Lancashire and the Peaks Travel Guide

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Plan Your Lancashire and the Peaks Vacation

For those looking for the postcard England of little villages, the northwest region of England might not appear at the top of a sightseeing list. Manchester, Britain's third-largest city, bustles with redevelopment, and Liverpool is undergoing significant revitalization. However, the 200 years of smokestack industry that abated only in the 1980s have taken a toll on the east Lancashire landscape. The region does have lovely scenery inland, in Derbyshire (pronounced Dar-be-sheer)—notably the spectacular Peak District, a national park at the southern end of the Pennine range.

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Lancashire and the Peaks Hotels

Because the larger city-center hotels in Manchester and Liverpool rely on business travelers during the week, they may... read more

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Lancashire and the Peaks Restaurants

Dining options in Manchester and Liverpool vary from smart cafés offering Modern British and Continental fare to excellent... read more

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Things To Do in Lancashire and the Peaks

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Lancashire and the Peaks Experiences

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