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Best things to do in Lancashire

Museum
“England’s national museum of football. It is based in the Urbis building in Manchester city centre, and preserves, conserves and displays important collections of football memorabilia.”
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Establishment
“It's the seat of the Manchester city football club and within 10 minutes walking distance from my flat .”
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Establishment
“The MEN is the worlds busiest arena hosting some of the world's biggest music artists, comedians and other events. Check out the schedule and see if there is anything you fancy.”
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Premise
“It has every shop you could think of and a huge food hall if you get a little peckish walking around!”
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Premise
“Not to be confused with the soulless Food Court upstairs, the Arndale’s food market has come far. Newcomer Viet Shack, purveyor of addictive summer rolls and banh mi sandwiches, has supplanted the still-excellent Pancho’s Burritos as hipster foodie choice. But don’t forget about the cheese sandwiches at Queen Brie, Boggart Brewery’s cute Microbar and m1lkshake, where you can get any kind of candy put in (yes) a milkshake. Open daily, times vary. ”
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Park
“Manchesters largest country park in the city, 10 mins drive away, lots of walks, lake, views, kiddies park, monuments, farm, garden centre, ice cream vans, - often hosting special events like concerts, fairgrounds, etc. Even the pope came here once!”
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Church
“Don't miss the beautiful Manchester Cathedral located on Victoria Street. Free to enter and beautiful architecture. ”
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Establishment
“Boosting 10 restaurants and bar and the largest cinema screen outside of London there is always something happening at the Printworks.”
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Pizza Place
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“You don't need to book but there is sometimes a waiting list. The pizzas are famous and cooked in a massive oven in front of your eyes. The business was recently bought out but the quality has stayed at the same high standards. You can also enjoy a drink in one of the bars in the square whilst you wait.”
29local recommendations
Gift Shop
“Blackpool Tower is one of the most famous and easily recognised landmarks in the UK. It’s visible from so far away, giving drivers along the motorway the reassurance that they are firmly in the North. But it’s not just a glorious sight to see as you approach the iconic seaside town, it’s also a tourist attraction that brings thousands of visitors a year to the seaside town. There’s so much to do there that you can spend an entire day inside and not be bored for one minute.”
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Castle
“A historic tourist spot with a rich and thrilling history that will interest both children and adults...”
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Trail
“Enjoy the best that the North West has to offer! A long but rewarding walk following the path of the river with several stunning waterfalls and countryside views. Follow up with pints and chips at a village pub! ”
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Zoo
“ Blackpool Zoo is an award winning family-friendly attraction with over 1500 rare and exotic animals. Ever fancied feeding a tiger or tickling a tapir's tummy? Animal experiences are a fantastic opportunity to get up close and personal with some incredible animals, whether you're helping to feed them or talking on the role of zoo keeper for a day.”
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Park
“A place that needs no introduction! An expensive but definitely fun and memorable day out for all ages! ”
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Water Park
“Sandcastle Waterpark, Blackpool is the UK's Largest Indoor Waterpark and with 18 slides and attractions. Sandcastle Waterpark is the UK's largest indoor waterpark, open year round and fun for all.”
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Department Store
“"Discover the world’s best luxury brands and the latest exclusive arrivals at Selfridges Exchange Square, Manchester, a one-stop shop for luxurious retail therapy in the heart of the city."”
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