Historical Lancashire

Harris Museum & Art Gallery
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Harris Museum & Art Gallery
The Harris Museum and Art Gallery is part of Preston City Council and is free to visitors. I f you are planning a visit to see our Grade I listed building, our collections of fine and decorative art, an exciting contemporary art show or learn about Preston's history.
Hoghton Tower
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Hoghton Tower
Hoghton Tower has been the home of the de Hoghton family since the Norman Conquest.    The de Hoghtons are descended directly from Harvey de Walter one of the companions of William the Conqueror, and through the female line from the Lady Godiva of Coventry, wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia. Hoghton Tower perches on a hill 650ft...
Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
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Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
The Museum is free and open all year except on Mondays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. Please contact the museum to confirm our opening times if in doubt.

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WHALLEY ABBEY GATEHOUSE
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WHALLEY ABBEY GATEHOUSE
This 14th century gatehouse belonged to the nearby Cistercian abbey, which was once the second wealthiest monastery in Lancashire. The first floor was probably a chapel. BEFORE YOU GO Access: A road known as The Sands runs directly through the gatehouse. Other Information: There is no access to the interior. PLAN A GREAT DAY...
Rufford Old Hall
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Rufford Old Hall
Step back in time at one of Lancashire's finest 16th-century Tudor buildings, where a young Will Shakespeare once performed. His stage, the Great Hall, is as spectacular today as when the Bard was performing for the owner, Sir Thomas Hesketh, and his raucous guests. Wander around the house and marvel over the fine collections of furniture, arms,...
Lytham Hall
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Lytham Hall
Lytham Hall is a fine grade I listed 18th century manor house on the Lancashire coast. The Hall is situated in 80 acres of mature parkland, and was built for Thomas Clifton by John Carr of York between 1752-1764 on the site of an earlier manor house and Priory settled by Benedictine monks from Durham. Lytham Hall and grounds offer an...
Clitheroe Castle Museum
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Clitheroe Castle Museum
The museum stands high on Castle Hill, in the shadow of the Castle Keep, an image which has dominated Clitheroe's skyline for over 800 years. The historic landmark of Clitheroe, in the heart of the Ribble Valley offers a day of exploration for all the family. Our intriguing galleries will take you on a journey through 350 million years of...
Oswaldtwistle Mills
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Oswaldtwistle Mills
At Oswaldtwistle Mills we endeavour to cater for the little people as well as our grown up visitors. To ensure that children are entertained during their visit, indoor and outdoor play areas have been created. Indoors Mr Bubbles Play Centre allows the children to bounce and run with over 3 floors of exciting play equipment including bash bags,...
Blackpool Tower Dungeon
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Blackpool Tower Dungeon
The ultimate thrill filled journey through 1,000 years of Lancashire’s murky past, with 10 awesome live shows and a 60 minute tour filled with laughter, screaming, theatre, jokes, history, rides, special effects and a maze! It's intense and it's over the top and it's bang on the money for the big and brave ones. The shows and fully themed...
SAWLEY ABBEY
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SAWLEY ABBEY
The remains of a Cistercian abbey founded in 1148, set against a backdrop of dramatic hills. After its dissolution in 1536, the monks were briefly returned to the abbey during the Pilgrimage of Grace. They remained in possession until the insurrection's collapse and the execution of their abbot. Read more about the history of the...
Model Railway Village
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Model Railway Village
Since 1996 Southport Model Railway Village has been attracting families and model train enthusiasts from all over the world. This spectacular Model Village consists of beautiful vistas and fabulous panoramic views of the miniature landscape and Model Trains. Based upon typical southwest Lancashire architecture the layout consists of a country...
Lancaster Castle
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Lancaster Castle
Lancaster Castle occupies a city -centre hilltop location on the site of three successive Roman forts. It consists of an extensive group of historic structures, including the 12thc  Keep, the 14thc Witches' Tower, the 15thc Gatehouse, and the  Female Penitentiary, which dates from the early years of the 19th c. It is a...
Helmshore Mills Textile Museum
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Helmshore Mills Textile Museum
Nestling side by side in the quiet village of Helmshore in the stunning Rossendale Valley are two original Lancashire textile mills, Higher Mill and Whitaker’s Mill, together known as Helmshore Mills Textile Museum. Here you can... Soak up the atmosphere of the historic mills and witness working original machinery. Follow a journey to...
