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A £5,000 jewel has been buried in Lancashire and you can help to find it. Emma Mayoh reports

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Winmarleigh School is one of the tiniest in the county, but all the pupils helped create an award-winning garden

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The seaside town of Southport has something for the whole family, whether you want a relaxing visit or a day packed full of fun. We’ve put together a short guide with some of our top picks and tips.

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Southport

Can you name these watery landmarks within two of the UKs beautiful national parks?

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Lake District

It’s a beautiful village that seems trapped in time but that’s far from the truth, as Roger Borrell discovers

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Downham

Eight generations of the Spedding family have called Mirehouse home and visitors are now able to share its glories. 
Mike Glover reports

PHOTOGRAPHY BY SANDY KITCHING

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Keswick

It was the holy grail for cavers – finding the route linking Lancashire, Yorkshire and Cumbria deep underground. Now Dave Haigh and John Cordingley have included this and other dangerous quests in their new book.

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20 great Lakeland days out

Friday, April 7, 2017

Explore Lakeland with our suggestions for places to go and things to do - some them a little off the beaten track.

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Lake District

Historic discoveries, ambitious plans and inspiring locals are leading this seaside town into a new era, as Emma Mayoh discovered.

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Morecambe

Hardman’s pictures appear in a new book by Kendal author Anne Bonney

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Kendal

This year sees a series of events to mark the 140th anniversary of a famous steamer, but it hasn’t all been plain sailing

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Lake District

If you’re thinking of investing in a beautiful holiday home in Cumbria, look no further for inspiration. Situated just 20 minutes from J36 of the M6 motorway Cartmel Lodge Park offers luxury holiday lodges in the picturesque village of Cartmel. The team at Cartmel Lodge Park has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to helping you create your dream holiday home.

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After it was crowned winner of Britain’s Best High Street, Rebekka O’Grady visits the town to find out what the judges liked so much.

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Blackburn

It’s one of Lancashire’s tourism success stories but not eveyone knows what lies beyond the gates of Ribby Hall Village. Roger Borrell reports.

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Hen parties, Japanese tourists, corporate team builders and even dementia sufferers are learning to have fun herding sheep, writes Emily Rothery.

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Dogs

How well do you know Lancashire? Test your knowledge in this picture based quiz

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Manchester is one of the UK’s busiest tourist destinations. It’s just perfect for family outings, particularly if you’re looking for an exciting day out without spending a single penny. Lucy Matthews selects some free places to explore.

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Manchester

A woman’s love for a remarkable ash is just one of the stories unearthed in a Lake District project to find the region’s favourite tree.

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A hive of creativity, Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle is an area continually on the rise, as Rebekka O’Grady discovers.

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Liverpool

Eccleston attracts people from across the country including a few famous faces, as Mairead Mahon discovers

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