One of England's most populous counties, Lancashire is packed full of things to see...
Top five attractions
It's been one of Britain's seaside favourites for decades and has a mass of things to see and do all year round. Top of the list, of course, are Blackpool Tower and the Pleasure Beach.
Between all the vibrant and colourful towns and cities throughout the county, you'll also find that Lancashire has some enviable countryside with walks to suit all ages and abilities.
Lancashire's county town is an undiscovered gem for most visitors. Surrounded by stunning countryside, this attractive city is full of magnificent architecture. Visitors also appreciate dozens of cafes, restaurants and great shopping.
Museum of Lancashire
If you want to find out more about this fascinating county and the many and great roles it's played in British and world history, the Museum of Lancashire, in Preston, chronicles the past of the red rose county.
A handsome and sweeping bay dotted with towns and villages. If you're visiting on a day trip, try to stay long enough for the famous Morecambe Bay sunset - dubbed one of the most picturesque in Britain.