Lytham Windmill © David Dixon
Probably Lytham's best known landmark, the Grade II listed Windmill (http://www.lythamwindmill.co.uk/ ) on Lytham Green, houses a seasonal museum with a series of exhibits focussed on the "History of Mills and... more
Places: The Seaside.
There's a reason why there is a song which has the lyrics "OH I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE...OH I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEA!" Despite doubting the integrity of many popular songs, I don't doubt this for a second. The seaside, in whichever country, surely has to be the country's highlight? The soft, warm sand, the smell of seafoam...DONKEY RIDES. With a childhood full of seaside trips, and a love for splashing my siblings when they wern't looking, the seaside has always had a place…
A guide to the most popular places to visit in Cheshire, the Peak District, Lancashire and the Wirral. The village of Samlesbury in South Ribble, Lancashire and the Samlesbury Witches.
Ashton Memorial, Williamson Park, Lancaster
Built in memory of Lord Ashton‘s second wife, Jessie, the memorial is a grand gesture to the town where Lord Ashton grew up and made a large part of his wealth. Jessie Ashton died in 1904. Standing around 35m (150ft) tall, the white Portland Stone structure, with copper clad dome, contrasts sharply with nearby woodland. Ashton Memorial design The Ashton Memorial was designed by Sir John Belcher and his partner John James Joass. It officially opened on 24 October 1909 and is the centre piece…
Pendle Hill Witches of Lancashire
Every year tens of thousands of people visit Pendle to take in the spectacular countryside and spellbinding story of the Pendle Witches, the most famous witches in the land. It is nearly four hundred years since the imprisonment, trial and deaths of the Pendle Witches and people are as fascinated as ever. Click here for the Gallery Tell me the story... The year was 1612, a turbulent time in England’s history, an era of religious persecution and superstition. James I was King, and feared…
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Wallace and Gromit
Wallace and Gromit is, to anyone who is even vaguely familiar with British culture, something of an institution. It’s a series of short (and one full-length) films about a bumbling Lancashire…