Lancashire is an ancient county to the west of its arch rival, Yorkshire.
This rivalry dates back from the Wars Of the Roses fought in the 1400s between the House of York (symbol: a white rose) and the House of Lancaster (symbol: a red rose).
It’s now a ruggedly pretty place, just like Yorkshire, with a strong industrial history, particularly in textiles.
Here then, are the best bits:
Best Places To Go In Lancashire, England
1. Queen Street Mill
Lancashire was once the center of the world’s cotton textile industry.
Mills, such as this one near the town of Burnley, employed thousand of people at their late 19th century height.
It’s now a museum.