GOODSHAW CHAPEL
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GOODSHAW CHAPEL
English Heritage's only Nonconformist place of worship, this atmospheric Baptist chapel displays a complete set of box-pews, galleries and pulpit dating from 1742-1809. BEFORE YOU GO Opening Times: Please call the key keeper for details. Tel: 01706227333. Parking: On street parking only. PLAN A GREAT DAY OUT Make the most of your day...
Smithills Hall
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Smithills Hall
One of Bolton's more original family homes, Smithills Hall is a dignified Grade 1 listed building, full of history and drama with an 800 year story. There are fine examples of historic architecture from Medieval and Tudor gubbins right through to Victorian times. It's a relatively dry visit in terms of the kids so best for older types who get...
Towneley Hall Museum
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Towneley Hall Museum
Burnley's Art Gallery & Museum set in the town's largest park provides a wonderful day out for all the family. With an extensive range of events, activities and exhibitions Towneley provides something for every visitor. There are exhibitions, woodland walks, sculpture trails, an organic community garden, play areas, sports pitches and two...
Bolton Steam Museum - Bolton
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Bolton Steam Museum - Bolton
Bolton Steam Museum has over 27 old stationary steam engines, which our volunteers have rescued from scrap and restored to run in steam once again. Most of these are running on our occasional Steaming Days. We have a wide range, with many different types of steam engine. Some are now unique - the only engine of this particular type left anywhere...
Bolton Museums - Art Gallery & Aquarium
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Bolton Museums - Art Gallery & Aquarium
Museum: Ranging from Egyptian mummies to local history and wildlife, Bolton's collection has something for everyone. You can browse some of our collections on this site or look at some of our collection highlights. AQUARIUM: All of the fish at Bolton Aquarium are freshwater fish, whose natural habitats are streams, rivers or lakes. This...
The Scarborough Spa Express
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The Scarborough Spa Express
What better way to enjoy North Yorkshire’s beautiful countryside, visit the historic city of York or the seaside town of Scarborough, than by traveling aboard a vintage steam hauled train? Calling on route at Normanton, Wakefield, Woodlesford (Leeds) and Castleford. Travel by steam in traditional carriages across Yorkshires beautiful...
The Cambrian Steam Train
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The Cambrian Steam Train
Travel aboard ´The Cambrian´ from Machynlleth to Porthmadog or Pwllheli and revel in the romance of the steam train. Sit back and view beautiful Cardigan Bay on one side and the mountains of Snowdonia on the other. A day for all the family to relax and discover the magnificent Cambrian Coast. West Coast Railways (WCR) is an...
Leighton Hall
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Leighton Hall
Our beautiful historic home is a genuinely stunning location for exclusive and luxurious wedding ceremonies, memorable corporate events and fully hosted group activities for schools and local societies. Attractive gardens, amazing rolling parkland and, of course, the spectacularly impressive hall itself, make it great for family visits as well as...
WARTON OLD RECTORY
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WARTON OLD RECTORY
The rectory at Warton is a rare survival of a large 14th-century stone house with great hall and chambers. It served as a residence and courthouse for the wealthy and powerful rectors of Warton. BEFORE YOU GO Opening Times: Open daily, 10am-5pm from Easter to September, and 10am-4pm October to March. Closed over Christmas and New Year. ...
The Fusilier Museum - Bury
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The Fusilier Museum - Bury
The Fusilier Museum is home to the collection of the XX Lancashire Fusiliers and the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, commemorating over 300 years of history and heritage . Special exhibitions and events will be held throughout the year to highlight the extensive collection and its significance to those associated with the Regiments past, present...
World of Glass
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World of Glass
Visit The World of Glass for a great Day out - so much to see and do! You can see live glassblowing demonstrations with Sarah & Vicki. or why not try your hand at blowing a glass bauble on one of our glass blowing courses Experience our amazing special effects film show. It will blow you away! For history buffs we have two great...
Heaton Hall & Orangery - Manchester
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Heaton Hall & Orangery - Manchester
The house that had stood on the site of the present Heaton Hall since the late 17th century would have been very old fashioned when its 21 year old owner Sir Thomas Egerton (later 1st Earl of Wilton) married Eleanor Assheton of Middleton in 1769. Three years later Sir Thomas commissioned a fashionable architect named James Wyatt to design a new...
