Category: Lancashire

A Day Out in Preston

Located on the River Ribble, Preston got its city status in 2002. The city has experienced numerous changes in the past. In the 14th-century, Flemish weavers came to Preston and established a textile industry that would be the main driving force of the city’s economy until the mid-20th century. As a flourishing industrial center in the 18th and 19th centuries, Preston was filled with beautiful squares, refined parks, as well as interesting buildings. Today, this historic city has plenty to offer. From Roman heritage, the history of the industrial revolution, football league, to nature reserves, you can enjoy numerous things when you visit. If you want to explore the best things in Preston, keep reading!

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Set inside an incredible Neoclassical hall, Harris Museum and Art Gallery has impressive collections of textiles, costumes, ceramics, other decorative arts, as well as natural history. When you

Museums of Lancashire

Are you planning to visit Lancashire? This beautiful ceremonial county in North West England provides a beautiful and unique travel experience for its visitors. Its rural charms, beautiful castles, Victorian centers, and tourist attractions have successfully made the county a famous tourist destination. If you are going to visit Lancashire, then you definitely need to check out some of its best museums! Let’s take a look at some of the best museums in the area.

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre

Carnforth Station Heritage Center gained its worldwide popularity when it was used for the setting for David Lean’s romantic classic film ‘Brief Encounter.’ Opened in 1846 by the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway Company, this railway station was reduced to a branch station and the buildings were left into disrepair. However, the derelict building was completely restored in late 2000. This station is now an award-winning Heritage Center with a