Welcome to Visit Lancashire Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Lancashire

Visit Lancashire PlacesVisit Lancashire places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Lancashire places to visit. A unique way to experience Lancashire’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Lancashire as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Lancashire is a non-metropolitan and ceremonial county in North West England . The county’s administrative centre is Preston, while Lancaster is the county town . The historic county was subject to boundary reform in 1974 which created the current ceremonial county and removed Liverpool and Manchester, and most of their surrounding conurbations . When you visit Lancashire, Walkfo brings Lancashire places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Lancashire Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Lancashire

Visit Lancashire – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 20 audio plaques & Lancashire places for you to explore in the Lancashire area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Lancashire places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Lancashire economy & business

Enterprise zone

The creation of Lancashire Enterprise Zone was announced in 2011 . It is based at the airfields owned by BAE Systems in Warton and Samlesbury . First businesses to move into the zone did so in March 2015, at Warton . In March 2015 the government announced a new enterprise zone would be created at Blackpool Airport .

Economic output

Lancashire Economic output photo

Chart of trend of regional gross value added of non-metropolitan county of Lancashire at basic prices published by the Office for National Statistics .

Lancashire geography / climate

Divisions and environs

Lancashire, the shire county controlled by the county council is divided into local government districts, Burnley, Chorley, Fylde, Hyndburn, Lancaster, Pendle, Preston, and Wyre . Unitary authorities Blackpool and Blackburn with Darwen are unitary authorities that do not come under county council control .

Geology, landscape and ecology

Lancashire Geology, landscape and ecology photo

The highest point of the modern county council area is Gragareth, near Whernside, which reaches a height of 627 m (2,057 ft) However, the highest point in the historic County Palatine is Coniston Old Man in the Lake District, which is regarded as the County Top by those who feel the Local Government Act 1972 (enacted 1974) did not abolish the historic county borders of Lancashire .

Why visit Lancashire with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Lancashire PlacesYou can visit Lancashire places with Walkfo Lancashire to hear history at Lancashire’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Lancashire has 20 places to visit in our interactive Lancashire map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Lancashire, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Lancashire places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Lancashire & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 20 audio facts unique to Lancashire places in an interactive Lancashire map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Lancashire Places Map
20 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Lancashire historic spots

  Lancashire tourist destinations

  Lancashire plaques

  Lancashire geographic features

Walkfo Lancashire tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Lancashire


Best Lancashire places to visit

Lancashire has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Lancashire’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Lancashire’s information audio spots:

Lancashire photo Brockholes (nature reserve)
Brockholes is a nature reserve near Preston, Lancashire, England, just off Junction 31 of the M6 motorway. Situated in the flood-plain of the river Ribble, it has the UK’s first floating visitor village.
Lancashire photo Church of St Leonard the Less, Samlesbury
The Church of St Leonard the Less is an Anglican church in Samlesbury, Lancashire. It dates from 1558, with a tower added 1899–1900, and is protected as a Grade I listed building. It is an active parish church in the Diocese of Blackburn.
Lancashire photo St Paul’s Church, Longridge
St Paul’s Church stands off Berry Lane, Longridge, Lancashire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of Blackburn. The church was built in 1886–1888 and the tower was added in 1936–37.

Visit Lancashire plaques

Lancashire Plaques 0
Lancashire has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Lancashire plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Lancashire using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Lancashire plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.