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Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club [Golf Course]

Links Gate, St Annes-on-Sea

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Links Gate, St Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire

Avoiding the 200 bunkers is the essential requirement to play well at Royal Lytham and St Annes, created by the club’s first professional George Lowe in 1886 and modified by Harry Colt. Surrounded by housing and flanked by a railway line, it is not... more

Leighton Hall [Historic House]

Carnforth

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Award winning Leighton Hall is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty. A visit to Leighton is an opportunity to unravel the fascinating past of this ancient, Lancashire family and wander through the spectacular grounds and... more

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Towneley Holmes Road, off Todmorden Road, Burnley

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Towneley Holmes Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall was the home of the Towneley family for over 500 years until 1902. Displays include oil and watercolour paintings, studio pottery, Royal Lancastrian Pilkington Pottery, regional oak furniture. The Hall contains fine period rooms,Great... more

Rufford Old Hall [Historic House]

200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, Ormskirk

Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire


Discover a beautiful Tudor house with stunning Edwardian gardens Rufford Old Hall is one of Lancashire´s finest 16th century buildings, famed for its Great Hall with an intricately carved moveable wooden screen and dramatic... more

Spa Naturel [Spa]

Mercure Bolton Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, Hospital Road, Bromley Cross, Bolton

Spa Naturel, Mercure Bolton Last Drop Village Hotel & Spa, Bolton, Lancashire

Spa Naturel Health, Fitness & Beauty provides facilities that are second to none, with the latest equipment and a team of fitness and beauty professionals to help you achieve your goals. Relax in one of the eight beauty rooms, illuiminated by... more

East Lancashire Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Bolton Street Station, Bolton Street, Bury

East Lancashire Railway, Bolton Street Station, Bury, Lancashire

Like so many wonderful rural railway lines across the country, the East Lancashire Railway looked set to be consigned to history when the route was axed in the 1970s. However, the Manchester/ Bolton line linked to Radcliffe, which had been in use... more

Hesketh Golf Club [Golf Course]

Cockle Dick's Lane, Southport

Hesketh Golf Club, Cockle Dick's Lane, Southport, Lancashire

Hesketh, created in 1885, is the oldest club in the prolific Southport area, on a nature reserve that attracts seabirds and other wildlife to the half-links, half-parkland track set amid Victorian villas. Holes run through high sand dunes and then... more

Ascot Studios [Museum / Art Gallery]

Bee Mill, Preston Road, Ribchester

Ascot Studios, Bee Mill, Ribchester, Lancashire

Showcasing local, national and international artists, Ascot Studios in Ribchester in the Ribble Valley, Lancs, is one of the leading independent art galleries in Britain. It is housed in a converted industrial north light building with high ceilings... more

Bolton Golf Club [Golf Course]

Lostock Park, Chorley New Road, Bolton

Bolton Golf Club, Lostock Park, Bolton, Lancashire

Bolton Golf Club has been at its present location Lostock Park on the north western side of Bolton since 1912. The golf course commands panoramic views over the South Lancashire and Cheshire plains and enjoys an enviable reputation for its well... more

Blackpool Zoo [Attraction / Activity]

East Park Drive, Blackpool

Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire


Learn all about the animals of Blackpool Zoo A vast 32 acres spreads out before you and you can hear the weird and wonderful calls of the lions and monkeys before you’ve even got through reception. In all, there are more than 1500... more

Lytham Green Drive Golf Club [Golf Course]

Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes

Lytham Green Drive Golf Club, Ballam Road, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire

Lytham Green Drive is one of the lesser known courses in the Lancashire coastal belt, but has a personal charm and was once used as a final qualifying course for the Open. Short, 6,300 yards, par 70, lined by trees on sandy soil with many parkland... more

Hoghton Tower [Historic House]

Hoghton, Hoghton, Preston

Hoghton Tower, Hoghton, Preston, Lancashire

Come and discover award-winning Hoghton Tower, high on a hill in the very heart of Lancashire. Set at the top of a mile long drive, this beautiful castle has everything visitors of all ages would expect. History, stunning state rooms, walled gardens,... more

Rufford Old Hall [Garden]

200 Liverpool Road, Rufford, Ormskirk

Rufford Old Hall, 200 Liverpool Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire


Discover the Edwardian Gardens of a beautiful Tudor house Rufford Old Hall in Ormskirk once played host to an as-then undiscovered William Shakespeare as he trod the boards and the magical, history soaked atmosphere of this family... more

Leighton Hall [Garden]

Carnforth

Leighton Hall, Carnforth, Lancashire

Award winning, Leighton Hall is the lived-in house of the famous furniture making Gillow dynasty, nestling in a bowl of parkland against a spectacular backdrop of the Lakeland Fells. The estate stretches over 1,550 acres and is well worth exploring.... more

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa, Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors, Lancashire

Dunkenhalgh Hotel Spa is a bit of a sybarite’s dream. Relaxing rooms aplenty, this Blackburn-based wellbeing retreat will have you throwing off your shoes, slipping off your everyday clothes and jumping into a fluffy robe with slippers in no time.... more

Cottons Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Manchester Road, Knutsford

Cottons Hotel & Spa, Manchester Road, Knutsford, Lancashire

Whether it’s a workout or wind-down we’re the perfect retreat. Our spa has a stylish, chic and relaxing ambience and we’re proud to be considered as one of the finest spa hotels in Cheshire. From our outdoor hot tub and luxurious treatment rooms to... more

Gawthorpe Hall [Historic House]

Burnley Road, Padiham, Burnley

Gawthorpe Hall, Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire


Discover 'the Downton of the north' at Gawthorpe Hall Gawthorpe Hall was built in the early 17th century for Sir Richard Shuttleworth although the family owned the estate for 200 years before. Much of the original plasterwork... more

Knowsley Safari Park [Attraction / Activity]

Prescot, Merseyside, Liverpool

Knowsley Safari Park, Prescot, Liverpool, Lancashire

Find some of the world's most magnificent species right here at Knowsley Safari Park - where the team are committed to the preservation of some of the planet's most threatened animals. As well as this, they are also passionate about making every... more

The Ridges [Garden]

Weavers Brow, Limbrick, Heath Charnock, Chorley

The Ridges, Weavers Brow, Chorley, Lancashire

“The Ridges”, built in the late 1700' s by local landowners the Standish-Langtree family, has had only a handful of owners since then. In1880 the house and land was bought by John Haslem Gillett, a wealthy cotton mill owner with many mills around... more

Gresgarth Hall [Garden]

Caton

Gresgarth Hall, Caton, Lancashire

Since moving to Gresgarth Hall in 1978 with her family, world-renowned landscape designer and plantswoman Arabella Lennox-Boyd has created one of the most exciting gardens in England, beautifully marrying the best of Italian style and British... more

Royal Birkdale Golf Club [Golf Course]

Waterloo Road, Birkdale, Southport

Royal Birkdale Golf Club, Waterloo Road, Southport, Merseyside

A permanent fixture on The Open rota and host to the Walker Cup, the Curtis Cup and the Ryder Cup, undoubtedly one of the finest links courses in England. Became Royal Birkdale in 1951. A plaque on the 16th hole commemorates Arnold Palmer's great... more

Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club [Golf Course]

Bradshaws Lane, Ainsdale, Southport

Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club, Bradshaws Lane, Southport, Merseyside

Southport and Ainsdale, tucked among the dunes on the North West Lancashire coast, hosted the Ryder Cup in 1933 and 1937. Designed by James Braid and opened in 1906, the traditional feel of a championship links has been retained over the 6,687 yards.... more

Manchester United Museum & Tour Centre [Museum / Art Gallery]

Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Manchester

Manchester United Museum & Tour Centre, Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Manchester United is the world´s most famous football club and the award winning Museum at Old Trafford hosts over 230,000 visitors annually. The Museum tracks the history of the Club from humble beginnings in 1878, showcases the silverware collected... more

Manchester United Museum & Tour Centre [Attraction / Activity]

Sir Matt Busby Way, Old Trafford, Manchester

Manchester United Museum & Tour Centre, Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Manchester United is the world´s most famous football club and the award winning Museum at Old Trafford hosts over 230,000 visitors annually. The Museum tracks the history of the Club from humble beginnings in 1878, showcases the silverware collected... more

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Towneley Holmes Road, off Todmorden Road, Burnley

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum, Towneley Holmes Road, Burnley, Lancashire

