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    Town hall opened in 1909 by lord ashton
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  • Glorious vistas in the Trough of Bowland
    Glorious vistas in the Trough of Bowland
    by nickandchris
  • Early spring, Trough of Bowland.
    Early spring, Trough of Bowland.
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    The city of LANCASTER [LANCASHIRE]

    by gwendar Written May 9, 2014

    Favorite thing: The county town of Lancashire is the scenic historic town of Lancaster The following pictures are just a sample of the cities sites to see

    Fondest memory: There are so many different things in Lancashire to do and see it is such a diverse place that it takes time to look at its abundant attractions .

    Town hall opened in 1909 by lord ashton Queen victoria monument lancaster muesem Lancaster Priory,Covell cross,Castle gate house. Pennys Hospital built 1720
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    Panoramic Views....

    by nickandchris Updated May 3, 2013

    Favorite thing: The route between Lancaster and Dunsop Bridge through the Trough of Bowland is a very picturesque route, taking you over miles of open fells. Heading south, a couple of miles beyond Quernmore is a proper parking area opposite Jubilee Tower, erected by James harrison in 1887.
    THIS TOWER
    WAS ERECTED BY
    JAMES HARRISON
    OF HARE APPLETREE
    IN COMMEMORATION OF THE
    JUBILEE OF HER MAJESTY
    QUEEN VICTORIA
    ANNO DOMINI 1887

    From here, there is open access to the land and a designated footpath. There is also a notice board with information.

    Make sure you climb the tower for the view. On a good day, you can see the Fylde coast, much of Morecambe Bay and in the other direction, the Bowland fells.You can identify various buildings in Lancaster as well as the power station at Heysham.

    This is a popular route for cyclists.

    Fondest memory: We have been here twice, the first time on a miserable, wet and windy day and the latter, a beautiful sunny day but still windy. We enjoyed our coffee on the seat provided by the tower.

    http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2934472

    Views towards Morecambe Bay. Reservoir. Parked opposite the tower. Tower and us.
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    • Road Trip
    • Hiking and Walking

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    Forest of Bowland

    by nickandchris Updated Apr 25, 2013

    Favorite thing: The Forest of Bowland is a large area of moorland,and gritstone fells in north Lancashire, stretching in the west from Lancaster and as far south as Preston and in the east, into north Yorkshire. It also includes the geographic centre of Great Britain, just north of Dunsop Bridge.

    The narrow roads attract cyclists and motorcyclists and the fells are popular with hikers.Having said this, the countryside around here is relatively little visited and remains a quieter option than the Lake District. Certainly during our visit we did not come across many folks and we were able to enjoy the beautiful scenery, appreciating that we had it all to ourselves, almost.

    The Trough of Bowland was designated an Area of Outstanding Natural beauty in 1964 and 13% of the countryside is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. with it's heather moorland and blanket bog creating a great habitat for many different birds.

    Fondest memory: This was our second visit to this area in the last year or so and once again we were charmed by it's landscapes.We stopped by Langden Beck and followed the river up to the intake of the drinking water for this area. From here the footpath continues on and passes a couple of so called castles.

    We were fortunate the sun came out after a dismal day and we managed to sit out briefly in the cool spring air.

    Glorious vistas in the Trough of Bowland Early spring, Trough of Bowland. Langden Brook Langden Brook Overnighting in the Trough of Bowland
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    • Cycling

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    History of Lancashire

    by grayfo Written Aug 17, 2012

    Favorite thing: As far back as the Iron Age, Lancashire was made up of a group of ancient Celtic tribes known as the Brigantes, including the Setantii, who lived along the Fylde Coast of Lancashire. The county takes its name from the city of Lancaster, which itself is means 'Roman fort on the River Lune. Lancashire’s history as a county began with its establishment in 1182, making it one of the youngest of the historic counties of England.

    Map of Lancashire - 1610
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    Places to Visit in North West England

    by vivhayes Written May 19, 2005

    Favorite thing: I do a website as a hobby which gives hundreds of ideas for places to visit in North West England, i.e. Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside, Greater Manchester. If you are planning a trip I am sure you would find some good ideas for days out.

    www.funforall.co.uk

    Fondest memory: I am a Lancashire Lass, born and bred and cannot imagine living anywhere else, although not so much a lass now!

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