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Free Days Out

Here in Lancashire we have so many things to do and great days out. From animal attractions, theme parks, to historic houses and fascinating museums you could be left being spoilt for choice.

We have put together this free days out section to let you know that you can have a great time in Lancashire and it doesn't have to cost you the Earth.

As well as the many FREE walking and cycling routes and scenic picnic spots, Lancashire offers many free attractions and events.

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre



    Made famous by David Lean's romantic classic film Brief Encounter, starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard in 1945, the award-winning heritage centre includes a faithful restoration of the refreshment room where Laura and Alec first met.

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    The Museum of Lancashire gives you a great introduction to all things Lancashire. With displays and activities aimed at different ages, there is something for all of the family to enjoy.

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    Penny Farm is a horse rescue & rehabilitation centre operated by the charity World Horse Welfare. We welcome visitors 3 days a week to meet the ponies & find out more about the work of the charity. 

    The main stable area is indoors and the site has full disabled access. Visitors are also welcome...

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    Nature Reserve



    Brockholes is a new kind of nature reserve, an unreserved reserve. Located at Junction 31 of the M6, our beautiful reserve complete with trails and hides, is crowned by a floating Visitor Village featuring a gift shop, local food store and restaurant

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    Market Square, Preston

    A great day out for all the family, the Harris Museum & Art Gallery is a treasure trove of fantastic art and fascinating objects.

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    Arts, Crafts & Galleries



    The Gallery, established in 1987, provides an ideal setting for a wide selection of contemporary crafts ranging from ceramics and glass to wool, textiles, jewellery and cards.

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    Historic House



    Built in 1325 Samlesbury Hall is steeped in fascinating history, retaining its original typical black and white exterior, the Hall is almost equidistant between Blackburn and Preston, yet retaining a rural feel.

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    Municipal Park


    Bare, Morecambe

    Originally created in the 1920s, Happy Mount Park was and is still very popular today. Woodland walks, Japanese Garden, putting and bowling, a children’s Splashpark and play areas, miniature railway, crazy golf, swing boats and more

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    Garden Centre


    Brock, Preston

    The award-winning Barton Grange Garden Centre is on the A6 at Brock between Preston and Garstang, set in beautiful Lancashire countryside and was named Destination Garden Centre of the Year in 2012 and 2013 and oozes style and originality.

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    Walking Tour



    Visit Blackpool’s largest rock factory and see everything in operation from our purpose built viewing area. Watch the video of how our products are made; visit the shop; have a coffee and be amazed how we make our world famous products.

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