Croxteth Hall and County Park - Liverpool
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Croxteth Hall and County Park - Liverpool
Children and adults will enjoy the sights and sounds of country life! Get close to all the animals (cows, pigs, horses, sheep, etc) on a real working farm. See the traditional Victorian farmyard, home to an important collection of rare farm breeds of the past. Also learn about modern farming, watch our livestock grazing in the...
Prescot Museum
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Prescot Museum
Knowsley is the home of Prescot Museum which is located in a Georgian Town House, which was once the site of the local cockerel fighting pit. During the 19th century it was used as Parr's Bank and eventually as the National Westminster Bank. In 1982 it opened as Prescot Museum.

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Holker Hall and Gardens
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Holker Hall and Gardens
Holker Hall is the home of Lord and Lady Cavendish who welcome visitors of all ages to one of the best-loved stately homes in Britain. Magnificently situated only a short distance from Grange-over-Sands and the expanse of Morecambe Bay, Holker Hall is set in exceptionally beautiful countryside with gardens that merge into Parkland framed by the...
Lakeland Miniature Village
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Lakeland Miniature Village
Over 100 buildings made from local Coniston slate. Houses, farms and barns create the Lakeland landscape. There are water features throughout the miniature village. The Oriental Building, which is our gift shop, overlooks the Oriental Garden.
Museum of Transport - Manchester
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Museum of Transport - Manchester
The Tram Depot houses a display area as well as part of the Society's fleet of trams and our workshop facilities in which restoration and maintenance are carried by the team of volunteers. The display is made up of large photographs and many artefacts related to the history of trams in the Manchester area from the early horse trams right through...
Northern Modelling Exhibition - Urmston
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Northern Modelling Exhibition - Urmston
The Northern Modelling Exhibition is the largest of its kind in the North West of England, catering to modelling and engineering enthusiasts of all ages. From Saturday 2 March to Sunday 3 March, EventCity in Manchester will play host to hundreds of exciting exhibits from across the modelling spectrum, from model boats, cars and planes, to live...
Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
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Liverpool Football Club Museum and Tour
Seize your opportunity to gain exclusive access behind the scenes at one of the worlds true sporting cathedrals - Anfield, soaking up the peerless heritage of England's most successful Football Club. Take your seat in the Manager's Dugout and then finish your tour in The Kop. Your ticket includes entry to the Club's interactive museum, The...
Manchester Cathedral
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Manchester Cathedral
 Manchester Cathedral, Mother Church of the Diocese of Manchester in the Church of England! Manchester, one of England’s great cities, is both medieval and modern. The first reaction of most visitors to our city is usually WOW! In recent years more than fifteen thousand people have moved into the city centre as residents. Since the...
Imperial War Museum North - Manchester
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Imperial War Museum North - Manchester
One of the most talked about Museums in Britain today, Imperial War Museum North is about people and their stories, about how lives have been and still are shaped by war and conflict. The award-winning building by international architect Daniel Libeskind is a symbol of our world torn apart by conflict and is situated at The Quays, a waterfront...
Museum of Science and Industry - Manchester
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Museum of Science and Industry - Manchester
Located on the historic site of the world’s oldest surviving passenger railway station, housed in five listed buildings, MOSI’s amazing galleries and outstanding collections tell the story of Manchester’s scientific and industrial past, present and future. MOSI is a fascinating and fun day out for all the family. Located on the...
Urbis - Manchester
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Urbis - Manchester
Located at the heart of Manchester, Urbis is an exhibition centre focusing on city life. Urbis' exhibition programme explores the culture and dynamism of cities around the world, covering photography, design, architecture, music, contemporary art and much more. We run thought-provoking events, which include tours, talks, workshops and family...
Chinese Arts Centre - Manchester
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Chinese Arts Centre - Manchester
Chinese Arts Centre works to promote, support and create opportunities for artists of Chinese descent. As the leading UK Chinese arts organisation, we offer a range of services for artists, arts organisations, businesses, schools and the general public. These include the following workshops: - Origami, Paper Cutting, Kite Making, Lantern...
Greater Manchester Police Museum - Manchester
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Greater Manchester Police Museum - Manchester
Imagine stepping back in time to a Victorian Manchester, not the city of commerce and corporate splendour but a hidden city of gas lamps and narrow alleys, of slums and unruly alehouses. Explore Manchester’s hidden past - a labyrinth of alleyways and slums, interrupted only by the huge mills casting shadows below. An eerie underworld, lit...
