Local Area Info
Lancashire is proud of its variety of outstanding destinations with world-class events and attractions, yet steeped in centuries-old heritage and legendary folklore; England's Lancashire truly offers a slice of life to suit all tastes. Such as BritainÂs most popular seaside resort of Blackpool, the lively university city of Preston which is a modern metropolis with vibrant nightlife, excellent shopping and a wide choice of museums. Lancaster is another vibrant university city with a wealth of history, beginning life as a Roman Fort in 80AD. The busy mill town of Blackburn, which is surrounded by picturesque countryside and equally impressive towns such as Darwen, Accrington and Clitheroe. Chorley and Fleetwood both with their extensive busy markets offer something for all, Chorley located at the foot of the west Pennine moors overlooked by Rivington Pike and the Victorian town of Fleetwood in Wyre, is nestled at the meeting point of the majestic River Wyre and the Irish Sea. LancashireÂs towns and cities can offer so much with excellent motorway routes and many working opportunities, Lancashire is without doubt the best place to live and work in the country.