If you’re looking for something to do in the summer holidays that won’t cost you a penny, Lancashire has loads of great places to visit.
From parks to castles and plenty more inbetween, here are 16 places you and your family can visit that are absolutely free.
1. A trip to the beach
There are loads of great beaches in Lancashire including Blackpool, St Annes and Morecambe. Spend a day at the beach on a hot summer day - bliss! Photo: nw
2. Lytham Windmill
Recently refurbished, Lytham Windmill is free to the public with the option of making a small donation Photo: nw
3. Nature trail
Get out and about. Take a trip to Yarrow Valley Country Park in Chorley and be at one with nature. There's also a brilliant play area for the little ones and a coffee shop to replenish your energy Photo: jp
4. Take a hike
Get your walking boots on and take a hike around the Forest of Bowland, taking in the beautiful scenery Photo: nw