Blackburn is a minster and industrial town. In fact, it is on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley, 9 miles east of Preston. Blackburn is bounded to the south by Darwen, with which it forms the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen.
Blackpool is a popular seaside resort situated on the Irish Sea coast. Visitors to Blackpool can choose from many different attractions such as the Blackpool Tier, Grand Theatre, Centre & South Pier and many more!
Burnley is a former mill town in East Lancashire. In fact, it is located near countryside with the smaller towns of Padiham and Nelson to the west. It has a reputation as a regional centre of excellence for the manufacturing and aerospace industries.
Chorley is a popular and historical Lancashire market town, with its wealth coming primarily from the cotton industry. Nowadays, the town centre is the main location of a variety of independent shops and well-known national stores.
Lancaster is a former medieval city steeped in history. Nestled on a hilltop, the famous Castle has antique furniture, 19th-century prison cells and views of the River Lune. Lancaster City Museum features displays on the city’s history and its army regiment in a Georgian building. Williamson Park offers woodland walks, a butterfly house and coastal views.
Leyland is a thriving town in North west England. Famous for the bus and truck manufacturer Leyland Motors, recently Leyland has seen a growth in industry and population with many new housing developments and local businesses since the 70’s.
Preston is the administrative centre of Lancashire, on the north bank of the River Ribble. The City of Preston local government district obtained city status in 2002. Indeed, this is when it become England’s 50th city in the 50th year of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.
Ribble Valley, is a borough and administrative county of Lancashire. It is situated along the county’s eastern border, extending into the western Pennine uplands. The southern part of the borough, including the lower River Ribble Valley.
Rossendale holds a number of small former mill towns centred on the valley of the River Irwell in the industrial North West. Rossendale combines modest size urban development with rural villages and is immediately south of the more populated town of Burnley, east of Blackburn and north of Bolton.
West Lancashire is a non-metropolitan district with borough status in Lancashire, England. Its council is based in Ormskirk, and the largest town is Skelmersdale.