Photos from Lancashire, the Red Rose County

The county takes its name from the city of Lancaster and was established in 1182. Although Lancaster is still considered to be the county town, the County Council is based in Preston. During the industrial revolution, many towns were heavily involved in cotton processing. Several canals and waterways that were used to transport goods now offer a pleasant way of exploring the county. In the west and south are the agricultural coastal plains. To the east are lovely upland areas leading to the Pennines.


Dafodils and the Observatory in the park along Garstang Rd, Preston


 Preston docks

Preston : the marina in the docks


Preston to Lancaster canal

bridge and it's reflection in the Preston to Lancaster canal in autumn
(see more reflections photos)


Lancashire sunset

Sunset in the Lancashire countryside (see photos of sunsets)


leeds to liverpool canal

"Public Footpath" (photo taken along the Leeds to Liverpool canal)


Leeds to Liverpool canal

Pleasure peniche on the Leeds - Liverpool canal


Blackpool roller coster

The Blackpool roller-coster
(place mouse over for a night view)


blackpool illuminations

Las Vegas ? No : Blackpool illuminations - (more photos by night)



Bridge at sunset near Anglezarke


phone cabin

Isolated phone cabin in the Lancashire countryside


Lytham Saint Anne

Windmill in Lytham St Anne





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