The Dock Museum
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The Dock Museum
A striking modern building on a scenic channelside site with free admission Built in a historic nineteenth century dock, the museum is home to a wealth of objects on the social and industrial history of the Furness area.  Barrow-in-Furness was a small farming village rapidly transformed into a bustling industrial town within a few decades. ...
Skipton Castle
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Skipton Castle
At the top of Skipton's main street stand the massive twin towers of Skipton Castle... Over 900 years old, Skipton Castle is one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England and is well worth a visit at any season of the year. Visitors can explore every corner of this impressive history-rich castle, which...
Furness Abbey
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Furness Abbey
Gone are the days when people learned about history simply from reading books. People are increasingly looking for experiences that bring history to life in an engaging way and nothing beats standing on the spot where history happened. We offer a hands-on experience that will inspire and entertain people of all ages. Our work is informed by...
Bow Bridge
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Bow Bridge
This narrow 15th century stone bridge across Mill Beck carried an old packhorse route to nearby Furness Abbey. During the medieval period, the traffic to and from the abbey must have been fast and furious, with the bridge carrying a steady stream of pedestrians and packhorses laden with corn, malt, salt and other goods. Read more about the...
Piel Castle
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Piel Castle
Accessible only via a small boat ferry, this 14th century fortress was built by the Abbot of Furness to guard Barrow-in-Furness against pirates and Scots raiders. Lambert Simnel, pretender to Henry VII's throne, landed here in 1487. The massive keep, inner and outer baileys and the towered curtain walls are still standing. Read more about the...
LomoWall Manchester
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LomoWall Manchester
If you're in the area do make time to stop and visit the LomoWall in Piccadilly Bush, it's an unusual sight that will pleasantly surprise the whole family. A LomoWall is an actual physical wall covered entirely in thousands of photographs taken by people all over the world. Admission: No access costs, so far as we know. Opening Times: Always...
World Museum Liverpool
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World Museum Liverpool
From the oceans to the stars World Museum Liverpool combines historic treasures from across the globe with the latest interactive technology to make an unbeatable family day out. Our internationally important collections include archaeology, ethnology and the natural and physical sciences as well as Britain’s only free Planetarium. With...
International Slavery Museum- Liverpool
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International Slavery Museum- Liverpool
Hear the untold stories of enslaved people and learn about historical and contemporary slavery. The International Slavery Museum opened in August 2007 and in March 2010 welcomed its millionth visitor. It is the only museum of its kind to look at aspects of historical and contemporary slavery as well as being an international hub for resources on...
Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool
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Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool
The Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre is the only tourist attraction in Liverpool dedicated to 19th Century philanthropist Joseph Williamson. Opened in 2002 the Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre has welcomed over 100,000 visitors into the fascinating underground world created beneath the streets of the Edge Hill district of Liverpool by...
Walton Hall and Gardens
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Walton Hall and Gardens
Walton Gardens has spacious lawns ideal for a picnic or a kickabout, a Heritage Centre Cafe and picnic areas, play area with bouncy slide and trampolines, pitch n putt and various other outdoor activities including crazy golf and a ride around the grounds on the land train! One of the park's most popular attractions, the children's zoo, boasts a...
Mersey Ferries - Liverpool
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Mersey Ferries - Liverpool
Mersey Ferries trips are top of the class for school groups when it comes to things to do in Liverpool. We offer fun and interactive learning for children that’s backed up by support and resources for teachers. We even provide free places for teachers too. Your class can explore both the Wirral skyscape and Liverpool’s waterfront - a...
Underwater Street - Liverpool
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Underwater Street - Liverpool
Paint the car, step inside a giant bubble, join in Battle of the Scientists, pan for gold, see a volcano erupt, design a car, make a fridge magnet, enjoy a science show, walk down imagination street, be a star in the t.v studio, climb the wall,  experiment with light, make  shadows , crawl through a dark cave, build a house, dig for...
Victoria Gallery and Museum - Liverpool
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Victoria Gallery and Museum - Liverpool
The Victoria Gallery & Museum is housed in the Grade II listed Victoria Building on Brownlow Hill, the University's original site.