Towneley Hall was the home of the Towneley family for over 500 years until 1902. Displays include oil and watercolour paintings, studio pottery, Royal Lancastrian Pilkington Pottery, regional oak furniture. The Hall contains fine period rooms,Great... more

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club [Golf Course]

Links Gate, St Annes-on-Sea

Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, Links Gate, St Annes-on-Sea, Lancashire

Avoiding the 200 bunkers is the essential requirement to play well at Royal Lytham and St Annes, created by the club’s first professional George Lowe in 1886 and modified by Harry Colt. Surrounded by housing and flanked by a railway line, it is not... more

Aintree Racecourse [Attraction / Activity]

Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool

Aintree Racecourse, Ormskirk Road, Liverpool, Merseyside

Ridiculously elaborate hat? Check. Daring, stylish slinky dress? Check. Come April, the only place to be if you like a hedonistic day or two at the races is Aintree, near Liverpool, for the John Smith’s Grand National. The final big meeting of the... more

Sienna Spa and Health Club [Spa]

Radisson Edwardian Manchester, Peter Street, Manchester

Sienna Spa and Health Club, Radisson Edwardian Manchester, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Sienna, in partnership with 'comfort zone', and has combined luxurious facilities with indulgent treatments and products from around the world to offer the ultimate experience for the body and mind. Built on the site of historic barrel vaults, this... more

West Derby Golf Club [Golf Course]

Yew Tree Lane, West Derby, Liverpool

West Derby Golf Club, Yew Tree Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside

West Derby's parkland setting with immaculate fairways and manicured greens provides a very fine test for golfers of all abilities. The fairways are tree-lined - there are in excess of 10,000 trees - and the outward nine requires careful club... more

Manchester Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Mosley Street, Manchester

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Manchester Art Gallery houses the city´s magnificent art collection. An oustanding Pre-Raphaelite collection and Gallery of Craft and Design, hosting a lively programme of exhibitions and events in stunning Victorian and contemporary surroundings.... more

Formby Golf Club [Golf Course]

Golf Road, Formby

Formby Golf Club, Golf Road, Formby, Merseyside

Formby has developed over the years in to a truly great links. The original 18 hole course was redesigned by Willie Park and James Braid also had a hand in more changes in the 1920s while minor changes were introduced by Hawtree and Taylor in 1933,... more

Dunham Massey [Garden]

Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham

Dunham Massey, Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham, Greater Manchester


Discover the beautiful gardens of Dunham Massey Dunham Massey, one of the North West´s great plantsman´s gardens with richly planted borders and majestic trees, as well as an 18th century orangery, Victorian bark-house and an old... more

Dunham Massey [Historic House]

Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham

Dunham Massey, Stamford Military Hospital, Altrincham, Greater Manchester


Discover the stunning Dunham Massey Hall Dunham Massey Hall in Cheshire, once the country home of the Earls of Warrington and Stamford, will become the Stamford Military Hospital – a function it held back in 1917 – from March... more

Blackpool Zoo [Attraction / Activity]

East Park Drive, Blackpool

Blackpool Zoo, East Park Drive, Blackpool, Lancashire


Learn all about the animals of Blackpool Zoo A vast 32 acres spreads out before you and you can hear the weird and wonderful calls of the lions and monkeys before you’ve even got through reception. In all, there are more than 1500... more

West Lancashire Golf Club [Golf Course]

Hall Road West, Blundellsands, Liverpool

West Lancashire Golf Club, Hall Road West, Liverpool, Merseyside

West Lancashire is the oldest golf club in Lancashire, founded in 1873, a perfect example of seaside golf. This great links course measures 6,768 yards, and is set in natural seaside terrain with immaculate greens. Eleven of the holes measure over... more

Lidos Health and Beauty Spa [Spa]

29/31 Oxford Road, Altrincham

Lidos Health and Beauty Spa, 29/31 Oxford Road, Altrincham, Cheshire

Lidos Spa salon is located on the edge of Altrincham town centre. Offering an holistic approach to beauty to encourage mental well being through top physical maintenance. Friendly staff offer top treatments.... more

Walker Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

William Brown Street, Liverpool

Walker Art Gallery, William Brown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside

All the family are welcome at the Walker Art Gallery, one of the finest art galleries in Europe. Covering art from medieval times to the 21st century, the gallery is a treasure trove just waiting to be discovered. Get up close to Tudor portraits of... more

