I've found 13 places near Preston and Blackpool ideal for a Bank Holiday Monday away with food & travel tips

Looking for the perfect day-trip this Bank Holiday Weekend? Look no further...

Lancashire and the North West have a whole host of fun places to visit for a mini-break. There are plenty of places within a drivable distance of Preston and Blackpool - such as Clitheroe, Holmfirth, and Chester - which will provide you with a lovely escape for a long weekend.

So, whether you're bundling the kids into the car for a few days away or you fancy some alone time with your significant other, we've put together a nifty guide for every need.

We've covered things to do, what to eat, and why you should visit.

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