverpool Canal.

Carnforth Canal WalksCarnforthWalks
Four reasonably short and gentle - and thoroughly pleasant - routes around the Carnforth section of the Lancaster Canal. Stroll peacefully along the canalside, taking in marvellous country scenery, and visit charming traditional villages.

Carnforth Station Heritage CentreCarnforthHeritage Centre
Made famous by David Lean's romantic classic Brief Encounter, starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard in 1945, the award-winning visitor centre includes a faithful restoration of the refreshment room where Laura and Alec first met.

Carr Hall Garden CentreBlackburnGarden Centre
Carr Hall Home and Garden is situated in the scenic Ribble Valley. Offering a wide range of products and ideas for every home and garden. Dinning at Carr Hall combines a passion for food with spectacular views of the Ribble Valley. The farm shop has been the best local produce the area has to offer, as well as everyday essentials and speciality foods.

Cedar Farm GalleriesOrmskirkCraft Workshop - Pottery
The Gallery, established in 1987, provides an ideal setting for a wide selection of contemporary crafts ranging from ceramics and glass to wool, textiles, jewellery and cards.

Central Pier BlackpoolBlackpoolPier
With its array of attractions, amusements, shows and shopping, Central Pier is at the heart of the Blackpool coastline.

Chapel GalleryOrmskirkArt Gallery
The diverse programme portrays some of the most inventive contemporary fine art and craft work from across the UK, while also supporting locally based artists in the development of their careers.

Chorley Little TheatreChorleyTheatre
The Theatre showcases some of the best talent in the region, with shows from musicals to dramas, classic to comedies and a great pantomime every year.

Clayton Green Sports CentreChorleySports Centre
Clayton Green Sports Centre offers a health and fitness suite with over 40 pieces of fitness equipment. The facility offers a range of group fitness and aerobic classes including Body Combat, Yoga and lots more. 2 squash courts are also available. 2 outdoor All Weather football pitches are available throughout the week.

Clearbeck GardenTathamGarden
Clearbeck Garden, Higher Tatham. A distinctive garden with a natural look, sculpture and water (including a 2-acre wildlife lake) the key elements.

Climbing TowersBlackpoolClimbing
Blackpool Climbing Towers, situated on Bancroft Park in the South of Blackpool, offer a unique outdoor location for climbing. The Towers are 20 metres high and provide the ultimate challenge for both experienced climbers and those who haven't climbed before.

Clitheroe Castle MuseumClitheroeMuseum
Historic landmark of Clitheroe, in the heart of the Ribble Valley - a day of exploration for all the family. Our new look galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of history, heritage and geology of the local area.

Clitheroe Golf ClubClitheroeGolf
One of the best inland courses in the country, it is a parkland course with water hazards and good scenic views from all sides. The views include Waddington and Longridge Fells which provide the perfect background.

Clough Head Visitor CentreRossendaleCountry Park
Take a visit to Clough Head Visitor Centre to find out more about the local landscape, its heritage, and wildlife. There is also a brief introduction to the local and natural history of the fascinating Grane Valley.

Cobble Hey Farm and GardensGarstangFarm
Take all the family to Cobble Hey Farm & Gardens, for a great day out in the beautiful Bowland Fells. With friendly farm animals to meet, farm land to explore and cosy teashop there is something for everyone.

Cocklet Hill Picnic SiteClitheroePicnic Site
A Forestry Commission picnic site situated on the road from Slaidburn to Stocks Reservoir, in the heart of the Forest of Bowland.

Coldwell Activity CentreBurnleyActivity Centre
Coldwell Activity Centre provides residential and day visitor facilities for many types of groups. You can take part in various activities such as orienteering, horse riding, adventure trailing or water sports.

Colne Golf ClubColneGolf
Lies in beautiful surroundings nestling between the Yorkshire Dales and the Ribble Valley, with Pendle Hill on one side and the Wuthering Heights moors on the other.

Colne Heritage CentreColneMuseum
Colne Heritage Centre features items of historical interest associated with the ancient market town of Colne.

Crook O' Lune Picnic SiteCrook O'LunePicnic Site
Crook O' Lune Picnic Site is a popular and attractive spot, (Accessible Toilets) where the River Lune travels a big curve through tree-lined banks. Woodies offers tea, coffee, bacon butties, The Crook O' Lune was captured by the artiist JMW Turner

Cross Hill Nature ReserveClitheroeNature Reserve
Abandoned as a working quarry in the early 1900's, Cross Hill is a good example of natural change on a man-made site and has since become an exceptional refuge for wildlife.

