Astley Hall & Coach House

Astley Park, Off Hallgate
Chorley PR7 1NP

Astley Hall is a museum and art gallery housed within a Grade I listed historic house. The hall is set within the beautiful surroundings of Astley Park which include historic woodland, a lake, a fully renovated Victorian walled garden alongside clean and modern facilities for visitors to enjoy. The hall is perhaps best known for its stunning Jacobean plasterwork ceilings and the house is built around an internal Elizabethan courtyard.

Bolton Steam Museum

Mornington Road
Bolton BL1 4EU

Over 25 textile mill stationary steam engines have been rescued and restored to working order. These include some very rare and unusual types of engine.

Carnforth Station Heritage Centre

Warton Road
Carnforth LA5 9TR

After many years of dereliction the Carnforth Station Trust Company restored the derelict station into what has become an award winning Heritage Centre. Attractions include the Brief Encounter Cinema area and Refreshment Room as seen in David Lean's film of 1945, various exhibition areas covering past local industry, the golden age of steam and the Bateman Gallery hosting 'guest' exhibitions throughout the year.

Fleetwood Memorial Park

Warrenhurst Road

Fleetwood's Memorial Park is a Grade II listed park in the heart of the town. Memorial Park is unique in that the entire grounds were created in commemoration of the First World War, unlike most conventional architectural memorials, and it is one of only a few listed war memorial parks and gardens in the country.

Gawthorpe Hall - National Trust

Nr Burnley BB12 8UA

This imposing house, set in tranquil grounds in the heart of urban Lancashire, resembles the great Hardwick Hall and is very probably by the same architect, Robert Smythson. In the middle of the 19th century Sir Charles Barry was commissioned to restore the house, thereby creating the opulent interiors we see today.

Hall i' th' Wood Museum

Greenway, off Crompton Way
Bolton BL1 8UA

Hall i' th' Wood Museum is a rare surviving example of a Tudor wooden framed house. Collections: On display are examples of 17th and early 18th century furniture and objects relating to Samuel Crompton and the founder of the museum, Lord Leverhulme.

Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

Holcombe Road, Helmshore
Rossendale BB4 4NP

18th century water powered fulling mill and a 19th century condenser cotton spinning mill, both with working machinery.

Hoghton Tower

Hoghton Tower
Hoghton PR5 0SH

Hoghton Tower is one of Lancashire's gems. A Tudor - Elizabethan manor and the ancestral home of the de Hoghton family, the Tower stands proudly on its hill overlooking the surrounding countryside.

Judges' Lodgings

Church Street
Lancaster LA1 1YS

Lancaster's oldest town house, nestled in the shadow of Lancaster Castle. Originally the home of Thomas Covell and later used by judges visiting the Assize Courts, this Grade 1 listed building offers something for all the family. See the splendidly restored period rooms featuring fine furniture by the renowned Gillows of Lancaster. Take a journey through history in the museum of Childhood with our enchanting collection of dolls, toys and games from the 18th century to the present day.

Lancaster Castle

Shire Hall, Castle Parade
Lancaster LA1 1YJ

Discover one of the most important historic monuments in the North West.. This fascinating Grade 1 listed building has dominated Lancaster for almost 1000 years and is one of the best preserved and hardest working castles in the country.

Lancaster Maritime Museum

St George's Quay
Lancaster LA1 1RB

Lancaster Maritime Museum is an award-winning museum set within the former Port of Lancaster Custom House. Let us take you on a journey to discover all things nautical relating to the Morecambe Bay area.

Lancaster Priory

Castle Hill
Lancaster LA1 1YZ

Lancaster Priory & Parish Church in North West England - just south of the Lake District - dates from the 11th century, though there has been a church on this site from 630 A.D. and maybe in Roman times.

Marsh Mill Windmill

76 Barton Street
Thornton-Cleveleys FY5 4AE

Marsh Mill itself is the finest, well preserved example of its kind in the north west of England. It was built in 1974 by Ralph Slater who was a Fylde Millwright. It was commissioned by Bold Hesketh, uncle of Peter Hesketh (later Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood) who would go on to play a prominent role in the expansion of Fleetwood.

Pendle Heritage Centre

Park Hill, Barrowford
Nelson BB9 6JQ

Pendle Heritage Centre, listed grade II buildings, incorporates a museum, art gallery, parlour shop, tea-room, 18th century walled garden, cruck-barn, tourist information centre and conference facilities.

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

Harle Syke
Burnley BB10 2HX

Queen Street Mill Textile Museum is the last remaining operational steam powered weaving mill in the world. The museum collections are designated as being of national importance and the boilerhouse, enginehouse and chimney have Ancient Monument status.

Ribble Steam Railway & Museum

Chain Caul Road
Preston PR2 2PD

A visit to the Ribble Steam Railway will not only give you the opportunity to travel along the one-and-a half-mile dock and riverside line, but also access our extensive museum and workshop. On site we have over 40 industrial locomotives, including Deltic Prototype currently on loan from The National Railway Museum.

Roman Bath House

Castle Hill
Lancaster LA1 1YS

Discovered and excavated in 1973-4, the Roman bath-house in Vicarage Field, Lancaster, formed one end of a large courtyard house, probably the home of a Roman official. It was demolished in about 340AD to make way for a new and massive stone fort. Part of the fort wall, known as the 'Wery Wall', can also be seen.

Rufford Old Hall - National Trust

nr Ormskirk L40 1SG

One of Lancashire's finest 16th-century buildings. The spectacular Great Hall has an intricately carved 'moveable' wooden screen and dramatic hammer-beam roof.

Samlesbury Hall

Preston New Road
Preston PR5 0UP

Samlesbury Hall is Lancashire's foremost ancestral home offering a variety of facilities ensuring a great day out. Samlesbury Hall boasts three main galleries that show new and exciting exhibitions from a variety of different artistic disciplines.

Smithills Hall

Smithills Dean Road
Bolton BL1 7NP

One of Bolton's original family homes, Smithills Hall is a Grade 1 listed building, full of history and drama. Collections: Furniture: 17th century;18th century;19th century; Arts and Crafts movement. Decor: from mediaeval to Arts and Crafts. Paintings: mainly from 18th to 19th century.

Towneley Hall Art Gallery & Museum

Towneley Park
Burnley BB11 3RQ

Towneley Hall is a council-owned museum and art gallery, offering an intriguing combination of historic art collection alongside a changing programme of contemporary exhibitions.

Turton Tower

Chapeltown Road, Turton
Nr Bolton BL7 0HG

A delightful Tudor house in woodland gardens. A distinctive 15th century English country house. Set in relaxing woodlands on the edge of the popular walking area of the West Pennine Moors.

Weavers' Triangle Visitor Centre

85 Manchester Road
Burnley BB11 1JZ

Discover what it was like to live in a 19th century Lancashire mill town. From the Visitor Centre, walk through the Weavers' Triangle - a unique Victorian industrial landscape.