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Experience majestic flying creatures in a natural woodland setting at Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary. Situated at the rear of a
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Enjoy the fine landscape of Dunham Massey Hall & Gardens and learn about the site's history as a military hospital. Check out the notice boar
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Blackburn Cathedral , Blackburn
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Blackburn Cathedral, officially known as the Cathedral Church of Blackburn Saint Mary the Virgin with St Paul, is an Anglican (Church of Engl
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Sit in air-conditioned comfort as we take you around the Yorkshire Moors and Dales visiting Historic Homes, Superb Engineering Projects and Magnificent Natural Wonders
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Turton and Entwistle Reservoir is a water reservoir in the village of Edgworth, Lancashire, England. The reservoir's existence is due to the
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Blackburn

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Blackburn is a large town in Lancashire, England. It lies to the north of the West Pennine Moors on the southern edge of the Ribble Valley, 9mi east of Preston, 20.9mi NNW of Manchester and 9mi north of the Greater Manchester border. Blackburn is bounded to the south by Darwen, with which it forms the unitary authority of Blackburn with Darwen; Blackburn is its administrative centre. At the time of the UK Government's 2001 census, Blackburn had a population of 105,085, whilst the wider borough of Blackburn with Darwen had a population of 140,700. Blackburn had a population of 117,963 in 2011, a massive increase since 2001.A former mill town, textiles have been produced in Blackburn since the middle of the 13th century, when wool was woven in people's houses in the domestic system. Flemish weavers who settled in the area during the 14th century helped to develop the woollen cottage industry. James Hargreaves, inventor of the spinning jenny, was a weaver in Oswaldtwistle near Blackburn and the most rapid period of growth and development in Blackburn's history coincided with the industrialisation and expansion of textile manufacturing. Blackburn was a boomtown of the Industrial Revolution and amongst the first industrialised towns in the world. When using our United Kingdom online tour itinerary planner to make an itinerary online, Blackburn holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.

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