Crow Wood Leisure and Equestrian CentreBurnleyLeisure - Sports Centre
The region's premier health and leisure club with first class facilities for the keep-fit and equestrian enthusiast.

Cuerden Valley ParkBamber BridgeCountry Park
With 650 acres of woodland, parklands, argricultural lands, meadows, a lake, the River Lostock and 10 miles of paths Cuerden Valley Park is a refuge of countryside at the heart of Lancashire.

Cycle AdventureForest of BowlandCycling
From gentle cycling on quiet lanes and tracks to more adventurous mountain biking on exiting off road trails - discover a wealth of stunning scenery around every corner.

Darwen Library TheatreDarwenTheatre
Darwen Library Theatre has a programme of theatre, music, comedy and community arts activities.

Darwen Tower WalksDarwenWalks
These two short walks take you to the top of Darwen's Jubilee Tower, where you will be stunned and amazed at the panoramic views as far as the Yorkshire Dales in the East, and the Isle of Man in the West.

Dukes Theatre and Independent CinemaLancasterTheatre - Arts Centre
As Lancashire's only professional producing theatre, The Dukes produces five shows a year, including an outdoor Promenade performance and a Christmas family show, and also hosts many leading touring theatre productions.

Duxbury Park Golf CourseChorleyGolf
A beautifully maintained 18 hole par 71 course layout measuring 6,390 yards from the championship tees. Duxbury Park - considered by many to be the finest public (pay and play) course in the north west.

East Lancashire RailwayBurySteam Railway
Climb aboard and experience rail travel of a bygone era on the East Lancashire Railway.

Edisford Bridge to Brungerley BridgeClitheroeWalks
Enjoy this walk through the picturesque Ribble Valley countryside as this walk takes you from Clitheroe's Edisford Bridge through to Brungerley Park.

Edisford Bridge to Little MittonClitheroeWalks
A walk from Edisford Bridge past the medieval church in Great Mitton through Little Mitton and back again.

Empress Mills Craft and Sewing CentreColneIndustrial Heritage
The Empress Centre is a mecca for craft and sewing enthusiasts. Part of a working thread mill, the large and colourful, well-stocked shop, houses the wide variety of threads manufactured on site.

Fairhaven Golf ClubLytham St AnnesGolf
Fairhaven is “a real hidden gem”, not only is it a beautiful place to play golf, but fully lives up to its designation as a Championship’ course.

Fairhaven LakeLytham St AnnesLake
Fairhaven Lake is one of the borough's most popular attractions. Situated between Lytham and St Anne's, the salt water lake is positioned directly on the coast next to Granny's Bay and Stanner Bank.

Farmer Parrs Animal World and Fylde Country Life MuseumFleetwoodFarm Park
If you like animals you’ll love Farmer Parrs! Award winning LEA approved visitor centre comprising animal farm, museum, pottery, tea room / shop, outdoor play area and large indoor barns. Daily events include tractor and pony rides, animal shows, owl flying, and animal petting. Presentations and talks can be arranged for schools and other group visits. Birthday parties are catered for and include a great value party buffet plus use of the function room and animal show. There is also a cafe and gift shop.

Farmer Teds Farm ParkOrmskirkFarm
Farmer Ted's is a brand new farm park. Our aim is to provide a safe environment for families with children 0-12 yrs, although older children are welcome.

Fellsman Steam TrainsLancasterSteam Railway
Returning to the spectacular Settle to Carlisle railway in 2012 for its fourth summer season, The popular steam hauled ‘Fellsman’ runs every Wednesday from Lancaster over the roof of England.

Fir Tree Farm Coarse FishingAppley BridgeFishing
Fir Tree Farm fishery is situated in the Nook Appley Bridge, West Lancashire. There are four lakes in one and a half acres, with eighteen varieties of mixed coarse fish in each lake.

Fired 4 UPrestonCraft - Pottery
The Fired 4 U pottery painting studio welcomes everyone - families, friends and colleagues - to come and enjoy the activity of painting pottery in Preston.

Fishwick Hall Golf ClubPrestonGolf
Ideally situated just two minutes from junction 31 on the M6 Motorway, Fishwick Hall Golf Club offers a challenging 18 hole golf course suitable for players of all levels and ability.

Fleetwood MuseumFleetwoodMuseum
Explore the story of Fleetwood from fishing port to holiday destination, from Victorian times to present, within the friendliest museum.

Forrest HillsLancasterFishing
Forrest Hills is a small, family-run, diversified farm business. It offers facilities for meetings, training and conferences, as well as for pay and play golf and fly fishing.

Foulridge Canal CruisesFoulridgeBoat Trip
We can offer you some great canal cruises and all day group packages, and variations for our many returning customers. Need a guide for your day out? - we can arrange guided trips and many options.

