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Bookshelf

Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Angela Brazil (schoolgirl series)

Anthony Burgess (A Clockwork Orange)

Charles Dickens (Preston inspired Hard Times)

Elizabeth Gaskell (North and South)

Joseph Delaney (Wardstone Chronicles) 

Deborah Swift

Trevor Hoyle

Anna Jacobs

Audrey Howard

Local directory

Find your perfect cuppa or indulge your sweet cravings by choosing one of these great local companies.

Places to eat and drink

Puddleducks Tea Room

Dunsop Bridge

Clitheroe

BB7 3BB

Greendale

Downham Rd

Chatburn

Clitheroe

BB7 4DL

Mountview tea rooms

Mount Rd

Fleetwood

FY7 6QZ

Alices Tearoom

23-25 St Alban's Rd

Lytham Saint Annes

FY8 1TG

Whittle Vintage Tea Room & Cafe

34 Chorley Old Rd

Whittle-le-Woods

Chorley

PR6 7LD

Mad Hatters Tea Shop & Patisserie

2B Franklands

Longton

Preston

PR4 5PD

Lancashire

Lancashire, in the north west of England, is well known for its major part in the UK's industrial revolution with its mill towns and collieries. Explore this rich history by visiting the museums on offer or visit historical towns like Blackburn or Darwen. Or take a trip to the coast and experience the thrills of Blackpool and its view from the famous tower.

Places to visit


Lancaster castle, Beacon Fell, Morecambe Bay, Lancaster city museum, Lancaster priory, Rivington Pike, Astley park.

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