Museum of Liverpool - Pier Head
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Museum of Liverpool - Pier Head
The Museum of Liverpool reflects the city's global significance through its unique geography, history and culture. Visitors can explore how the port, its people, their creative and sporting history have shaped the city. Find out more about the galleries and displays inside in the Your visit section. The museum opened on 19 July 2011 in a...
Liverpool War Museum
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Liverpool War Museum
Throughout the years of WW2, Liverpool was Britain's main convoy port, the vital lifeline was maintained with the United States and Canada, it was crucial both for Britain's survival and the ultimate Allied victory. During WW2, over 1,000 convoys arrived in the Mersey, on average 3 or 4 per week. Many warships and Merchant ships were...
Manchester United Museum and Tour
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Manchester United Museum and Tour
The story of Manchester United is unlike any other club in the world. Beginning more than a century ago, it combines eras of total English and European domination with some of the greatest adversity faced by any football club. Only at the Manchester United Museum & Tour can you experience the story in all its glory, and immerse yourself in a...
Spaceport - Wallasey
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Spaceport - Wallasey
Spaceport is a visitor attraction which takes you on an inspirational journey through space, as you walk through several themed galleries, which all feature a large variety of interactive hands-on exhibits and audio visual experiences. Admission Days,Times & Prices Spaceport Open Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30am, last admission 4.30pm,...
Sefton Park - Liverpool
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Sefton Park - Liverpool
Whether relaxing on the grass, playing sport or just taking a leisurely stroll around the lake, Sefton Park has something for everyone. Grade 2 * listed Palm House. Grade 2 listed Shaftesbury memorial and Eros fountain. Grotto or ‘old Nick’s caves’. Boating lake. Angling (registration permit required) Bandstand, said to...
Tate Liverpool
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Tate Liverpool
Tate Modern is the the UK's national gallery of international modern art. Located in St, Ives, Liverpool and London,. The Collection comprises the national collection of British art from the year 1500 to the present day, and of international modern art.
Merseyside Maritime Museum - Liverpool
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Merseyside Maritime Museum - Liverpool
Opening times Open daily 10am-5pm. The Piermaster's House open daily 10am-4.30pm. FREE ADMISSION to the museum and all exhibitions and events. Closed from 2pm on 24 December and all day on 25 and 26 December and 1 January. Maritime Archives and Library Maritime Archives and Library open Tuesday-Thursday, 10.30am-4.30pm. Tours of...
Beatles Story - Liverpool
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Beatles Story - Liverpool
Located in the Fab Four's hometown of Liverpool, the award-winning Beatles Story experience is an atmospheric journey into the life, times, culture and music of the Beatles. Join us on a magical mystery tour to see how four young lads from Liverpool were propelled to the dizzy heights of worldwide fame and fortune to become the greatest band of...
Manchester City Football Club
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Manchester City Football Club
Packages Tours of the City of Manchester Stadium are available 7 days per week. To avoid disappointment, please book in advance or please check availability before you travel.  We also have a limited number of tours available on matchdays. The Stadium Tour centre is located on the first floor of the City Centre building. Full...
The Manchester Museum
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The Manchester Museum
We're the Museum on Oxford Road with the dinosaurs, mummies and live animals. We also have loads of other great stuff from the natural world and different cultures.
The Runway Visitor Park
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The Runway Visitor Park
The Runway Visitor Park is a fantastic trip for kids fascinated by flight, with raised viewing mounds offering a clear 180 degree view over the airfield from which to see some of the 600 daily aircraft movements! It's a fascinating environment and one which almost everyone will get something out of. There’s also a great outdoor children's...
Lakeland Motor Museum
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Lakeland Motor Museum
The fascinating Lakeland Motor Museum nestles in the picturesque Leven valley, at Backbarrow, close to the southern tip of Lake Windermere. A diverse and unique collection of some 30,000 exhibits, carefully assembled over a period of almost 50 years, has been painstakingly displayed afresh, alongside many non motoring additions, in fully DDA...

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Stott Park Bobbin Mill
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Stott Park Bobbin Mill
 Nestled on the shores of Lake Windermere in Cumbria, this extensive working mill produced literally millions of wooden bobbins vital to the Lancashire spinning and weaving industries. It is the only working bobbin mill left in the Lake District today. The story of the Bobbin Mill is brought to life with tours and an exhibition. Visitors can...