Freeport Fleetwood Outlet VillageFleetwoodMall
A shopping and leisure village with over 40 retail outlets, selling at discounts of up to 50%, children's adventure playground and indoor play area.

Fylde GalleryLytham St AnnesArt Gallery
The Fylde Gallery in Booths' Lytham store was opened in 2008. What a wonderful idea was conceived and created by this family. It must be the only supermarket in the country to incorporate an art gallery in their building.

Gawthorpe CircularPadiham, Nr BurnleyWalks
Discover Padiham and the surrounding countryside on this 4 mile circular walk. The walk includes natural woodlands and views of Gawthorpe Hall.

Gawthorpe HallPadiham, Nr BurnleyHouse & Garden
This imposing house, set in tranquil grounds, resembles the great Hardwick Hall. In the 19th century Sir Charles Barry created the opulent interiors we see today. Several rooms display part of an international collection of needlework, lace and costume. The wooded park offers wonderful walks.

Ghyll Golf ClubColneGolf
Excellent parkland course with outstanding views. Particular note should be taken to the view from the 8th tee where you can see the three peaks. The course has 11 holes.

Giddy KippersNelsonTheme Park
A premier Fun and Play Centre aimed at children aged 0 - 11yrs old. An exciting but safe place for children to explore and have unforgettable adventures.

Goodshaw ChapelCrawshawboothChapel
English Heritage's only Nonconformist place of worship, this atmospheric Baptist chapel displays a complete set of box-pews, galleries and pulpit dating from c. 1742 to 1809. A festival of hymns and sermons is held on the first Sunday in July.

Grand TheatreBlackpoolTheatre - Arts Centre
One of the few remaining theatres of great architectural character, designed by Frank Matcham. It has a magnificent 4-level auditorium with 1,200 seats. All-year-round programme covering all live art forms. Lancashire's premier touring theatre and arts centre.

Grand, TheClitheroeTheatre - Arts Centre
Created to provide state-of-the-art performance and live music facilities in the heart of Ribble Valley, The Grand is now quite simply the best venue for miles around!

Harris Museum and Art GalleryPrestonMuseum
The Harris Museum offers the best of Preston's heritage in a beautiful Grade 1 listed building. What's more, it's free! The Harris has something for everyone; collections of paintings, sculpture, textiles, costume, glass and ceramics.

Helmshore Textile MuseumsHelmshoreMuseum
Explore the true story of the Lancashire Textile Industry from the 18thC to the present day. Soak in the memorable atmosphere of these majestic mills.

Hoghton TowerPrestonHistoric House
An historic house with magnificent state apartments, banqueting hall, ballroom, grounds and dolls' houses on display. Underground passages and dungeons.

Horse and Bamboo TheatreWaterfootTheatre - Arts Centre
Horse + Bamboo Theatre create visual theatre in which music and story-telling is central. The company's approach is practical and empirical rather than theoretical, and is non-verbal, creating a complex and informed contemporary narrative theatre.

Leighton HallCarnforthHistoric House
Award winning Leighton Hall, Carnforth, is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty.

Leighton Moss Nature ReserveSilverdale, CarnforthNature Reserve
North West England's largest reed bed is located in an attractive wooded valley below limestone hills. 5 bird-watching hides overlook shallow meres with fascinating wildlife from bearded tits and bitterns to marsh harriers and red deer.

Museum of LancashirePrestonMuseum
Discover the Museum of Lancashire for a family friendly day out. Housed in Preston's Old Court House, the museum offers displays, exhibitions and events for everyone.

North Pier TheatreBlackpoolTheatre - Arts Centre
The Pier is more than just an historic pier. As well as an amusement arcade, restaurant and bar their theatre boasts and exciting programme of shows through out the year.

Pendle Heritage CentreBarrowfordHouse and Garden
Heritage Centre incorporating Museum, 18th Century walled garden, Cruck-frame barn with farmyard animals, Tea-room, Parlour shop, Art gallery and Tourist Information Centre.

Rossendale MuseumRossendaleMuseum
Museum of local history and general interest, housed in a former mill owner’s residence, built in 1840 for the Hardman family.

Rufford Old HallRufford, Nr OrmskirkHouse & Garden
Step back in time at one of Lancashire's finest 16th-century Tudor buildings, where a young Will Shakespeare once performed. His stage, the Great Hall, is as spectacular today as when the Bard was performing for the owner, Sir Thomas Hesketh, and his raucous guests. Wander around the house and marvel over the fine collections of furniture, arms, armour and tapestries. Then step outside and enjoy the gardens, topiary and sculpture and a walk in the woodlands, alongside the canal.

