Lancashire

Properties and events in Lancashire

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All Saint’s Church with St John the Baptist, Habergham

Padiham Road, Habergham Drive, Padiham, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 6LG
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit this lovely Victorian church, not usually open to the public.

All Saints & Martyrs Church, Langley, Middleton

All Saints & Martyrs Church, Wood Street, Middleton, Lancashire, M24 5GL
In person
Pre-booking not required

The amazing Langley Cross. Sculpted in aluminium by Geoffrey Clarke, it is probably the artist’s biggest commission.

An Alphabet of Croston

The Old School, Church Street, Leyland, Croston, Lancashire, PR26 9HA
In person
Pre-booking not required

An Alphabet of Croston – a milestone in our history.

Ashton Freehold - the Route to a New Suburb

Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover a Victorian suburb created in Ashton-on-Ribble by a freehold land society, an early type of building society.

Ashton Freehold Connected - Sewers, Services and Supplies

Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2
In person
Pre-booking required

A tour of a Victorian suburb revealing the challenges of connecting water, gas and electricity supplies, sorting out sewers, setting up regular bus and tram services and staying safe on the streets.

Ashton Freehold Networks - Sisters, Servants and Soap

Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire, PR2
In person
Pre-booking required

Take a stroll round the mid-Victorian suburb of Ashton Freehold and discover some of its early residents and the networks - family, business, religious and geographical - that connected them.

Aspects of Mossley

Mossley Heritage Centre, Emmaus, Queen Street, Mossley, Lancashire, OL5 9AH
In person
Pre-booking not required

Stagecoaches, canal boats, secret railway tunnels, postcards from a bygone era, Terry Waites' clogs and even army phones. The photos, displays and artefacts in our Heritage Centre will bring the history of our little mill town to life.

Blackburn Quaker Meeting House

Friends Meeting House, Paradise Lane, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 1LY
In person
Pre-booking not required

1824-2024 You are invited to come visit with Quakers as we celebrate 200 years of worship at the Friends Meeting House, Blackburn.

Broughton in Amounderness Heritage Centre and Church Cottage Museum

Church Cottage Museum at Broughton C of E Primary School, Church Lane off Garstang Road, Broughton, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 5JB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Guided Tours of Church Cottage (1590), restored Museum 1995, part of Broughton Heritage Centre and including Parish Church and National School. Includes 'Peasants Hovel', Sleeping Gallery, Inn, School Room, Parlour, Wash House, Cart Shed and Garden.

Castle Hill Halton

Opposite Church Brow, Halton, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 6LS
In person
Pre-booking not required

Site of Norman Motte and Bailey Castle - Open for first time in advance of access works to make the site open to the public. Short display of proposed access improvement works.

Christ Church, Lancaster

Wyresdale Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3EA
In person
Pre-booking not required

Christ Church is a beautiful Grade II listed building, with stunning views across the Bay. Having been a Chapel for the Lancaster Workhouse and Lancaster Royal Grammar School, it remains a place for worship loved by many in and beyond the parish.

Clogs On Broadway

24 Yorkshire Street, Bacup, Lancashire, OL13 9AE
In person
Pre-booking not required

A Collection of Bacupian Memories Through Words, Pictures, Sounds, and Artefacts

Crawshawbooth Quaker Meeting House

13 Co-Operation Street, Crawshawbooth, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4 8AG
In person
Pre-booking not required

Early 18th Century 2* listed Meeting House situated in a walled peace garden/burial ground near the Limey Water and pack horse bridge with an attached cottage originally built for a teacher and school as was needed at the time. Historical information

Darwen Vale High School

Blackburn Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 0AL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Photos and archives dating from the 1900s to more modern times. Our Student Ambassadors are able to provide a tour around our amazing 21st Century facilities. Refreshments are available from our dining hall where we have our Macmillan Coffee Morning.

Discover the Secret Cold War Bunker in Brindle

Brindle Cold War Bunker, Denham Lane, Brindle, Lancashire, PR6 8PR
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover Brindles cold war nuclear bunker.

Dobcroft Nature Reserve

49 Whitby Avenue, Ingol, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 3YP
In person
Book on day

Explore the intricate routes, networks, and connections that make up our natural world during our Nature-Based Open Day. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or a family seeking quality time in nature, this event has something special for everyone.

Euston Gardens Fleetwood

Euston Gardens, The Esplanade, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6
In person
Pre-booking not required

The seafront area around the landmark North Euston Hotel is steeped in history as the location where Fleetwood's growth began in the past. Learn more about the park's fascinating history and contents.

Find out about Quakers

Garstang Quaker Meeting, Calder House Lane, Bowgreave, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 1ZE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Garstang Quaker Meeting House was built in 1829 and is a good example of the early simple form of meeting houses, it has Grade II listed status. 2024 sees the celebration of the 400th Anniversary of George Fox, the founder of The Quakers

Fleetwood Lower Lighthouse

The Esplanade, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6HF
In person
Pre-booking not required

Go inside the iconic Lower Lighthouse and see the working light.

Fleetwood Masonic Hall

32 The Esplanade, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6HF
In person
Pre-booking not required

Fleetwood Masonic Hall is taking part in Heritage Open Days and is open this Sunday 15th September between 10am and 4pm. Please feel free to come and have a look around.