Arley Hall & Gardens [Historic House]

Arley, Northwich

Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, Cheshire

Ardent fans of Coronation Street may recognise Jacobean-style Arley Hall in Cheshire – its stunning chapel has been the scene of many a wedding and funeral service in the long-running soap. The house has also been the setting of a fair few TV dramas... more

Arley Hall & Gardens [Garden]

Arley, Northwich

Arley Hall & Gardens, Arley, Northwich, Cheshire

The Gardens at Arley in Cheshire have been described by TV presenter and garden designer Chris Beardshaw as “one of the best examples of a garden that’s been designed and maintained by the same family anywhere in Britain”. The jewels in the crown,... more

Sudley House [Historic House]

Mossley Hill Road, Aigburth, Liverpool

Sudley House, Mossley Hill Road, Liverpool, Merseyside

Sudley House is the former home of Victorian ship builder George Holt, housing his personal collection of 18th and 19th century British art, and still in its original setting. A charming gallery displays works by Turner, Gainsborough, Lord Leighton... more

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered [Museum / Art Gallery]

Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool, Merseyside

Seized! The Border and Customs uncovered was opened in 1994 and situated within Merseyside Maritime Museum, it tells the exciting story of smuggling and duty men from the 1700s to the present day. This surprising Museum houses one of the most... more

International Slavery Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool

International Slavery Museum, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside

Liverpool was once a trading port of global significance and sadly one commodity which made many traders rich was human – African slaves. Now you can study this inhuman business at the city’s impressive International Slavery Museum on the waterfront... more

Tate Liverpool [Museum / Art Gallery]

Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool

Tate Liverpool, Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside

Tate Liverpool is one of the largest galleries of modern and contemporary art outside London. Housed in a beautiful converted warehouse in the historic Albert Dock, one of the finest groups of nineteenth-century industrial buildings anywhere. Home of... more

Tatton Park [Garden]

Knutsford

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire


Explore a An historical estate with a neo-classical mansion at Tatton Park Tatton Park´s gardens are almost a collection of gardens within a garden. Outside the walled garden, the earliest formal areas include the beech maze, first... more

Tatton Park [Historic House]

Knutsford

Tatton Park, Knutsford, Cheshire


Explore a An historical estate with a neo-classical mansion at Tatton Park One of the most complete historic estates, Tatton Park was rebuilt in the late 18th century by Samuel Wyatt. The collections include family portraits,... more

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate [Historic House]

Speke, Liverpool

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate, Speke, Liverpool, Merseyside


Explore Speke Hall and Gardens Speke Hall is a half-timbered house with a moat dating from 16th century, with the inside spanning many periods. The Great Hall and priest hole are wonderful examples of the Tudor era while the Oak... more

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate [Garden]

Speke, Liverpool

Speke Hall, Garden & Estate, Speke, Liverpool, Merseyside


Explore Speke Hall and Gardens The gardens at Speke Hall are set in one of the most industrialised areas of South Liverpool, and despite this there is an air of being in the countryside. The restored, largely modern garden with its... more

Cottons Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Manchester Road, Knutsford

Cottons Hotel & Spa, Manchester Road, Knutsford, Lancashire

Whether it’s a workout or wind-down we’re the perfect retreat. Our spa has a stylish, chic and relaxing ambience and we’re proud to be considered as one of the finest spa hotels in Cheshire. From our outdoor hot tub and luxurious treatment rooms to... more

Wallasey Golf Club [Golf Course]

Bayswater Road, Wallasey

Wallasey Golf Club, Bayswater Road, Wallasey, Merseyside

Wallasey, originally designed by Tom Morris Senior in 1891, is a traditional links of 6,607 yards situated in the Wirral peninsula overlooking Liverpool Bay and the Irish Sea with undulating fairways, sand dunes and almost inevitably a stiff... more

Tabley House Collection [Historic House]

Tabley House, Tabley Lane, Knutsford

Tabley House Collection, Tabley House, Knutsford, Cheshire

Tabley House is the finest Palladian house in the North West designed by John Carr of York. It is home to one of the first collections of English paintings, including works by Turner, Reynolds, Lawrence and Lely. It also has a fine collection of... more

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