Lancashire Off The Beaten Path

  • NORTH FACEING VIEW OF ST LEONARDS
    NORTH FACEING VIEW OF ST LEONARDS
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  • A GENERAL VIEW OF THE NAVE
    A GENERAL VIEW OF THE NAVE
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  • SMALL FRAGMENTS OF MEDIEVAL GLASS
    SMALL FRAGMENTS OF MEDIEVAL GLASS
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Lancashire Off The Beaten Path

  • Where Cromwells army marched to battle

    CROMWELLS BRIDGE, is a disused pack horse bridge over the river hodder in Lancashire.The bridge dates from 1561,and earned its name after oliver cromwells army,marched over it on there way to the battle of Preston in 1648.J R R Tolkien also visited this area,when his son was studying at nearby Stonnyhurst college,and based the bridge in his famous...

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  • CHURCH OF ST LEONARDS [LANGHO]

    THIS CHARMING LITTLE CHURCH,IS TO BE FOUND IN THE VILLAGE OF OLD LANGO.THE CHURCH DATES FROM 1557,AND WAS BUILT BY USING STONES FROM THE DISSOLVED ABBEY AT NEAR BY WHALLEY.THE CHURCH IS NO LONGER IN USE AND IS LOOKED AFTER BY THE CHURCH CONSERVATION TRUST.WHEN THE CHURCH IS LOCKED A KEY CAN BE OPTAINED IN THE BLACK BULL PUB NEXT DOOR.

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  • The Great Stone of Fourstones

    This huge boulder sits atop vast, empty moorland, on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border. It sits above the small market town of Bentham and is in the Forest of Bowland.This relic from the Ice Age is not easily missed on the wild, deserted moors. At one time, there were four stones, deposited by a glacier, but as time went on, three of the stones were...

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  • Sambo's Grave

    An unfortunate name but that was then and this is now, Sambo’s grave is chilling blast from the past, particularly in this 200th anniversary year since slavery was legally banned by the British in 1807.At Sunderland Point near Morecambe (see Off the Beaten Path: Sunderland Point) is the grave of a young black man who, legend has it found himself...

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  • Sunderland Point

    Remote, isolated and yet only a short drive from Morecambe or Lancaster, Sunderland Point at the mouth of the River Lune has an ethereal, almost dreamlike quality which makes it one of my favourite places along the Lancashire coast. There is nothing much to do here but walk and take in the atmosphere, pick up the path marked Sambo’s grave (see...

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  • Big Blue

    Our stay was very nice the hotel was spotless and the breakfast was very good.( Mmmm full English)...

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  • Guy's Thatched Hamlet

    Canalside, St. Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Near Garstang, Preston, PR3 0RS, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Business

  • Holiday Inn Lancaster

    A three star hotel. I stay here a lot as I work in Lancaster, the rooms are nice, quite large and...

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  • Haighton Manor

    Haighton Green Lane, Haighton, Preston, PR2 5SQ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The Boston Hotel

    this is the fourth time we have been to the Boston in Blackpool and the last! Sadly deteriorated in...

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  • Premier Inn Blackpool Kirkham (M55,...

    Fleetwood Road, Greenhalgh - Kirkham, Preston, PR4 3HE, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Poor

    Good for: Families

  • The Sun Hotel

    Stayed at the above hotel last night as visiting family..... Lovely hotel, bang in the centre of...

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  • Bartle Hall Country Hotel

    Lea Lane, Bartle Nr Preston , Preston, PR4 0HA, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • The New President Hotel

    To all unsuspecting travellers, not even Bear Grylls could survive this environment. Every bad...

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