Lancashire holidays

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A great walk to a great pub: Four Alls Inn, Higham, Lancashire
A stroll through Lancashire’s horrible history, with beer and hotpot in a ‘proper’ pub to cheer the spirits

Chris Moss

01, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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From coal mining to soul mining on a heritage walk around St Helens
Discover the traces of Merseyside’s industrial past with a new walking app, partly made by former miners determined the past should not be forgotten

Chris Moss

28, Sep, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Skylarks, sunshine and solidarity on Winter Hill, Lancashire
From the first mass trespass to mass communications, the West Pennine Moors have always brought northerners together

Chris Moss

29, Jun, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Changing UK coast: Morecambe – it’s never been a ‘Kiss Me Quick’ place
With natural wonders like Morecambe Bay and the Trough of Bowland close by, it’s no surprise a seafront Eden Project North is in the pipeline

Chris Moss

20, Jun, 2021 @10:00 AM

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You don’t come on holiday to Blackpool for a good night’s sleep
The resort still offers fun and naughtiness, but now has an arty B&B and some classy food if, for some reason, you don’t want cod and chips

Helen Pidd

20, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Quakers, radicals and witches: a walk back in time on Pendle Hill
Our Lancastrian writer climbs the famous hill for the first time – and discovers a rich rebel history and a new walking trail celebrating local heroes

Chris Moss

10, May, 2021 @5:30 AM

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There’ll be no Christmas cheer for pubs stuck in tier 3
A community-focused Ramsbottom pub that trains marginalised young people slams the ‘inept system’ that is forcing tens of thousands of hospitality venues to remain closed

Isabel Choat

30, Nov, 2020 @6:15 AM

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1823 Spinning Block Hotel, Clitheroe: ‘Don Draper would love this place’ – review
Clitheroe’s Holmes Mill combines a brewery, food hall, restaurant and hotel to stylish effect. In fact, there are so many foodie delights it’s no wonder our writer spent so little time in his room

Tony Naylor

20, Apr, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Fence Gate Lodge, near Burnley, Lancashire: hotel review
This inn on the edge of the Ribble Valley has long had a reputation for good food and drink. Now it’s added a glam 24-bedroom lodge across the road

Tony Naylor

20, Oct, 2017 @10:37 AM

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The Coach and Horses, Bolton-by-Bowland, Lancashire: hotel review
This revamped pub in a ridiculously pretty Ribble Valley village not only does food and bedrooms extremely well – it’s a proper boozer, too

Tony Naylor

14, Jul, 2017 @5:30 AM

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Eagle + Child, Ramsbottom, Lancashire: hotel review
This nattily revamped pub has a new look and an excellent new chef – a welcome addition to this handsome town’s already thriving food scene

Tony Naylor

26, Jun, 2017 @5:30 AM

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Higher Buck, Waddington, Lancashire: hotel review
This pub, in one of Lancashire’s prettiest villages, is up there with the finest dining in the lauded Ribble valley. The modish makeover is no match for the food, but the classy guest rooms are

Tony Naylor

13, May, 2017 @11:00 AM

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