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The Best of Lancashire

A popular tourist destination, Lancashire offers both bustling cityscapes and peaceful countryside.

The Angel Hotel, Lavenham

'A friendly place to meet for something good to eat or drink, with great service and a cosy, relaxed atmosphere. We think that’s what a great pub is all about.' This de ...

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Holden Clough Nursery, Bolton-by-Bowland

This award winning nursery has been going strong for 85 years and has become renowned for selling an impressive selection of plants, as well as offering a fantastic profe ...

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The Queens Hotel, Lytham St Annes

Visiting The Queens Hotel, you'll first notice the grand building and the bright blue deckchairs placed out front. This impressive hotel is fresh, modern and has a luxuri ...

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Turbary Woods Owl Sanctuary, Preston

Spend an afternoon at Turbary Woods Owl Sanctuary in the peaceful forest setting. This rescue and rehabilitation centre has a fantastic collection of birds including incl ...

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The Robin Hood, Mawdesley

Perfectly situated on the crossroads of 3 pretty Lancashire villages, Mawdesley, Croston and Eccleston, this homeley country pub makes the perfect retreat. The warm atmos ...

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The Yew Tree, Chorley

Boasting spectacular views of the English country side on the pretty outdoor terrace, The Yew Tree Inn offers a warm and comfortable place to eat, drink and relax. With a ...

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Windmill Animal Farm, Ormskirk

Windmill Animal Farm offers visitors an insight into the everyday running of a working farm. Perfect for a family day out, the farm has both indoor and outdoor play areas ...

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The Windmill, Wigan

The Windmill pub was built to serve the farmers depositing their grain at the neighbouring windmill. This traditional pub has been a favourite among locals for centuries, ...

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Little Town Dairy, Longridge

Little Town Dairy began with a newly married couple looking after a herd of 7 cows. But, over the years Matt & Eileen began to expand their business and create a bigger r ...

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Stydd Gardens, Ribchester

Forget the stresses of modern life for a few hours at Stydd Garden in the ancient Roman town of Ribchester. ...

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St Annes Beach Huts, Lytham

Spend the day by the seaside with St Annes Beach Huts. These fresh and bright little huts are beautifully decorated and perfect to aide a great day at St Annes Beach in L ...

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The Assheton Arms, Clitheroe

Multi-award winning Assheton Arms is a Grade II listed pub in the conservation village of Downham. With a great atmosphere in the evening, their chefs use only the finest ...

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The Alston Arms, Preston

The Alston Pub is a newly refurbished pub located in the village of Longridge on the edge of the Ribble Valley. With a wide selection of draught beers and real ales, thei ...

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The Three Fishes, Mitton

With a first class philosophy in creating fresh, seasonal food from fully traceable local suppliers, The Three Fishes continues to remain the legendary and successful reg ...

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Rufford Old Hall

This historic manor house was built around 1530 by the wealthy and influential Sir Robert Hesketh who's family remained Lords of the manor for over 7 generations. You can ...

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Pendle Inn, Barley

Pendle is a place of great natural beauty with a fantastic history. This small Lancashire town is home to the Pendle Witches, whose trial was the most famous in history. ...

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Lytham Windmill

Lytham Windmill is a historic feature of the conurbation in the Fylde district of Lancashire. ...

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Owd Barn Farm Shop & Tearoom, Ormskirk

A ramshackle country building is home to a wonderful farm shop and tearoom, a great place to visit if you're a fan of fresh produce and supporting independent businesses. ...

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The Royal Oak, Riley Green

The Royal Oak at Riley Green is a classic English country pub. Roaring fires, exposed stone, oak beams; relax in an unpretentious and warm environment. This is what makes ...

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Heskin Hall Farmers Markets & Craft Centre

Heskin Hall Farmers Market & Craft Centre began with a dream. Sarah & Angela Ruttle set out to create a space where independent shops could come together and offer the cu ...

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