Speke Hall - Liverpool
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Speke Hall - Liverpool
Speke Hall is a rare example of a Tudor manor house with restored Victorian interiors and William Morris wallpaper. Situated in a most unusual setting, it is surrounded by attractive gardens protected by a collar of woodland. Constructed by a devout Catholic family, who were keen to impress visitors with their home's grandeur (the Great Hall, in...
Norton Priory Museum and Gardens
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Norton Priory Museum and Gardens
Norton Priory Museum & Gardens is a fantastic day out, with an award winning museum, excavated medieval ruins, the spectacular St Christopher statue, the lovely Walled Garden and the extensive woodland and sculpture trail. The stunning 18th century Walled Garden offers orchards, a fruit garden and a beautiful rose walk, surrounded by woodland...
Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre
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Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre
Standedge Tunnel is the highest, longest and deepest canal tunnel in the country and the site is a visitor attraction which forms part of the amazing restoration of the Huddersfield Narrow Canal. Admittance to Standedge Visitor Centre is free and a walk along the towpath is recommended to appreciate the beauty of the Pennine scenery. 30 minute...
Shibden Hall - Halifax
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Shibden Hall - Halifax
Shibden Hall, set in 37 hectares of the Shibden valley, is a six hundred year old medieval timber-framed manor house. This Grade II* Listed 15th century house is one of England’s oldest and was built in 1420, five years after the Battle of Agincourt.
Stockport Air Raid Shelters
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Stockport Air Raid Shelters
Come and experience life as it was during a 'black out' in war torn Britain. A labyrinth of tunnels under part of the town centre provided shelter, and a way of life, for families from Stockport and roundabout, through the dark days of the Blitz. The Air Raid Shelters have been imaginatively restored to give visitors the feel of the era and...
Staircase House
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Staircase House
Staircase House is set in the heart of Stockport's historic market place and boasts an intriguing array of rooms linked by corridors and narrow passages. All the rooms have been restored using period colours, furniture and artefacts which reflect the attraction's long and eventful history. The bedroom boasts a seventeenth century four poster bed,...
Manchester Airport Tour Centre
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Manchester Airport Tour Centre
Tours are available for groups of all ages from aged 4 to GNVQ students and beyond! Groups can be accommodated at most times during the day and the tours can be tailor-made to meet the needs of the group. Trained guides with a vast knowledge of the airport accompany groups on a two hour tour visit, typically involving a one hour guided tour and a...
Hat Works - Stockport
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Hat Works - Stockport
This award winning visitor attraction offers two floors of interactive exhibits taking you on a journey through the history of Stockport’s once thriving hatting industry. The museum is home to a recreated hat factory with some 20 fully restored working Victorian-style machines and a fantastic collection of over 400 hats from around the...
Vernon Park Museum - Stockport
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Vernon Park Museum - Stockport
This historic building has many of its original features and is full of fascinating historic information about Stockport. Summer months: 1st April to 29th September Monday – Friday 10.00am - 4.00pm, Weekends 11.00am till 5.00pm Bank holidays and Event days 11.00am till 5.00pm Winter months: 30th September to 1st April Monday...
Tatton Park
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Tatton Park
A day at Tatton Park has much to offer. Its two historic houses, the Mansion and Tudor Old Hall, are set in 1000 acres of beautiful parkland with lakes, tree-lined avenues and herds of red and fallow deer. Award-winning gardens, a working farm, speciality shops and a superb programme of special events complete the picture. Tatton Park is...
Anderton Boat Lift
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Anderton Boat Lift
A masterpiece of Victorian engineering, theAnderton Boat Lift transports canal boats and the Edwin Clark Trip boat 15m from the RiverWeaver to the Trent and Mersey Canal. Experience for yourself this spectacular, unique lift and learn all about the history of this engineering feat.The visitor centre is free to enter with interactive exhibition,...
Bolling Hall Museum - Bradford
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Bolling Hall Museum - Bradford
Bolling Hall offers visitors a fascinating journey through the lives and times of the Bradford families for whom it provided a home over five hundred years. Situated just a mile from Bradford city centre and situated in a quiet, leafy garden, Bolling Hall was for many years the seat of two important land-owning families, the Bollings...
Please find all castles and Stately homes, ancient abbeys and cathedrals in the Lancashire area, if your looking  for a great day out at lush tree and flowered gardens and take in the sights of wonderful buildings and castles. These historic buildings also are steeped in rich history and visits to these buildings are extremely educational and informative.
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