Sample Simple Lancashire

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Lancashire is a wonderful county to visit and if this is an area that you are interested in exploring, the temptation is to visit some of the larger towns and well-known attractions. However, Lancashire has much more to offer than this and is crammed with some hidden jewels. To take full advantage of everything that Lancashire has to offer, including beautiful scenery and areas of historical interest, you should make it your mission to seek out some of these areas.

Fylde and Wyre
By staying in the accommodation and hotels in Blackpool, you can take advantage not only of the fantastic attractions that this famous tourist destination has to offer, but also of the great transport links to other areas across the Fylde and Wyre area. The coastal location and large number of villages means that there is plenty to see. Explore they are on bicycle or by taking a walk on one of the many planned coastal routes to take full advantage of the diversity of the area. If you are staying in Blackpool then you will also be in easy travelling distance of Fleetwood Maritime Museum and Farmer Parr's Agricultural Museum.

Rossendale Valley
One of the most beautiful areas in Lancashire is Rossendale Valley, also known as the Forest of Rossendale. Featuring miles of stunning moorland and outstanding scenery, this area has many villages and small towns with fascinating activities. Haslingden, one of the larger villages in Rossendale Valley, offers the Belshaw Gallery, Haslingden Market and some interesting places to eat and drink. Helmshore is another great place to visit as this is the home of Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. Further activities can be found at Rawtensall, including a market and Ski Rossendale. The latter is ideal for adventure seekers.

Pendle is situated in the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Beyond what nature already has to offer, Pendle is an area of historic interest, particularly to those with an interest in witchcraft. This is where the famous Pendle Witches were burnt at the stake. While in the area, the Pendle Heritage Centre is well worth a visit. Located in Barrowsford, Nelson, the Pendle Heritage Centre is filled with fascinating facts and information for visitors looking to explore Pendle and the surrounding area.

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