Ruskin LibraryLancasterMuseum
Largest collection of books, manuscripts and pictures relating to the great Victorian writer John Ruskin. Changing exhibitions in award-winning new building; open daily.

Sawley AbbeySawleyAbbey
The remains of a Cistercian abbey founded in 1148, set on the banks of the Ribble against a backdrop of dramatic hills. After its dissolution in 1536, the monks were briefly returned to the abbey during the Pilgrimage of Grace. They remained in possession until the insurrection's collapse and the execution of their abbot.

Towneley Hall Art Gallery and MuseumBurnleyHistoric House
Historic House set in 24 acres of woodland. Exhibitions and special guests, period rooms and furniture, museum of local craft and industries and natural history centre. Woodland trails & picnic sites, cafe, gift shop and guided tours.

Warton Old RectoryWarton, Nr CarnforthHistoric Building
A rare survival of a large 14th-century stone house with great hall and chambers. It served as a residence and courthouse for the wealthy and powerful rectors of Warton.

Whalley Abbey GatehouseWhalleyAbbey
The 14th-century gatehouse of the nearby Cistercian abbey, the second wealthiest monastery in Lancashire, beside the River Calder. The first floor was probably a chapel.


 
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Anderton Outdoor Education and Activities CentreAnderton, Chorley
Arena LeisureMorecambe
Ashton MemorialChorley
Barn Plant CentreScorton
Barnoldswick Tourist Information CentreBarnoldswick
Beacon Fell Country ParkGoosnargh, Preston
Blackpool AirportBlackpool
Blackpool BeachBlackpool
Blackpool Grand TheatreBlackpool
Blackpool IlluminationsBlackpool
Blackpool Pleasure BeachBlackpool
Blackpool Sea Life CentreBlackpool
Blackpool Tourist Information CentreBlackpool
Blackpool TowerBlackpool
Burnley Tourist Information CentreBurnley
Chipping Craft CentreChipping
Cleveleys Tourist Information CentreThornton-Cleveleys
Clitheroe Tourist Information CentreClitheroe
Cottage MuseumLancaster
Duke Of Lancaster Canal CruisesLancaster
Exhibition of the Universe, TheBlackpool
Fleetwood Tourist Information CentreFleetwood
Garstang Discovery CentreGarstang
Great Promenade ShowBlackpool
Grundy Art Gallery, TheBlackpool
Guys Thatched Hamlet Canal SideBilsborrow
Haworth Art GalleryAccrington
Helicentre Blackpool LtdBlackpool
Heskin Hall AntiquesHeskin
Holden Clough NurseryHolden
Horses and Ponies Protection AssociationBurnley
Horwich Heritage CentreHorwich
ILPH Penny FarmPeel
Judges' LodgingsLancaster
Jumbles Country ParkBolton
Lancaster CastleLancaster
Lancaster City MuseumLancaster
Lancaster Maritime MuseumLancaster
Lancaster PrioryLancaster
Lancaster Tourist Information CentreLancaster
Leisure LakesTarleton
Louis Tussauds WaxworksBlackpool
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Marsh Mill-in-WyreThornton-Cleveleys
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Mid Pennine GalleryBurnley
Morecambe Promenade Light Projection GalleryMorecambe
Morecambe Tourist Information CentreMorecambe
Music Hall Tavern and K2 BarBlackpool
National Football MuseumPreston
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North PierBlackpool
Oswaldtwistle Mills Shopping VillageOswaldtwistle
Pendle Antiques CentreSabden
Peter Scott GalleryLancaster
Pleasure Beach Tourist Information CentreBlackpool
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Queens Lancashire Regiment MuseumFulwood
Ribchester Roman MuseumPreston
Rimington Museum of TransportRimington
Rourkes ForgeBurnley
Sandcastle WaterworldBlackpool
Sandcastle, TheBlackpool
Sherrys Lancashire Mill ShopPadiham, Nr Burnley
Shores Hey FarmBurnley
Ski RossendaleRawtenstall
Slaidburn Heritage CentreSlaidburn
South Pier BlackpoolBlackpool
Stanley ParkBlackpool
Waddington Methodist ChapelWaddington
West Lancashire Light RailwayHesketh Bank
Whitemoor ReservoirColne
Wildfowl and Wetland Trust Martin MereOrmskirk
Williamson ParkLancaster
Windmill Animal FarmOrmskirk
Winter GardensBlackpool
Witton Country Park and Visitor CentreBlackburn
Worden Arts and Crafts CentreLeyland
Wycoller Country ParkWycoller
Wyreside Ecology CentreThornton

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