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Tourist guide to Clitheroe

Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 +0100

WITH its market charter dating to 1147, Clitheroe is the second oldest town in Lancashire.



Tourist guide to Whalley

Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 +0100

WHALLEY stands astride the Lancashire Calder, which meanders on for a mile or so until it meets the River Ribble.



Tourist guide to Ribchester

Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 +0100

RIBCHESTER is unique not just because it is historically wonderful but also because it is the only village which is set directly on the banks of the River Ribble.



Tourist guide to Samlesbury

Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 +0100

Samlesbury is situated on the outskirts of Blackburn on the road to Preston.



Tourist guide to Simonstone

Tue, 18 May 2010 16:00:00 +0100

Simonstone was once an important village situated on the old coach road, first planned in the 19th century, which still has traces of this once vital route between Burnley and Whalley.



Tourist guide to Rimington

Tue, 18 May 2010 15:00:00 +0100

THIS delightful village has over the years had a variety of names.



Tourist guide to Pendleton

Tue, 18 May 2010 14:00:00 +0100

SITUATED just two miles to the south east of Clitheroe, this splendid village is split in two by a lovely clear stream, the haunt of dipper and yellow wagtail.



Tourist guide to Langho

Tue, 18 May 2010 13:00:00 +0100

LANGHO is definitely a village of two halves.



Tourist guide to Mitton

Tue, 18 May 2010 13:00:00 +0100

THE name Mitton derives from the word Mythe meaning a junction of rivers.



Tourist guide to Hurst Green

Tue, 18 May 2010 13:00:00 +0100

Hurst Green is an attractive village dominated by Stonyhurst College, once the stately home of the Shireburn family.



Tourist guide to Chipping

Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 +0100

CHIPPING lies in the valley of the River Loud, but it has its own babbling brook and is protected in a fold between the Bleasdale and Longridge Fells.



Tourist guide to Bolton-by-Bowland

Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 +0100

THE most attractive feature of any English village is its green and so what can be said about Bolton-by-Bowland which has two?



Tourist guide to Downham

Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 +0100

THERE has been a settlement in Downham since long before the Norman Conquest.



Tourist guide to Slaidburn

Tue, 18 May 2010 12:00:00 +0100

Slaidburn, with its ancient church and Hark to Bounty pub which was once a courthouse, is a joy.



Tourist guide to Goosnargh

Tue, 24 Jul 2007 12:47:00 +0100

THIS delightful community, about five miles to the north east of Preston, has a pleasant village green.



Tourist guide to Waddington

Tue, 24 Jul 2007 12:00:00 +0100

Waddington is one of Lancashire's most photographed villages but many folk insist that it should still be in Yorkshire.