The Iconic Lune Aqueduct – Structural Marvels of Lancashire

The Lune Aqueduct represents a civil engineering masterpiece and is known to be the ‘wonder of the waterways’ in Lancashire. It goes across the River Lune canal for 664 feet and is at the height of 61 feet.  The average level of water in this river is 53 feet. Alexander Stevens built this bridge based…

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Lancashire Football Teams Have Thrived Since WWI

Historians who specialize in football history often always land up finding the history of the sport going back to Lancashire. A researcher who was studying the evolution of the game in Lancashire suddenly stumbled on a photograph of soldiers in uniform in the archives. This triggered an interest to find out why a picture of…

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The History of Golfing in Lancashire

Lancashire provides an array of golf courses, and this includes the great courses along the coastline near Lytham St Annes to the golf courses near the Lancashire countryside. Royal Lytham and St Annes reveal a history of supporting golf. There were 11 Open Championships namely the Women’s British Opens, the Curtis Cup, Ryder Cups, Amateur…

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The Brilliant Billy Riley – Wrestling Legend Lancashire

From WWE to UFC, we are exposed to different kinds of shows in the wrestling world. But have you ever heard about the old wrestling style, “Catch-as-catch-can wrestling,” also known as Catch wrestling? More deadly and violent than other contemporary wrestling styles, Catch wrestling was evolved in the 1800s. One of the best wrestlers of…

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The Best of Lancashire’s Produce to Savour

Lancashire is located on the Irish Sea to the west coast of England. This county includes Manchester and Liverpool in the old times but has reduced in dimension after 1974. Lancashire has hamlets, market towns and villages scattered all around. There are cultivated farmlands, open moorlands and outstanding natural beauty extending beyond Ribble Valley and…

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Thriving Through Springtime on the Lancashire Coast

Besides offering a superb lifestyle, Lancashire is a stellar place for tourists. The coastline is beautiful, and there are stunning vistas across the countryside. Regardless of the way you wish to spend your noon, there are many activities such as exploring new routes for walking, flying kites on the beach, or just exploring the cities…

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Mystic, Magic, and Witchery – Pendle Hill Witch Hunt in Lancashire

Do you believe in the existence of witches? Regardless of anyone’s views, witches were feared immensely in the 17th century in Lancashire, UK. One such notorious place that still exists is on the Pendle Hill Witch Trail that takes you back to the past to discover the mysterious history of the county. Exploring the witch…

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