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Derwentwater Sunset - Ron Sutton

The Lake District is blessed with beautiful scenery, steeped in literary history and culture, and there are plenty of things to do to take your other half on a short trip

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Hawkshead village

The Lakes village will play a big role in this year’s 150th anniversary celebrations of Beatrix Potter’s birth

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Beatrix Potter
Yesterday, 11:35
The Lone Tree at Buttermere by Stephen Hinde

The tranquil surrounds of Buttermere are a popular walking spot, but the views across the water and the imposing Haystacks on the horizon make it a great place to take photos.

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photography
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
'Ashness Jetty' © Andi Campbell-Jones, Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

From the dramatic skies that cover Hardknot Pass to the chocolate box village of Chapel Stile, we pick 13 times the Lake District was more beautiful than a postcard.

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Monday, February 1, 2016
Photo by Lewis Wileman

Rob Gemmell has fun with the family at the Lowry Studio

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Monday, February 1, 2016
LAN Jan16 Thompson Dagnall sculptor

Sculptor Thompson Dagnall has been getting his teeth into a monstrous new piece of work. Linda Viney went to visit him

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Monday, February 1, 2016
Snowdrops at Lytham Hall by Louise Dobson

There are few sights as magical as a carpet of springtime snowdrops. We’ve pick a few of our favourites across the county this month

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Monday, February 1, 2016
John Bishop with World Horse Welfare Amara and Mable

We visit Penny Farm, a centre in Blackpool that rescues and rehabilitates horses and gets them galloping back to health. Emma Mayoh reports

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Thursday, January 28, 2016
Andrew and Nicola Haworth

The owners of a newly renovated hotel near Preston are investigating its historic associations with horse racing, writes Eileen Jones

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Lancashire Restaurants
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
BPXAYW Sir Robert Peel statue and the church of St Mary, the market place Bury Lancashire England

Bury is seldom out of the headlines and invariably for all the right reasons. Roger Borrell and photographer Kirsty Thompson took a tour

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Wildlife

Monday, January 18, 2016
Red Squirrel

A revival of traditional skills, red squirrels and beautiful butterflies are predicted for this corner of old Lancashire. Mike Glover reports

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Thursday, December 10, 2015
Fallow deer tend to stick to the Pennine hills by Darin Smith

While reindeers are working overtime, Christmas is a good time to look out for their Lancashire cousins, writes Lancashire Wildlife Trust’s Alan Wright

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Friday, August 21, 2015
Lakeland Wildlife

Noisy toads, exotic dragonflies and short-eared owls – just a few examples of the wonderful wildlife in Cumbria, reports Charlotte Rowley.

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Lake District
Monday, July 20, 2015
Dee and Daniel Ashman and cheetah 'Khaleesi' at their Predator Experience in Ayside

Cheetahs are quiet and amiable, according to their owners, but they’ve caused a big row in a tiny Lakeland village near Cartmel, as Sue Riley reports

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Monday, July 6, 2015
Grey Seal Photo Martha Tressler

Marine wildlife expert Dr Emily Baxter urges urgent action to set up conservation zones off the north west coast

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Coastal Lancashire

Photography

Yesterday, 11:35
The Lone Tree at Buttermere by Stephen Hinde

The tranquil surrounds of Buttermere are a popular walking spot, but the views across the water and the imposing Haystacks on the horizon make it a great place to take photos.

Read Full Story »
photography
Monday, November 30, 2015
Lancashire Life 1st place 'Rydal Water Boathouse' by Matthew Aspden

These are the winners of our photography competition in association with Wilkinson’s Cameras

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photography
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Winter wonderland, Pendle Hill by Bob Bedford

So will we getting some snow this year? Our readers certainly hope so. We’ve had some beautiful snow photos uploaded to our website over the years, here are a few of our favourites.

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photography

Places

Derwentwater Sunset - Ron Sutton

The Lake District is blessed with beautiful scenery, steeped in literary history and culture, and there are plenty of things to do to take your other half on a short trip

Read Full Story »
00:00
Hawkshead village

The Lakes village will play a big role in this year’s 150th anniversary celebrations of Beatrix Potter’s birth

Read Full Story »
Beatrix Potter
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
'Ashness Jetty' © Andi Campbell-Jones, Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

From the dramatic skies that cover Hardknot Pass to the chocolate box village of Chapel Stile, we pick 13 times the Lake District was more beautiful than a postcard.

Read Full Story »
Monday, February 1, 2016
Snowdrops at Lytham Hall by Louise Dobson

There are few sights as magical as a carpet of springtime snowdrops. We’ve pick a few of our favourites across the county this month

Read Full Story »
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
BPXAYW Sir Robert Peel statue and the church of St Mary, the market place Bury Lancashire England

Bury is seldom out of the headlines and invariably for all the right reasons. Roger Borrell and photographer Kirsty Thompson took a tour

Read Full Story »

Walks

Sunday, January 10, 2016
Whalley from the Nab

John Lenehan takes us past seven million bricks on a walk with one of the finest start points in Lancashire

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Ribble Valley Walks
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
The view from Pendle Hill | 10 breathtakingly beautiful Lancashire views

From isolated hilltop towers and areas of outstanding natural beauty to rolling parkland – we pick 10 views that will make you wish you brought your camera

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Edisford Bridge

John Lenehan follows the Ribble and passes the site of an ancient battle. Unfortunately, we came second

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Ribble Valley Walks Bowland Walks
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Jon, centre, with the Whalley Warm & Dry team

Our walking correspondent John Lenehan visits an award-winning Ribble Valley business that is celebrating 15 years of success

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Saturday, November 14, 2015
Climbing Castleber Hill

John Lenehan takes his passport and criss-crosses the border into Yorkshire for a surprisingly pleasant hike

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